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The unforgettable voice of Shamshad Begum: Birth centenary special

Almost every song that Shamshad Begum, with her distinctive voice, sang as a solo or in a duet or as...

14 Apr 2019 17:00 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi song: Classic ‘Chin Chin Chu’ goes Punjabi with Sonakshi Sinha, Jassie Gill

The situational song has the sequel’s characters echoing the 1958 Howrah Bridge number to get...

10 Aug 2018 13:06 IST — Sonal Pandya

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10 songs that capture the rhythm of OP Nayyar – Death anniversary special

Arriving in the golden age of Indian film music, Nayyar etched his name as the 'rhythm king'...

28 Jan 2018 11:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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10 songs that showcase Geeta Dutt’s versatility

On her 45th death anniversary (20 July), we look back at some timeless hits which show the gifted of...

20 Jul 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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5 popular songs you didn’t know were penned by SH Bihari

The unsung lyricist of the 1950s and 1960s, SH Bihari was the name behind many of the musical hits...

25 Feb 2017 19:30 IST — Sonal Pandya


How OP Nayyar went from 'Rhythm King' to homoeopath in Thane

Once a beacon of rhythm and melody in Hindi cinema, Nayyar spent his last days in near anonymity an...

28 Jan 2017 13:25 IST — Shriram Iyengar


When OP Nayyar advanced Asha Bhosle’s career to rival Lata Mangeshkar

On the music maestro Nayyar’s 91st birth anniversary today (16 January), a look at how he turn...

16 Jan 2017 13:45 IST — Sonal Pandya


Naya Daur: The race between man and machine

The BR Chopra classic starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala turns 60 this year....

05 Jan 2017 7:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


When Shammi Kapoor, Mohd Rafi teamed up to create ‘Taarif Karoon Kya Uski’

On the singer’s 92nd birth anniversary, a look at the lively number from Kashmir Ki Kali which...

24 Dec 2016 17:33 IST — Sonal Pandya


How OP Nayyar scored his big break with Kaneez

Here's how the famed composer got his first break with the film Kaneez 67 years ago on this...

26 Nov 2016 6:00 IST — Sonal Pandya