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Lata Mangeshkar's song released on her birthday was recorded...

Lata Mangeshkar's song that released today on her birthday was recorded 22 years ago. The lyrics of the song was written by Gulzar Sahab and was composed by Visha...

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Apple Uses 'Dum Maro Dum': Rajesh Roshan Says Asha Bhosle Sh...

While the renowned music composer Rajesh Roshan is thrilled to see RD Burman’s Dum Maro Dum being used as the hookline in the new ad for the Apple phone, he wond...

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PM Modi wishes Lataji on her b'day: ‘I pray for Lata Didi...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended birthday greetings to legendary singer ...

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SWA ANNOUNCES SCRIPT LAB FOR EMERGING TALENT

The ScreenWriters Association has announced the first ever Script Lab for feature films — Script Lab 2022. A panel consisting of six mentors are on board the Lab...

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COMPENSATION FOR SHOWING FILM WITHOUT PROMOTIONAL SONG

The Supreme Court yesterday (September 20) issued notice on a special leave petition filed by Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd., challenging the order of the National Consumer ...

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Sanjeevani Bhelande wins the best composer award

Sanjeevani Bhelande wins the best composer award  The Clef Music Awards has been Radioandmusic.com’s first edition of a one-of-a-kind celebration ...

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Jaago Zara 'An MCAI initiative Celebrating Womanhood' launch...

The much awaited Video song 'JAAGO ZARA' has released on Women’s Equality Day, 26th August 2021.  More than 150 female composers, Singers,...

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MCAI'S MATARAM LAUNCHED BY THE LEGEND USHA UTHUP

MCAI, the MCAI Composers Association of India and its women wing has come up with a PATRIOTIC SONG FOR THE 75th Independence Day ‘Mataram’ ...

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VIKRAM GOKHALE RE-ELECTED CINTAA PRESIDENT

Vikram Gokhale was re-elected president of the Cine and Television Artistes Association at the first meeting of the newly-elected executive committee, held on 6th Augu...

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CBFC TO CONTINUE TO CERTIFY FILMS

There was no plan to create a new body or an independent agency for recalling films, and the Central Board of Film Certification would continue to certify films, the g...

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Apple Music Lossless, Dolby Atmos Makes Its Way to India

Apple Music Lossless, Dolby Atmos Makes Its Way to India; Android Beta Users Reportedly Get Lossless Audio Apple has updated its India website to mention Ap...

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Santhosh Narayanan on creating authentic sound palettes

For the ‘Sarpatta Parambarai’ composer, the greatest compliment his soundtrack received was that it fused completely with the film For the &lsqu...

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Sonu Nigam Takes Another Dig At Music Reality Shows

Sonu Nigam has always been a man of clear words. He likes to speak (and post his Instagram photos) without any filters. The same he has done regarding the brouhaha abo...

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INTERNET/ DIGITAL BROADCASTING: LEVEL PLAYING FIELD OR DISRU...

By Anushree Rauta  The Department related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce submitted its 161st Report on Review of the Intellectual Pro...

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Thespain Dilip Kumar dies at 98

Thespian Dilip Kumar’s death on Wednesday has left the entire Indian film fraternit...

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CONTROLLING PIRACY OR EXPRESSION? – An analysis of the CIN...

By Romika Chawla The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, on June 18, 2021, sought comments from the public (“Notification”...

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AR Rahman & Gulzar collaborate with singers for anthem Meri ...

AR Rahman and Gulzar have come together for a song called Meri Pukaar Suno, an anthem which features many well-known singers. The song is for h...

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Sonu Nigam turns model for Fashion Designer Vickky Idnaani

Lockdown has surely helped many rediscover & re-invent themselves. Having photographed the Khans, Kapoors, Bachchans, Roshans, Kumars. Lensman Vickky Idnaani launc...

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CINEMATOGRAPH ACT TO BE AMENDED

The I & B ministry has proposed amendment to the Cinematograph Act, 1952. It has put forth the Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to make the process of certific...

