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Baat Ban Gayi music review: A short and sweet surprise
Singers: Sonu Nigam, Ash King, Sardar Ali, Nakash Aziz, Javed Ali, Meenal Jain
Music: Harpreet Singh
Lyrics: Rajeev Pal Singh Rana, Ubaid Azam Azmi, A M Turaz
Approach Baat Ban Gayi with zero expectations and chances are you will be surprised. First is the presence of Sonu Nigam – missing from the music scene for quite some time and the other is the absence of different forced versions (rock, dhol etc etc) of the songs. Click here to read more
Independence Day Special: 10 songs that evoke our patriotism!
Over the years filmmakers have stirred up patriotic feelings with inspiring films. But it is the many soulful songs from these productions that have the real impact….
Music has the power to invoke the strongest and deepest feelings. And while most of us are lost in our-day-to-day life, when we hear a patriotic song, it pierces our hearts Click here to read more
Sonu Nigam: The mindset of people in UP and Bihar needs to change
The singer reacts after Manish Jain, owner of Teerthanker Mahaveer University, humiliated him after a concert
Singer Sonu Nigam, who was at a show at a college in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad city on Saturday night (February 23), is upset after Manish Jain, the organiser and college owner, humiliated him post concert by not letting him catch his flight from Delhi despite repeated requests. Click here to read more
Sonu Nigam, happy birthday!
The versatile singer turns 39 today
Sonu Nigam (born July 30, 1973) celebrates his 39th birthday today. His fans are rejoicing as not only is it a day of celebration for him, but because one more special day has passed without their idol making the dreaded announcement. Click here to read more
‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’ music review: A ‘kool’ affair
The soundtrack of Ekta Kapoor’s latest film has been scored by numerous music directors, who have composed a peppy and fun album
In 2005, Kyaa Kool Hai Hum wrote a new chapter in the genre of comedy films and its much awaited sequel promises to tickle our funny bone once again. One gets a feel of it through the soundtrack of Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum – a peppy and funny album, totally in sync with the essence of the movie. Click here to read more
Sonu Niigaam enthrals at Le Club Musique event
The singer wowed members of the exclusive music club with his live-wire performance
Be it playback singing, music albums or live performances, there is one singer who never fails to disappoint music lovers: Sonu Niigaam. Ghazal singer Talat Aziz, who has been mentor to Sonu in his struggling days, was not wrong in describing him as the ‘true rockstar’ at the Gitanjali Le Club Musique event held in Mumbai on April 1. Sonu enthralled audiences at the exclusive music night organised by Bina Aziz and Lucky Morani’s music club. He charmed everyone by appearing on stage from among the guests, and then hugging the newly crowned Miss India 2012 winners, who were also present. Sonu went on to perform some of his hit Bollywood numbers and also his personal favourites, including ballads, patriotic songs and dance tracks, and some of his original album numbers on demand. He presented fantastic versions of the songs, fusing them together better than anyone else and also indulging in some jugalbandi with the guitarist and drummer. Click here to read more
Sonu Niigaam, Mohit Chauhan, Shaan, Shankar Mahadevan, Kailash Kher and Sunidhi Chauhan take on music pirates
B-towns most popular singers come together in an album launched to counter the rampant piracy which is causing huge losses to the music industry
Every now and then we see a bunch of Bollywood celebs coming forward and lending their names to causes that are dear to them. The last time we saw B-towners come out and support a cause was when social activist Anna Hazare decided to fight corruption. Click here to read more
IIFA Awards 2012: Priyanka Chopra dances to Rekha’s songs! See pics
The two actors bonded on stage and even performed together
Actor Priyanka Chopra paid a heartwarming and thrilling tribute to yesteryear actor Rekha at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards Saturday by dancing to some of her popular Bollywood songs. Click here to read more
ROWDY RATHORE Music Review: Sajid-Wajid disappoint
After hits like Dabangg and Housefull 2, the music director duo delivers an average score
Film: Rowdy Rathore; Music Director: Sajid-Wajid; Lyricist: Sameer Anjaan; Singers: Wajid, Shreya Ghoshal, Mika Singh, Mamta Sharma, Sarosh Sami, Kumar Sanu, Javed Ali, Akshay Kumar. Click here to read more
Will Nevaan Nigam’s ‘Kolaveri di’ break Dhanush’s record?
