Entertainment  |  11 Jan 2019

Tabla has been my mate since I was a baby: Maestro Zakir Hussain

MUMBAI: An international force to reckon with in the world of music, classical tabla virtuoso Ustad Zakir Hussain says his tabla has been his mate

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Entertainment  |  30 Aug 2018

Baul archive was my guru's vision: Singer Parvathy Baul

MUMBAI: She belongs to a group of mystic minstrels whose works have had a profound impact even on Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

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Entertainment  |  28 Jul 2018

Unheard melodies of the East that need attention!

MUMBAI: The unique thing about music in, both, India and the Indian Subcontinent is the strong connection with spirituality, it emphasizes on.

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Entertainment  |  08 May 2018

Homage to the Queen of Thumri, Girija Devi

MUMBAI: 8 May stands to be the 89th birth anniversary of legendary Girija Devi, respectfully known as Queen of Thumri.

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Entertainment  |  25 Apr 2018

Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Awards conferred upon Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Asha Bhosale

MUMBAI: While there are awards that happen dime a dozen, some awards are very special.

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Entertainment  |  01 Feb 2017

Happy to see youth taking interest in classical music: Pandit Jasraj

MUMBAI: Eminent musician Pandit Jasraj says he finds the audience composition at classical music concerts astonishing and he feels heartened that

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Biz  |  24 Nov 2016

Preservation of music supported by organisations under Culture Ministry

NEW DELHI: Autonomous organizations like Sangeet Natak Akademi and Kalakshetra Foundation under the Ministry has been taking various steps to promo

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Biz  |  24 Dec 2015

Culture Minister: Singing artistes also entitled to govt. grants-in-aid

New Delhi: Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma denied in Parliament that his ministry gave grants-in-aid only to theatre artistes.

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Entertainment  |  24 Oct 2015

Sathyu gets Fellowship, Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan among Sangeet Nataka Akademi awardees

NEW DELHI: Veteran filmmaker M S Sathyu and musicians Vijay Kumar Kichlu, Tulsidas Vasant Borkar, and SR Janakiraman were awarded the fellowship of

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Entertainment  |  29 Jan 2015

Shekhar Sen awarded SNA Chairperson within week of announcement of conferment of Padma Shri

NEW DELHI: Eminent vocalist and actor Shekhar Sen, who had been named for Padma Shri on the eve of Republic Day earlier this week, has been appoin

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