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40 years of Namak Halaal: The soundtrack by Bappi Lahiri is the star of this Prakash Mehra entertainer

The film, which stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Smita Patil, Parveen Babi and Waheeda Rehman,...

30 Apr 2022 16:27 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Bappi Lahiri (1952–2022): The Disco King steps off the stage

The composer-singer-actor, who died in Mumbai after a long illness, will be remembered as a figure...

16 Feb 2022 14:36 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Singing in the rain with Kishore Kumar – Special

When it rains, it is time to listen to ‘Rimjhim Gire Sawan’ on loop. With Kishore 92nd a...

05 Aug 2021 22:46 IST — Subhamoy Das

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50 years of Kati Patang: Shakti Samanta’s musical hit is a cautionary tale for free-spirited women

The film, released on 29 January 1971, delivered a triple delight with Asha Parekh’s nuanced...

29 Jan 2021 19:26 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon


Penguin to publish Gulzar’s memoirs

It will feature anecdotes relating to eminent personalities such as Satyajit Ray, RD Burman, Kishore...

21 Sep 2020 12:11 IST — Our Correspondent

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How Asit Sen transformed his realistic drama Deep Jweley Jai (1959) into the romantic tragedy Khamoshi (1969)

The Bengali original delivered a compact storyline with extraordinary performances, while the Hindi...

27 Apr 2020 0:17 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Jolly Mukherjee to celebrate musical journey of 33 years with concert at Kolkata's Lake Club

The singer will be accompanied by the late RD Burman's musicians at the soiree called Chandni O...

12 Feb 2020 17:36 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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50 years of Aradhana: Ashim Samanta on the incredible story behind the making

Filmmaker Shakti Samanta's son Ashim, a schoolboy in 1969, recalls the making of the film and...

31 Oct 2019 8:00 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Iconic Marathi song ‘Ashwini Ye Na’ recreated for Ye Re Ye Re Paisa 2: Watch video

The original song featured Ashok Saraf and Charusheela Sable, and was sung by Kishore Kumar and...

18 Jul 2019 14:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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Multifaceted artiste Ruma Guha Thakurta passes away at 84

Ruma Guha Thakurta was married to actor-singer Kishore Kumar from 1951 to 1958....

03 Jun 2019 15:30 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Tabla player Dipankar Acharya revisits fond memories of Manna Dey on his 100th birth anniversary

Acharya, who played with Dey since 1980 in various films and stage shows in and outside the country,...

01 May 2019 13:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Student Of The Year 2's 'The Jawani Song': Vishal-Shekhar's version is all glitter, no gold

The song, sung by Vishal Dadlani and Payal Dev, is an update on the hit title track from Jawani...

18 Apr 2019 14:51 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Total Dhamaal song 'Paisa Paisa': Madhuri Dixit is ravishing, but remake lacks Kishore Kumar magic

There is a lack of energy across the board and it brings the track down....

29 Jan 2019 18:26 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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Khemchand Prakash: The man who made Mahal (1949) immortal

Khemchand Prakash's innovations in music and his contribution to the pool of some of the best in...

12 Dec 2018 13:00 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Kishore Kumar is nowhere in my film and yet he is everywhere: Kaushik Ganguly

The director of Kishore Kumar Junior explains why he chose actor Prosenjit Chatterjee for the lead...

12 Oct 2018 8:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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World Post Day: 11 beautiful songs that capture the lost art of letters

On World Post Day (10 October), we recall some wonderful songs that capture the romanticism and joy...

10 Oct 2018 16:06 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Which 3 rules did Mohammed Rafi ask his disciple Mohammed Aziz to follow?

Aziz, who has lent his voice to 19,000 songs in various languages across the country, remembers his...

31 Jul 2018 13:47 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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How Kishore Kumar, Nutan embraced the crazy in SD Narang's Dilli Ka Thug

On the filmmaker's birth centenary (he was born on 18 June 1918), we revisit his famous film Ka...

18 Jun 2018 9:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Director Satyen Bose and his comedy classic Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi – Death anniversary special

On the 25th anniversary of the director's death (he passed away on 9 June 1993), we revisit hit,...

09 Jun 2018 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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MP builder Abhay Jain ready to let go of Kishore Kumar’s ancestral property in Khandwa

The property was earlier said to be disputed, but Jain said it was Kishore Kumar’s two sons a...

21 May 2018 18:03 IST — Mayur Lookhar