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3 reasons why we prefer The Voice over Indian Idol
The new musical reality show is all about to start in a few weeks and we are extremely excited for this one
There have been a gazillion musical reality shows on Hindi GECs and they’ve all worked decently. Click here to read more
Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor promote ABCD 2 at sets of Indian Idol Junior 2!
The ABCD 2 duo, who are currently one of the most talked about onscreen pair, are leaving no stones unturned to promote the film
They say song and dance go hand in hand. They say a dancer can only give his best if the music is good enough to inspire him. They say dance can’t live without music. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal send birthday wishes to Lata Mangeshkar!
Bollywood celebs wished for health and happiness of the legendary singer
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar turned 85 today and Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini wished best for her. Click here to read more
Mary Kom song Salaam India: Vishal Dadlani and Salim Merchant’s patriotic song for Priyanka Chopra is praiseworthy!
After Ziddi dil and Sukoon mila, here is the latest song from the biopic on the Olympic medalist
Omung Kumar’s Mary Kom, set to release on September 5, 2014, has had everyone intrigued with its teasers and songs. The biopic on Olympic gold medalist MC Mary Kom that stars Priyanka Chopra in the lead along with Darshan Kumaar, Sunil Thapa, Shishir Sharma and American actor Zachary Coffin has come up with the latest song titled Salaam India. And one hear had us go WOW. Here’s why we think the song is praise worthy… Click here to read more
Friendship’s Day songs: Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif sing about friendship!
Five brilliant Bollywood songs that aptly summarize mordern day friendship
Friendship has always been given great importance in Bollywood films. From the black and white era to the present days, friendship songs have always left a mark in the hearts of the audience. Be it was Meri dosti mera pyar from the 1964 film Dosti or Yeh dosti from the 1975 film Sholay, all the yesteryear songs have been superhits. Click here to read more
Why did Salman Khan launch Armaan Malik’s debut album?
The album titled Armaan, saw the crème de la crème of the music industry attending the launch. Is it just because his father and uncle are famous that so many celebs are promoting his album or does he really have some potential? We wonder…
Armaan Malik’s debut album was launched yesterday at an event held at the Taj Land’s End Hotel in Bandra, Mumbai by none other than the iconic Salman Khan. Now if you’re wondering who in the world is Armaan Malik, we will answer your question. Click here to read more
Sandeep Acharya no more: Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal and Farah Khan offer condolences!
The 29-year-old singer, winner of Indian Idol 2 was suffering from jaundice for almost a fortnight, apparently this young singer neglected his health
Sandeep Acharya, who won the second season of Indian Idol in 2006, passed away at a Gurgaon hospital today. The singer was critical and had to be admitted to a local hospital in Bikaner. When Sandeep failed to show progress, he was shifted to Gurgaon, which is where he breathed his last at 9am today. Sandeep is survived by his wife and a one-month-old daughter. His last rites will be performed at his hometown in Bikaner.
Tinsel town celebs have expressed their shock at the sudden death of this talented singer. Many took to the mic-blogging site to offer condolences. Click here to read more
Coke Studio@MTV song Bismillah: Salim-Sulaiman, Kailash Kher and Munawar Khan’s Sufiana fusion creates a heavenly atmosphere!
Composer duo Salim-Sulaiman released their first song from the show on the special occasion of Eid and we highly recommend it
Over the past few years, composer duo Salim-Sulaiman seems to have found a comfort space in Bollywood. Having scored for movies such as Chak De! India, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Kurbaan and Fashion, the duo has composed for many Indi-pop performers, including Click here to read more
Asha Bhosle, happy birthday!
While the dearly beloved playback singer enters the 80th year of her life, she readies herself to embrace a new role
Born on September 8, 1933, Asha Bhosle is all set to embrace the 80th year of her life with open arms. The versatile singer, who is currently making headlines as the judge of Sur Kshetra on Sahara One, was recently one of the most loved judges of Indian Idol 6 for her sensible comments. Click here to read more
STUDENT OF THE YEAR song Ishq wala love: Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt get romantic
Watch the new romantic song from Karan Johar’s next
Portraying romance on the big screen is something that filmmaker Karan Johar does best. From Kuch Kuch Hota Hai to My Name Is Khan, Karan shows romance like only he can. Click here to read more
STUDENT OF THE YEAR music review: Mildly hip and decently happening!
Lyrics: Anvita Dutt
Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Neeti Mohan, Salim Merchant, Shekhar Ravjiani, Sunidhi Chauhan, Nazia Hassan, Shefali Alvarez, Shreya Ghosal, Udit Narayan, Nisha Mascarenhas, Shahid Mallya, Shefali Alvares, Benny Dayal, Marianne D’Cruz
Label: Sony Music
The soundtrack of Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan starrer Student Of The Year starts with The disco song, a take on the ’80s hit Disco deewane. The idea obviously is to bring the groovy song back on the dance floor and get the movie an easy runaway hit track. Click here to read more
Indian Idol 6 winner Vipul Mehta takes home Rs 50 lakh!
The winner of Indian Idol 6 also got a car, a bike, a record company contract, life insurance, and, of course, the trophy
It was a tough call – three boys, all from Punjab, all excellent singers with a great audience connect. But it is Vipul Mehta from Amritsar, who bagged the Indian Idol 6 title in Mumbai on Saturday night at a glittering grand finale. Click here to read more
INDIAN IDOL 6: Anu Malik steals Sunidhi Chauhan’s spotlight
We’ve been hearing several tales about Anu Malik being unhappy with Sunidhi Chauhan judging Indian Idol, ever since she joined the panel last season. Yesterday, we actually witnessed an incident on stage that made us believe that there is some truth to these rumours
After a host of speeches, the judges – Anu Malik, Sunidhi Chauhan and Salim Merchant – sang a couple of songs each by way of introduction. Salim was the first and he rocked the floor with his rendition of Main toh ainvayi ainvayi loot gaya from Band Baaja Baaraat. We expected Sunidhi to be next as usually the judges are introduced in the ascending order of importance. Instead, it was Anu who was the next to perform. Click here to read more
INDIAN IDOL 6: Pandit Jasraj is guest judge
The Padma Vibhushan vocalist will test the participants on how well they are able to grasp the nuances of Indian classical music
Indian Idol 6 is taking its music seriously. After roping in Asha Bhosle as a judge for the gala rounds, the show will have Pandit Jasraj judging the classical round. The six remaining contestants will have to showcase their classical music skills today in the gala round, and that too in front of the eminent vocalist tonight (August 3). Click here to read more
Asha Bhosle is the fourth judge on ‘Indian Idol 6’
Singing legend Asha Bhosle is set to join Anu Malik, Sunidhi Chauhan and Salim Merchant as the fourth judge on the sixth season of popular singing reality show Indian Idol
It was earlier reported that music maestro AR Rahman was approached to judge Indian Idol 6, but things didn’t work out. Now Asha Bhosle will be part of the reality show as a judge. Click here to read more