Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicBollywood music

Topic: Bollywood music

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.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.