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My joy multiplied with Rekha’s win: Vishal Bhardwaj (Interview)


May 20th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Vishal Bhardwaj bagged his fourth national award Thursday, but more than being happy for himself, the filmmaker-singer-composer was elated over his wife's first win.Both were honoured ... Read more...

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Bombay Rockers get their groove back


April 24th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Danish-Indian band Bombay Rockers, who created a stir in India with their singles "Ari ari" and "Rock the party", are back with their new album but ... Read more...

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Annu Kapoor, Durga Jasraj team up again to host TV show


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After popular music show "Antakshari", Annu Kapoor and Durga Jasraj are set to recreate the same magic as the hosts of the new show "Idea Jalsa - ... Read more...

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Rejected By ‘American Idol’, Boy Promoted To Eagle Scout Ranking


January 21st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An anticipating American Idol, Christopher Cordeiro, went for the audition to try his luck in singing, but fate had something different in store for him. Or ... Read more...

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Your iPhone could be spying on you


December 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Do you know that dozens of popular iPhone applications could be secretly spying on what you do with them. More than half of the programmes and games for ... Read more...

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N. Korea wanted Clapton to perform in Pyongyang: WikiLeaks cable


December 13th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): The latest US diplomatic cables released by the whistle blowing web site Wikileaks reveal that North Korea wanted British musician Eric Clapton to perform in Pyongyang because dictator Kim ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole named most popular music star


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole has beaten Lady Gaga and Rihanna to be named as most popular music star of the year.Cole topped the list compiled ... Read more...

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Nintendo Seeks to Trademark “It’s On Like Donkey Kong”


November 12th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the phrase “It’s on like Donkey Kong” has been a part of the American culture since early in 1992, and even though it was not Nintendo which ... Read more...

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A Preview Of Lokame Kothaga


October 8th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The highly anticipated movie Lokame Kothaga is almost complete and you can expect to see the movie by October 29.  Sivaji and Aditi Agarwal have paired ... Read more...

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Qutub festival to coincide with CWG


September 26th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi's much treasured 'Qutub Festival' of dance and music will be "much bigger and better" this time around as it coincides with the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, ... Read more...

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Tom Jones To Perform For Union Chapel


September 7th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Following the accomplishment of his appearance at this year's Latitude festival in the earlier part of the summer and thanks to the exceptional response to his ... Read more...

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Adhdhoori Is A Touching Love Story - Arjun


August 20th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Adhdhoori, Arjun's second directorial project is set to kick off on 27th August this year. Shankar Reddy has produced the movie. The latest movie by the Ambari ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon To Play Late Jazz Singer Peggy Lee


August 11th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actress and producer Reese Witherspoon will be seen playing the American jazz and popular music singer, Peggy Lee in her new movie based on the ... Read more...

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Park Ridge Singers Perform In India Tour


July 16th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The internationally acclaimed choir Voices of Baha'i was in a unique 19-day choral tour in India recently and they were joined by two Park Ridge singers ... Read more...

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Now no promotion for ‘Raavan’ on ‘Indian Idol’


June 9th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan, who was expected on the sets of "Indian Idol" for the promotion of his upcoming film "Raavan", could not attend the show ... Read more...

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Lee Dewyze wins ‘American Idol’


May 27th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Lee Dewyze has been crowned the winner of the ninth season of popular music reality show "American Idol". The 24-year-old singer-songwriter said he couldn't believe his luck after ... Read more...

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Lollapalooza Music Festival lineup announced


February 18th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lineup of one of the most popular music festivals – Lollapalooza has been announced. This annual music festival takes place every year in August in ... Read more...

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Fantasia Monique Barrino Appears On “The Oprah Winfrey Show”


February 4th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fantasia Monique Barrino, the R&B, soul singer who had appeared in the season 3 of the popular music reality show, "American Idol" provided some hint about ... Read more...

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‘American Psycho’ coming to Broadway?