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BREAKING: RMPL RECEIVES REGISTRATION AS A COPYRIGHT SOCIETY

BREAKING: RMPL (RECORDED MUSIC PERFORMANCE LIMITED) RECEIVES REGISTRATION AS A COPYRIGHT SOCIETY FOR SOUND RECORDINGS   By Anushree Rauta&nb...

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Mr Aashish Rego elected as a member of Executive Committee o...

The 10 Executive Committee members for the term 2021-2023 elected at the APMA General Assembly on the 27th May, 2021 through a Webinar conference. Mr Aashish Rego, Hon....

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Music Director Ram Laxman passes away after suffering from a...

Another sad news. Famous music director Shri Ram-Laxman died today at 2 AM in Nagpur. Shri Ram-Laxman, whose real name was Shri Vijay Patil, was from Nagpur. When Mr....

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Abhishek Arora wins the Phalke award for Best Music composer...

We have some news to share with you. Our work has received recognition at the 11th Dada Saheb Phalke Awards 2021 Best Director, Sharat Kumar, Unacademy - Teach Them Yo...

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Legendary composer Vanraj Bhatia passes away

Veteranmusic composer  Vanraj Bhatia  who scored music in several films such as  Shyam Benegal‘s Ankur, Naseeruddin Shah  starrer ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ and...

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Classical Vocalist Pt Rajan Mishra Dies of Covid-19

Irreparable loss’: PM Modi condoles classical singer Rajan Mishra's death Part of the Rajan-Sajan Mishra duo, he was a renowned singer of the khayal style of Indian cl...

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Shravan Rathod, of Nadeem-Shravan Duo, Passes Away After Bat...

Shravan was admitted to a Mumbai hospital in a 'critical' condition after testing positive for COVID-19, Composer Shravan Rathod, of popular music director duo Nadeem-...

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Veteran lyricist Pandit Kiran Mishra dies of COVID 19

Lyricist Pt Kiran Mishra, who is known for his devotional songs, passed away due to COVID 19 infection. Lyricist Pt Kiran Mishra, who is known for his devotion...

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Pritam bags Filmfare Award for best music album for Ludo

WINNERS OF 66th VIMAL ELAICHI FILMFARE AWARDS 2021   Here's the complete winners list of 66th ...

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Asha Bhosle honoured with Maharashtra Ratna Award

Legendary singer Asha Bhosle has been selected by the Maharashtra government for the Maharashtra Bhushan Award, which is the state government’s highest honour. T...

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Composer Mendoza withdraws claim to Singapore's national son...

Mendoza earlier had claimed that he composed "We Can Achieve" in 1983, three years before the creation of "Count on Me, Singapore", after footage of a ...

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Gulzar, Vishal Bharadwaj create two songs on migrant workers

Veteran lyricist Gulzar has once again collaborated with filmmaker-composer ...

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Arijit Singh turns music composer

Arijit Singh has always swept the crowd off their feet with his soothing voice and his fans have always wanted more of him. The music sensation, who ha...

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Prabuddha Banerjee won the National Award for Best Music Dir...

Kolkata: Srijit Mukherji’s film, ‘Gumnaami’, based on the book, ‘Conundrum’, on Netaji’s disappearance mystery, bagged two naonal...

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Music Composer of the Decade: Ajay-Atul

The 13th edition of the Smule Mirchi Music Awards was host...

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Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2021 Winners

मुंबई में रविवार को  'दादा साहेब इंटरनेशनल अवॉर्ड 2021' का आयोज...

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Neha Kakkar donates Rs 5 lakh to veteran lyricist Santosh An...

Singer Neha Kakkar will donate Rs 5 lakh to veteran ...

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10th year of Times Thyagaraja Awards: Yungsters light up the...

It was a pleasant Sunday evening when the finalists of the 10th edition of the ...

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Critics' Choice Awards 2021 nominations

The upcoming third edition of Critics' Choice Awards has revealed their nominations for feature films. Sharing her views on the nominations, Anupama Chopra, Ch...

