Amit Trivedi

  • 'Queen' review: Rare, disarming film that has you smiling throughout March 11, 2014

    Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkumar Rao Director: Vikas Bahl There's a moment towards the end of Queen when our heroine Rani (Kangana Ranaut) sways on the edge of slipping back into her old life. She hesitates, the moment passes, and you feel Rani's sheer sense of liberation as she turns her back on...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Music Director January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • AR Rahman: Excited to be a part of Coke Studio@MTV Season 3 August 2, 2013

    Mumbai: After successful seasons of Coke Studio @MTV being liked by the audience, the popular music show is back with its third season. The new season was launched by Sukhwinder Singh, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, Papon, Salim-Sulaiman, AR Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, Hishesh Soni, and Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sidhartha...
  • Lootera: An album that marries the old with the new July 3, 2013

    Amit Trivedi turns to east with Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera', an album that marries the old with the new. ...
  • Ghanchakkar: Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi in conversation with Rajeev Masand June 27, 2013

    'Ghanchakkar', which features Emraan Hashmi as a Maharashtrian man, and Vidya Balan as his loud Punjabi housewife, is slated to hit the screens on June 28. Amit Trivedi has composed the music, while Amitabh Bhattacharya has penned the lyrics for 'Ghanchakkar'. ...
  • Music in 'Lootera' is Amit Trivedi's tribute to RD June 8, 2013

    Mumbai: National award-winning music composer Amit Trivedi says his renditions in his upcoming film 'Lootera' are a tribute to legendary R D Burman. 'Lootera' is a period romance drama set in Bengal of 1950s and is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane after his much acclaimed 'Udaan'. "The music of this film is a...
  • 'Lootera' Music Review: It's a melodious story June 3, 2013

    Composer: Amit Trivedi Singers: Monali Thakur, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Mohan Kanan, Swanand Kirkire, Amit Trivedi, Shilpa Rao Rating: 3.5 out of 5 The music of director Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' is like a breath of fresh air. With six tracks in its kitty, the album has been composed by Amit Trivedi with time and patience....
  • Amit Trivedi uses orchestra to compose for 'Lootera' May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: In the times when music has gone digital and technology plays an important role, composer Amit Trivedi has resorted to an older technique and used the orchestra to create the background score for 'Lootera'. The Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha starrer is a period film set in the 1950s. Trivedi, who...
  • 'Ghanchakkar' Music Review: The album has a mass appeal May 29, 2013

    Music Director: Amit Trivedi Singers: Amit Trivedi, Richa Sharma, Divya Kumar, Altaf Raja Rating: 3 out of 5 The music album of director Rajkumar Gupta's 'Ghanchakkar' has four tracks and a remix number. Composed with the intention of providing fullsome entertainment and fun, it is a little crazy. Amit Trivedi, who has shown his...
  • Watch: Anurag Kashyap's special song for Amitabh Bachchan April 15, 2013

    In a fitting tribute to superstar Amitabh Bachchan, 'Bombay Talkies' new song is called 'Give It Up For Bachchan'. The film, celebrating 100 years of cinema, has four directors directing four short stories. Anurag Kashyap's short story revolves around a die hard fan of Big B. In fact, Kashyap got...
  • 'Kai Po Che' new song is out February 13, 2013

    While 'Kai Po Che' based on Chetan Bhagat's best selling novel 'The 3 Mistakes of my Life' will have a world premiere at the 63rd Berlin Film Festival, it will be released worldwide on February 22. Here's a song from the film composed by Amit Trivedi. ...
  • Notables not on Celebrity 100 February 1, 2013

    Javed Akhtar He was hailed in creative circles for his efforts in getting the Copyright Act amended in May 2012. He also penned the lyrics for 'Ekk Deewana Tha'. But he doesn't feature in the Celebrity 100 because there was no specific category for lyricists. Irrfan Khan Despite all the accolades he...
  • Shalmali on cloud nine after winning Filmfare January 22, 2013

    Chennai: The Hindi word 'Pareshaan', which in English means troubled, may not to be everybody's favourite word, but playback singer Shalmali Kholgade says it's ironical but the word has spelled happiness for her. 'Pareshaan' from the film 'Ishaqzaade' was Shalmali's the debut Hindi song, which has music by Amit Trivedi. She has...
  • Sridevi, Gauri Shinde talk about 'English Vinglish' September 25, 2012

    The film has six tracks, created by new-age master composer Amit Trivedi, with lyrics penned by Swanand Kirkire. ...
  • Music Review: 'English Vinglish' songs are simple September 21, 2012

    Music Director: Amit Trivedi Lyricist: Swanand Kirkire Singers: Shilpa Rao, Amit Trivedi, Clinton Cerejo, Swanand Kirkire, Bianca Gomes, Sunidhi Chauhan, Natalia Di, Luccio and Neelambari Kirkire Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Evergreen beauty Sridevi is returning to the silver screen after a hiatus of 15 years with 'English Vinglish'. Its soundtrack covers six...
  • Watch out for Anurag Kashyap, Kalki in 'Trishna' July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has a penchant for acting. He will soon be seen in British director Michael Winterbottom's film 'Trishna' that is having a limited release on July 13 in USA. He will be seen as a filmmaker in the film. Anurag's wife and actor Kalki Koechlin will also...
  • Coke Studio 2 focusing on originality, diversity June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: After a successful maiden innings, the second season of the popular music show Coke Studio is all set to grow larger in scale and creativity. The focus of the second season, to be aired on MTV in July, is on diversity and originality with eight unique episodes, 12...
  • Coke Studio season 2: Artistes unplugged May 30, 2012

    After a damp reception in its first season, MTV Coke Studio is getting set for it's second season outing on the small screen. ...
  • Music director Amit Trivedi back with 'Ishaqzaade' April 26, 2012

    Music director Amit Trivedi picked up the national award for Dev D and then went on to create a series of hits with Wake Up Sid. ...
  • Music launch of Onir's forthcoming film 'I Am' April 18, 2011

    Mumbai: The music launch of Onir's forthcoming film 'I Am' was held on Saturday evening. The film deals with subjects ranging from child abuse to homosexuality. Apart from touching upon sensitive issues, film maker Onir's latest offering 'I Am' has packed in quite a punch with its music as...
  • It wasn't easy composing 'Ali re': Trivedi December 19, 2010

    Mumbai: Amit Trivedi's music came as a whiff of fresh air for music buffs. After out-of-the-box tracks in Dev D and Udaan, the young composer says his song "Dilli" is sure to open the film No One Killed Jessica with a bang. The rock number in Rajkumar Gupta's movie, which stars...
  • Beautiful People: Meet music composer Amit Trivedi September 19, 2010

    The music director has won the national award in the Best Music category for his music in Anurag Kashyap's film 'Dev D'. ...
  • In tune: Tribute to Mumbaikars, Amit Trivedi's Lahoo December 26, 2008

    Here's a musical tribute to Mumbai and Mumbaikars. Marking a month of the mumbai attacks are singers Raman Mahadevan and Shilpa Rao among others. The song titled Lahoo has been composed by Amit Trivedi and salutes the spirit of Mumbai. It's a CNN-IBN exclusive. ...