Shankar Ehsaan Loy

  • Farhan Akhtar thanks 'Lakshya' crew for keeping its message relevant June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Remembering "Lakshya", which released a decade ago on this day, filmmaker Farhan Akhtar Wednesday thanked his crew for keeping the film's "memory and message" alive. "10 years since Lakshya... an experience that will always remain close to my heart & a big shout out to all collaborators who worked as...
  • Alia Bhatt-Arjun Kapoor's '2 States' collects Rs 38.06 crore in opening weekend April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Varman's debut directorial '2 States' managed to collect Rs.38.06 crore in its opening weekend. The audience is loving it for its slice-of-life portrayal of two lovers from different states of the country. While it made Rs.12.42 crore on its opening day April 18, '2 States' managed a business of...
  • Meet Vidya, Neha, Ananya, Priyanka: A complete guide to the absolutely terrific women in all of Chetan Bhagat's books April 15, 2014

    Delhi: Pretty, long hair, jhumkas, or sexy toes. The women character in author Chetan Bhagat's novels have always been feisty, interesting and independent. Most of his damsels have been vocal about their sexuality and have had a modern outlook towards life. Be it the the fashion designing student, the call centre...
  • 'Mast magan': Krish and Ananya's love story continues in the latest song from '2 States' March 26, 2014

    "Experience the feeling of love again," says the tagline for the song 'Mast magan' released by Dharma Productions earlier today, from the upcoming film '2 States'. The song, sung by Arijit Singh and Chinmayi Sripada, is composed by musician trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The song features Krish (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya (Alia Bhatt)...
  • I am not a politician, nor an activist. I try to bring change with my films: Abhay Deol March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A number of Bollywood celebrities may be making their political debut in this election season but actor Abhay Deol says he has no political aspirations and the most he would do is go out and vote. "I would never enter politics but I will go out and vote. If...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Muslim organisations demand ban on 'Vishwaroopam' January 23, 2013

    Chennai: Various Muslim organisations today demanded a ban on the screening of Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam', saying "it will affect social harmony" of the state. M H Jawahirullah, MLA and President, Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam, said representatives of various Muslim organisations met the City Police Commissioner S George today demanding that...
  • It's a great opening for Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' January 22, 2013

    The Hindi-Tamil bilingual film Vishwaroopam, directed by Kamal Haasan himself has been the talk of the town for many weeks now due to various reasons. Kamal who has directed and also acted in the film has produced it too. He planned for a DTH premiere of the film which was scheduled...
  • Deccan star Kamal Haasan grooves Kollywood once again December 8, 2012

    The Kamal Haasan wave clearly swept the whole of Tamil Nadu on Friday, as the 'Ulaga Nayagan' launched the audio of his magnum opus 'Viswharoopam' in three cities. After launching the music composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy in Madurai and Coimbatore, Kamal came back to Chennai in the evening, where a grand...
  • Watch: Trailer of Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' June 8, 2012

    'Vishwaroopam' is the story of Vishwanath alias Wiz, a Kathak exponent. Watch the first trailer of the film which was released on May 7, 2012. ...
  • Music Review: Composers fail to rock Aarakshan July 17, 2011

    Music Directors: Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonca Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Pt.Channulal Mishra, Mahalaxmi Iyer, Raman Mahadevan, Tarun Sagar, Gaurav Gupta, Rehan, Shankar Mahadevan; Music director trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy is famous for their foot-tapping fast numbers and heartwarming slow songs, but with Aarakshan the talented composers...
  • 'Game' soundtrack edgy with international feel March 30, 2011

    Music Directors: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Lyricist: Javed Akhtar Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Shaan, Anusha Mani, Loy Mendonca, Shreya Ghoshal, Kshitij, Aditi Singh Sharma, KK and Sunitha Sarathy The music of ad-filmmaker-turned-director Abhinay Deo sticks to the theme of the movie and has all the elements of being a perfect soundtrack for a thriller. That does make...
  • Masand's movie review: Shortkut leaves you bored July 11, 2009

