Entertainment  |  28 Mar 2023

Aishwarya Srinivas: The Talented Musician carving a niche for Indian classical music on Social Media

MUMBAI:Aishwarya Srinivas, the gifted Carnatic musician from India, is gaining worldwide recognition not only for her ability to blend Indian clas

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Entertainment  |  08 Jun 2009

Rakesh Chaurasia - "I am always tense when playing with Panditji"

The first time Rakesh Chaurasia went abroad with flautist Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia was when he was just 13 years old for the festival of India in...

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Entertainment  |  02 May 2009

Kamal Sabri - 'The sarangi would be heard on radio only when a minister passed away'

Kamal Sabri, son of renowned sarangi legend Ustad Sabri Khan has been reinventing the bowing instrument for quite some years and at the same time,...

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Entertainment  |  24 Apr 2009

Pt. Ajay Pohankar - 'I always respect those who stay true to music'

One of the most respected names in the Hindustani classical music scenario is maestro Pandit Ajay Pohankar. Hailing from the Kirana gharana, Pohankar...

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Biz  |  06 Jan 2009

'Needed: an alternative music scene' by Niladri Kumar

It's a big thing today if an artiste manages to get 5000 listeners As a kid, I had heard from my father about the late 50's - 70's era when people...

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Entertainment  |  28 Nov 2008

Panditji and I - Chaitanya Kunte

MUMBAI: When Panditji was still recovering, I went to accompany him for his Riyaz this was the first time that Panditji was singing at his home after...

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Entertainment  |  04 Oct 2008

Jay Thakkar - "Having a theme helps the layman understand the music that is played"

Jay Thakkar, an upcoming flautist and a student of one of the most revered flute maestros Pt Hariprasad Charasia, has been conducting a series of 25...

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Entertainment  |  10 May 2008

Bickram Ghosh - 'I wish to create more music which will challenge my own boundaries as an artist'

Trained under his father Pt Shankar Ghosh, tabla maestro Bickram Ghosh is making waves with his brand of fusion music- "Rhythmscape". With...

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Entertainment  |  14 Apr 2008

Pandit Jasraj sings for Vikram Bhatt's 1920

MUMBAI:Indian classical music maestro Shri Pandit Jasraj has rendered his voice first time for a commercial film. Pandit Jasraj has sung for a song...

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Entertainment  |  28 Mar 2008

Kavita Krishnamurthy - 'I used to crave to sing romantic songs in the movies but they rarely came my way'

One of the most versatile veteran singers in the country, Kavita Krishnamurthy has been away from the music scene in the country for a long time, but...

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Entertainment  |  17 Jan 2008

Labels ride the classical wave

It may be miniscule right now, but the market for classical music in India is growing at a steady clip, the dominance of Bollywood music...

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