lyricists

‘Damarukam’ album satisfying, but lacks class (Telugu Music Review)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Damarukam"; Music Composer: Devi Sri Prasad; Lyricists: Chandra Bose, Ramajogayya Sastry and Sahiti; Singers: M.L.R. Karthikeyan, Shankar Mahadevan, Jaspreet Jazz, Sunitha, Gopika Poornima, Sri Krishna, Harini, Venkat Sai, Karthik, Hariharan, ... Read more...

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Devi Sri hopes to hit hattrick with ‘Damarukam’ album


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) "Damarukam" promo songs were received well on YouTube by the fans and composer Devi Sri Prasad hopes to have another hit to his credit when the ... Read more...

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‘Barfi!’ soundtrack is simple, flawless (IANS Music Review)


August 28th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Barfi!"; Music Director: Pritam; Lyricists: Neelesh Mishra, Swanand Kirkire, Ashish Pandit; Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Nikhil Paul George, Papon, Sunidhi Chauhan, Arijit Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Swanand Kirkire, Rekha Bhardwaj; Rating ****1/2Pritam ... Read more...

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‘Raaz 3′ soundtrack gloomy, not up to mark (IANS music review)


August 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Raaz 3"; Music Director: Jeet Ganguly; Lyricists: Sanjay Masoomm and Kumaar; Singers: Shreya Ghoshal, Zubeen Garg, KK, Sonu Nigam, Javed Ali, and Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan; Rating: **Sequels have ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap to judge online short film contest


July 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is set to chair the jury panel of Craze, an online short film contest.Tumbhi, a talent showcase platform for short filmmakers, photographers, ... Read more...

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Songs are becoming like jingles: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Songs are becoming more like advertising jingles, says ad-man and lyricist Prasoon Joshi who feels that he is dealing with a "very distracted generation" ... Read more...

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‘Bol Bachchan’ music fails to hold interest (IANS Music Review)


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bol Bachchan"; Music Director: Himesh Reshammiya, Ajay-Atul; Lyricist: Farhad-Sajid, Shabbir Ahmed, Swanand Kirkire, Sameer Anjaan; Singers: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Himesh Reshammiya, Mamta Sharma, Vineet Singh, Sukhwinder ... Read more...

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‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ music offers happy ride (IANS Music Review)


May 27th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ferrari Ki Sawaari"; Music Director: Pritam; Lyricist: Swanand Kirkire, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Guru Thakur, Satyanshu Singh, Devanshu Singh; Singers: Sonu Nigam, Rana Majumdar, Aishwarya Nigam and Ashish, Urmila Dhangar, Shaan, ... Read more...

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Music industry hails new copyright law


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian entertainment industry has hailed as a historic decision the parliamentary approval accorded to the Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012, which strengthens the royalty claims ... Read more...

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Parliament passes copyright amendment bill


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Parliamentary approval was Tuesday accorded to the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010 which will provide royalty to lyricists, remove operational difficulties and address newer issues related ... Read more...

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Highlights of the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010 (To go with Music creators welcome copyright amendment, industry unhappy)


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
- Amends the Copyright Act, 1957.- Expands definition of copyright to protect owners of literary or musical works.- Also protects performers and allows them to make sound or visual recordings of ... Read more...

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Music creators welcome copyright amendment, industry unhappy


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010, which seeks to protect owners of literary or musical works, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha and will be presented ... Read more...

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Nothing extraordinary about ‘Rakhtbeej’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Rakhtbeej"; Music Director: Satish-Ajay; Lyricist: Ravi Mantwal, Satish Tripathi; Singers: Mamta Sharma, Ajay Jaiswal, Vinod Rathod, Aishwarya Nigam, Nidhi Prabha, Abhijeet Sawant, Deepak Giri, Chandana Baruah and Shaan, Rating: ... Read more...

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Lata Mangeshkar joins Javed Akhtar’s fight for copyright


May 20th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Bollywood's Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar says she is totally with Javed Akhtar in his fight to secure royalty rights for singers and lyricists."I'm a 110 percent with ... Read more...

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Javed thanks government, opposition for Copyright Bill


May 20th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Veteran writer Javed Akhtar has expressed his gratitude to the government and the opposition for passing the Copyright Bill with amendments which will ensure that writers, ... Read more...

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Stop creating confusion over copyright issue: Shabana (Movie Snippets)


May 19th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi feels that people in the music fraternity are creating confusion over the share of profits earned by music directors and lyricists ... Read more...

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Quality of music getting poor: Anand-Milind


May 19th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Veteran composer duo Anand-Milind, who have made a comeback after six years with the music of the movie "Yeh Khula Aasmaan", feel the quality ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha clears copyright bill, B-Town hails Javed Akhtar


May 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) With the Rajya Sabha passing an amendment to improve the rights of composers and writers, B-Town biggies Sonu Niigaam, Kailash Kher, Shabana Azmi and Rohit ... Read more...

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Vishal-Shekhar mesmerise with ‘Shanghai’ songs (IANS music review)


May 16th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shanghai"; Music Director: Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravijani; Lyricist: Dibakar Banerjee, Vishal Dadlani, Anvita Dutt Guptan, Neelesh Misra, Kumaar; Singers: Shekhar Ravijani, Vishal Dadlani, Arun Ingle, Mandar Apte, Dibakar, ... Read more...

