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Kratika Sengar performs Bharatnatyam on ‘Pavitra Rishta’


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After proving she can wield a sword, ride a horse and do the malkhamb effortlessly, actress Kratika Sengar, who wowed viewers as the fiery 'Jhansi ... Read more...

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‘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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Shiamak Davar wants to popularise pop with ‘Shabop’ (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer-choreographer Shiamak Davar returns to singing after more than a decade with his latest album "Shabop" and says that the idea is to save pop ... Read more...

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21 music artists come together for new ‘Vande Mataram’


January 25th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) As many as 21 top-notch music artists, including singers Sonu Niigaam, Shankar Mahadevan and Sunidhi Chauhan and musicians like Amaan Ali and Pandit Vishwa ... 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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Singing for supper? Bollywood actors sing for spice


June 15th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Be it megastar Amitabh Bachchan's bold attempt at a cappella or the "Senorita" feat of Farhan Akhtar, Hrithik Roshan and Abhay Deol, they are ... Read more...

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After Pakistan, ‘Coke Studio’ to rock India


May 20th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) After wooing music lovers in Pakistan, "Coke Studio", a popular musical concept, now comes to India and it will bring together 45 musicians from different ... Read more...

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‘Stanley Ka Dabba’ entertains with situational songs (IANS Music Review)


April 26th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Stanley Ka Dabba"; Music Director: Hitesh Sonik; Lyricist: Amole Gupte; Singers: Shaan, Vishal Dadlani, Sukhwinder Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Hamsika Iyer and Aditya Chakravarty; Rating: ***Amole Gupte's directorial debut "Stanley ... Read more...

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Washington’s Kennedy Center showcasing India’s top talent for 3-weeks


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 02 (ANI): Prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington DC is hosting three-week long "Maximum India" festival ending March 20, showcasing India focused events involving dance, music, theater, literature, film, exhibitions, ... Read more...

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Rahat’s detention upsets some, others tightlipped


February 15th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) The manic headlines on Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's detention in Delhi on the charge of carrying undisclosed foreign currency have upset some in ... Read more...

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Shahrukh Khan’s My Name Is Khan: Filmfare Nominations In Galore


January 14th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
making it nominations galore for the film as a whole.Shahrukh Khan’s portrayal of the character with a lapse in his mental capabilities thereby making him a little abnormal at times ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh starrer MNIK leads Filmfare nominations


January 13th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name Is Khan" Thursday got the maximum Filmfare nominations including best actor, best director for Karan Johar and best actress for Kajol.Other ... Read more...

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What makes Bollywood singers, choreographers love TV


January 12th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Noticed the surfeit of Bollywood singers and choreographers on TV? Not only are music and dance reality shows giving them a good source of ... Read more...

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Bollywood has helped independent musicians: Durga Jasraj


November 13th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Durga Jasraj, music legend Pandit Jasraj's daughter who started her career as a classical vocalist when she was only seven, feels Bollywood is providing big opportunities to ... Read more...

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Salman Khan Performs At GIMA


November 12th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) is the first of its kind in India. It is a award function organized to honor the stalwarts and the budding ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketer to play lead role in Namboothiri’s film


November 7th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Nov 7 (IANS) Noted filmmaker Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri has managed to pull a casting coup for his Malayalam directorial debut "Mazhavillinnatamvare" roping in Pakistani cricketer Mohammed Hafeez for the ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle named goodwill ambassador for music awards


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle has been roped in as the goodwill ambassador for the upcoming Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA)."I am in awe and humbled ... Read more...

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Anti-piracy initiatives to be recognised at Music Awards


October 30th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) A unique Best Anti-Piracy Initiative award will be given at the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) here to recognise those who have aided campaigns to curb ... Read more...

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Bhansali’s musical debut with ‘Guzaarish’ is soul-stirring (IANS Music Review)


October 20th, 2010 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Guzaarish"; Music Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali; Lyricists: A.M. Turaz and Vibhu Puri; Singers: KK, Shail Hada, Kunal Ganjawala, Rakesh Pandit, Francois, Vibhavari Joshi, Sunidhi Chauhan, Harshdeep Kaur and ... Read more...

