Disco

  • Mithun Chakraborty@62: Top 10 foottapping numbers of the disco king June 16, 2014

    If the disco culture got wider acceptance in the 80s, much of the credit goes to the disco dancer Mithun Chakraborty himself, who made disco the most happening thing then. The way he shimmied on the dance floor and showed off his signature dance moves made the girls go gaga...
  • Singing is easier than acting: Mamta Sharma May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Playback singer Mamta Sharma, well known for her super hit item numbers like 'Munni badnam hui', 'Anaarkali disco chali' and 'Fevicol se', says singing is easier than acting and she has her own reasons for that. "I must tell you, singing compared to acting it's very easy because you sit...
  • Bappi Lahiri learnt Tamil song in 10 minutes February 22, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood composer singer Bappi Lahiri, who recently crooned for upcoming Tamil movie 'Karuppampatti', learnt the song in just 10 minutes, says the film's music composer. "We wanted a disco song to suit the period flavour of the film and, therefore, approached Bappi sir for the song. After he agreed to...
  • Bappi Lahiri to release his debut Tamil song February 19, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood playback singer Bappi Lahiri will visit Chennai on Thursday to release a Tamil number he has crooned in the upcoming romantic drama 'Karuppampatti'. "Bollywood music legend Bappi Lahiri is coming to Chennai to release his song from the film 'Karuppampatti'," a source close to the film's unit told IANS. Lahiri...
  • 'Himmatwala': Sonakshi Sinha to do the disco January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Sonakshi Sinha will adapt the 1980s' disco style of dance for 'Thank god it's Friday', a special song in 'Himmatwala' remake. The song, to be choreographed by Chinni Prakash, will have almost 100 dancers and 400 extras, said a source. "It is a retro disco number which will have reflective...
  • 'It's Rocking DardEDisco' Review: Avoidable November 10, 2012

    Cast: Akshay Kapoor, Aryeman Ramsay, Sneha Ullal, Bappi Lahiri, Sharat Saxena, Rituparna Sengupta Director: Ashok Tyagi Sometimes you wonder, what could have inspired the makers to come up with a rudderless film like Its Rocking: DardEDisco. The film lacks theme, lucidity and punch. The basic storyline revolves around two brothers Rambo (Aryeman Ramsay)...
  • No films! What are your options this weekend November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian film viewers would be a little less enthusiastic this weekend as no big Hindi film is hitting the screens, but that shouldnt affect their zeal in a big way, because they can catch up with a lot of diverse activities. The lovers of visual arts will get a...
  • DardEDisco: Bappi Lahiri to make his acting debut November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Bappi Lahiri, the 'Oh la la' composer is all set to make his acting debut with Dhumketu Punatar's 'It's Rocking...DardEDisco'. The film will hit the screens on November 9, 2012. Bappi Lahiri will be seen as Disco King in the movie. Apart from Bappi Da, Rituparna Sengupta, Sneha...
  • First look: Student of the Year's 'Disco Song' August 28, 2012

    Mumbai: This will be director Karan Johar's first film without superstar Shah Rukh Khan as the lead Student of the Year is a romantic comedy starring director Mahesh Bhatt's daughter Alia Bhatt, director David Dhawan's son Varun Dhawan, Boman Irani's son Kayoze Irani and newbie Siddharth Malhotra. The film's...
  • Watch: 'Disco Deewane' from 'Student of the Year' August 28, 2012

    For all of you who have rocked to the 1981 cult hit Disco deewane, sung by Pakistani singer Nazia Hussain, there is a reason to rejoice. For his upcoming film, Karan Johar has apparently adapted the track, recreated by Vishal Shekhar and sung by Sunidhi Chauhan. Some portions of the old...
  • Legendary disco singer Donna Summer dies at 63 May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Legendary disco singer Donna Summer died on Thursday morning after succumbing to a long battle with cancer, media reports said. Summers was 63. Born in Boston, Summer's hits include 'Last Dance', 'Bad Girls' and 'She Works Hard for The Money'. The fivetime Grammy winner leaves behind two daughters with husband,...
  • It was great dancing with Mithun: Malaika on 'Anarkali' March 30, 2012

