Entertainment  |  08 Feb 2022

Violinist recalls Lata Mangeshkar's humility in their last conversation

MUMBAI: Violinist and Bollywood musician Deepak Pandit feels blessed for having had a brief conversation with Lata Mangeshkar before India's Nighti

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Entertainment  |  18 Mar 2008

And now, a Brazilian in a Bollywood item song

MUMBAI: For those who love some firangi presence in item songs, here's something to sink their teeth into. Brazilian model Mariah will be seen in...

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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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Entertainment  |  12 Jan 2008

Mahendra Kapoor - You cannot sing a song unprepared and expect it to do well

After completing almost five decades in the field of playback singing, the first National Award (when it was instituted) winner in 1968 for the song...

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Entertainment  |  29 Nov 2007

Shaan - 'I will be back in the next season of VoI'

Shaan, the singer with the mellifluous voice and captivating smile has become the face of television in his latest avatar as host. Undoubtedly one of...

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Biz  |  05 Nov 2007

Olds Still Gold in Music Industry

The Om shanti Oms and the Saawariyas might be the rage of the moment, but if statistics are to be believed, Bollywood`s golden oldies continue to...

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Entertainment  |  05 Oct 2007

Music director Siddharth - 'It's important to be different to be noticed'

The music industry is a mother that welcomes every child with a warm hug. Though there are established names in the industry, it is always looking...

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Entertainment  |  02 Oct 2007

Singer Shibani Kashyap - "Reality talent shows should shun controversy"

She's a singer, has composed her own music and has also acted in films.Better known for numbers like'Sajna Aa Bhi Jaa' from'Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part...

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Biz  |  30 Sep 2007

Cashing in on compilations

Mix n match compilations are gaining currency in the Indian music industry.

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Biz  |  23 Aug 2007

MTV India's GM and VP creative and content Ashish Patil - It would be myopic to say we compete only with channels

He insists he's the oldest person in the organisation, but MTV India's GM and VP creative and content, Ashish Patil bubbles over with energy,...

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Entertainment  |  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...

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