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  |  05 Sep 2009

Bollywood music - Reeling it in

Is Hindi film music, which takes the biggest pie of the music industry in India, getting better or worse over the years? Music has always been the...

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Entertainment  |  03 Sep 2009

Kailash Kher - "We just want to take our music to the world"

  Kailash Kher's story is typical of the new raw talent that has made its presence felt in the music space in India - be it independent music or...

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Entertainment  |  20 Jun 2009

Shamir Tandon - "I feel let down as my songs are never played in autos or night clubs because they lack fast tempo"

Shamir Tandon was in the media glare recently for having composed track with the legendary musician Lata Mangeshkar for Madhur Bhandarkar's Jail....

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Entertainment  |  03 Jun 2009

Neha Bhasin - I don't want to set any limits for myself!

Kuch Khaas Hai…...are the lyrics of her much appreciated song from the film, �Fashion'. Groomed to be part of India's first all-girl pop group...

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Entertainment  |  13 Apr 2009

Is the ghazal disappearing?

The number of ghazal singers has come down exponentially in the past decade or so. The few great singers who left a lasting impression on the ghazal...

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Biz  |  09 Apr 2009

Multiplex issue strikes discordant note for music

MUMBAI: The music industry is facing the brunt of the impasse between multiplex owners and filmmakers over revenue shares. As Hindi film releases...

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Biz  |  07 Apr 2009

Big Music CEO Kulmeet Makkar - The kind of music that is being created now is music on the move

Taking up where he left off last week, Big Music CEO Kulmeet Makkar speaks his mind on the changing dynamics of the Indian music industry in a free...

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Entertainment  |  04 Apr 2009

Norwegian band Something Sally - "Bollywood culture is very strong in Norway. I think it's strong everywhere"

Mumbai, which is otherwise known for its rock and metal favourism, made some space for a pop act, as Norwegian band Something Sally mesmerised music...

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Entertainment  |  21 Mar 2009

Alka Yagnik - "The mood and soul of music is lost"

Born on 20 March 1966, Alka Yagnik is one of the most versatile singers in the industry today. Alka started crooning at the age of six for Calcutta...

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Biz  |  02 Mar 2009

Music labels rush to cash in on Rahman's triumph

MUMBAI: After A R Rahman brought home twin Oscars, music labels in India are leaving no stone unturned to cash in on the Rahman fever. T-Series has...

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