    Malaika Arora said that it was great dancing with Mithun Chakraborty and he is rightly the king of disco. ...
  • Watch: Malaika's 'Housefull 2' item song 'Anarkali' February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood's 'Munni' Malaika Arora Khan is back to woo her fans with 'Anarkali disco chali'. The item number has been choreographed by Farah Khan. In a recent interview, Farah said that there is a lot of pressure on her and Malaika. Previously, they worked on Chaiyan Chaiyan, Kaal...
  • Malaika Arora turns 'Anarkarli' for 'Housefull 2' February 12, 2012

    Mumbai: After 'Munni Badnam Hui', Malaika Arora Khan is ready to scorch the screen with another item number, 'Anarkarli Disco Chali'. The pair of choreographer Farah Khan and Malaika have given songs such as 'Chaiya Chaiya' (Dil Se), 'Kaal Dhamaal' (Kaal) and 'Munni Badnaam' (Dabangg). Farah is now looking forward...
  • Only talent helps in Bollywood, says Mithun December 6, 2011

    Mumbai: National award winning actor Mithun Chakraborty, who has been in the industry for almost 36 years, feels that only talent can help an individual carve a niche in Bollywood. "If you've got talent, no one can stop you from achieving success in your field. No one in my family was...
  • Discoloving police officer suspended September 22, 2011

    Chandigarh: A discoloving Chandigarh police officer who got embroiled in a row after misbehaving with two young women at a discotheque here has been suspended from his post, police said Thursday. Jaswinder Singh, an inspector with the security wing of Chandigarh Police, has been withdrawn from present duties and posted at...
  • Happy birthday Mithunda: Beloved disco king June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: When actor Mithun Chakraborty burst into the silver screen in the late 70s and early 80s with the swagger of a matinee idol that belied a baby face and amazingly intense eyes, it triggered mini tremors in an industry traditionally suspicious of outsiders. The white poncho is gone,...
  • Item numbers spicing up small screen too! January 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Racy songs and sizzling moves like in "Sheila Ki Jawani" are no longer limited to Bollywood, discos and weddings. The small screen too is cashing in on their popularity with TV actresses grooving to item numbers in prewedding or party sequences in soaps. Popular item numbers are being interspersed...
  • Book recounts Russian penchant for Indian films May 7, 2008

    Mumbai: We always knew about Russias love for Indian cinema, but now there is a book that has finally answers to all the whens, whys and hows behind this fan following. Leave Disco Dancer Alone is a book that documents the impact of Indian Cinema on Russia especially in the postStalin...
  • Sena's take on molestation: Disco culture to blame January 4, 2008

    Mumbai: Strongly defending policemen in connection with the molestation of two NRI women near a fivestar hotel during the new year celebrations, the Shiv Sena took a swipe at the media and especially the television channels for sensationalising the matter. In an editorial in the Samana, the Shiv Sena mouthpiece...
  • DardeDisco could be CNNIBN Song Of The Year December 16, 2007

    The CNNIBN Song Of The Year Poll is back and its your vote that decides who wins the coveted title. Here's one of the nominees, DardeDisco from the recent hit Om Shanti Om. ...
  • Party animals rock world's biggest disco November 27, 2007

    If you thought the disco trend had passed, think again. Discogoers from near and far strutted their stuff at the world's largest disco in Buffalo this weekend. ...
  • DardeDisco Finale: SRK and team pick the winner November 9, 2007

    CNNIBN's sixweek long DardEDisco Dance Challenge hunt for the most wacky dancer finally draws to a close. The Om Shanti Om team lead by Shah Rukh Khan has voted for the best from a group of five finalists. Check out who they picked as the best mover and shaker! ...
  • Watch out for the DardeDisco contest finale November 8, 2007

    Watch out for the grand finale of the DardeDisco Dance Challenge on Friday. ...
  • DardeDisco: Finalists busy polishing their skills November 5, 2007

    They say that practice makes a man perfect. The final contestants are going all out to be as perfect as they can be. They are busy polishing their skills with a little bit of professional help thrown in. ...
  • DardeDisco Dance Challenge: SRK picks final five October 29, 2007

    Shah Rukh picks the five best movers and shakers to DardeDisco. ...
  • DardeDisco: Semifinalists' best shot for SRK October 26, 2007

    The DardeDisco frenzy heats up with the second day of Round 2. Watch all the semifinalists give it their best shot for King Khan. ...