The version of Why this kolaveri di by Sonu Niigaam’s son has crossed one million online hits
Dhanush’s Why this kolaveri di now can easily be awarded the song of the year. Sonu Niigaam’s son Nevaan joined Kolaveri di’s brigade recently and called his version the ‘Milk song’ as against the ‘Soup song’ of Dhanush. Nevaan has recorded the version in a very sweet way and generated over one million views in just three days! Dhanush, the original singer-lyricist of Kolaveri appreciated the little singer and wants to meet him. Click here to read more
Dhanush loves Nevaan Nigam’s ‘Kolaveri di’ version!
The actor-singer wants to meet Sonu Niigaam’s son Nevaan and also make a video with him!
Tamil star Dhanush’s chartbuster Why this kolaveri di is being loved by all, but he is highly impressed with the version sung by Sonu Niigaam’s four-year-old son, Nevaan. “Oh my god I’m in love with Nevaan’s version of ‘Kolaveri’. Great idea Sonu Niigaamji. It’s very touching and endearing. Hi 5 nevaan. God bless,” Dhanush posted on micro-blogging site Twitter. Neevan’s version of the song has some different lyrics, but his innocence in the video has been winning hearts ever since it went online. If Dhanush’s song was called ‘Soup Song’, Neevan calls his version ‘Milk Song’. After receiving Dhanush’s compliments, Sonu tweeted Click here to read more
BITTOO BOSS Music Review: Will ‘Bittoo sab ki lega’ beat ‘DK Bose’?
The song from Bittoo Boss is catching people’s fancy. Read on to know how the rest of the album fares
Forget about Bhaag DK Bose from Delhi Belly, now Bittoo Boss is here to take over. Already, embroiled in a controversy with the censor board having a problem with its double innuendo lyrics, most people still haven’t heard the song. Naughty to the core, in this song singer Mika dabbles with the international sound of composer Raghav Sachar. After a two-year hiatus, Raghav has done just the perfect job of East meets West with the soundtrack with three lyricists at his disposal. Click here to read more
PM Manmohan Singh’s lookalike in film on dowry!
Actor Gurmeet Singh Sethi says even Sonia Gandhi mistook him for the prime minister of India
As he walks slowly wearing a white kurta-pyjama and a light blue turban, anyone could mistake him for the most powerful man in India – Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. But Delhi-based transporter Gurmeet Singh Sethi does not mind. So much so that he even accepted an offer from TV personality Suhaib Ilyasi of India’s Most Wanted fame to be a part of a film that highlights the misuse of the Dowry Act against men. The role he is playing is not hard to guess!
The film, 498A – A Wedding Gift, produced by Ilyasi, briefly features Sethi in his role as Indian prime minister. Click here to read more
Kolaveri di: Over 20 million hits and still raring to go!
Dhanush’s Why this kolaveri di is on its way to attaining cult status in the online world
Southern star Dhanush is perhaps the first Indian celebrity whose song Why this kolaveri di has gone viral on YouTube with over 20 million hits so far. But the song is yet to make it as big as international hits Baby ft. Ludacris, On The Floor ft. Pitbull and Bad Romance. Nevertheless, Dhanush, son-in-law of matinee idol Rajinikanth, is overjoyed that the song is successfully “breaking language barrier”. “Yayyyyyy 20 million views for Kolaveri !! Pa pa papa pa pa papa!! God bless,” Dhanush posted on micro-blogging site Twitter. Click here to read more
Agneepath music rights with Sony Music India
Sony Music Entertainment has acquired the rights to distribute the music of Karan Johar’s much awaited film Agneepath, starring Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra. The album composed by musical duo Ajay-Atul boasts of six tracks encompassing a wide array of themes – from romance to qawwali and from dance to devotional. The soundtrack features singers like Sonu Niigaam, Roop Kumar Rathod and Shreya Ghoshal. “We are proud to be associated with Dharma Productions’ Agneepath. The six new songs are not only original and refreshing but also soulful and unforgettable,” Sanujeet Bhujabal, marketing director Sony Music India, said in a statement. “This is our 11th venture with Dharma and it’s always a matter of pride and a great experience to work with them. The soundtrack is varied and we expect a great response from music enthusiasts,” he added. Directed by Karan Malhotra, Agneepath is a remake of 1990 cult classic of the same name starring Amitabh Bachchan in the lead. After the hit song Sheila ki jawaani, Katrina Kaif will be seen grooving to another dance number, Chikni Chameli, in the new Agneepath. The film also stars Rishi Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt and releases January 26.
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