Musician TM Krishna on revisiting his older writings for a new book of essays The Spirit of Enquiry: Notes of Dissent, retreating from Dalit politics and why an artiste's political views disturb the audience
After almost decades of much instability over issues of piracy and free access which reduced the demand for buying new music, the music industry is suddenly seeing billions of dollars being pumped into it now.
“They put a bounty on his head, ordered lynching, they leaked our address, people reached the place. This means that no one is secure. I wish something is devised for abusive Twitter handles,” Tiwari's mother Deepa said.
Legendary reggae veterans UB40 on holding it together for over four decades, their longstanding feud with former vocalist Ali Campbell, stories of MI5 surveillance, and an unexpected find -- reggae in India.
The relatively unknown composer, Vijay Patil, aka Raam Laxman, hit the high note with this and became a fixture in Rajshri Productions thereafter, following it up with more chartbusters like Hum Aapke Hain Kaun (1994) and Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999).
For his now critically-acclaimed second Marathi feature film, Chaitanya Tamhane didn't want an actor who could sing, but the other way round. Modak, 33, had to relive on reel his real journey and struggles of becoming a classical vocalist
Britney Spears conservatorship: Since 2008, the singer has been under the conservatorship of her father, Jamie Spears. In this period, she has been a high-performing individual, creating albums, doing back-to-back tours and judging a reality show.