Sonu Nigam

  • 'Kaanchi' songs are divine, says singer Sonu Nigam March 9, 2014

    Playback signer Sonu Nigam is ecstatic about his songs in forthcoming film 'Kaanchi' and says that it will appeal to the music lovers. "I have 2 songs in 'Kaanchi'. One by Ismail Darbar. A song that'll fulfil all that you have been missing in music these days... Promise! It's divine," he...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Jai Ho', 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' January 25, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Salman Khan starrer 'Jai Ho' and biopic 'Madela: Long Walk to Freedom'. He also speaks with singer Sonu Nigam on music and much more. ...
  • Many people can become singer now: Sonu Nigam January 25, 2014

    Singer Sonu Nigam reveals how so many people can become singer now a days. In a candid chat with CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Sonu Nigam says people are experimenting with so many voices and with technology pitch can be doctored. "Many more people can become singer. There is no...
  • Musicians hail Abhay Deol's open tussle with music label T-Series January 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Singers like Kailash Kher, Sonu Nigam and Sunidhi Chauhan and composers such as Vishal Dadlani and Ehsaan Noorani have hailed Abhay Deol's courageous outburst against music label T-Series for holding up the music release of his forthcoming film 'One By Two'. The actor-producer, who recently turned up with a black...
  • 'Indian Idol 2' winner Sandeep Acharya dies December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Singer Sandeep Acharya died at an young age of 29 at the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon Sunday. He was suffering from jaundice. "Yes, Sandeep passed away at the Medanta Hospital today. He was suffering from jaundice. We brought him here on Dec 10," Akshay Acharya, Sandeep's cousin, told IANS....
  • Sonu Nigam is no less than Kishoreda: Pankaj Udhas December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Praising Sonu Nigam's versatility, ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas compared him with a legend like Kishore Kumar. "I have seen many singers, but few are as versatile as Sonu. He reminds me of Kishoreda. His versatility is such that I don't consider him less than Kishoreda," Udhas said here at...
  • More singers, few legends due to technology: Sonu Nigam December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Technological innovations come with their pros and cons, and the Indian music industry is witnessing it all, says popular singer Sonu Nigam, who believes more singers are cropping up thanks to technology, but very few "music legends" remain. "Earlier, singers like Lataji (Lata Mangeshkar) and Ashaji (Asha Bhosle) used...
  • Technology has made it easier to spot real talent: Sonu Nigam December 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Playback singer Sonu Nigam says that technology is a boon for the music industry as it has helped to distinguish talented singers from the rest. The 40-year-old singer said even though technology has given the opportunity to singers who are not good, it has also made it easier...
  • Sonu Nigam to perform at World Endurance Championship in Bahrain November 27, 2013

    Dubai: Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam is set to perform at the World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Bahrain that takes place at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC). The concert on Saturday will mark the performer's Bahrain debut as he joins a string of international musicians that will perform live at "the...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonu Nigam likely to feature in 'Bh Se Bhade' November 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana and singer Sonu Nigam have been approached for cameo roles in 'Bh Se Bhade'. The lead character, Bhade, is essayed by Deven Bhojani who will try his hand at singing in one of the episodes. "We have approached both Sonu and Ayushmann for a cameo in one of...
  • Ayushmann, Sonu Nigam likely to feature in 'Bh Se Bhade' November 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana and singer Sonu Nigam have been approached for cameo roles in 'Bh Se Bhade'. The lead character, Bhade, is essayed by Deven Bhojani who will try his hand at singing in one of the episodes. "We have approached both Sonu and Ayushmann for a cameo in one of...
  • Film promotions have become very weird now, says Sunny Deol October 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sunny Deol, who believes in his work in a film and not in promotions, says the trailer of the film is the biggest promotion. "Promotions have become very important these days. I have done promotions before but I got tired. The trailer of the film is the biggest promotion......
  • There is no end to musical aspirations: Sonu Nigam October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: He has proved his versatility as a singer, but Sonu Nigam says there are no goals in musical career as one can go as high as one wants. With a long list of hit songs, including 'Sandese aate hain', 'Abhi mujh main kahin', 'Aal izz well' and 'Zoobi doobi',...
  • Fire breaks out on the sets of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Fire broke out on the sets of TV show 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' Wednesday morning at Film City here. "Today morning at around 6.30 fire broke out on the set, but luckily no one was injured. Everybody is safe," a source from Film City told IANS. It is said that fire...
  • 'Krrish 3' Music Review: The soundtrack is average September 21, 2013