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Adnan Sami Bags Dadasaheb Phalke Film Fest Award

Among the news that has been much talked about in the past few days has been about the winners of the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards. The stars ha...

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IPAB allows IPRS to collect royalties from FM Radio Stations...

In a landmark judgement, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has upheld the rights of the Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS) and its lyricist,...

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Aashish Rego has won the Best First Time Director awards at ...

MCAI proud to announce that it's Hon. General Secretary Mr Aashish Rego has won the Best First Time Director - Music Video for the music video "Vande Mataram" at SRFA ...

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Danish movie wins Golden Peacock, Assamese ‘Bridge’ sole...

Panaji: Denmark’s ‘Into the Darkness’ which portrays dilemmas of the Danish populaon against the backdrop of World War II took home the coveted Golde...

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SPB awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously, KS Chithra conferr...

CHENNAI: Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, who recently passed away, has been conferred with the second-highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, posthumously ...

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Meet Bros: We are excited to be judges and mentors to talent...

  There are many composers and musicians who are mentors at various shows. What makes composer duo ...

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Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passes away

New Delhi: Popular Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passed away on Friday, i.e. 22nd January 2021. He was 80. The bhajan veteran breathed ...

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Heart For Art! Delhi Govt Announces Fellowship To Boost Stre...

Nearly 500 artists from diverse backgrounds including theatre, music, dance and fine arts have been selected for this fellowship that would help them get through finan...

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The State of the Music Industry in 2020

  The global music recording industry is back in growth territory again. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), re...

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Spotify Wrapped 2020: Top 10 most streamed tracks in India

Shayad​, Ghungroo, Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage and Garmi are among the most streamed tracks in India on Spotify 2020 had us cooped up inside o...

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Independent Musicians Shine Bright As Pandemic Silences Boll...

"Independent artists fill the empty spot created by Bollywood music with original and organic content that audiences can relate to," said Palak Parno...

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Could The Grammy Go To?

Two Indian artistes on their projects that have been recognised by the Recording Academy Anoushka Shankar ...

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A.R Rahman Is In Awe Of Art Piece Of Him Created By Fan; Sha...

Impressed by an art piece of him created by a fan, musician AR Rahman posted a picture of the art on Instagram Impressed by an art piece...

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Korean pop group BTS & Armaan Malik win big at MTV EMA 2020

The South Korean pop group BTS won a leading four awards including best song for Dynamite and best group at the MTV Europe Music Awards Sunday night, while Lady Gaga t...

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Sanjeev Kohli looks back at music of ‘Veer Zaara’ on its...

Yash Chopra was so fond of Tere Liye that it remained as his ringtone till he breathed his last. On the 16th anniversary of the timeless romance ‘Veer Zaara&rsqu...

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Sonu Nigam: “I don’t want my son to be a singer, at leas...

Sonu Nigam recently completed 25 years of service in the Hindi cinema. The singer has given fans some of the most iconic and memorable songs of all time and establishe...

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Vishal Bhardwaj and Vishal Dadlani collaborate on 'Mask Kho ...

Vishal Bhardwaj has written and composed a single, Mask Kho Gaya, which has been rendered by Vishal Dadlani. "Interesting times can spur interesting ideas as well as r...

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OTT BOLLYWOOD RELEASES SUBMITTED FOR OSCAR ENTRY SELECTION |

Around seven to eight months of year 2020 were lost to the coronavirus pandemic during which all new films released on OTT platforms rather than in the cinemas as the ...

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End of the Mahesh-Naresh era

Veteran Gujarati film star-Music Composer-turned-politician Naresh Kanodia died on 27th Oct 2020 due to COVID-19 at a city-based hospital. He was a BJP MLA and had a m...

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SONY SIGNS EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH AMAAL MALIK

  Sony Music India has signed an exclusive recording agreement with music composer and performer Amaal Malik for his non-film pop debut. Amaal’s son...

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CAN SOCIAL MEDIA MAKE OR MAR A FILM?

