Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicBollywood music

Topic: Bollywood music

Singer KK passes away at 53 after live performance in Kolkata

Playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, was declared 'brought dead' at the Kolkata hospital where he was rushed, after collapsing at his hotel.

Hasrat Jaipuri, the former bus conductor who wrote some of Raj Kapoor’s best songs

Along with fellow lyricist Shailendra, Jaipuri was part of Raj Kapoor's dream team for more than two decades and wrote songs that are loved to this day.

Wajid Khan of music composer duo Sajid-Wajid dies of kidney ailments at 42

The singer and composer, known for his work in Salman Khan films like 'Dabangg' and 'Wanted', had been suffering from a kidney infection for some time now.

OP Nayyar’s music turned Howrah Bridge from a movie to a whole mood

Madhubala and Ashok Kumar-starrer Howrah Bridge has music as a character.

C.I.D. to Naya Daur — 8 soundtracks that are testament to OP Nayyar’s genius

One of Bollywood’s biggest musical influences, O.P. Nayyar created some of the most addictive and memorable songs.

From Ikk Kudi to Ek Do Teen — the best & worst of Bollywood music this decade

The decade saw a sea change in the kind of music Bollywood produced, courtesy a more discerning audience.

100 years of Naushad: 8 classics that show how he changed the landscape of Hindi film music

Naushad introduced classical music into mainstream cinema in a way that got Indian audiences hooked to his fusion compositions.

Geeta Dutt: Hindi cinema’s skylark who enthralled millions

Geeta Dutt's career began with a meteoric rise as one of the most sought-after female voices in Bollywood but tragically ended in marital problems and alcohol.

On Camera

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Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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