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'Disappointing to see the trend of remakes'

NEW DELHI, Feb. 17 -- Singer-songwriter is not excited about the way old songs are being rehashed and used in film soundtracks with abandon. The 33-year-old singer feels that the trend is hampering th... Read More


'When I made Aaja Mahi, they told me that it was bakwas'

NEW DELHI, Feb. 17 -- The only piece of advice singer-songwriter Manjeet Ral aka Manj Musik has for aspiring musicians is to work hard. "Two things happen to artists - their first song becomes a big ... Read More


Less interest in albums, singles rule the roost now: Sona

NEW DELHI, Feb. 16 -- Singer Sona Mohapatra feels that the shift in Bollywood's dependence on music to that on original stories is one of the many reasons why independent music has grown in the countr... Read More


Racist celebrities or racist intentions?

NEW DELHI, Feb. 15 -- At a time when celebrities are coming out and criticising lack of diversity, and whitewashing in showbiz, a host of international celebrities and popular designer labels have, of... Read More


Racist celebrities or racist intentions?

Mumbai, Feb. 15 -- At a time when celebrities are coming out and criticising lack of diversity, and whitewashing in showbiz, a host of international celebrities and popular designer labels have, of la... Read More


I took acting lessons to become better: Arjun Kanungo

NEW DELHI, Feb. 14 -- After making a name for himself as a singersongwriter, Arjun Kanungo is keen to become a "better" actor. "Acting has always been an interest. I studied acting to become a better ... Read More


'Lucky to have a fanbase that expects good music from me'

NEW DELHI, Feb. 10 -- It has been 12 years since Monali Thakur started singing for films, but she has been singing "professionally" ever since she was a kid. The 33-year-old singer, who won a National... Read More


'OF COURSE WE MISS PERFORMING IN INDIA'

NEW DELHI, Feb. 8 -- It has been more than 30 years since Pakistani band Strings was formed and India has always been a special place for them. "We have surely been blessed by our fans in India. They... Read More


Jasleen Royal prefers doing the full score of films

NEW DELHI, Feb. 8 -- For composer-singer Jasleen Royal, it doesn't matter if she is getting a chance to compose just one song on the film's album or the complete score. "Something exciting" is the onl... Read More


Severe seafood allergy landed Sonu Nigam in ICU

NEW DELHI, Feb. 8 -- Singer Sonu Nigam recently faced a lifethreatening situation and had to be admitted to the ICU. It all started after he had seafood at a restaurant in Mumbai and developed an alle... Read More