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26-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Do your riyaaz daily, advises Asha Bhosle

When she turned 88, Asha Bhosle reinvented herself. She launched her YouTube channel, shared anecdotes about her life with audiences spanning three generations or more, and launched '#AshaKiAsha', a talent hunt where only the voice matters.Needless to say,...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Asim Riaz gives new twist to Rafi classic 'Badan pe sitare'

Bigg Boss 13 star Asim Riaz features in a new version of the Mohammad Rafi classic , Badan pe sitare, which was originally picturised on Vyjayanthimala and Shammi Kapoor in the 1969 film, Prince.Sharing a brief video of the new song, Asim posted on Instagram:...

20-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Had so much fun composing 'LOL' : Payal Dev

Music composer-singer Payal Dev says she had fun composing the song 'LOL', and feels that millennials will relate to the feel-good track."LOL" is part of Yami Gautam and Vikrant Massey-starrer "Ginny Weds Sunny", and is the first song to be released from the...

18-Sep-2020 Mumbai

There's something magical in Neha Kakkar's voice : Nora Fatehi

Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi has made her mark with a series of special dance numbers in Bollywood films, and many of her big dance hits have been voiced by playback star Neha Kakkar. Nora feels there is something magical about the way Neha sings."There is something...

17-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Akanksha Bhandari owes her new song to an auto ride in the rains

Singer Akanksha Bhandari has drawn inspiration from Mumbai monsoon for her new non-film track.Akanksha, who is best known for her songs in "Veere Di Wedding" and "Fukrey Returns", recently released hew new track, "Pehli baarish", and she thanks an auto ride...

15-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Sujata Singh Ruling The Cover Song And Live Gig World

Young and beautiful singer Sujata Singh is blessed with one of the most unique textural and velvety voice, and her fans cannot seems to get enough of her cover songs. Re-defining the old classics with uniqueness and velvety tone, Sujata has gained popularity...

14-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Chris Gayle adds Jamaican flavour in new music video, 'Groove'

West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle has collaborated with British Indian singer Avina Shah for a new track.The two put together the music video of the song, "Groove' during lockdown, shooting in different countries.After shooting for the music video in Jamaica,...

14-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Papon sings a new romantic song with Shashaa Tirupati

Singers Papon and Shashaa Tirupati have collaborated on a new single titled Siyaahii. Shashaa calls the sing a baby that has been nurtured with a lot of affection, patience and care."Siyaahii" is a romantic track that talks of the permanent effect certain people...

14-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Patriarchy does exist in various industries : Samira Koppikar

Music director, composer and singer-songwriter Samira Koppikar feels that creativity is beyond gender. "Patriarchy does exist in various industries. Yes, I have had strange experiences like when my vocals for a feature film song were dropped last minute as...

10-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Canadian Live Basanti AKA Rini Chandra’s new song Doremon is Out

Canadian Live Basanti AKA Rini Chandra became a household name with her stint in SaReGaMaPa 2010, adding to her fame, she is only contestant ever, who actually staged a wedding with one of the most eligible bachelor in Bollywood, Ranbir Kapoor. Now the talented...

03-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Creativity requires courage: Singer Falu Shah

Celebrated Grammy-nominated singer, Falu Shah, together with her Boston-based band 'Karyshma' has launched their latest collection 'Someday'. An EP of traditional Indian classical, folk, and Sufi songs; these renditions of traditional Hindustani music celebrate...

03-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Anu Malik: Four hundred films and not counting

As a 14-year-old working in the film industry, he once saw composers Laxmikant-Pyarelal at Mehboob Studio. Overawed, he ran away, wondering how he could ever compete with such names."But there was a spirit to excel right from childhood.AIt was not easy...

02-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Harshdeep Kaur's latest song is an ode to Indian mothers

Singer Harshdeep Kaur is back on the small screen, this time with a song dedicated to Indian mothers.The voice behind Bollywood hits like "Katiya karoon", "Dilbaro" and "Zaalima", has also sung for TV shows, including "Bani: Ishq Da Kalma". She has now come...

30-Aug-2020 Kolkata

Now, singer Neha Kakkar tops merit list of Bengal college

After Bollywood actor Sunny Leone, now playback singer Neha Kakkar's name appeared at the top of the merit list of a college in West Bengal's Malda district.The goof-up was spotted at Malda's Manikchak College as Kakkar's name appeared at the top of the provisional...

26-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Raftaar backs upcoming music artiste Yunan

Rap star Raftaar says the music of upcoming music artiste Yunan reminds him of the soundscape of pop star Justin Bieber, and feels he is the next young talent to watch out for."Yunan's trajectory as an artiste has beautifully evolved since our initial days...

24-Aug-2020 Chandigarh

Working with Diljit Dosanjh at just 21 was a dream come true: The Kidd

Meet 21-year-old music producer Gagandeep Singh, popularly known as The Kidd. The Punjabi lad has produced music for two songs in singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh’s latest album G.O.A.T. “I feel lucky to have got an opportunity to work with Diljit Dosanjh. It...

23-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Ammy Virk's new song 'Regret' is all about modern love

Punjabi singer Ammy Virk has come up with a new song, titled "Regret".Composed by Goldboy and lyrics penned by Simar Doraha, the romantic track describes the different facets of modern love."We dedicate 'Regret' to youngsters and their perception of love. It...

23-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Music videos kept TV stars busy in the lockdown months

With lockdown paralysing shootings schedules, TV stars seemed more affected than their counterparts in films. However, a section of telly celebs have found a great avenue to stay occupied these past few months, and make some moolah in the process too, by...