February 4th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 04 (ANI): Christian Bale's 'American Psycho' may soon be adapted into a musical.Big Love writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has collaborated with lyricist Duncan Sheik to create the Broadway show, reports ... Read more...

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Stevie Wonder may front Glastonbury Fest


February 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 4 (ANI): Stevie Wonder may headline Glastonbury, the popular music and performing arts festival.The singer and multi-instrumentalist, who was named a UN Messenger of Peace in December, was a "probable" ... Read more...

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My Name is Khan special on ‘Music ka Maha Muqabla’


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Gajendra Singh a well-known name behind bringing reality show concept to India and creating popular Music talent hunt shows has come back with 'Music ka Maha Muqabla' musical show on Star ... Read more...

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Punda ready for release


January 5th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Punda will hit theatres in January. The film, which is the remake of Tamil film Polladhavan is readying itself for release.Starring Yogish and Meghana Raj in the lead roles, which were played ... Read more...

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South Asian bands to perform in Delhi this week


December 7th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Strings, the popular music group from Pakistan, will enthrall Delhi audiences along with Afflatus, an all-girls band from Shillong, and other bands from the South Asian region ... Read more...

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Little Richard Plans Comeback In 2010


December 6th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nashville, Tenn., Dec.06, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A popular music artist of the United States, Little Richard celebrated his 77th birthday on December 5, Saturday. The legendary rock 'n' roll singer has ... Read more...

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Soshy Performs With Timbaland & Nelly Furtado At AMA


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Los Angeles, Nov. 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sunday night brought a lot of excitement for music lovers. November 22, was the night of American Music Awards at the Nokia Theater in ... Read more...

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What went wrong with ALADIN and LONDON DREAMS?


November 9th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Aladin' has failed at the box office while 'London Dreams' too is trying to keep its head above water. So what went wrong with these mega budget films that were touted ... Read more...

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Hilda happy she was not a ‘beautiful teenager’


November 7th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) British actress Hilda Swinton has revealed that she was glad she wasn't a beautiful teenager. Swinton said she hated attending a strict boarding school where she was cut off ... Read more...

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Otis Williams’s ‘The Temptation’ To Be Held In Detriot


October 25th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS), Otis Williams is an American singer and songwriter who was one of the founders of the Motown vocal band 'The Temptations'. The fans of the legendary ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres’ talkshow in copyright lawsuit


September 11th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): Ellen DeGeneres' daily U.S. talkshow has been hit with controversy as many record companies have filed a suit against the producers of the show for using popular songs ... Read more...

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Rahman, British university join hands


August 13th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has joined hands with Britain's Middlesex University for a programme focussing on blending Asian and Western music. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed ... Read more...

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Madonna to perform on ‘X Factor’?


July 7th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna may perform on this year's popular music talent show "X Factor". "This year is going to be bigger than ever - we are planning to ... Read more...

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Limp Bizkit’s new album will be “like stepping into a haunted house”


June 19th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): As anticipation grows among Limp Bizkit fans for their new album, the band have revealed that their comeback LP will be "like stepping into a haunted house".The album ... Read more...

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Nina B’s Story told on BET


June 17th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by GD
On June 16, Tuesday at 2 a.m, singer Nina B appeared on the late night hit show "THE DEAL" on BET network. The night show gave the viewers an opportunity to ... Read more...

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Sir Mick Jagger campaigns to save cinema where Rolling Stones played


June 8th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger has backed a campaign to save a historic cinema where the Rolling Stones played in the 1960s.In the early days of their career, the rockers ... Read more...

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‘Raju-Maharaju’ busy in post-production


April 28th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Directed by P Bhanushankar and produced by Kumaraswamy Pathikonda on the banner of Sri Kumaraswamy Productions, "Raju-Maharaju' with Dr Mohanbabu and Ramyakrishna in the lead roles, Sarwanand, Surwin Chawla and Tasu ... Read more...

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