Entertainment  |  17 Jun 2020

'Teri mitti' lyricist Manoj Muntashir to nepotism lot: Grow some real talent

MUMBAI: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death has once again brought focus on the alleged practice of nepotism in Bollywood.

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Biz  |  28 Dec 2012

Not happy with music in 2012: Javed Akhtar

MUMBAI: The production value of contemporary Bollywood music in 2012 may have improved a lot but it has done little to impress veteran lyricist Javed...

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Entertainment  |  17 May 2012

Irshad Kamil: "Writing for Rockstar was like reliving many moments of my life"

Irshad Kamil has finally emerged as the new star writer in Bollywood. The talented lyricist was finally given his dues in the Bollywood industry with...

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Entertainment  |  23 Apr 2012

Multi-faceted lyricist Swanand Kirkire unplugged

MUMBAI: Winner of two National Awards and multiple accolades for movies like ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’ and ‘3 Idiots’, ace lyricist Swanand Kirkire is...

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Entertainment  |  24 Aug 2010

Squad of 9 lyricists pen down lyrics for Anjaana Anjaani

MUMBAI: You might have heard of multiple stars acting as well as making guest appearances in a movie, the superlative paradigm can be the Shah Rukh...

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Entertainment  |  06 Feb 2010

Lyricist Niranjan Iyengar - "Sajda from 'My name is Khan' is the first ever song I ever wrote for Bollywood"

Having penned dialogues for numerous Bollywood films like My Name is Khan, Wake up Sid, Kurbaan, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Fashion, Paap...

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Entertainment  |  23 Dec 2008

Neelesh Mishra - 'We are the backroom boys whose names are not read out on FM stations'

Listeners know Neelesh Mishra as the man behind the lyrics of 'Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai' and 'Chalo Tumko Lekar Chale' but the multi-tasking lyricist has...

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Entertainment  |  09 Dec 2008

Prasoon Joshi - Ghajini's music augments the storyline

Prasoon Joshi has carved a niche for himself as lyricist in Hindi films by bringing in word play which is simple yet deep - an expression which...

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Entertainment  |  20 Aug 2008

Sameer - 'I constantly upgrade myself and move with the times'

He stepped into the Hindi film industry as renowned lyricist Anjaan's son. After two decades and 6000 songs later Sameer no longer needs to stay in...

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Biz  |  28 May 2008

Lyricist Neelesh Misra - There is sincerity in the current breed of lyricists

With the deteriorating state of 'lyrics' in the Hindi music industry today, Neelesh Misra is here to make a difference. He is many faces rolled into...

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Entertainment  |  13 Mar 2008

Lyricist Swanand Kirkire - 'Entertainment is the basis to appreciation of music today'

Swanand Kirkire started as a theatre person and went on to work in television before moving on to the silver screen. Today, he is recognised as a...

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