SHANTANU MOITRA

  • 'PK' music review: 'Tharki Chhokro' towers over the rest of the film's soundtrack December 2, 2014

    Music: Shantanu Moitra, Ajay Gogavale, Ajay Gogavale and Ankit Tiwari Lyrics: Swanand Kirkire, Amitabh Varma, Manoj Muntashir The year's most anticipated film 'PK' has sparked curiosity on its content. The bets are ranging from Aamir playing an alien to a differently abled man in the film. If you are hoping to...
  • I used to travel in search of music: Shantanu Moitra December 1, 2014

    Kolkata: Music director Shantanu Moitra says he used to travel across India in search of music. Shantanu, who began his musical career composing jingles in advertisements, has penned his debut book in English titled- 'On the Wings of Music.' The composer said his first such travel was while he was still...
  • 'Hum Hain.. Umeed-e-Kashmir' concert: Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher, Farhan Akhtar come together to offer relief to Kashmir flood victims October 19, 2014

    Many suffered property losses from deadly flooding in Kashmir. Many lost their family members. And many starved for days. In an attempt to offer monetary assistance to the flood victims in Kashmir, Bollywood stars flew down to Delhi for Hum Hain.. Umeed-e-Kashmir charity concert. Aamir Khan who donated Rs 25...
  • Indian cinema needs to go global, says Sujoy Ghosh January 31, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh Thursday said Indian cinema needs to go global and subtitles can help audiences worldwide understand and appreciate the films. "We should be looking at global cinema. There's no reason why our films cannot go out there with subtitles," Ghosh said during a session at the third...
  • 'Madras Cafe' Music Review: Shantanu Moitra's excellent compositions August 16, 2013

    Music Director: Shantanu Moitra Singers: Papon, Zebunissa Bangash, Monali Thakur; Rating: 3.5/5 Eight tracks come together to form the album of director Shoojit Sircars's political thriller 'Madras Cafe'. Composer Shantanu Moitra presents every emotion through the music. Out of eight tracks, four have singers crooning to the lyrics, while the rest...
  • Shoojit Sircar's 'Madras Cafe' to release on August 30 May 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Shoojit Sircar's Madras Cafe, a political thriller starring John Abraham and Nargis Fakhri, is set to release on August 30. The movie is coproduced by Sircar's Rising Sun Films and will see him and music director Shantanu Moitra reunite seven years after 'Yahaan'. Sircar is happy to have...
  • Google's Olympic song video crosses 6 lakh views August 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking the musical route in cheering Indian contingents for the London Olympics this year, the theme song "Aap agar saath hain, toh jeet bhi saath hai" composed by Swanand Kirkire and Shantanu Moitra, has reached a new high by winning accolades from netizens all over. "It's Time You...
  • 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...
  • India Rocks: The music of Republic Day January 26, 2012

    As India celebrates the 63rd Republic Day, musicians pay tribute to the nation. ...
  • Shantanu Moitra's special song celebrating Republic Day January 26, 2012

    Listen to the special song by the music composer Shantanu Moitra celebrating 63rd Republic Day. ...
  • The Dewarists: Passion and 'things worth doing' December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: With songs like Minds without Fear, Kya Khayaal Hai, Masti ki Basti, Maaya, I Believe, Sacred Science, Changing World, Khule Da Rabb, Duur Kinara and No I.D. Required The Dewarists have made their place on prime time TV. Part travelogue, part documentary the show on Star...
  • ShantanuSwanand recreate Bollywood's golden age November 5, 2007

    Mumbai: The song 'Bawra Mann' in Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi worked wonders for the composerlyricist duo Shantanu Moitra and Swanand Kirkire. They followed this up with unforgettable hits in films like Parineeta, Lage Raho Munnabhai, Eklavya and most recently, Laaga Chunari Mein Daag. The association of the music director and the...