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Rawness core of ‘Vicky Donor’ music album (IANS Music Review)


April 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Vicky Donor"; Music Director: Abhishek-Akshay, Donn-Bann, Rochak Kohli and Ayushmann; Lyricist: Kusum Verma, Vijay Maurya, Ayushmann Khurrana, Juhi Chaturvedi and Swanand Kirkire; Singers: Akshay Verma, Aditi Singh Sharma, Clinton ... Read more...

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Tihar Idol, a talent hunt in jail premises for inmates


April 8th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Confined within the high walls of Tihar Jail, inmates of the largest prison complex in South Asia, will soon have a chance to sing or ... Read more...

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‘Bittoo Boss’ packs right punch with desi tadka, global sound (IANS Music Review)


March 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bittoo Boss"; Music Director: Raghav Sachar; Lyricists: Kumaar, Luv Ranjan, Aseem Ahmed Abbasi; Singers: Mika Singh, Raghav Sachar, Sonu Niigaam, Shahid Maliya, Master Saleem, Shreya Ghoshal, Tulsi Kumar, Natalie ... Read more...

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Sachin most deserving person for Bharat Ratna: Asha Bhosle


November 1st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 1 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle has endorsed master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, while her sister Lata Mangeshkar is pithching ... Read more...

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‘Sahi Dhandhe…’ music in tune with film’s theme (IANS Music Review)


August 7th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande"; Music Directors: Suhas, Siddharth, Dhruv Dhalla and Master Mahavir Chopra; Lyricists: Kumaar, Seema Saini and Late Lakmichand; Singers: Shahid Mallya, Brijesh Kumar, Mahi, Suhas, Jaspreet Singh, ... Read more...

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Royalty issue: Composers displeased with verdict


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Composers and lyricists like Javed Akhtar, Vishal Bhardwaj and Ram Sampath Tuesday expressed resentment over a recent Bombay High Court ruling that FM channels don't have ... Read more...

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Average score by Reshammia in ‘Bodyguard’ (IANS Music Review)


July 31st, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Bodyguard"; Music Directors: Himesh Reshammiya and Pritam Chakroborty; Lyricists: Shabbir Ahmed and Neelesh Misra; Singers: Salman Khan, Ash King, Clinton Cerejo, Mika Singh, Amrita Kak, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, ... Read more...

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‘Bbuddah…Hoga Terra Baap’ Amitabh album all the way (IANS Music Review)


June 18th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Bbuddah...Hoga Terra Baap"; Music Directors: Shekhar Ravjiani and Vishal Dadlani; Lyricists: Vishal Dadlani, Swanand Kirkire and Anvita Dutt Guptan; Singers: Amitabh Bachchan, Vishal Dadlani, Monali Thakur, Shekhar Ravjiani, Sunidhi ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar takes copyright issue to global platform


June 17th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood writer Javed Akhtar has taken his fight for royalty to lyricists to an international platform.He addressed the World Copyright Summit in Brussels last ... Read more...

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X-factor missing from ‘Murder 2′ music (IANS Music Review)


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Murder 2"; Music Directors: Harshit Saxena, Mithoon, Sangeet Haldipur and Siddharth Haldipur; Lyricists: Sayeed Qadri, Kumaar and Mithoon; Singers: Harshit Saxena, Sunidhi Chauhan, Kshitij Tarey, Saim, Mithoon, Mohammed Irfan, Arijit, ... Read more...

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Pritam packs entertaining songs in ‘Ready’ album (IANS Music Review)


April 30th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Ready"; Music Directors: Pritam Chakraborty and Devi Shri Prasad; Lyricists: Amitabh Bhattacharya, Neelesh Misra, Ashish Pandit and Kumaar; Singers: Neeraj Shridhar, Amrita Kak, Tulsi Kumar, KK, Mika Singh and ... Read more...

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Love songs galore in ‘Haunted 3D’ (IANS Music Review)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Haunted 3D"; Music Directors: Chirantan Bhatt; Lyricists: Shakeel Azmi and Junaid Wasi; Singers: KK, Suzanne D'Mello, Jojo, Najam Sheraz, Nikhil D'Souza and Tia Bajpai; Rating: ***The music of upcoming horror ... Read more...

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‘I AM’ music strikes a chord with listeners (IANS Music Review)


April 18th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Film: "I Am"; Music Directors: Amit Trivedi, Vivek Philip and Rajiv Bhalla; Lyricists: Amitabh Varma and Amitabh Bhattacharya; Singers: KK, Karthik, Rekha Bhardwaj, Mame Khan, Kavita Seth, Paroma Das Gupta, Mohan ... Read more...

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‘Ishaan’ music a bouquet of songs for teenagers (IANS Music Review)


April 14th, 2011 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishaan"; Music Directors: Anandh Ranganathan, Dhruv Ghanekar, Kaizad Gherda and Kabir Singh; Lyricists: Irfan Siddiqui and P.A. Shreekanth; Singers: Remo Ghosh, Debopriya Banerjee, Nikhil D'Souza, Rajiv Sundaresan, Mahalaxmi, Paroma Dasgupta, ... Read more...

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Lyricists on song: Bollywood’s unsung wordsmiths (First of a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) "Mera gora ang lai le", "Aap ki aankhon mein", "Dil toh bachcha hai ji"...these songs penned by Gulzar are remembered as much for their beautiful words ... Read more...

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Pritam delivers dry and unimpressive music in ‘Thank You’ (IANS Music Review)


March 9th, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Thank You"; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricists: Amitabh Bhattacharya, Ashish Pandit and Kumaar; Singers: Mika Singh, Master Saleem, Ritu Pathak, Neeraj Shridhar, Richa Sharma, Sonu Nigam and Javed Ali; Rating: ... Read more...

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