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  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Arijit Singh is leading the Best Playback Singer (Male) category February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Aashiqui 2' ruled the charts all of 2013. The soulful numbers struck a chord with all age groups and became a part of everyone's playlist last year. So it isn't surprising to see singer Arijit Singh leading the poll of Best Playback Singer (Male) category. Singh, who has been...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Playback Singer (Female) 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...
  • Manna Dey hospitalized, undergoing dialysis September 19, 2013

    Bangalore: Legendary playback singer Manna Dey has been hospitalised here and is undergoing dialysis, a Narayana Hrudayalaya hospital spokesperson said Thursday, adding he will be kept under observation for some time. "He was admitted last Thursday due to respiratory and kidney problems. He was put on ventilator when he arrived but...
  • Legendary singer Shamshad Begum dies at 94 April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary singer Shamshad Begum, one of the first playback singers in the Hindi film industry and voice behind hit songs like 'Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon', 'Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar' and 'Kajra Mohabbat Wala', has died at her Mumbai residence. She was 94. "She was not keeping well for past...
  • Veteran singer S Janaki celebrates her 75th birthday today April 23, 2013

    Veteran playback singer S Janaki, who is also known as 'The Nightingale of the South', celebrates her 75th birthday today. She has enthralled the South and Bollywood audience all through her career spanning over 56 years, with many memorable songs. She has been recently in news for rejecting the Padma Bhushan conferred...
  • Veteran playback singer PB Srinivas passes away April 14, 2013

    Chennai: Veteran playback singer PB Srinivas passed away earlier on Sunday. 82yearold Srinivas had lent his voice in all four South Indian languages besides Hindi. The octogenarian was the playback singer of Kannada superstar Rajkumar and Tamil veteran Gemini Ganesan. Srinivas is survived by two sons and daughter. In fact, it is...
  • A nervous Sunidhi Chauhan sings 'Rabindra Sangeet' March 17, 2013

    Kolkata: Bollywood playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan, who has recorded her maiden Bengali album, says attempting to croon the Rabindra Sangeet made her nervous. "I was initially very nervous when Asha Audio approached me to be a part of this album. But at this juncture all I can say is that singing...
  • Playback singer Malavika to marry Krishna Chaitanya February 7, 2013

    Malavika, who is a Telugu playback singer is set to tie a knot with Krishna Chaitanya of Behrampur, Orissa on February 15, 2013. Malavika, who started her singing career with 'Nuvvu nenu kalisuntene' song from Gangotri and then pursued her playback career as a singer in many movies. She is a...
  • I don't enjoy playback singing anymore: Asha Bhosle September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Veteran singer Asha Bhosle, the melodious voice behind classic numbers like Chura Liya Hai Tumne, Dum Maaro Dum' and Mera Kuchh Saamaan, says she has cut down on Bollywood singing as the songs she is offered lack melody. Asha, who celebrates her 79th birthday today, has sung more than...
  • Rupa Ganguly did not want to sing: Aditi Roy March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Rupa Ganguly won a National Award for her songs Dure Kothao Dure Dure and Aaji Bijan Ghare. But the director of the movie Abosheshey had to say that quite an amount of serious convincing was needed to get the actress to lend her voice for the songs. The...
  • Playlist: Best of birthday girl Shreya Ghoshal March 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Born on March 12, 1984, Shreya Ghoshal is one of the best known voices behind the Bollywood songs. The lady entered the limelight after winning the singing contest on Zee TV 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' in 2000. Not many people remember that she had already won...
  • Asha Bhosle gets Akshaya Mohanty Samman October 10, 2011

    Bhubaneswar: Playback singer Asha Bhosle, whose melodies have enchanted several generations of music lovers in the country, has been selected for the prestigious Akshaya Mohanty Samman for 2011 in recognition of her outstanding contribution in the field of music. The award comprising a cash prize of...
  • New voice on B'wood block: Hamsika Iyer February 9, 2008

    Mumbai: Give her a lullaby, a 70s club number or a Carnatic track and her voice makes everything worth listening. Heres a singer who enjoys singing as much as her listeners do. That is why CNNIBN thinks Hamsika Iyer is the next big thing. A familiar voice on the small screen...