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  • Watch: Remembering RD Burman on his 75th birth anniversary June 27, 2014

    Vishal, Shekhar, Usha Uthup and Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy remember the master of melody RD Burman on his 75th birth anniversary. ...
  • 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...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to recite couplets with ShankarEhsaanLoy's music August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, will lend his distinct baritone to couplets by writer Prasoon Joshi's poetry and composer trio ShankarEhsaanLoy's music. It will be performed live as part of 'Saath Hain Hum Uttarakhand' initiative to raise funds for the rehabilitation of the floodstruck state. The musical act, to be staged Aug...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' Music Review: It runs high on passion June 24, 2013

    Music Composers: Ehsaan Noorani, Loy Mendonsa, Shankar Mahadevan Singers: Daler Mehndi, Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy, Suhas Sawant, Raman Mahadevan, Mani Mahadevan, Siddharth Mahadevan, Javed Bashir, Divya Kumar, Arif Lohar, Loy Mendonsa, Sukhwinder Singh, Arshad Khan, Israj Khan, Tapas Roy, Vajid Ali, Yusuf Mohammed, Shreya Ghoshal Rating: 2.5 out of 5 The music of Rakesh...
  • Southern stars come in support for 'Vishwaroopam' February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The current series of events regarding the release of Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam', saw the Tamil film fraternity reacting strongly over it's ban by the Tamil Nadu Government. R Madhavan and veteran Tamil actor Sivakumar came in support of Kamal Haasan's film. The criticism regarding the ban got stronger...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Haasan learn Kathak dance in 'Vishwaroopam' January 30, 2013

    For his latest film 'Viswaroopam', the actorturneddirector Kamal Haasan attended Kathak classes in Delhi. He trained under kathak maestro Pt Birju Maharaj, a leading exponent from Varanasi, for a month to choreograph the piece. The recent buzz is that one of the highlights of this movie is the Kathak song and...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' gets released in Karnataka under security January 29, 2013

    Chennai: Kamal Haasan's controversial spy thriller 'Vishwaroopam' has resumed playing in Karnataka under tight police security. The 95 crore film, which released in Karnataka on January 25, was banned from screening after the first show. Theatres were asked to stop screening fearing violence. Now the film is back in theatres. "We are showing...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' in Telugu to release as per schedule January 25, 2013

    Chennai: The Telugu version of Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' would release on Friday and remain unaffected by the Madras High Court order restricting the screening of the Tamil version of the movie till Jan 28. "The film will release as scheduled in Telugu tomorrow that is, Friday in other parts of the...
  • Madras HC curbs on 'Vishwaroopam' release till Jan 28 January 25, 2013

    Chennai: Declining to stay a two week ban imposed by the Tamil Nadu government on the screening of 'Vishwaroopam', the Madras High Court on Thursday restricted the film's release till Jan 28. News reports suggest that a senior judge will watch the movie on Jan 26 and decided on its...
  • Tamil Nadu bans 'Vishwaroopam' for two weeks January 24, 2013

    In some shocking turn of events, Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam which was set to release tomorrow has been banned in Tamil Nadu. The decision came in after the government reviewed the law and order situations that could rise with the coming of MiladiulNabi, a gazetted holiday in India that marks Prophet...
  • 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 HindiTamil 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...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' songs rock the iTunes chart December 10, 2012

    The audio album of Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' occupied a prominent place on the top charts of I Tunes, on the day one of its release. Within hours the album was launched, it occupied third place in the coveted list. The songs composed by ShankarEhsaan Loy are being hailed by music...
  • 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 ShankarEhsaanLoy in Madurai and Coimbatore, Kamal came back to Chennai in the evening, where a grand...
  • Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' track list is out November 21, 2012

    Earlier this week, it was announced that the soundtrack of Vishwaroopam will be releasing on the 28th of November. Now, Sony Music, which bagged the audio rights of the film have released the track list to the public. The list includes five songs in total and show off a very...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' is neither about terrorism nor Islam November 8, 2012

    Kamal Haasan, who turns 58 Wednesday, says his upcoming bilingual actionthriller 'Vishwaroopam' will not hurt any community. "My film is neither about terrorism nor Islam. It won't even hurt any community for that matter. The story traverses through the adversities of war, and, therefore it may appear as though it's about...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' to be released in Jan 2013? September 21, 2012

    Rumour mills are working over time on the release date of 'Vishwaroopam'. The muchanticipated Kamal Haasan's flick, that has Andrea, Pooja Kumar and Rahul Bose in important roles, was earlier said to be hitting the screens in October. But it was recently heard that the flick's release date has been postponed...
  • Happy to work with a singer like Divya: Mahalaxmi August 18, 2012

    Can you tell us about the Coke Studio concept? I think it's a great platform for both established and upcoming musicians to come together and try something new that they can't experiment in the mainstream media. I have performed in two productions this season and both are different from each other....
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Viswaroopam: Kamal Haasan's many avatars May 12, 2012

    Kamal Haasan is multi talented actor and has contributed to the film industry in several ways. The ace legend is acting, directing apart from producing 'Viswaroopam' which will literally showcase his various avatars to his fans. The film was initially supposed to be helmed by Selvaraghavan however the duo parted ways...
  • Rana in international version of Aamir's 'Raakh' March 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Rana Daggubati will now feature in an international film based on the Aamir Khanstarrer Raakh (1989). Rana plays a wealthy Hyderabadi industrialist in the IndianAmerican film set in Los Angeles. Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy perform with handicapped singer Shankar Ehsaan and Loy performed at the NCPA and along with them was...
  • India rocks: Celebrating Independence Day with music August 14, 2011

    Musicians Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy pick their favourite patriotic songs to mark India's 65th Independence Day. ...
  • 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 ShankarEhsaanLoy is famous for their foottapping fast numbers and heartwarming slow songs, but with Aarakshan the talented composers...