Social media is huge. Its reach is huge, and its speed is supersonic. Post something on Twitter or Facebook or Instagram and see how it can spread like wild fire. ...

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Bollywood instrumentalists Performed live to support musicia...

In a one-of-its kind global event, Sunday, October 18, 2020 saw, five Bollywoo...

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SOPs FOR REOPENING BEING FINALISED: MAHARASHTRA CM TELLS CIN...

Maharashtra chief minsiter Uddhav Thackeray on 15th October held a virtual meeting with single-screen cinema and multiplex owners to discuss the reopening of cinemas i...

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Vishal Bhardwaj to bring Agatha Christie Mystery Novels to I...

Vishal Bhardwaj, popularly recognised for his cult classic Shakespearean trilogy — Maqbool, Omkara and ...

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'Itni Shakti Hame Dena Data' Fame Lyricist Abhilash Passes A...

The famous writer Abhilash has died at the age of 74. Actually Abhilash was suffering from stomach related disease. He also underwent a stomach operation a few months ...

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‘Paadum Nila’ S.P. Balasubrahmanyam no more

The legendary singer, who was hospitalised in August after testing positive for COVID-19, died on Friday afternoon at a private...

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Aditya Paudwal, Son Of Playback Singer Anuradha Paudwal, Die...

disturbing with number of deaths that has been happening owing to the ongoing crisis or other reasons. There are many popular celebs who also passed away in the last f...

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MUSIC DIRECTOR S. MOHINDER NO MORE

Music composer S. Mohinder passed away today (6th September) in Bombay. He was 95 years old. His full name was Mohinder Singh Sarna Bakshi. When he escaped from Pakist...

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I & B MINISTER RELEASES SOPs FOR SHOOTINGS

I & B minister Prakash Javadekar has released guiding principles and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to contain spread of COVID-19 during shootings. The docum...

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Music legend Pandit Jasraj, recipient of Padma Vibhushan awa...

Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraj has passed away at the age of 90. Pandit Jasraj breathed his last in New Jersey, the United States.   The news of In...

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100 music composers come together to celebrate Independence ...

On the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, The Music Composers Association of India (MCAI) is set to gift the nation a new rendition of the Indian national song Van...

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Famous Urdu poet Rahat Indori passes away day after testing ...

Indore: Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, died due to the viral infection in Madhya Prades...

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Shots are called by a few interconnected families with a few...

Ram Sampath, who has given music for films like Fukrey (2013) and Delhi Belly (2011), opens up about favouritism in the industry and how only a select few have the fin...

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What if Bollywood goes the Hollywood way — movies availabl...

Universal Pictures, in a deal with AMC theatres, will release the titles they want on Premium Video on Demand (PVoD) after just 17 days of a movie being in theatres. ...

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IPRS responds to row over tariff plan, says working towards ...

  In my last column, I briefly mentioned how Indian independent music promoters’ attempts to monetise livestreamed concerts had been made more diffi...

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‘LUDO’, ‘TORBAAZ’ IN NETFLIX’S NEW SLATE OF SIX FI...

Netflix today (16th July) announced a line-up of six new films across genres, and two new series. The new films which will premiere on Netflix in the coming weeks are&...

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SHEMAROOME LAUNCHES PLATFORM FOR RELEASING NEW FILMS

ShemarooMe announced the launch of ‘ShemarooMe Box Office’, a platform that will stream films. ShemarooMe Box Office has been designed to create an ecosyst...

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IPRS and Facebook sign music licensing deal

The Indian Performing Rights Society Limited announced today that they have reached an agreement with Facebook to license its music repertoire for video and other soci...

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Saroj Khan dead at 71: ‘Her songs were a master class in c...

Saroj Khan, the National Award winning choreographer, passed away in Mumbai today. Saroj’s daughter Sukaina Khan confirmed the news to indianexpress.comSaroj Kha...

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Sangeeta Pant's 'Holi Aayi Re' selected for the London Music...

