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Versatility must for singer, feels Javed Ali (With Images)


August 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A singer should be able to sing all kind of songs and be able to adapt to new trends, says Javed Ali who proved his ... Read more...

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Instrumental tunes save ‘Joker’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


August 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Joker"; Music Directors: G.V. Prakash Kumar and Gaurav Dagaonkar; Lyricist: Shirish Kunder; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Adarsh Shinde, Udit Narayan, Daler Mehndi, Sonu Kakkar and Shweta Pandit; Rating: **1/2"Joker" marks the ... Read more...

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Varied musical genres in sensual ‘Jism 2′ (IANS Music Review)


July 14th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Jism 2"; Music Directors: Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Mithoon, Rushk, Abdul Baasith Saeed.; Lyricist: Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Munish Makhija, Rushk, Mithoon, Unoosha, Abdul Baasith Saeed; Singers: KK, Ali Azmat,Sonu Kakkar, Rushk, ... Read more...

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Shafqat wants youngsters to take songs to next generation


July 4th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, the magical voice behind chart busters "Mitwa", "Tere naina", and "Yeh Honsla" disagrees with the notion that songs nowadays don't have ... Read more...

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Not thrills in ‘Nagavalli’, avoid it! (Kannada Movie Review)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Nagavalli"; Cast: Venu, Madhu Shalini, Sanketh Kashi, Daksha, Bank Janardhan, Biraadar and others; Producers: Keshava-Narasimha; Writer-Director: Kumar; Camera: Parthibhan; Music Directors: Sadhu Kokila-Layendra; Rating: *"Nagavalli" is directed by Kumar, who ... Read more...

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Sunny’s ‘Singh Sahab the Great’ set to go on the floors


June 20th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Sunny Deol, who was last seen in "Yamla Pagla Deewana" in 2011, is gearing up for his next film "Singh Sahab the Great". To be ... Read more...

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Folk meets new-age beats in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


June 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gangs of Wasseypur"; Music Director: Sneha Khanwalkar; Lyricist: Varun Grover, Piyush Mishra; Singers: Manoj Tiwari, Piyush Mishra, Manish Tipu, Bhupesh Singh, Amit Trivedi, Sneha, Khuboo Raj, Rekha Raj, Vedesh Sokoo, ... 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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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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North America’s first Telugu meet to be held in Houston


May 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) India's Telugu culture will be at grand display in the US during the first North American Telugu Association (NATA) convention to be organised in the Houston ... 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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‘Department’ - lively, powerful soundtrack (IANS music review)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
BY Bhaskar PantFilm: "Department"; Music Directors: Dharam-Sandeep, Vikram Nagi, Bappa Lahiri; Lyricists: Vaayu, Shabbir Ahmed, Sandip Singh; Singers: Paroma, Ravi, Sandeep Patil, Ritu Pathak, Mika, Sudesh Bhosale, Sanjay Dutt, Farhad ... Read more...

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Shortcomings abound, ‘Tezz’ soundtrack still leaves a mark (IANS Music Review)


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tezz"; Music Director: Sajid-Wajid; Lyricist: Shabbir Ahmed and Jalees Sherwani; Singers: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Mohit Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Shaan; Rating: ***Making a music album for an ... Read more...

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Bollywood needs people who can sing anything: Sunidhi Chauhan (Interview)


April 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Her mother has bought 18 dresses for her trousseau, and Sunidhi Chauhan is highly excited about her wedding. But that hasn't stopped one of India's ... Read more...

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Top Bollywood music arranger Anil Mohile dead


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Renowned music arranger Anil Mohile passed away at his Mumbai residence Wednesday morning, a family friend said. He was 71.He is survived by his wife, ... Read more...

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Can’t even think of comparisons with Big B: Hrithik


January 27th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan made Vijay Dinanath Chauhan's character in the 1990 "Agneepath" iconic, but the film didn't do wonders at the box office. Almost two decades ... 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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Shankar Mahadevan seeks blessings for son’s debut


November 21st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Music composer Shankar Mahadevan has sought good wishes for son Siddharth and nephew Soumil who are making their debut as composers with a Marathi film."My ... Read more...