21-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Beat depression and stress through classical music


Tansen was said to have been able to light lamps by singing Raga Deepak and invoke rainfall by singing Raga Miyan Ki Malhar. It is also said that he created Raga Darbari Kanada to soothe Emperor Akbars stress in the evening. To this end, if your nerves are...

20-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Shefali Jariwala, Mika Singh unite for remake of a nineties hit song

Dancing diva Shefali Jariwala and singer Mika Singh have collaborated on a remake of a hit song of the nineties, though they want to keep alive the suspense for fans and are not in the mood to reveal the name of the number yet.The duo recently shot for the music...

19-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Salim-Sulaiman hit the stage for first time in 5 months

Composer duo Salim and Sulaiman performed after a gap of five months owing to the pandemic."Last night we did our first concert in 5 months which was beamed to about 1800 Zoom accounts all over the world. It felt like I ate real food after ages! @Sulaiman @SlimSulaiman...

17-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Guru Randhawa to have musically 'loaded' months ahead

Singer Guru Randhawa says the months coming up are loaded with new music for him."Releasing my music after 6 months. Get ready for September. And yes I might release 2 songs a month too. It's loaded," Guru tweeted on Monday.Fan reactions to the post reveal...

17-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Doyen of Indian classical music Pandit Jasraj passes away at 90

Pandit Jasraj, the doyen of Indian classical music, passed away at the age of 90 following a cardiac arrest in New Jersey, the US, on Monday."With profound grief we inform that Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj ji breathed his last this morning at 5.15 EST due...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

‘Sadak 2' music composer denies plagiarism charges

Music composer Suniljeet has hit back at plagiarism accusations, saying that his song, Ishq kamaal, in the upcoming film, Sadak 2, is his original composition.Soon after the trailer launch of "Sadak 2" on Wednesday, music producer Shezan Saleem, aka JO-G,...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Diljit Dosanjh's clash with Alexa goes viral

Punjabi singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh has posted a hilarious new video that captures his struggle with Alexa. In the video, he requests the virtual assistant to play one of his songs, Clash, but she is unable to understand him.The Instagram video that has gone...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Armaan Malik : 'Mithoon is always seeking the rawest, most real take'

Singer Armaan Malik is a huge fan of composer Mithoon, and his unique way of working.The two have collaborated for the first time for the song "Mera intezaar karna" in the soon-to-release film, "Khuda Haafiz". The love balled is written and composed by Mithoon,...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Mika Singh explores 'emotions of mystery' in his new music

Singer Mika Singh is set to explore mystery through his music in an upcoming series." ‘Dangerous' explores the emotions of mystery. It has all elements that make a good thriller. It was the perfect project for me to produce," Mika said."All of us who have worked...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Sufi music has the power to heal : Harshdeep Kaur

"Sufi music has a peculiar magic to it. It metamorphoses one to a distant world, and the lyrics tend to touch the heart in the most peculiar way. Most importantly, it has the power to heal," says singer Harshdeep Kaur.Kaur, who sings in multiple Indian languages...

08-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Badshah denies involvement in fake social media followers scam

Rapper Badshah has denied any involvement in the fake social media followers scam, which is being investigated by the Mumbai Police.The rapper issued a statement on Saturday evening, where he mentioned that he has categorically denied all allegations levelled...

08-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Payal Dev composes her first monsoon song

Singer-composer Payal Dev is set to release her first monsoon song.Titled "Baarish", the song is "a beautiful journey", Payal says, adding that she is "super excited about this".On  how she worked on the song, the "Tum hi aana" composer shared: "I was brainstorming...

07-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Akasa ready with reprise of 'Naiyyo'

Akasa is all set for a reprise of her hit song, Naiyyo. The original version, which she recorded with rapper Raftaar, became popular upon release a while back." ‘Naiyyo' is special for me. It marked my debut as a lyricist and a composer, and now I feel that...

07-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Dhvani Bhanushali releases 'Laila' unplugged

Singer Dhvani Bhanushali has unveiled an unplugged version of her song, Laila."Laila" featured in the 2019 Bollywood film, "Notebook", featuring Nutan's grand-daughter Pranutan with Zaheer Iqbal. The original song was composed by Vishal Mishra, who also wrote...

06-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Raja Kumari: 'City Slums' introduced me to India

Indian-American rapper-songwriter Raja Kumari says her single, City Slums, is very close to her heart as it introduced her to the realities of India.Her debut single in India "City slums", featuring hip-hop star DIVINE, has now been certified three times platinum by...

06-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Himesh Reshammiya, Javed Ali, Alka Yagnik's tribute to Wajid Khan

Composer-singer Himesh Reshammiya, along with singers Javed Ali and Alka Yagnik,took a trip down memory lane to share anecdotes while remembering late composer Wajid Khan.Upcoming episodes of the popular singing reality show, "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs" will pay tribute...

04-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Himanshi Khurana stars in Simiran Kaur's new song 'Nazraan'

Himanshi Khurana is fast emerging as one of the hottest music video sensations in the circuit."Bigg Boss" season 13 star Himanshi's latest music video appearance is in Punjabi  singer Simiran Kaur Dhadli's new track, "Nazraan". The song is penned and composed...

03-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Dil Tune Toda hai will take you to the world full of love

Entertainment industry is doing its best to let everyone come out of their monotonous routine of the lockdown. Daily so many tracks are up and making people feel lively. Roots Music & Mohit Malhotra Presents a new track Dil Tune Toda Hai. The song is a love story...

03-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Shibani Kashyap: My brother is my biggest critic

Singer Shibani Kashyap says her brother is her biggest critic and supporter, and thanked him for being her best friend for life."I believe that one of the most important and pious bonds around the world is that shared between siblings. We Indians mark the festival...

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