Mehndi

  • I'm too expensive for Bollywood playback singing: Daler Mehndi February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Bhangra King Daler Mehndi says he is too expensive for playback singing in Bollywood as he will never sing for free. "I want Rs 5 lakh, a business class ticket and lots of other things. Other singers do it for free. I cannot do that. I work hard...
  • Delhi poll: Singer Daler Mehndi composes song for Congress to woo voters October 22, 2013

    The ruling Congress party has come out with a campaign song composed and sung by Daler Mehndi to woo the voters ahead of the Dec 4 Delhi assembly polls, a party leader said Tuesday. "Daler Mehndi has composed and sung the three and a half minutes' song in Hindi for the...
  • Four Delhi NCP leaders to join BJP on Tuesday September 9, 2013

    Four Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders in Delhi including its former state president Ramvir Singh Bidhuri will be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday. Bidhuri along with four of the seven NCP councilors - Dharamveer Awana, Timsy Kasana and Phholkali Narwaal - will formally join the BJP in the...
  • Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi joins Congress August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi and four leaders from various political parties joined Congress here Monday, party sources said. Mehndi and four others had applied for party membership and their requests have been accepted, said a source in the party's Delhi unit. The four others include two sitting Delhi legislators...
  • '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...
  • Watch: Kapil Sibal, Daler Mehndi collaborate for a song on spot-fixing June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: One should not underestimate the power of pen. The latest to demonstrate the power of pen is Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal, who has come up with a song on spot-fixing. Daler Mehndi has given his voice to the song. Here is the song: Jeet hamaari jhoothi hogi iska...
  • Daler Mehndi's 10 acre land seized in Haryana February 15, 2013

    Chandigarh: Punjabi pop singer Daler Singh Mehndi was Thursday dispossessed of 10 acres land at Sohna in Haryana by a sub-divisional magistrate court which also served him a 15-day notice for seizing another 100 acres of his farm house. The court gave the 10 acres land, seized from the singer, to...
  • A very private mehendi ceremony for Vidya Balan December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, set to wed Siddharth Roy Kapur, opted for a private mehndi ceremony at her Khar residence here Wednesday night. It was attended by her family members, and Vidya's favourite, veteran actress Rekha marked her presence. Vidya wore a yellow sari in typical Bengali style with floral ornaments....
  • Mehndi may cause serious side effects, say doctors November 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Applying chemical-laced 'mehndi' (henna) on the hands can cause serious side effects including skin infection, doctors said, cautioning girls and women against using it. Mehndi dermatitis cases are on the rise in the city, said Rohit Batra, dermatologist at Sir Gangaram Hospital here. "We are getting 8 to...
  • Music Review: Instrumental tunes save 'Joker' August 6, 2012

    Film: 'Joker'; Music Directors: GV Prakash Kumar and Gaurav Dagaonkar; Lyricist: Shirish Kunder; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Adarsh Shinde, Udit Narayan, Daler Mehndi, Sonu Kakkar and Shweta Pandit; Rating: **1/2 'Joker' marks the first Bollywood outing for music maestro AR Rahman's nephew GV Prakash Kumar. He has composed five tracks in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Daler Mehndi is back with new album 'Tumba' September 28, 2011

    You have sung his songs, danced to his beats. And now Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi is back with a new album 'Tumba'. Listen in as CNN-IBN correspondent Arjun Jain talks to him about his new album and his Bollywood connect before he croons a famous Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan song. ...
  • Sangeeta Ghosh tired of good girl roles April 17, 2010

    She has always been seen as an ideal daughter or a dedicated lover on the small screen. But Sangeeta Ghosh of Mehndi Tere Naam Ki fame, who is making a comeback after a gap of two-and-a-half years, now wants to do negative roles. "I have not drawn a pathhar ki lakeer...
  • Metro Wipes: Delhi's green Diwali gift and more November 6, 2007

    Delhi has got a Diwali gift from its Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit who flagged off the first lot of Delhi Transport Corporation's Low Floor eco-friendly CNG buses on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Daler Mehndi has been dispossessed of his Volkswagen and has filed a case against the showroom. The showroom filed a...
  • Daler 'doesn't pay for car', dealer takes it back November 6, 2007

    New Delhi: You may be a celebrity but the same yardstick applies if you don’t pay up your installments. Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi has learnt his car has been taken back by showroom Kashyap Motors, allegedly for lack of payment. The Volkswagen car worth Rs 39 lakh was bought from...
  • What made news in India today October 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Sacked women police personnel went on a protest against their dismissal by the Mayawati government. The Government files an affidavit in High Court saying that only DD will be allowed to show matches of national importance. Patiala court charges Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi in an immigration...
  • Grove to D-hop with singer-turned-dancer Daler Mehndi July 23, 2007

    Mumbai: If you spot Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi with a baseball bat, don’t think the singer is planning to switch careers. The baseball bat is only for the video shoot of his album Raula Pai Gaya, which comes almost three years after his last album. The title track of...
  • Daler sues Yashraj for Jhoom... June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Singer Daler Mehendi sent a legal notice to film producer Yash Chopra seeking damages of Rs 1 crore for criminal breach of trust on Tuesday. According to Mehndi, his voice was replaced by Shankar Mahadevan in the title song of Yash Raj Films yet to be released film...
  • Lookahead: What's making news June 20, 2007

    Supreme Court to hear the issue of 27 per cent OBC reservation in educational institutions, a Patiala court will begin framing charges against pop singer Daler Mehndi in a human trafficking case and Tamil Nadu Assembly will discuss the Cauvery issue on Wednesday. Hearing on OBC reservationThe issue of 27 per...
  • Daler gets groove back with new album June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: The Bhangra pop singer and composer Daler Mehndi seems not only to have got his groove back but also his moves right. And this time Mehndi maybe a winner with 11 songs sure to move the charts and music videos with him jiggying away with all the pretty women. Mehndi has...
  • Ash-Abhi album: Mehendi | Wedding April 24, 2007

    It was a 'private' wedding but as some of the first pictures from the grand celebrations suggest, it was indeed a royal affair. ...
  • Daler faces music in trafficking case June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Past has come to haunt pop singer Daler Mehndi and it’s time for the him to face the music. A Patiala court on Wednesday deferred to April 17 the hearing of a 2003 human trafficking case involving Mehndi and his brother Shamsher. Mehndi's was present in the court...
  • Daler Mehndi detained by I-T officials June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Pop singer Daler Mehndi, who was in Surat to perform at a local engineering college, was detained by Income Tax officials on Saturday. Sources in the department said that the Income Tax officials had taken Mehndi to an "undisclosed" location. This is not the first time that Mehndi has...
  • Do you have that 'X'ing in you? December 10, 2006

    Mumbai: Palash Sen is seen in a completely different role in Fame X, a sequel to reality talent show, Fame Gurukul. He is a friend, a mentor and Dean to the 16 contestants participating in the show. The talent of the participants is formidable and so are the influences. “Right from R...
  • Daler chargesheeted in fraud case October 31, 2006

    Patiala: Singer Daler Mehndi on Monday appeared before a local court in an immigration fraud case and was supplied the copies of challan (chargesheet) while the complainant sought confiscation of his passport. Daler appeared in the court on Monday after a plea by the Punjab Police to discharge him was rejected....
  • Court orders fresh trial of Daler August 31, 2006

    Patiala: A Patiala court on Thursday ordered a fresh trial of Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi in the human trafficking case registered against him in 2003. The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate first class Rajwinder Singh also dismissed a petition moved by Mehndi in which he had sought exemption from personal...