music composers

Rajesh Khanna left behind beautiful music: Jackie Shroff


August 11th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna left behind a legacy of beautiful music, Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff has said.The actor was speaking at a musical tribute held for the legendary ... 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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A Marathi ‘Cappuccino’ by Riteish


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh, who has crooned a few lines in Marathi in the song "Hum toh hain cappuccino" for his film "Kya Super Kool Hain ... Read more...

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‘Urumi’ wins best film at Madrid film fest


June 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Malayalam film "Urmi" won the best film award at the Imagineindia International Film Festival held in Madrid, while Santhosh Sivan won the best director trophy ... Read more...

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‘Independent music getting recognition’ (With Images)


March 29th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Singer Nikhil D'Souza, who is the voice behind popular songs "Mere Bina", and "Gubbare", says the time is ripe for independent music composers as people ... Read more...

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Will Vidya stike gold again with ‘Kahaani’? (IANS Preview)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After wooing the audience with her bold and sensuous act in "The Dirty Picture", actress Vidya Balan returns with another intense role of a ... Read more...

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Raveena welcomes new family member, a puppy (Movie Snippet)


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress and animal lover Raveena Tandon has added to her five pets by adopting a street puppy."Brought a rescued puppy home last night, unbelievable how much ... Read more...

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Jagjit’s voice initially seen not suited for films: Lata


October 12th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Lata Mangeshkar recalls how the voice of late singer Jagjit Singh was initially seen as not suited for film heroes but he later got popular in ... 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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FM channels ecstatic, musicians upset after Mumbai court verdict


July 27th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Private radio channels have got a respite after the Bombay High Court ruled that they don't have to pay separate royalty to composers and lyricists for ... Read more...

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UAE-based Indian doctor publishes book on legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar


April 24th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 24 (ANI): UAE-based Indian-origin doctor Mandar Bichu has published a book on legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, encompassing her six-decade-long enigmatic career."Lata, Voice of the Golden Era, is the first ... Read more...

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‘Once Upon A Time…’ leads IIFA nominations


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Ajay Devgan's "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai" is leading the nominations list of 12th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards with 12 nominations followed ... Read more...

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Sajid-Wajid open personal channel on Youtube


February 26th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Music-composer duo Sajid-Wajid tread a new path to reach their audience. They have opened a channel by their name on Youtube, a video-sharing website, and claim to be ... Read more...

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Music composers dedicate their tunes to boost Team India’s confidence


February 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb.20 (ANI): A group of artists in Jharkhand have composed and dedicated their music album to the Indian cricket team in order to boost their confidence to lift the ICC World ... Read more...

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Amended Copyright Act blessing for artists: Vishal Bhardwaj


February 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Filmmaker and composer Vishal Bhardwaj says that the Copyright Amendment Bill, if passed in Lok Sabha, would certainly be a blessing for lyricists and music directors of the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu Government To Honour Illayaraaja With M.S. Subbulakshmi Award


January 19th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Tamil Nadu government has issued a press note on Monday informing that it is going to honour the music maestro Illayaraaja with the prestigious M.S. Subbulakshmi award. The award ... Read more...

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Karan Johar: Marathi Composers To Recreate Magic For ‘Agneepath’ Remake


January 19th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, he chose to wait till he zeroed in on the right people.Despite looking for the perfect composers for the music which could match up to the likes of Laxmikant Pyarellal ... Read more...

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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Compose World Cup Theme Song ‘De Ghumaa Ke’ In Three Languages


January 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood music composers’ trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy has composed the official theme song of World Cup 2011. They have composed the three versions of the song titled ‘De Ghumaa Ke’ in the ... Read more...

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New Katy Perry Song ‘Part Of Me’ Surfaces On Net


December 31st, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Singer Katy Perry’s new song ‘Part Of Me’ has surfaced on the internet. According to reports in the media, this song will be featured in her album ‘Teenage Dream’ which ... Read more...

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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstars: Kamal Khan From Patiala Declared The Winner


December 27th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Grand finale of 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar' on Zee TV  was simply awe inspiring.The grand affair was held at the Andheri Sports complex in Mumbai on ... Read more...

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Ghulam Ali to perform at ‘Sa Re Ga..’ finale


December 24th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali is set to wow the audiences here with his rare performance at Zee TV's "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstars" finale Saturday.He ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s Obsession With Retro Beats In 2010


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Retro beats have certainly had a great comeback this year with many big banner movies having at least one popular track from the retro years albeit with contemporary touch ups to ... Read more...

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Sunidhi Chauhan Felt Like ‘Sheila’ And Sang Her Heart Out!


December 11th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sunidhi Chauhan very modestly announced that the entire credit for the super success should be given to Tees Maar Khan music composers Vishal and Shekhar. Vishal Dadlani is also the lyricist ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh feels Roman love (Movie Snippets)


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was in Rome for the red carpet of his movie "My Name Is Khan" and says he loved the experience."Had a ... Read more...

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Stunning And Elegant Zeenat Aman Appear At A Music Launch Event


October 11th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Move over Kareena Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai, here comes Zeenat Aman! While our young Bollywood brigade is a scorcher on catwalks and the big screen, Zeenat ... Read more...

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I hope our music lifts people’s spirits for CWG: Shankar


September 14th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Music composers Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, who are set to perform during the Delhi International Cultural Festival that will run in tandem with the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, hope to lift ... Read more...

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Tollywood actors under Drug allegations


August 25th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The police recently busted Ravi Teja's siblings while they were busy buying cocaine from a dealer. The city police confirmed that they have drawn out a ... Read more...

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I am incomplete without Rafi: Shammi Kapoor


August 1st, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Veteran actor Shammi Kapoor, some of whose most memorable songs like 'Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahe' were in the voice of Mohammad Rafi, Saturday remembered the legendary singer ... Read more...

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Music composers make millions: Mahesh Bhatt (Film Snippets)


July 6th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has once again sparked a discussion on the royalty issue that gripped the Bollywood music fraternity and producers earlier this year, saying "composers ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh to produce romantic movies for youth


June 30th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's TV production company Red Chillies Idiot Box is set to produce romantic movies for the youth that will be aired on ... Read more...

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Shaan mulls marketing of new album


June 16th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood playback singer Shaan is ready with another album after four years, and is mulling how to promote it as he feels that "regular marketing vehicles" are ... Read more...

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‘Rajneeti’ is much more than politics: Katrina Kaif


April 28th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 28 (ANI): Actress Katrina Kaif has said that her upcoming flick 'Rajneeti' is much more than politics, and despite it not being a serious film, it is a crucial ... Read more...

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Four music maestros sing for Paathshaala!!


April 5th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is rare to see four of Bollywood's talented music composers come together to be a part of a film. But this was what Hanif Shaikh; ... Read more...

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Music Review:Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)


March 29th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Rudhir BurmanArtists: Kailash Kher, Sneha Khanwalkar, Nihira Joshi, Amey DateMusic-Composers: Sneha KhanwalkarLyricist: Dibakar BannerjeeLabel: Sony MusicGenre: BollywoodRating: **March 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The question that comes to mind on picking up ... Read more...

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Bapi-Tutul feels playbacks have no place in their films


March 4th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 4 2010, (Sampurn Wire): Hailing from Bihar the brother duo of Bapi-Tutul are today a name to be reckoned with in the world of music composition.Starting with bhajans and jingles the ... Read more...

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