Sony Music News
Kesha’s legal battle with her producer Dr Luke has taken an ugly twist that has let us down severely!
Kesha filed a suit against her producer for sexual and drug related assault against producer Lukasz Gottwald, and hence requested the court for a preliminary injunction. However the request was denied by the court Click here to read more
Sony acquires music rights of Arjun Kapoor and Deepika Padukone’s Finding Fanny!
Besides Arjun and Deepika the movie also stars Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia and Pankaj Kapur
Sony Music Entertainment has acquired the music rights of Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor-starrer Finding Fanny. Click here to read more
Ek Thi Daayan and Shootout At Wadala music on Sony
Sony Music has signed a three-film deal with Balaji Motion Pictures for Shootout At Wadala, Ek Thi Daayan and Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi
Music label Sony Music Entertainment has signed a three-film deal with Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Motion Pictures for the movie banner’s upcoming projects Shootout At Wadala, Ek Thi Daayan and Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi. The music albums of the three films are expected to hit the stands soon. Click here to read more
Rajinikanth’s Bollywood comeback alongside Mallika Sherawat in Dirty Politics?
Cineswami tells us more about Superstar Rajinikanth’s film with his Bollywood director KC Bokadia
It is news that will make North Indian fans of Thalaivar swoon. Rajinikanth may return to Hindi cinema, if the grapevine in Chennai is to be believed. It appears that the biggest Superstar of India has graciously consented to do a role in his old friend KC Bokadia’s next. Click here to read more
Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiyaan to be delayed?
Contrary to expectations that Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiyaan will hit screens on his birthday, December 12, it is now being said the movie will release only in January next year
“Kochadaiyaan will be the biggest release of Pongal 2013, because it is unlikely to hit the theatres on December 12 this year. The post production work is consuming time,” sources said. Click here to read more
Rajinikanth’s ‘Kochadaiyaan’ music rights sold to Sony
After waiting more than two years Sony Music has acquired the audio rights of the much awaited super flick starring Rajini Sir
Sony Music was on the hunt for the top music album from the South for more than two years. The company already held the rights for Billa 2, Kumki, Neethane En Ponvasantham and many more hit albums, but this one was always special. Click here to read more
Sonu Niigaam wants Nevaan to take it easy
Daddy Sonu Niigaam has woken up to resist the over exposure of his li’l son Nevaan, whose version of Kolaveri di is a major hit online. Sonu admits he’d never thought his son would become so famous at the age of 4
Ever since Dhanush’s Why this kolaveri di song has been released, several other versions of the number also have hit the web, including one by Sonu Niigaam’s son, but the singer does not want to over-expose four-year-old Nevaan.
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‘Kolaveri di’ composer Anirudh Ravichander wants to move on
Young music director Anirudh Ravichander wishes to bring world music to India in his future projects
He is all of 21 and can boast of over 38 million YouTube hits for his song. But Anirudh Ravichander, composer of the phenomenally popular Tamil-English number Kolaveri di, is already trying to move out of its shadow. “Kolaveri di is in the past now; I am trying to move on to new projects,” Ravichander said. “Although I’m enjoying the success, I realised it was very important to move out of the Kolaveri di shadow to concentrate on future projects. I’m still young and raring to make good music,” he added. Click here to read more
Will AR Rahman have to face the music?
The Mozart of Madras gets into trouble for his recent rendition Hosanna…. from Gautham Vasudev Menon’s Ek Deewana Tha
The makers of the Hindi remake of super hit Tamil film, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya, seem to have landed in trouble with Catholic community, for using the word ‘Hosanna’ in a song. News is that the Catholic-Christian Secular Forum (CSF) is irked with the use of word ‘Hosanna‘ in the song. Click here to read more
‘Agneepath’ music composers Ajay-Atul on ‘Chikni Chameli’
It is like a dream come true to recreate the Agneepath aura, say Ajay-Atul
Action films are usually about muscle power and stunts, but Karan Johar’s remake of Bollywood classic Agneepath provided many sequences for songs, according to National Award-winning composer duo Ajay-Atul. “Normally in action films, you don’t get many situations where you can add songs. If you see action films, where’s the scope for music? Even the original Agneepath had three or four songs,” Atul Gogavale said on behalf of the duo. “Our album has six songs, and we have tried to maintain a good variety with one intense Ganpati song, one qawwali, one romantic number, another song capturing the emotions of a brother and sister… We wanted to give this album our best because it is very special for us,” he added. 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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No fireworks for ‘Mankatha’ music launch
The event’s going to be a low-key affair
It looks like action star Ajith wants to keep everything about his 50th movie low-key. Can’t really blame him because everyone and everything associated with Mankatha has sounded loud! Ever since the movie was formally launched last August, it has made news for several wrong reasons and a few right ones. Click here to read more