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News  |  18 Jun 2018

Indeep Bakshi's 'Phone Diaries' song shot on phone

MUMBAI: The video of singer Indeep Bakshi's new song Coco powder from the album Phone Diaries has been shot on a phone, unlike most other music videos.

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News  |  21 Jan 2008

T-Series, Vishesh Films lock horns on Jannat music rights

MUMBAI: A Mumbai city civil court has passed an interim relief order in favour of Vishesh Films (VS), directing Super Cassettes Industries Ltd (T-Series) not to claim the copyrights of audio/visuals of songs of its forthcoming film 'Jannat', set to release this year. The final order on the ongoing dispute between VF and T-Series regarding the music rights of Vishesh Films'under production flick 'Jannat'will be given on 25 January 2008.

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News  |  21 Jan 2008

My FM stakes presence in new media territory

MUMBAI: The Bhaskar Group's FM venture, My FM launched its online portal on 17 January 2008, complete with podcast of popular shows across its stations. The exponentially increase in Internet penetration in smaller cities where My FM is operational, is one of the main reasons for the group to make its online foray, say My FM officials. My FM becomes the second FM venture after Big FM, to start podcast of its shows on the Net.

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News  |  19 Jan 2008

Times Music launches Aditya Thackeray's 'Umeed'

MUMBAI: Times Music launched 'Umeed', lyricist Aditya Uddhav Thackeray's debut album, on 18 January in Mumbai. The album was unveiled by Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and Amitabh Bachchan in a well attended affair. 17 year old Aditya, grandson of Bal Thacheray, is a student of the Dhirubhal Ambani International School. He impressed the audience with his thoughtful lyrics.

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News  |  18 Jan 2008

Rahman awarded NDTV Indian of the year

MUMBAI: NDTV's Indian of the Year for music honour has been bestowed on A R Rahman, at a function held on Thursday. Rahman, who was unable to attend the ceremony, sent a pre-recorded acceptance speech. The composer scored the music for Shekhar Kapoor's Elizabeth: The Golden Age in 2007, as well as composed the music for films including Mani Ratnam's Guru, Provoked and Sivaji-The Boss. He was also felicitated by the Limca Book of Records in 2007, as one of its eminent 'People of the Year'.

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News  |  18 Jan 2008

Sony's Bollywood Singstar sells 5000 units

MUMBAI:Sony Playstation's Bollywood Singstar, launched in November last year, has sold nearly 5000 units since launch. Sony, which brought in the hugely popular Singstar game to India has tied up with Sony BMG for content. The playlist currently comprises 30 popular songs. The Bollywood Singstar unit, priced at Rs 1500, also allows buyers to go in for additional bouquet of songs for Rs 500. Sony states that the game was created preempting the immense potential of the Bollywood franchise, not just in India but across the world.

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News  |  18 Jan 2008

Aircheck includes Surat in media monitoring services

MUMBAI: RCS India has recently started monitoring radio stations in Surat, the second largest city in the state of Gujarat. In Surat, Radio Mirchi, Radio City, MY FM and BIG FM are on air and are being monitored.

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News  |  18 Jan 2008

EMI releases new album with Pt Jasraj

MUMBAI: EMI Music has released 'Upasana', a series of devotional recordings at the 'Pt Motiram & Pt Maniram Sangeet Samaroh' in Hyderabad. The devotional four CD compilation is a portrait of Panditji's musical pursuit and love for the almighty. The music is composed by Kedar Pandit, says a release issued on 16 January.

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News  |  18 Jan 2008

Saregama launches Anoushka Shankar, Karsh Kale's new album

MUMBAI: Saregama released 'Breathing Under Water'– an album by Anoushka Shankar and Karsh Kale, accompanied by Sting, Norah Jones, Pt. Ravi Shankar, Shankar Mahadevan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Medieval Punditz and Salim Merchant on 14 January 2008.

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News  |  18 Jan 2008

Sun TV's S FM launches at Rajabmundry

MUMBAI: Sun TV Network has launched S FM at Rajabmundry through its subsidiary Kal Radio, taking the total number of stations to 20 across India. Sun TV already operates in Chennai, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli, Visakhapatnam, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Tirupati, Madurai, Tuticorin, Lucknow, Bhopal, Pondicherry, Kozhikode (Calicut), Indore, Vijayawada, Varanasi and Tiruchy. Sun TV will launch 25 stations to become operational in 45 FM stations all over India.

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News  |  17 Jan 2008

New label Swiss Music launches, plans to invest Rs 60 mn

MUMBAI: A new music company, Swiss Music released its debut album 'Dard bolta hai- Sun zara' at its launch in Mumbai on Wednesday. The event was graced by veteran composer Ravindra Jain, who launched the company's first album featuring new singer Rahul Verma.

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News  |  17 Jan 2008

RNW to tailor radio content for local stations

MUMBAI: RNW (Radio Netherlands Worldwide), an independent multimedia company based in Holland, plans to create local content for Indian private FM stations customized to local preferences.

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