    Music Director: Rajesh Roshan Singers: Mamta Sharma, Anirudh Bhola, Neeraj Shridhar, Monali Thakur, Bob, Alisha Chinai, Zubeen Garg, Mohit Chauhan, Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal Rating: 2 out of 5 One of the first things you notice about the 'Krrish 3' soundtrack is that it is lengthy. Composed by Rajesh Roshan, it has...
  • Warning 3D: Sonu Nigam is happy with the response to song 'Taakeedein' September 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam is happy with the response that his song 'Taakeedein' from upcoming movie 'Warning 3D' has received. He says he had the liberty of singing it in his own style. Produced by Anubhav Sinha, the music of the movie is distributed by Sony Music. "When I was told about...
  • Big B's classic songs enliven 'KBC 2013' opener September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Singer Sonu Nigam's lively rendition of some of megastar Amitabh Bachchan's choicest chartbusters - 'Saara zamaana haseeno ka deewana' and 'Dilbar mere', added entertainment value to the opening episode of reality game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', which returned to the small screen in a bigger and better avatar...
  • 'KBC 7' begins today, Amitabh back with new rules September 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam will be seen with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the opening act of the seventh edition of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). Sonu, 40, will belt out some hit numbers while Big B will jive to its beats. "With the incomparable Sonu Nigam and the fluidity of...
  • Jatt Airways: Sonu Nigam begins his innings in Punjabi films August 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: Singer Sonu Nigam made his Punjab film industry debut with a track in the upcoming movie 'Jatt Airways'. "Sonu Nigam sung number 'So Haseen' picturised on foreign beach," director Harjit Ricky told media during the release of music album of his film here today. He said that it was for the...
  • Happy 40th Birthday Sonu Nigam: The singer's best songs July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: He has ruled the charts for almost 2 decades. Singer Sonu Nigam rose to fame after a brief stint on television. While he initially began his career by singing Mohammad Rafi at various shows, Sonu first tasted success with the song 'Achha Sila Diya Tune'. Subhash Ghai's 'Pardes'...
  • 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2' Music Review: It's high on Punjabi flavour May 13, 2013

    Music Directors: Sharib-Toshi Singers: Rahul Seth, Sanchita Bhattacharya, Sukhwinder Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Mika Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chauhan, Diljit Dosanjh, Sachinn Gupta, Dharmendra, and Suzzanne D'Mello Rating: 2.5 If the theme of director Sangeeth Sivan's forthcoming movie 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2' has a strong Punjabi flavour, its soundtrack is...
  • 'Zila Ghazibad' Music Review: The soundtrack is optimistic February 14, 2013

    Music Directors: Amjad-Nadeem and Bappa Lahiri Lyricist: Shabbir Ahmed Singers: Sukhwinder Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Mika Singh, Sonu Nigam, Mohit Chauhan, Tulsi Kumar, Mamta Sharma, Amjad Bagadba, Nadeem Khan, Anupama Raag, and Shadab Sabri Rating: 3 out of 5 Director Anand Kumar is back with some hard-hitting action with masala potboiler 'Zila Ghaziabad'...
  • Bollywood glams up Big Star Entertainment Awards December 17, 2012

    Mumbai: From Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif to newbies like Ayushmann Khurrana, Arjun Kapoor and Yami Gautam - creme da la creme of Bollywood ramped up the glamour quotient at the Big Star Entertainment Awards held here Sunday night. The most deserving entertainers and achievers across 27 categories, including...
  • Music Review: 'Raaz 3' is not up to the mark August 17, 2012

    Music Director: Jeet Ganguly Lyricists: Sanjay Masoomm and Kumaar Singers: Shreya Ghoshal, Zubeen Garg, KK, Sonu Nigam, Javed Ali, and Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan Rating: 2 out of 5 Sequels have not enjoyed a great deal of success at the box office. Let's hope 'Raaz 3' doesn't bite the dust and manages...
  • 'Krishna aur Kans' declared tax free in six states August 3, 2012

    Mumbai: 'Krishna aur Kans', 3D animated feature film, has been declared tax-free in six states including Maharashtra, while other states are considering the proposal resulting in advance block bookings, a company official said Friday. Produced by Reliance Animation, the film, which released Friday, has been declared tax-free in Punjab, Rajasthan, Kerala,...
  • The shrinking shelf life of Indian film music July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the regular days, as I made my way to work this morning I switched on the music on my phone and listened to 'Naav' from 'Udaan' (2010). Yes, it has been almost two years since the movie released but this track still imparts ginormous inspiration and sweeping...
  • Music Review: 'Kyaa Super Kool...' has catchy songs July 5, 2012

    Music Director: Sachin-Jigar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Meet Bros Anjjan Lyricist: Mayur Puri, Kumaar Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Sonu Nigam, Sukhwinder Singh, Daler Mehndi, Riteish Deshmukh, Neeraj Shreedhar, Kailash Kher Rating: 3 out of 5. In 2005, 'Kyaa Kool Hai Hum' wrote a new chapter in the genre of comedy films and its much awaited sequel...
  • 'Krishna Aur Kans' to be released on August 3 May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Following the success of animation TV series 'Little Krishna', Reliance Entertainment brings the globally revered mythological character Krishna on the silver screen in a 3D animation film titled 'Krishna Aur Kans'. The film will be released on 3rd August, a week prior to Janmashtami, as a build up to...
  • Mehdi Hassan gets visa for treatment in India April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Legendary Pakistani Ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan, who has been long suffering from ill health, has got a visa to come to India for medical treatment. The 84-year-old singer was admitted to Aga Khan hospital in Karachi three months ago with a serious lung infection. Doctors said his condition is...
  • Sunny Leone shooting for 'Jism 2', Shayan Munshi's back April 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Sunny Leone has started shooting for her first Bollywood film 'Jism 2'. The reality show contestant has been mouthing Hindi dialogues. 'Jism 2' is directed by Pooja Bhatt. Did Vidhu Vinod Chopra play peacemaker for Ambani brothers? After inviting Madhuri Dixit and Anil Kapoor to represent their film Parinda which opened...