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CWG closing ceremony reveals India at its dynamic best


October 14th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Martial arts, schoolchildren dancing to the tune of Indian National Song--Vande Matram, popular Bollywood hits and a laser show took centre stage, as the curtains came down on ... Read more...

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CWG To Have A Musical Ending


October 14th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Media): While the 19th Delhi Commonwealth Games opened with a bang more than a week ago, the organizers promised that the closing ceremony is scheduled ... Read more...

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‘Lava Kusa: The Warrior Twins’ - a timely release (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


October 9th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Director: Dhavala Satyam; Voiceovers: Arun Govil, Vindoo Dara Singh, Vasava Prasanna Amgadi, Bharat Kamal; Rating: ***The world knows the story of Luv and Kush, the son's of Rama, as ... Read more...

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‘Do Dooni Chaar’ packed with situational, fast-paced songs (IANS Music Review)


October 5th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Do Dooni Chaar"; Music Directors: Meet Brothers; Lyricist: Manoj Muntashir; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Shankar Mahadevan, Vishal Dadlani, Meet brothers, Rakesh Pandit and Krishna; Rating: **Meet Brothers have composed the ... Read more...

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Prince Charles to read Queen’s message, President Patil to deliver CWG opening address


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, will read out the Queen's message and President Pratiba Devisingh Patil will deliver an address to signal the commencement of the ... Read more...

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Prince Charles to read Queen’s message, President Patil to deliver address to signal opening of CWG


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, will read out the Queen's message and the President of India, Pratiba Devisingh Patil, will deliver an address to signal the commencement ... Read more...

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Big B gyming for ‘Power’ (Movie Snippets)


October 1st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has hit the gym to prepare for his role in the new film "Power"."Finished gym ... need to get trim and fit ... Read more...

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Sreeram wins ‘Indian Idol 5′


August 16th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Sreeram Chandra has won the fifth season of music reality show "Indian Idol 5" and was awarded by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The 24-year-old singer pipped Rakesh Maini ... Read more...

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‘Aashayein’ essentially a pack of love songs (IANS Music Review)


August 2nd, 2010 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Aashayein"; Music Directors: Pritam Chakroborty, Salim Merchant, Sulaiman Merchant and Shiraz Uppal; Lyricists: Sameer, Kumaar, Shakeel Sohail and Mir Ali Husain; Singers: Neeraj Shridhar, Shaan, Tulsi Kumar, Shiraz ... Read more...

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New music awards for Indian music fraternity


July 28th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Star Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA), a joint initiative of Wizcraft International Entertainment and Star Television Network, aims at honouring talent across film and non-film music ... Read more...

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Music Album Releases On Buddha Preaching With Voice Of Sonu, Alka, Shankar


May 28th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Buddha's preaching is now interpreted in the form of a music album by Rajesh Dabre and the album is titled "Buddha Hi Buddha Hai'. It is ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman Picks New Singers for ‘Raavan’ Tamil Version


April 29th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Finally, the listing of audio tracks for "Raavan' Tamil version has been officially released by Sony Music. The title song "Veera' ("Beera' in Hindi) has been ... Read more...

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The music album is composed keeping in mind the likes of the music lovers-Akriti Kakar


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Singer Akriti Kakar is well-known to go on a world tour with music maestros Kalyan Ji and Anand ji in her childhood. But that's not why she ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan With Other Wharton Ke Logon


April 17th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vidya Balan is getting used to focused and sophisticated male attention. In Pennyslvania she was in the ... Read more...

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Shabana Azmi learns Punjabi while leg heals


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Shabana Azmi has found an inventive way of spending her time while she waits for her fractured leg to heal. She has been learning Punjabi ... Read more...

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Shabana Azmi Learns Punjabi from Wheelchair


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 22, 2010, (Sampurn Wire): Whilst tending to her fractured leg, Shabana Azmi has now found an inventive way to spend her time around the house. She has lately been learning ... Read more...

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