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Sowmya Raoh sings for Rani again!


September 19th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Playback singer Sowmya Raoh has lent her voice to Rani Mukerji for the third time with the song "Dreamum wakeupum" from forthcoming film "Aiyyaa". She says ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle wishes for audience’s love on birthday


September 6th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle, who turns 80 Sep 8, wishes for love and support from her audience and fans for the rest of her life."Only one ... Read more...

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Solo album magic wanes: Digital media may revive it


August 7th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Whatever happened to solo albums? There was a time when the likes of Shaan and Falguni Pathak made it big with "Tanha Dil", and ... Read more...

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Singers add a lot to an actor’s career: Ranbir


August 6th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) After the success of "Rockstar", playback singer Mohit Chauhan is being identified as Ranbir Kapoor's voice. The actor admits that singers play a big role ... Read more...

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Good Dad not here to hear today’s songs: Kishoreda’s son


August 4th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Had Kishore Kumar been alive today, he would have felt pity for the current breed of songs, the legend's son Amit Kumar said Saturday on the ... Read more...

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Bollywood not obligated to absorb TV talent: Babul Supriyo


July 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Playback singer Babul Supriyo says the film industry is under no obligation to create space for the winners of TV reality shows."According to me, TV ... Read more...

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I want to sing for SRK: Javed Ali


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) After lending his voice for almost all top-notch actors like Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan, playback singer Javed Ali wants to sing for superstar Shah ... Read more...

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Mohit Chauhan ties the knot with Prarthna


July 1st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood playback singer Mohit Chauhan married journalist Prarthna Gehlot at a hotel here, family sources said. The marriage was a quiet and private affair.A family ... Read more...

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Zindagi Na, Rockstar dominate IIFA awards


June 10th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 10 (IANS) Zoya Akhtar's "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" and Imtiaz Ali's "Rockstar" triumphed at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards Saturday, with each winning four ... Read more...

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Sonu Nigam and son enthrall Trinidad audience


June 5th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 5 (IANS) Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam, along with his five-year-old son Nevaan, enthralled the audience at an overflowing Centre of Excellence here.Several thousand people packed the centre ... Read more...

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Book on legendary Kannada actor Raj Kumar released


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jun 2 (IANS) A book showcasing life and times of late movie icon Dr. Raj Kumar, who had worked in more than 205 Kannada films and one of the ... Read more...

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Music industry unpredictable: Kunal Ganjawala


May 29th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) If unpredictability and lack of recognition in showbiz saddens playback singer Kunal Ganjawala, growth and expansion of the industry gives him hope and happiness."I ... Read more...

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Sunidhi dislikes tagging songs as ‘item numbers’


May 29th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Singer Sunidhi Chauhan, who has crooned a lot of hit item numbers like "Sheila Ki Jawaani", "Dekh Le", "Mehboob Mere", "Beedi" and many more, refuses to ... Read more...

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For Harshdeep, lyrics are backbone of a song (With Image)


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Without meaningful lyrics, a singer doesn't enjoy singing, says Harshdeep Kaur, who has delivered hit numbers such as "Katiya karoon" and "Ik Onkar". She adds ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ leads IIFA nominations


May 4th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Zoya Akhtar's road movie "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" is leading the nomination pack of the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards with 14 ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari gives away 59th National Film Awards


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Talents from India's $2-billion Indian movie industry received from Vice President Hamid Ansari the 59th National Film Awards across various categories here Thursday. Veteran ... Read more...

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Regional talent wins top honours at 59th National film awards (Roundup)


March 7th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Regional actors and filmmakers swept the top honours, including best feature film, best direction and best actor titles, at the 59th National Film Awards ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi Na…’ triumphs at Filmfare awards (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Zoya Akhtar's youthful movie "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" swept the 57th Filmfare awards ceremony here by winning seven honours, including best film and best director, ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ sweeps top honours at Colors Screen Awards (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) It was "The Dirty Picture" all the way at the 18th Colors Screen Awards 2012 - the super hit movie Saturday won the best film ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ sweeps top honours at Colors Screen Awards


January 15th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) It was "The Dirty Picture" all the way at the 18th Colors Screen Awards 2012 - the super hit movie Saturday won the best film ... Read more...

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SRK declared favourite actor at Lions Gold Awards (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan won the favourite actor award at the 18th Lions Gold Awards ceremony here, while Priyanka Chopra was named the favourite actress.However, neither ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars grace 18th Lions Gold Awards


January 12th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Bollywood stars Wednesday graced the 18th Lions Gold Awards here that recognizes and facilitates the outstanding talents from the showbiz world.The favourite actor in a ... Read more...

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I control my craving, says foodie Sonu Niigaam


January 4th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Playback singer Sonu Niigaam, who still looks fit as a fiddle, admits that he is a foodie and if he wants he can easily gain ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy survivors to observe black day


October 29th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 29 (IANS) The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors will observe a 'Black Day' Nov 1, the 56th Foundation Day of Madhya Pradesh, to protest the state government's inaction ... Read more...

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Hema, Asha to grace Madhya Pradesh state function


October 28th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Rajya Sabha Member Hema Malini and playback singer Asha Bhosle will Tuesday perform on the 56th foundation day of Madhya Pradesh here, the ... Read more...

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Sur, saaz and rockstar: When music is Bollywood’s muse


October 19th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Music is an almost inseparable part of Indian films. And over the years, Bollywood has taken the association further by making it an integral ... 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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100 pandals, galaxy of stars - Mumbai ready for Durga Puja


September 30th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Star-studded Durga Puja festivities are set to begin in Mumbai and its suburbs at 100 marquees this year, with themes ranging from Anna Hazare's anti-corruption ... Read more...

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From two rented rooms, he runs museum for Rafi (Feature)


September 26th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 26 (IANS) If following one's passion could guarantee success, Mansoor Ahmad Farooqui would have been a multi-millionaire by now. The 47-year-old Bhopal resident is an ardent fan of ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ sweeps GIMA with six awards


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 23 (IANS) Salman Khan's "Dabangg" continues its winning spree. The National Award-winning film which boasted of the chartbuster "Munni badnaam hui" walked away with six awards, including ... Read more...

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Two-day special UNESCO tribute to Tagore’s legacy


September 11th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Rabindranath Tagore is the flavour at the UNESCO House on Avenue de Suffren in Paris this week as part of a literary initiative to commemorate ... Read more...

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Bollywood ladies stick to the sari at National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Malaika Arora Khan left her thigh-high slit dresses back home in Mumbai and covered up in a black and maroon sari for the prestigious ... Read more...

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Veteran Marathi music composer Khale dead


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 2 (IANS) Well-known Marathi composer and director Shrinivas Khale passed away at his residence in neighbouring Thane early Friday due to old age related ailments, a ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ leads GIMA nominations


August 11th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Salman Khan's "Dabangg" bagged the maximum nominations for the second edition of Chevrolet Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA) awards by getting a place in ... Read more...

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Lata, Dev Anand recall Kishore on his birth anniversary


August 4th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Bollywood legends Lata Mangeshkar and Dev Anand paid tribute to singer, actor, musician and director Kishore Kumar on his 81st birth anniversary Thursday."Namaskar, aaj Kishore-da ... Read more...

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