SALIM MERCHANT

  • Amitabh Bachchan praises Farhan Akhtar's new song on women's rights September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has joined the list of admirers of actor Farhan Akhtar's latest song championing women empowerment. Farhan has collaborated with music composer duo Salim-Sulaiman on the single 'Chulein Aasman' for his social campaign MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination), launched in 2013. The song speaks about the importance...
  • Watch: Farhan Akhtar's touching composition 'Chulein aasman' talks about women empowerment September 25, 2014

    An initiative of MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination), 'Chulein Aasman' is a song about female emancipation, a song about freeing women from the roles that they have been coerced into playing for centuries. Written by Farhan Akhtar and Shraddha Pandit, the song has been composed by Salim and Sulaiman...
  • SalimSulaiman go international; compose music for Hollywood August 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood music directors Salim and Sulaiman Merchant are making their debut in Hollywood with Academy Award winner Jeffrey D Brown's film 'Sold'. The duo, who have composed music for hit Hindi films like 'Band Baaja Baaraat', 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' and Fashion, have composed two songs for the...
  • 'Satyagraha' Music Review: Passion, energy define the album August 11, 2013

    Composers: SalimSulaiman Singers: Rajiv Sundaresan, Shivam Pathak, Shweta Pandit, Salim Merchant, Shraddha Pandit, Shafqat Amanat Ali Rating: 3 out of 5 The music album of director Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha' boasts of seven tracks, including a remix and a house mix version of a track. Composer duo SalimSulaiman Merchant has kept the essence...
  • 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' Music Review: The songs fail to impress July 28, 2013

    Composer: SalimSulaiman Singers: Salim Merchant, Benny Dayal, Monali Thakur, Raj Pandit, Vidhi Sharma, Akash Chopra and Labh Janjua Rating: 2 out of 5 With six tracks in director Amrit Sagar's movie 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon', composer duo SalimSulaiman have tried to bring in a Punjabi flavour to the music album. It is fun,...
  • Tweets: 'Indian Idol 6', Episode 2, auditions June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: As evident from the promos, the sixth season of popular singing reality show "Indian Idol" will not only strike an emotional chord but also promises to shock the viewers by showcasing the amazing talent that breeds in the country. While the show will see Anu Malik, Salim Merchant and...
  • Tweets: 'Indian Idol' is back with a bang June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: India's one of the most popular singing reality show 'Indian Idol' is back with its sixth season. As evident from the promos, 'Indian Idol 6' aims at striking an emotional connect with the audiences. Anu Malik, Salim Merchant, Sunidhi Chauhan and Asha Bhosle will be judging the 'Indian...
  • Budding singers can't match the legends: Anu Malik May 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as there are a number of budding artistes, there is no match for veteran singers like Lata Mangeshkar or Mohammed Rafi, noted musician Anu Malik has said. "There can never be another Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar and Mohammed Rafi...they are in different league. No one can be...
  • 'Indian Idol' promises to shock with great talent May 30, 2012

    Mumbai: As evident from the promos, the sixth season of popular singing reality show 'Indian Idol' will not only strike an emotional chord but also promises to shock the viewers by showcasing the amazing talent that breeds in the country. While the show will see Anu Malik, Salim Merchant and Sunidhi...
  • Indian Idol 6: Asha Bhosle joins the judge's panel May 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Singing legend Asha Bhosle is set to join Anu Malik, Sunidhi Chauhan and Salim Merchant as the fourth judge on the sixth season of popular singing reality show 'Indian Idol'. "The first thing I will ever look for in any contestant is their sur. My focus will be on sur...
  • 'Indian Idol 6' to focus on good voice not looks March 27, 2012

    Kolkata: As 'Indian Idol' enters its sixth season, the three judges say the focus this year will be on the power of the voice and not the looks. "It is a complete misconception that we are looking for a good singer who looks good. We only want voice," Salim Merchant,...
  • Grammy award winner Lady Gaga's desi connect! April 14, 2011

    Grammy award winner Lady Gaga has collaborated with music composers Salim & Sulaiman Merchant for the remix version of her track 'Born This Way'. ...
  • Lady GaGa's song gets Bollywood twist! April 12, 2011

    New Delhi: International pop star Lady Gaga's hit single "Born This Way" has got a desi twist! Bollywood composers SalimSuleiman have added a sitar intro and dhol beats to her vocals for the special remix. The latest version of the song has been produced by media company Desi Hits. Gaga will also...