A packed concert — vocal jugalbandi between Kaushiki and Pt Ajoy Chakraborty — not just met but surpassed expectations
Every song is half-cooked and seems to have been created in a tearing hurry.
India’s only Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman on coming to terms with fame, picking himself up from failure and building bridges through music.
A documentary on AR Rahman tracks his journey in music.
Pianist Utsav Lal on making the blend possible and breaking into the big league.
Why the world of Indian classical music should be indebted to flautist Nityanand Haldipur
The song has also made Uthara one of the youngest playback singers to receive the award in this category.
Switchfoot will perform on Saturday at Hard Rock Cafe, 8.30 pm onwards.
Sukhwinder Singh on winning the National Award for Haider and singing with his heart on his sleeve.
A documentary on Girija Devi takes one through the narrow bylanes of Varanasi and the Purab ang gayaki they have harboured for decades.
The passenger will be spoilt for choice as there are blockbusters, classics, reality shows, music and games that one can choose from.
The reclusive Suman Kalyanpur, the voice that was often mistaken to be that of Lata Mangeshkar, looks back at an almost-famous life
Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s grandson, Ali Madeeh Hashmi, talks about his grandfather’s legacy and the upcoming biography of the revolutionary poet.
Le chal mujhe composed by Bann Chakraborty is easily the best song in the album and has five versions.
Between folk ditties and bhaang ice creams, musicians and a chef recall what made the festival of colours universal.
Classical dancers, Madhavi Mudgal and Alarmel Valli, brought together Odissi and Bharatanatyam to deliver a mesmerising performance
The title track in Kailash Kher and Jyoti Nooran’s voices is a riot and not in a good way.
Playback singer Rekha Bhardwaj on turning composer for the first time and continuing to learn in an age of instant music.
Dharavi’s rap trio, Dopeadelicz, keep it real with songs about running from the Mumbai police, and legalising marijuana.
The album falters in terms of lyrics. However, this is Sachin-Jigar’s most succinct work.
Manjiri Asanare-Kelkar, one of the more promising new voices from the Jaipur Atrauli gharana.
Kejriwal had sung the same song during the swearing-in ceremony on December 28, 2013.
A Swiss theatre production explored the dichotemy between what is said and what is left unsaid.
Neela Vaswani, who won the Grammy for Best Children’s Album, on Malala’s message of peace and finding the emotional truth of the story.
Theatre artiste Shekhar Sen on taking over as Chairperson, Sangeet Natak Akademi and cultivating the arts.
Grammy-nominated Jewish musician from Long Island, Krishna ‘Kirtanwallah’ Das on crooning Sanskrit mantras and travelling around the world with them.
President’s banquet will also feature a one-hour cultural programme by Seher dance troupe
On January 28, Pandit Jasraj turns 85. He represents the last of a generation of classical vocalists.
Hawaizaada-a lovely balance of whimsy and introspection.
The festival will take place between January 14 and 16 at Stein Auditorium, 7 pm onwards.
Prabha Atre on her sadhana and being the least-recorded artiste of her times.
Pandit Chitresh Das, was known for his virtuosity on stage and his Kathak training abroad.
The half star for this album, however, belongs to the power in Chauhan’s voice.
Looking back at the most mesmerising musical acts of 2014.
Stalwarts from the world of hypnotic alaaps and cult synth riffs choose likely rockstars of 2015.
Naseeruddin Shah’s memoir is a blisteringly honest account of his life and the foibles of the creative community.