    Cast: Akshaye Khanna, Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao Direction: Neeraj Vora Shortkut starring Akshaye Khanna, Arshad Warsi and Amrita Rao is not what I’d call a bad film. But it is, most certainly a pointless one. It’s got a standard storyline and no surprises in its telling. Akshaye Khanna plays an assistant director...
  • Music review: Shortkut - The Con Is On June 23, 2009

    Shortkut-The Con Is On is a special film for many reasons. It is an Anil Kapoor production that comes after he won international acclaim with Slumdog Millionaire. It's got two of our most under-utilised actors - Arshad Warsi and Akshaye Khanna, letting their hair down in this mad comedy. Welcome...
  • Watch: Making of Patli Gali from Shortkut June 23, 2009

    Shortkut's music composers on the film's new track Patli Gali. ...
  • Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy launch best rock band search June 3, 2009

    Mumbai: After helping Farhan Akhtar and gang to Rock On! music composers Shankar Ehsaan and Loy are now hunting for the most talented rock band in India. The trio launched the 'You Know You Can Rock Harder G3 Challenge' in Mumbai on Tuesday and the band who survives the challenge...
  • Shankar Ehsaan and Loy perform for a good cause January 27, 2009

    Mumbai: This weekend Music composers Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy performed for a good cause. This time the dynamic trio had a fund raising concert for the NGO Alert India which fights against leprosy in Mumbai. "As musicians we don't feel like we are doing a great deed by just performing....
  • To Catch a Star: Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy on music, masti March 31, 2008

    Bollywood’s most popular composers are the guys who made Hindi film music less filmy and more fun. Popularly hailed as the Amar-Akbar-Anthony of Hindi film music, Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy have given some of the most famous songs in recent years. CNN-IBN’s Rajeev Masand gets talking to the trio. Rajeev Masand: Guys,...
  • Aamir strikes the right note with Taarein Zamee Par November 10, 2007

    Mumbai: The music release of Taarein Zamee Par was a rather private affair. Aamir Khan along with the music directors and lyricist turned up at veteran actor, Shammi Kapoor's residence to launch the album. Why Shammi Kapoor's residence? Because as actor-turned-director Aamir Khan puts it, "I just came here to...
  • Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy bring 'taare zameen par' November 4, 2007

    Spotted at a lighting exhibition, talented composers Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy said they prefer spending their money like this rather than on firecrackers and - literally - watching it go up in smoke. ...
  • Bhangra meets Disney, courtesy Shankar Ehsaan Loy October 27, 2007

    Mumbai: Musicians Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy have a new ace up their sleeves. They're going back to school, High School actually, as they compose music for a Disney film. When Disney meets bhangra, what you get is truly fun. Disney television film High School Musical 2 is ready to woo its...
  • Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy to part ways? June 21, 2007

    Mumbai: Call them the three musketeers or the music industry's success trio, Shankar Ehsaan Loy have now made it a habit of staying in news. This time around it's their latest film Jhoom Barabar Jhoom starring Abhishek Bachchan and Preity Zinta that is rocking popularity charts "The music rocks and...
  • 'No controversy in Jhoom ... music' June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: There can never be a more apt introduction to him than the fact that he’s one of the three men who gave us the song Kajra Re. Music composer Ehsaan Noorani of the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio says there is no controversy over the title track of Jhoom Barabar Jhoom...
  • Jhoom... music not very snappy August 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Kitschy, young and pacy - but predictable. That's what Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy's soundtrack from Jhoom Barabar Jhoom spells out. Despite Gulzar's lyrics and Shankar Mahadevan's vocals, the songs don't really click. ...
  • The Rising India anthem July 31, 2007

    The Rising India anthem is vibrant, young and there's a force in the song. At the same time it's so easy that you take it home with you. ...
  • Making of the Rising India anthem July 31, 2007

    New Delhi: Independent India is turning 60 this year and the occasion calls for a song. Not just any song, but something that captures the spirit of the entire nation. In one word, an anthem. The Rising India anthem, is composed by the hit trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, written by Prasoon Joshi...