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News  |  12 Dec 2018

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is a 'fan' of singer Raja Kumari's music

MUMBAI: Grammy-nominated Indian-American songwriter Raja Kumari, also a rapper, says Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan told her that he was a fan of her music.

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News  |  04 Mar 2009

Meet Bros venture into Bollywood

MUMBAI: The Punjabi pop duo, Meet Bros- Harmeet and Manmeet Singh, are set to compose for Bollywood now. The two are composing for Arindham Choudhary's next, �Do Dooni Char'. A light hearted comedy to be produced by Chaudhary's Planman banner, the film marks the comeback of yesteryear star couple Neetu Singh with Rishi Kapoor after a long hiatus of 26 years. The movie would be directed by debutante director Habib Faisal who has earlier scripted Yash Raj films such as �Ta Ra Rum Pum' and �Jhoom Barabar Jhoom'.

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News  |  04 Mar 2009

Piyush Mishra multitasks in Anurag Kashyap's Gulaal

MUMBAI: Piyush Mishra has gone all out for Anurag Kashyap's new movie Gulaal - composing the music, penning the lyrics, lending his vocals to two tracks and even acting in the movie. Mishra says that he has tried to recreate the music era of the 1960s and 70s with the film revolving around the conflict of contemporary India trying to break the shackles of its past. As Gulaal is a tribute to the iconic lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi, he says that the music composed is more of the conventional type.

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News  |  04 Mar 2009

MySpace COO, India mktg content director quit

MUMBAI: MySpace COO Amit Kapur is leaving the organisation, a few days after MySpace India marketing and content director Tarun Tripathi quit the company.

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News  |  03 Mar 2009

Siddharth Kannan takes over breakfast show on Meow FM

MUMBAI: After making a comeback on radio on Meow FM and hosting the night slot, �Meow Masti' for a month, RJ Siddharth Kannan has now taken over as host of breakfast show, �Meow Zindagi'.

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News  |  03 Mar 2009

Music Festival: Banganga cancelled, Mumbai Sanskruti in

MUMBAI:Indian Heritage Society (IHS) is organizing 'Mumbai Sanskruti' a two-day music festival on the steps of heritage site 'Town Hall' at  on 7and 8 March, 2009. The festival is an effort to increase awareness of the rich culture and heritage of the city. The first day will see performance by vocalist Rashid Ali Khan where as the second day will feature contemporary classical musicians like Niladri Kumar, Selva Ganesh, Sivamani and Louis Banks.  

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News  |  03 Mar 2009

Big FM makes key appointments in Western region

MUMBAI: Big FM has appointed Nikhil Mehta as Regional Sales Director – West and Vivek Mahajan as Head - SME and new business development. Mehta will be heading sales for the West region, including New Business Development in key markets and will be reporting into National Sales Head Pankaj Chandra. Vivek Mahajan, who has been appointed as Head – SME and New Business Development, Maharashtra, will be responsible for bringing in new advertisers to radio, while creating innovative properties for Clients  Mahajan will report to Nikhil Mehta.

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News  |  03 Mar 2009

Real to roll out music reality show Sitaron Ko Choona Hai

MUMBAI: Real, the newly launched Hindi entertainment channel will launch a music talent show, �Sitaron Ko Choona Hai' from 9 March. The musical show will be aired every Monday to Thursday at 8 pm. Sitaron Ko Choona Hai will look out for performers and would judge singers not only for their singing skills, but stage presence and performance as well. The show will witness 12 participants contesting to win the best singer title and they would be groomed and styled by the mentors, much like producers Miditech's earlier effort, Fame Gurukul.

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News  |  02 Mar 2009

Sourabhee Debbarma is first female 'Indian Idol'

MUMBAI: Popular music reality show Indian Idol finally got its first female winner in its fourth edition in the form of Sourabhee Debbarma, who won the grand finale in Mumbai on Sunday night. 22 year old Sourabhee, who hails from Tripura, belted out popular numbers confidently and piped other finalists - Bengali girl Torsha Sarkar and army man Kapil Thapa.

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News  |  02 Mar 2009

Rahman to perform at Thiruvananthapuram concert

MUMBAI: Now that A R Rahman has done what no music director in India has achieved in years, a long festival of sorts is in the making to celebrate his Oscar win. Rahman would be visiting Thiruvananthapuram on 14 April (Vishu, Kerala new year) for a benefit concert for the rehabilitation of AIDS-afflicted children at the Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium as part of non-profit social organization Global Kerala Initiative. This charity show will be part of A R Rahman's world tour.

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News  |  02 Mar 2009

GM India launches 'Spark Muzic anthem' online contest

NEW DELHI: General Motors India has launched an online contest, �Spark Muzic anthem', based on its newly launched variant, Spark Muzic. Says GM India VP-sales, marketing and after-sales Ankush Arora, The �Spark Muzic Anthem' initiative undertakes an innovative use of the internet to reach out to our customers.... The contest, which asks participants to sing the �Spark anthem' to win prizes, will announce the winners during the second week of April.

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News  |  02 Mar 2009

Film series tracing history of Kashmiri Sufiana music launched

NEW DELHI: A series of films tracing the history of Kashmiri Sufiana Music and paying a tribute to the best masters of Sufi Music in the Kashmir valley, �Films on Kashmiri Sufiana Music', was released at the festival of Kashmir arts and crafts in the capital by J and K Governor N N Vohra. The three-part series, which has been produced and directed by renowned filmmaker Mushtaq Bala, attempts through in-depth research to show the richness of the Kashmiri Sufiana music which still reverberates in the valley.

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