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19-May-2018 Mumbai

'Race 3' singer excited about Salman grooving to her song

Singer Rimi Nique says its a dream come true to have superstar Salman Khan grooving to her "Saasein hui dhuan dhuan" song from the upcoming film "Race 3".On the baging the song, the singer said in a statement: "It happened very suddenly. I was travelling and...

16-May-2018 Mumbai

Runki Goswami : Music Composer And Singer

Runki Goswami is a music director and singer and is known for her contribution in Indian regional cinema. Belonging to a family of musicians, Runki is no exception as she has always been pursuing it since the age of 3 and promises to hold on it until her last...

13-May-2018 Mumbai

Lata Mangeshkar conferred 'Swara Mauli' award

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was on Saturday honoured with "Swara Mauli" title by spiritual guru Vidya Narsimha Bharati Swami at her residence in 'Prabhu Kunj'. Her sister singer Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar and brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar were present at...

29-Apr-2018 Mumbai

My next song will make you cry : Badshah

Rapper Badshah, known for party numbers like "Abhi toh party shuru hui hai", "Mercy" and "Proper patola", says his next song will make people cry."My next song is going to be out next month. It features Aastha Gill and the video has been directed by Gurickk...

29-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Greatest reunion would've been of The Beatles : Adnan Sami

Following the news of Swedish pop group Abba recording new music after 35 years, singer Adnan Sami says that the greatest reunion "would have been, but could never be and will never be" is of English rock band The Beatles."The Abba reunion is being flouted as...

21-Apr-2018 Mumbai

There's a drama queen in me : Neha Kakkar

Popular singer Neha Kakkar, who features in her latest music video "Oh Humsafar" with actor Himansh Kohli, says there has been a streak of a drama queen in her since childhood.Neha and Himansh praised each other whole-heartedly and said they would love to collaborate...

16-Apr-2018 Mumbai

My mission is not to become a playback singer : 'Rising Star 2' winner

Mathura-born Hemant Brijwasi, winner of music reality TV show "Rising Star India 2", has already had a tryst with singing for Bollywood films. But he says his dream is bigger than being a playback singer.Brijwasi won the title on Sunday night, taking home a prize...

15-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Serious crimes ignored and celebs made soft targets : Mika Singh

Popular Punjabi singer Mika Singh has urged quick and stern action against those who raped an eight-year-old. He says people tend to forget such instances and focus on Salman Khan's blackbuck poaching case just because celebrities are soft targets."I think stern...

11-Apr-2018 Chandigarh

Rico’s Golmol Gallan has all the Colours of Craziness of Love

Punjabi Music Industry has become such a vast platform that even listeners are welcoming every new song with open arms. Their taste and choice of music has become eclectic and to grace the league of crispy-catchy music, singer Rico has given us his new song...

10-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Mahalakshmi Iyer wants albums for TV shows' songs

Singer Mahalakshmi Iyer, who has sung for daily soaps by producer Ekta Kapoor and more, says it would be nice to have an album featuring songs of  TV shows.Her latest small screen project is a track from the Sony Entertainment Television show "Mere Sai"."It's...

10-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Punjabi songs are mood lifters : Guru Randhawa

With a discography studded with hits like "Lahore", "High rated gabru", "Suit suit" and "Ban ja rani", singer Guru Randhawa, who is amused with all the love that comes his way, says Punjabi songs are virtual mood lifters.Bollywood films have started featuring...

08-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Lyricist Faaiz Anwar's son chooses to compose music

His father Faaiz Anwar is known for penning songs like "Dil hai ke manta nahin", "Aaoge jab tum" and "Tere mast mast do nain". Now, Farzan Faaiz is out to carve his own niche as a composer after working on two songs for the movie "Veerey Ki Wedding".Expectations...

05-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Shankar Mahadevan, Euphoria, Kailash honoured at music awards

Shankar Mahadevan, Euphoria and Kailash Kher emerged as winners at the sixth edition of Artist Aloud Music Awards here.Artist Aloud, a platform by Hungama that supports and promotes independent music, organised the awards ceremony on Wednesday.Soumini Sridhara...

29-Mar-2018 Chandigarh

B Jay's new song 'By God' is out

Punjabi Music Industry has given us ample talented singers and B Jay Randhawa is one of them. His sheer hard work, melodious voice and good looks made him a rising star. 2017 has been a year of rising for B Jay’s career as he gave consecutively three successive...

24-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Creating music for 'Mercury' an adventurous process : Mithoon

Mithoon says composing music for the Prabhudheva-starrer "Mercury", a silent thriller, was an adventurous process for him."When the film came to me and I sat with the director (Karthik Subbaraj), I realised the challenge I was getting into. Creating music for...

