Interviews  |  17 Sep 2020

Mukhtar Shah: Mukesh Mathur's voice inspired me, as it conveyed depth of emotion through melancholic lyrics

MUMBAI: Ahmedabad-based international artist-vocalist Mukhtar Shah who started singing at a young age and was inspired by Mukesh Mathur(one of the most acclaimed playback singer of the Hindi film industry) due to a soulful voice that aptly conveys pain.

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Interviews  |  03 Sep 2007

Radio One RJ Annie Arakkal - Originality is the only thing that's appreciated at a radio station

29 years old, married and staying with her in-laws; a shopaholic who loves to frequent Bandra's Linking Road and Colaba Causeway; a Hard Rock Caf?© enthusiast. Also, an RJ with Radio One. Annie Arakkal's isn't just your girl next door.....she's a radio jock, a scheduler, producer cum manager as well. The 'multi tasker' offers Aaishwari Chouhan a peek into her life and her take on the radio industry. Excerpts:

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Interviews  |  24 Aug 2007

Big FM RJ Lavanya - There's no RJ, other than me, who can sing!

Born in Chennai, brought up in Mumbai and a typical Mumbai-ite at heart, is how she describes herself. RJ Lavanya sounds just as fresh at the age of 30 as she would have a decade ago. Single by choice and proud to be so till she finds the guy 'she would want to fall in love with', Lavanya is quite content with her life. The 'ladki sayani' of Radio City who recently turned Big FM's 'ladki mastani' in a tete-a-tete with Aaishwari Chouhan. Excerpts:

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Interviews  |  09 Aug 2007

Karunya - The whole industry is my godfather

Karunya typifies the NextGen of vocalists in India. Trained in Carnatic music from age three, he picked up an impressive array of awards through his teenage years. But nationwide fame came his way overnight when he made it to the last three finalists of Indian Idol II.

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Interviews  |  04 Aug 2007

Interview with the group `Rouge`

Firstly I`ll begin by asking you how Rouge came about?

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Interviews  |  02 Aug 2007

RED FM RJ Malishka - I was destined to be in radio

If one goes by the yardstick of a casual conversation with Malishka, the lady doesn't have too difficult a job at RED FM.She's witty, spontaneous, loves to talk, always has a range of topics to hold forth on and flits glibly from one theme to another - just as smoothly as she does on her show Morning No 1, which celebrated its second birthday on RED FM on 1 August 2007.What differentiates Malishka from the rest of her tribe and endears her to the man on the road is her candid, easy-to-approach style that's completely sans pretensions.

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Interviews  |  27 Apr 2007

First Indian Idol 'Abhijeet Sawant' - "Indian Idol was a great experience in terms of the exposure that I got as well as all that I learnt from it".

Presented by Sony Entertainment Television, India, the third leg of Indian Idol which will commence on 4th May 2007 is barely a few days away. Even as we speak the battlefield is being prepared for the talent hunt with the organisers and contestants alike gearing up for it. In an interaction with's Money Sharma, Abhijeet Sawant, India's first Indian Idol, shared about his experience during and after the Idol and much more. Here are excerpts from the conversation…

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Interviews  |  20 Apr 2007

Sutta Mixx Girl 'Saru Maini' - "I haven't listened B. C. Sutta..."

Saru Maini's popularity is soaring nowadays with her latest album, Sutta Mix's super song, Sutta na mila… Prior to Sutta Mixx, Saru was in the limelight for the song, jhoom-jhoom kar gaane laga…from her album Ishq hua song which starred actor Rajeev Khandelwal The singer looks up to icons in the music world such as Asha Bhosle and Sonu Nigam. But she is keen to develop her own unique style.'s Money Sharma get close and personal with Saru Maini to know what makes her tick…

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Interviews  |  16 Mar 2007

Pop Diva Vaishali Samant - I feel that it is important that the larger audience is able to relate to your work and after all the effort that has been put in, you do want your album to be liked .

She's better known for the track, Aika Dajiba, with which she burst onto the Indipop scene over two years ago, but Vaishali Samant has been singing since the tender age of eight. Trained in classical music, Samant, who has lent her voice for many remixes, Hindi movie songs and jingles, is now back with her second album'V'. Ghotala, a track from the album, which she has composed and written, is currently making waves among the Indian audience.

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