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16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Kailash Kher calls Prasoon Joshi 'best human being'

Singer-composer Kailash Kher has praised Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief and lyricist Prasoon Joshi, calling him the "best human being".He said that his association with Joshi on the Swachh Bharat anthem was a milestone.Kailash also wished Joshi on...

15-Sep-2018 Mumbai

I always wanted to do something in music : Badshah

Rapper Badshah says he always wanted to enter the music industry, and did engineering only for his parents."I always wanted to do something in music and went for engineering only for my parents. I had performed for the first time on stage for my college festival,"...

14-Sep-2018 New Delhi

I want to take my last breath on stage : Ankit Tiwari

Singer Ankit Tiwari, who has composed jingles and delivered hit songs for movies like "Aashiqui 2" and "Roy", wishes to take his last breath on a musical stage."I have chosen music as a profession for myself. I have never felt any kind of burden or pressure...

12-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Indie music is coming back : Harshdeep Kaur

Singer Harshdeep Kaur says there was a time when independent music vanished from the Indian music industry, but it is now making a comeback."There was a time, when I was in school, we used to love listening to independent music and there was a lot of Indie...

12-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Bappi Lahiri makes jingle for Mike Tyson

Bappi Lahiri has composed a jingle to welcome legendary boxer Mike Tyson to India. The celebrated music director says it is a perfect Bollywood way to greet the boxing legend.Tyson will visit India for the Kumite 1 league mixed martial arts (MMA) tournament...

12-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Mika Singh fulfills 'life long dream' of Biba Singh

Singer Mika Singh, who collaborated with Indian-American singer Biba Singh for the just released Punjabi song "Nach baby", feels happy to work with Biba.According to a statement, Mika has promised Biba ten years ago to give her break under his banner Music...

12-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Shaan teams up with son for 'DuckTales'

Singer-composer Shaan and his 13-year-old son, Shubh, have collaborated to reprise the iconic title track of comedy series "DuckTales" in Hindi.Disney Channel India will be launching "DuckTales", which tells adventures of Duckburg's family of ducks - Donald Duck, Scrooge...

08-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Criticism is for real : Badshah

Rapper Badshah says he gets a lot of hate messages and criticism from people, but he is used to them now.Badshah's latest single "Heartless" from his album "ONE" has crossed 50 million views on YouTube. Many have liked it and some haven't."Criticism is for...

07-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Anu Malik's composition on 'Indian Idol' in Varun's film

Anu Malik composed a song titled "Sab badhiya" on the set of the show "Indian Idol". It will be used in the forthcoming film "Sui Dhaaga", and its lead actor Varun Dhawan is thrilled about it.Varun and his co-star Anushka Sharma made a special appearance...

03-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Lata Mangeshkar saddened by Atif Aslam's 'Chalte chalte'

For those who revere Lata Mangeshkars "Chalte chalte yuhi koi mil gaya tha", the mellow 'mujra' melody composed by the great Ghulam Mohammed for the mythic Meena Kumaris swan song in "Pakeezah", the new version of the song by Pakistan singer Atif Aslam for...

29-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Anu Malik ropes in 'Indian Idol 9' finalist for song

Composer Anu Malik, also a host of "Indian Idol", has roped in the reality show's former contestant Khuda Baksh to sing a song for the film "Paltan".Baksh was one of the top three contestants of the ninth season of "Indian Idol". He made an appearance on "Indian...

28-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Don't see myself doing a lead role: Badshah on acting (IANS Interview)

Popular rapper-composer Badshah could have made his acting debut with Karan Johar's segment in "Lust Stories". Instead, he focussed on his debut album titled "ONE". He wants to hit the gym and get fitter to act, but says that he doesn't see himself playing a...

22-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Neha Kakkar has a new Rakhi brother

Singer Neha Kakkar has found a new Rakhi brother -- singer-composer Vishal Dadlani.While shooting for the Raksha Bandhan special episode of "Indian Idol 10", Neha returned to her seat with an 'aarti thali' and a Rakhi on it.Seeing her walking with the thali,...