24-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Aastha Gill, Badshah team up again

Singer Aastha Gill and rapper Badshah, who have given chartbusters like "DJ waley babu" and "Abhi toh party", have joined forces again. This time for Aastha's pop debut single titled "Buzz".The video of the dance song will feature Priyank Sharma of "Bigg Boss"...

23-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Nowadays original songs vanish in a few days: Bappi Lahiri

Veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri, who has made songs for a new film titled "Do Pal Pyar Ke", says new film tracks have a lesser shelf life as compared to the old times.Bappi, who is known for introducing synthesised disco music in Bollywood, said in a statement:...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Melody music will live forever : Javed Ali

Singer Javed Ali, who has sung tracks like "Jashn-e-bahaaran", "Arziyan", "Kun faya kun" and "Tu hi haqeeqat", believes that music in any form is nice but melody genre is evergreen.Ali is here to perform at the Siri Fort Auditorium on Saturday in association...

21-Mar-2018 Mumbai

A.R. Rahman launches Irshad Kamil's INK Band music series

Oscar winning A.R. Rahman, on the occasion of World Poetry Day on Wednesday, launched lyricist Irshad Kamil's INK Band music series, via which eight music videos consisting of the writer's non-film songs will be released.Kamil, who has penned songs like "Matargashti",...

19-Mar-2018 Mumbai

I reject Bollywood songs for their lyrics : Jasbir Jassi

Popular singer Jasbir Jassi, known for songs like "Dil le gayi kudi Gujarat di" and "Laung da lashkara", says he now rejects offers to sing Bollywood numbers due to their double meaning lyrics.Jassi visited the Hungama office for a special meet-and-greet session...

15-Mar-2018 Chandigarh

92.7 BIG FM Is Back With The 6th Edition Of Big Chandigarh Marathon

92.7 BIG FM, one of India’s largest radio networks, is all set to host  “BIG Chandigarh Marathon Season 6", a mega sports event scheduled to be held on 1st April 2018. The theme based marathon this year will promote the message of making Chandigarh a...

11-Mar-2018 Chandigarh

I see my childhood in Aakriti Sharma : Gurdas Maan

Veteran Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan is in awe of child artiste Aakriti Sharma, who will debut with TV show "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala".Aakriti performed with Gurdas, Sufi singers Nooran Sisters -- Jyoti and Sultana and children from the Langa community of Rajasthan...

10-Mar-2018 Chandigarh

Maninder Buttar Tries Something Different With ‘Kaali Hummer’

It’s raining singles in Punjabi music industry. In fact, the way songs are received in Punjab, with people playing them on loop, they are a sure shot entry into the hit club. The latest singer adding his name to this list is the young and talented munda,...

09-Mar-2018 Amritsar

Sufi singer Pyarelal of Wadali Brothers dead

Noted Punjabi Sufi singer Pyarelal, the younger of the two famed Wadali Brothers, died here on Friday following cardiac arrest. He was 75.Pyarelal, brother of singer Puranchand Wadali, died at a private hospital.Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation...

08-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Shekhar Ravjiani visits a chai stall to meet two important women

BIG FM, India's one of the largest radio networks, with a view to further the ideology of woman empowerment went a step ahead by conceptualizing #AbMeriBaari and celebrating the whole month of March as the month of the woman. The initiative aims at encouraging...

08-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Rahman's music in 'The Fault In Our Stars' remake

Oscar winner A.R. Rahman is excited to compose music for Fox Star Studios' Hindi adaptation of the 2014 hit Hollywood film "The Fault In Our Stars"."When I heard the narration of the Indian adaptation of 'The Fault In Our Stars', especially how music is so...

04-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Great high to collaborate with Irrfan Khan again : Guru Randhawa

Singer Guru Randhawa, who has rehashed his hit track "Patola" for "Blackmail", says it is a pleasure to once again collaborate with actor Irrfan Khan and producer Bhushan Kumar of T-Series after "Suit suit" from "Hindi Medium"."Blackmail", directed by Abhinay...

02-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Music industry is like fashion : Shankar Mahadevan

Trends come and go, but only a good song has the power to sustain all the undercurrents of the music industry and make the right noise, says singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan.He drew a similarity between the music and fashion industries."Music industry is like...

01-Mar-2018 Mumbai

'Hawayein' music producer turns composer

Sourav Roy, who has produced music for songs like "Hawayein", "London thumakda" and "Zaalima", has turned music composer.He has composed two signature tracks for Colors' new Tamil channel. He has also composed a few tracks for southern films, which will be...

28-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Atif refuses to promote Bollywood song, says film's producer

Pakistani singer Atif Aslam has been repeatedly shrugging off requests to promote his latest song "Sehmi hai dhadkan" from the forthcoming Bollywood film "Daas Dev", says its producer Sanjeev Kumar."Atif said he will do it, but it hasn't been done. I'm not sure...

