Swanand Kirkire

  • Music round-up: 'The Beatles' are back to soothe your nerves 22-12-2013 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Music is driven by stories, something I witnessed this week. A song never gets old and music is never forgotten. All Sunday to Saturday were surrounded with acoustic, rock, pop, a little bit of jazz, folk and of course the country music. The happenings were such. This is...
  • 'Lootera' Music Review: It's a melodious story 03-06-2013 10:40 AM

    Composer: Amit Trivedi Singers: Monali Thakur, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Mohan Kanan, Swanand Kirkire, Amit Trivedi, Shilpa Rao Rating: 3.5 out of 5 The music of director Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' is like a breath of fresh air. With six tracks in its kitty, the album has been composed by Amit Trivedi with...
  • Music will always be the soul of film: Kirkire 02-10-2011 07:02 PM

    Mumbai: Noted lyricist Swanand Kirkire feels that music will always be the soul of the Hindi film. "Music is the soul of any film, and so it shall always be popular. There have been phases and spurts of good and bad music. I still see the current music touching millions...
  • Bollywood's unsung wordsmiths speak their mind 23-03-2011 03:55 PM

    Mumbai: "Mera gora ang lai le", "Aap ki aankhon mein", "Dil toh bachcha hai ji"... these songs penned by Gulzar are remembered as much for their beautiful words as for their melody. Unlike him, most lyricists are still vying for their share of the spotlight. Bollywood has over 50 song...
  • Shantanu-Swanand recreate Bollywood's golden age 05-11-2007 09:24 PM

    Hyderabad: Brendon McCullum slammed his maiden double century as New Zealand clawed their way to safety on the fifth and final day of the second Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Tuesday. At tea, the visitors, having stretched their lead to 326, were placed at 448 for...