21-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Get ready to shake your leg on 'A Band of Boys' next

Almost a decade has passed but the songs of 'A band of boys' still seem to be fresh and addictive. Thousands of artist came and vanished, but we couldn't find a replacement for their music. The big surprise was, when the members confirmed their comeback, thereby...

14-Aug-2018 New Delhi

There has to be a limit to process of recreation : Sonu Nigam

Singer Sonu Nigam says one can never compare authenticity of an original track with a recreated version.Recently, Sonu revamped Mohammed Rafi's "Badan pe sitare" for "Fanney Khan", which is an ode to people with musical aspirations."People and brands have been...

14-Aug-2018 Mumbai

'Rashtraputra' maker lends his voice for 'Vande Mataram'

Filmmaker and actor Aazaad, who is coming up with a new film "Rashtraputra", the life story of Indian freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad, has lent his voice for the song 'Vande Mataram', released here on Monday.Written by late poet Bankim Chandra Chatterjee,...

13-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Image of Punjabis changing in Bollywood : Jassi Gill

Punjabi singer-actor Jassi Gill says with actors like Diljit Dosanjh and himself coming to Bollywood, the myth about Punjabis being loud is "changing".Punjabis have often been presented as foodies and being loud in several Hindi movies like "Shaandaar", "Vicky...

13-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Amjad Ali Khan releases new version of National Anthem

Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash have created a special sarod rendition of the National Anthem to honour India's 72nd Independence Day.Amjad Ali Khan said in a statement: "I hope that every proud Indian connects...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

I feel being nervous is natural : Amit Trivedi

National Award-winning composer Amit Trivedi is excited and nervous about his new song "Mummaki parchai", which released on Monday. He says being nervous is "something natural"."Mumma ki parchai", sung by Ronit Sarkar and written by Swanand Kirkire, is the first...

07-Aug-2018 Mumbai

An artiste creates an alternate reality : A.R. Rahman

Known for his powerful music and introvert nature, Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman says that as an artiste, he prefers to create an alternate reality as opposed to expressing an opinion on the troubled socio-political scenario worldwide.Rahman mostly refrains...

04-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Bengal artistes remember Kishore Kumar on his 89th birth anniversary

Legendary playback singer-actor Kishore Kumar holds a special place in the hearts of eminent artistes of West Bengal who paid rich tributes to him on Saturday on his 89th birth anniversary.Talking about the iconic songs of the legend that he has sung for the superstars,...

03-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Kumar Sanu was 'scared' of disclosing about adoption

Singer Kumar Sanu says he never wanted to disclose that he adopted a girl child in 2001. He is proud of his daughter Shannon, now a teenager and also a singer.The "Dheere dheere se meri zindagi mein aana" hitmaker talked about adopting Shannon on the show "Dil...

02-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Bollywood movie soundtracks are like motherless child : A.R. Rahman

Oscar-winning Indian music director A.R. Rahman, who is coming up with Amazon Prime Video's new show "Harmony With A.R. Rahman" -- which celebrates the musical diversity of the country -- says the current trend of having multiple composers in one film dilutes the...

01-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Glad my first Holi song is with Himesh : Jubin Nautiyal

Singer Jubin Nautiyal, known for songs like "The Humma song" and "Bawara mann", is set to unveil his first Holi song soon. He feels glad that it is with singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya.The song titled "Holi Biraj Ma" is part of Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer...

28-Jul-2018 Mumbai

I don't belong to category of superstars : Mika Singh

Singer Mika Singh has been in showbiz for more than 20 years and has given many hit songs like "Subha hone na de" and "Aaj ki party", but doesn't consider himself to be a superstar.During his visit to the set of the show "Sabse Smart Kaun?", the contestants...

27-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Sreerama a triple threat in showbiz : Vishal Dadlani

Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani says "Subhanallah" hitmaker Sreerama is known in the entertainment business as a "triple threat".The former "Indian Idol" winner made an appearance on "Indian Idol 10", which has Dadlani as one of the judges."Sreerama is what is known...

26-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Kailash Kher thought offer from Vishal was a prank

When singer-composer Vishal Dadlani called singer-composer Kailash Kher for the song "Allah ke bande" that released in 2003, he thought it was a prank.Kailash will soon make an appearance in the show "Indian Idol 10", which is judged by Vishal, Anu Malik...