28-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Kailash Kher will 'jam together' with Zayn on one condition

Singer Kailash Kher says he would like to "jam together" with former One Direction band member Zayn Malik, who made a cover of the Indian artiste's 2006 hit number "Teri deewani" -- but only on one condition.On Tuesday, Zayn paid tribute to Kailash by singing...

22-Feb-2018 Milan (Italy)

Kanika Kapoor attends Milan Fashion Week

Singer Kanika Kapoor, who has sung hits like "Baby doll", "Chittiyaan kalaiyaan" and "Desi look", attended the Milan Fashion Week on the invitation of luxury fashion house Moschino."I have been attending Milan Fashion Week for 15 years now. It is always special...

17-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Asha Bhosale conferred Yash Chopra memorial award

Veteran playback singer Asha Bhosale was conferred the coveted "5th Yash Chopra Memorial National Award" at a function held here late on Friday.Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao gave away the award to Bhosale, which has been instituted in the memory of legendary...

11-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Today's music is about your looks on video: Bally Sagoo

Singer Bally Sagoo, who has had a three-decade-long experience in the music industry believes the music churned out today is more about the looks in a video and the bling rather than the music itself."Back in the day we made music for people to listen on the...

10-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Was discouraged from taking up dance reality show : Sukhwinder Singh

Popular singer Sukhwinder Singh says many people discouraged him when he decided to participate in a dance reality TV show. But he hopes to see more people breaking the norms and broadening their horizons.Sukhwinder had participated in dance reality show "Jhalak...

03-Feb-2018 Mumbai

I have a playback friendly voice : Singer Amit Mishra

Singer Amit Mishra, whose latest song "Shuru kar" from the "Aiyaary" is gaining popularity, says he has a "playback friendly" voice that goes well with many Bollywood stars."I have a playback friendly voice I guess that goes well with most of the actors. As...

01-Feb-2018 Mumbai

I'm a constant warrior of independent music : Shibani Kashyap

Singer Shibani Kashyap, known for songs like "Sajna aa bhi ja" and "Zinda hoon main", says she has always supported independent music."I am the constant warrior of independent music. I am one of the few artists who is always standing by non-film music, now...

01-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Fatherhood changed me as a musician : Shankar Mahadevan

Constant learning is the way to stay relevant with changing times, says National Award-winning singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan, who feels fatherhood changed him as a musician.Mahadevan, who is currently nurturing young talent across the country as part of the...

31-Jan-2018 Ludhiana

“Udeek” will set the benchmark for the Punjabi industry

Comedy and romantic movies have always been the go-to genre in Pollywood. There has been a significant increase in the stories based on period dramas and biopics as well. However, there are hardly any films reflecting the dilemmas and problems faced by the...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

'Glad to see tabla making inroads into global music scene'

Many remember him from the popular 1990s ‘Wah Ustaad commercial of Taj Tea where as a young boy, he sits alongside Ustad Zakir Hussain, playing the tabla with much effervescence. Tabla player Aditya Kalyanpur says that he is glad to see the instrument making...

28-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Trying to bring back glory of ghazals : Papon

Singer Papon, who is trying to bring back the glory of ghazals among young listeners, says if presented in a contemporary way, the youth is ready to enjoy the genre.Papon on Saturday performed some of his favourite ghazals for Royal Stag Barrel Select MTV Unplugged,...

26-Jan-2018 Mumbai

What are the 'Padmaavat' protests about, asks Javed Akhtar

Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar on Wednesday night saw Sanjay Leela Bhansalis controversial "Padmaavat" along with wife Shabana Azmi and came away completely bowled over by the experience. He even questioned that why protesters are against this film that...

22-Jan-2018 Mumbai

No ghost writers, producers for my songs : Badshah

Rapper Badshah says there are no ghost writers or producers for his songs."You always see those dark circles around my eyes, you always hear me cribbing about my lack of sleep, that's because I'm always working hard. Producing, writing, composing all by my...

21-Jan-2018

TU HAI KAMAAL Music Album Unveiled and YOGA 2018 Calendar Launch

It was a musical evening to cherish as the keenly anticipated Tu Hai Kamaal Song Presented by Kala Media Network Pvt. Ltd and Released by Venus Music was unveiled today at The View, Andheri. This mellifluous number has been sung by Amit Chaubey and the...

21-Jan-2018 New Delhi

I'm fan of male actors too : Diljit Dosanjh

Actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh, who has never shied away from expressing that he is a fan of reality TV star Kylie Jenner and Hollywood actress Gal Gadot, says he is a fan of male actors too.Diljit often comments on social media posts by Jenner and Gadot. Asked about...

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