"When I create, I’m very instinctive as the lyrical quality creates images in my head. I can’t lose that instinct or I’ll just be a clone. It had to be a signature Mayuri upadhya piece and yet remain a tribute to what Maharaj created."
Ghalib Asad Bhopali’s lyrics avoid any banality or touch of truism, reminding us of his father Asad Bhopali’s immortal work. Overall, the album is a fine mix and Dagaonkar a crucial element in the upcoming musical arc of Bollywood.
The nineties was the decade of the Indipop artiste that ended with the arrival of the internet and a resurgence of Bollywood music. So, where are its singing stars now? Here is a look at some of the popular artistes from that generation.
As the folklore went, the raga Miyan Malhar was known to light oil lamps when sung accurately. Tansen attempted the raga so fervently that the lamps got lit, but soon, the heat began to burn his body and he fell ill.
Author Shrabani Basu, whose book is the subject of director Stephen Frears’ upcoming Judi Dench and Ali Fazal starrer,
on finding a different side to Queen Victoria and how the story is also a tale of the current political times.
The loss of innocent lives in the beautiful hills of North Bengal — the place I grew up and understood music — is unnerving and painful,” says Chhetri, referring to the Gorkhaland agitation in Darjeeling and other areas.
Ali Fazal who was seen in films like 3 Idiots, Bobby Jasoos, and Happy Bhaag Jayegi, will be sharing the screen for the first time, with Oscar award winning actor Judi Dench in his upcoming Hollywood film, Victoria and Abdul. A film based on the Queen's affair with a servant.
After his award-winning documentary on the popular band Indian Ocean, filmmaker Jaideep Varma pans his camera towards the unpopular — City Haze, a Mumbai band, which is struggling to find an audience despite a fresh, original take on life
The first song of Tubelight released in the list was Radio; one of the more catchy pieces in the album. Radio is an ode to well, the radio when it was still a bulky box and a generation gathered around it.
The notes of Khamaj, the raga used most in semi-classical musical forms, had resonated in the Abbey Road Studios in 1966, when George Harrison recorded Within you, without you, the famed Beatles’ piece that showcased Harrison’s understanding of the Vedas and his affection for Hindustani classical music. He used sitar, dilruba and tabla to present […]
First it received a legal notice from the makers of 2009 Telugu film Magadheera alleging plagiarism, almost three weeks ago, the film’s composer, Pritam, requested that the producers remove his name from the film credits.
Payal Kapadia, whose film Afternoon Clouds made it to the 70th Festival de Cannes, on being the only Indian filmmaker in the competition category, showcasing the vulnerability of life, and how art and politics can never be separated.