25-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Honoured to be a part of 'Sabad Naad' : Shankar Mahadevan

National Award winning music director and vocalist Shankar Mahadevan feels proud to be a part of "Sabad Naad" project.The "Breathless" fame singer on Wednesday took to Twitter and shared a photo of himself with composer Ustad Sukhwant Singh.He also wrote: "Honoured...

23-Jul-2018 Mumbai

I'd love to sing for Janhvi Kapoor : Lata Mangeshkar

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar doesnt see too many films any more. But she did catch glimpses of Anil Kapoor's homage to herself in "Fanney Khan", and Boney Kapoor and the late Sridevis daughter Janhvis debut film "Dhadak".Lata is all praise for the two."Boney...

20-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Lata Mangeshkar wishes luck to 'talented' Anil Kapoor

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has wished luck to "Fanney Khan" actor Anil Kapoor, whom she finds talented.Lata on Friday shared a song titled "Achche Din" from the film, which is designed as an ode to Lata Mangeshkar. It is about a teenaged girl named Lata...

19-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Film with Karan Johar didn't work out : Badshah

Filmmaker Karan Johar had offered rapper Badshah an acting role in his film, but it didn't work out."He (Karan) did offer me a role in a film, starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Akshay Kumar. However, it did not work out," Badshah said in a statement to IANS.They...

08-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Can't experiment much in Punjabi films : Ammy Virk

Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk, who has featured in romantic-comedy films like "Nikka Zaildar 2" and "Sat Shri Akaal England", says it's tough for experimental movies in his language to create fireworks at the box office.Punjabi artistes like Gurdas Maan, Diljit...

04-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

A Kay’s ‘Hanju Digde’ will Move You to Tears

This monsoon, tears will fall like rain showers. The world may be taking a chance on romance but Punjabi music industry is churning out melodies that will at least not make you forget all the pain. With back to back sad tracks hitting music charts, Punjabi...

02-Jul-2018 Mumbai

A Band of Boys’ comeback song becomes a chartbuster

Meeting the expectations of people, The Band of Boys comeback song created a sensation on the very first day of its release. Titled ‘Yunhi Jalne Ko’, the song was released on the Facebook page of A Band of Boys. Within no time, it managed to garner uncountable...

30-Jun-2018 Chandigarh

Mr. Vgrooves’ new song ‘Rishta’ will strum your heart strings

Every season has its own significance and mood. Monsoon, with its rain showers, mainly represents Romance. But this time monsoon will turn out to be the season of heartbreak. The new ballad which will aptly justify this feeling is Mr. Vgrooves’ ‘Rishta’. From...

29-Jun-2018 Mumbai

We are big family now : Anu Malik on 'Indian Idol' co-judges

Composer Anu Malik is co-judging "Indian Idol" with singer Neha Kakkar and singer-composer Vishal Dadlani for the first time but he says when he is with them, it feels like he has known them for long and that they are a big family now.The singing-based reality...

25-Jun-2018 New Delhi

I like unfamiliar situations : Vishal Dadlani

Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani says that he likes unfamiliar situations and challenges. For him, the only thing that makes him happy is to do things that he has not done before.Soon to be seen on the season 3 of "Great Escape" at Fox Life that will see him embarking...

25-Jun-2018 Chandigarh

‘Nilami’: A Love Story Tested by Places and Times

An artist-singer-song writer-composer and poet Satinder Sartaaj has given gems to the Punjabi music industry and has successfully made a mark internationally as well. His songs contain essence of Sufism and show the glory of love in its truest and purest...

23-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Success of reality TV show depends on participants : Sunidhi Chauhan

Popular playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan, who is coming back on television with the music reality show "Dil Hai Hindustani 2", says the popularity and success of any such entertainer depends on the talent potential of participants.Being a winner of music reality...

09-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Bollywood has added a lot to my career : Guru Randhawa

Guru Randhawa, who composed and sang for films like "Hindi Medium", "Tumhari Sulu", "Dil Juunglee", "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety" and "Blackmail", and is gearing up for a nine-city tour followed by "Da-Bangg" tour in the US and Canada, says Bollywood has added...

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...

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