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Pakistan salutes its own Mohammad Rafi


October 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistanis paid rich tributes on the 16th death anniversary of legendary playback singer Masood Rana, who was widely known as "Pakistani Rafi".The event was observed Tuesday, ... Read more...

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In a man’s world, Shivi Kashyap aims to stand tall


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) There aren't too many women into music direction, but Shivi Kashyap, who comes from the small town of Mandi in Himachal Pradesh, is trying to break ... Read more...

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Light, enjoyable tracks in ‘Love Breakups Zindagi’ (IANS Music Review)


September 18th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Love Breakups Zindagi"; Music Directors: Salim and Sulaiman Merchant; Lyricist: Javed Akhtar; Singers: Salim Merchant, Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Shradha Pandit, Shafqat Amanat Ali and Shruti Pathak;Rating: ***1/2The music of ... Read more...

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‘RA.One’ music rocks (IANS Music Review)


September 16th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Film: "RA.One"; Music Directors: Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani; Lyricists: Vishal Dadlani, Niranjan Iyengar, Kumaar, Panchhi Jalonvi, Anvita Dutt and Anubhav Sinha; Singers: Akon, Hamsika Iyer, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Vishal ... Read more...

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‘Force’ music fails to meet expectations (IANS Music Review)


September 11th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Force"; Music Directors: Harris Jayaraj and Lalit Pandit; Lyricist: Javed Akhtar; Singers: KK, Suchitra, Karthik, Bombay Jayshree, Mahua Kamat, Naresh Iyer, Shreya Ghoshal, Vijay Prakash, Shalini Singh and Neha ... Read more...

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Music composer as important as the film hero: Salim Merchant (Interview)


September 4th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Salim Merchant of music director duo Salim-Sulaiman feels that a music composer is as vital to a film as the lead actor."Music director is as important ... Read more...

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‘Speedy Singh’, a treat for bhangra, hip hop lovers (IANS Music Review)


September 4th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Speedy Singh"; Music Directors: Sandeep Chowta, RDB, Jassi Sidhu and Rishi Rich Productions; Singers: Veronica, H-Dhami, Jassi Sidhu, RDB, J-Hind, Ludacris, Manjit, Nav, Sarb and Nindy Kaur; Rating: ** ... Read more...

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GIMA voting process starts


August 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA), which honours artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in Indian music, has started the voting process Tuesday to ... Read more...

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‘Naina lagey’ stands out in ‘Soundtrack’ music (IANS Music Review)


August 29th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Soundtrack"; Music Directors: Midival Punditz, Karsh Kale, Kailash Kher, Laxmikant Kudalkar, Pyarelal, Ankur Tewari and Papon; Lyricists: Dhruv Jagasia, Anushka Manchanda, Kailash Kher, Majrooh Sultanpuri, Ankur Tewari, Papon and Anand ... 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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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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Manna Dey, Mahasweta get inaugural ‘Banga-Vibhusan’


July 25th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary singer Manna Dey and writer Mahasweta Devi are among the nine luminaries from diverse fields felicitated with the inaugural 'Banga-Vibhusan' award by the West ... Read more...

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‘Kaun si dor’ only gem in ‘Aarakshan’ music (IANS Music Review)


July 17th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Aarakshan"; Music Directors: Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonca; Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi; Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Pt.Channulal Mishra, Mahalaxmi Iyer, Raman Mahadevan, Tarun Sagar, Gaurav Gupta, Rehan, Shankar ... Read more...

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Celina’s Colombo woes! (Movie Snippets)


July 6th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Celina Jaitley was recently stuck at the Colombo airport for 11 hours when she was returning home from a trip to the Maldives.The 29-year-old was ... Read more...

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No strong musical backing for ‘Singham’ (IANS Music Review)


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Singham"; Music Directors: Ajay Gogavale and Atul Gogavale; Lyricist: Swanand Kirkire; Singers: Sukhwinder Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Ajay Gogavale, Kunal Ganjawala and Richa Sharma; Rating: **1/2National Award-winning music directors Ajay-Atul are ... 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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Light, feel good music in ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’(IANS Music Review)


June 14th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara"; Music Directors: Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa; Lyricist: Javed Akhtar; Singers: Joi Barua, Suraj Jagan, Shankar Mahadevan, Vishal Dadlani, Ehsaan Noorani, Gulraj Singh, ... Read more...

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