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  • Retro songs are heritage, need to preserve them: Javed Akhtar

    Retro songs are heritage, need to preserve them: Javed Akhtar

    Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar said he is completely against the trend of remixing old songs which according to him are "cultural heritage". Akhtar, who launched his book Talking Films: Conversations on Hindi Cinema on Friday evening, was asked about the current......

    November 19, 2017
  • Time to fight against destructive elements in society: Amjad Ali Khan

    Time to fight against destructive elements in society: Amjad Ali Khan

    Veteran sarod player Amjad Ali Khan feels that it's high time everyone stood up against "disturbing elements that are trying to take away peace from the world" -- and artists should show the way. "Creative freedom needs some space. No......

    November 19, 2017
  • Simple yet effective rhythms

    Simple yet effective rhythms

    Dhwani, under the melodious stewardship of Deepsankar Bhattacharjee, organised Triveni, a difficult endeavour and a unique idea that brought brilliant representatives of three different sitar gharanas on one platform, one after the other at Satyajit Ray Auditorium. Difficult, because this......

    November 18, 2017
  • To the rhythm of Carnatic music in Kerala

    To the rhythm of Carnatic music in Kerala

    What can be more enlightening than to listen to one of the oldest form of classical music in the world - Carnatic music - performed by the best amid the pristine and idyllic surroundings. A week-long Kalpathy National Music Festival......

    November 16, 2017
  • India lacks a music industry: Papon Angaraag

    India lacks a music industry: Papon Angaraag

    Singer Papon, known as much for popularising Assamese folk music as for tracks like Jiyein kyun, Moh moh ke dhaage, Bulleya and Kaun mera, rues that India lacks a music industry. Asked if he feels singers are getting their due in......

    November 12, 2017
  • Impressive clarity of expression

    Impressive clarity of expression

    The who’s who of Kolkata’s music world gathered to be a part of the celebration organised by Pandit Shankar Ghosh Tabla Foundation to mark his 82nd birth anniversary at Gandhi Bhavan (Jadavpur University Campus) under the aesthetic supervision of Bickram......

    November 11, 2017
  • Inspired by the hills

    Inspired by the hills

    A young singer engineers his way into the world of music

    October 30, 2017
  • 'I make music on my own terms'

    'I make music on my own terms'

    Renowned singer Sahana Bajpaie released her first music video Moloyo Batashe to celebrate the festive season with SVF as part of the Swatantra Sahana series. Excerpts from an interview: How was the experience working for the music video? It was......

    October 29, 2017
  • 20,000 bikers set to rev-up their engines at India Bike week in Goa

    20,000 bikers set to rev-up their engines at India Bike week in Goa

    An army of about 20,000 bikers from across India will converge in Goa on 24 and 25 November to celebrate a week of riding, brotherhood, bikes, music and motoring heaven at India Bike Week (IBW) – the biggest biker rave......

    October 28, 2017
  • Travelling to the sound of music festivals 2017 in India

    Travelling to the sound of music festivals 2017 in India

    This winter, follow the sound of music and travel to places in India where you can witness some brilliant local and regional talents waiting to explode. Groovin to some great music and be a part of the thrilling music festivals......

    October 27, 2017
  • Bengali music playlist debuts on iTunes

    Bengali music playlist debuts on iTunes

    Apple Inc's iTunes has just released its first-ever Bengali music playlist featuring 25 playback hits. Some of the top artists featured in the album are Arijit Singh, Shalmali Kholgade, Shreya Ghoshal, Vishal Dadlani, Shaan, Neha Kakkar, Anupam Roy and Jeet......

    October 25, 2017
  • Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan to get Lata Mangeshkar Award

    Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan to get Lata Mangeshkar Award

    Noted music composers Usha Khanna, Bappi Lahiri, Anu Malik and playback singers Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan have been selected for the Madhya Pradesh government's prestigious National Lata Mangeshkar Award. The artistes will be honoured for their contribution in the......

    October 22, 2017
  • Laced with laudable mastery

    Laced with laudable mastery

    Musical clarity and delightful delineations marked a few events recently

    October 14, 2017