Composer and Singer Sangeeta Pant's festive song 'Holi Aayi Re'  has got selected in the ‘Outdoor Video Song’ Category in the London Music Festival....

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‘Music mafia’ or ‘no bias’? The truth lies somewhere...

Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely death by suicide has shaken up B...

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You might soon hear about suicides in the music industry : S...

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Sushant Singh Rajput suicide: Postmortem cites hanging as ca...

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging in his Bandra residence on Sunday, sending shockwaves through the Hindi film industry and the country. His fans are asking...

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RARE HONOUR FOR JAVED AKHTAR

  Javed Akhtar recently won the prestigious Richard Dawkins Award 2020 for critical thinking, holding religious dogma upto scrutiny, advancing human progr...

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BASU CHATTERJEE NO MORE

  Veteran film director Basu Chatterjee passed away today (4th June) in Bombay due to age-related issues. He was 90. Basu-da, as he was respectful...

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Bhojpuri music director Dhananjay Mishra passes away

Bhojpuri film industry lost one of its popular music directors today as ...

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Music composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid passes away

Music composer Wajid Khan of ...

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Veteran lyricist Anwar Sagar No more

Veteran lyricist Anwar Sagar passed away on Wednesday. Anwar wrote many popular songs in the 80s and 90s. He wrote the lyrics of the song “Waada Raha San...

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Lyricist Yogesh Gaur passes away

Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur, known as Yogesh in the film industry, passed away on Friday. He was 77. Yogesh wrote the lyrics of hit songs “Kahin duur ja...

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PRODUCERS’ GUILD ISSUES SOPs FOR RESUMING SHOOTINGS

  The Producers’ Guild of India on 25th May issued a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the resumption of shootings in Maharashtra. Thi...

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Bombay HC restrains 2 Radio Channels From Broadcasting TIPS...

    The Bombay high court on 26th May refrained two FM radio channels, Radio Mirchi and Ishq 104.8 FM, from broadcasting songs owned by Tips ...

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KARNATAKA READY TO REOPEN CINEMAS

The Karnataka government is all set to reopen malls and cinemas after 31st May when lockdown 4 ends, provided it gets the green signal from the Centre. Cinemas all ove...

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Kulmeet Makkar, CEO, Producers Guild of India, Dies At 60

Kulmeet Makkar, CEO, Producers Guild of India (PGI), died on Friday morning. He was 60. Makkar suffered a massive heart attack and passed away in Dharamsala, P...

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Terrible Week For Indian Cinema: Tributes Pour In For Rishi ...

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor died at 67, a day after another veteran, Irrfan Khan, died New Delhi: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor's death a day after another Bollywo...

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Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to Ambedkar on his birth annive...

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Tuesday paid tributes to Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary. The 90-year-old singer took to Twitter to extend her gree...

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Jasleen Royal: There's a lack of female composers

Music composer and singer Jasleen Royal points at the fact that there are few female composers in the Indian music industry. "I want to see more women in key r...

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Somesh Mathur Pandit Corona Show

The Pandit Corona Show-2.  24th May, 2020, 7:15 pm-IST https://www.show4me.com/campaign/the_pandit_corona_show_2_1589894785 Greetings dear...

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Asha Bhosle: Entertainment industry will bounce back even s...

The coronavirus outbreak has brought the global entertainment industry to a standstill, but veteran singer Asha Bhosle says she is hopeful that once normalcy returns s...

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I spoke to Javed Akhtar, we now plan to fight it in court: L...

Popular lyricist Sameer Anjaan is miffed with the trend of recreations as the original writers and composers are never duly credited in the new versions, an act, he sa...

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How to add music to Page's story on Facebook: Know steps

    Facebook is a well-known social media platform where people can upload their photos, videos and share their status with other Facebook us...

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Kanika Kapoor may be kept in quarantine for 14 more days

  Kanika Kapoor has tested positive for Covid-19 after a fifth test was conducted at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIM...

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Artist of the Month : Viveick Rajagopalan

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Mirchi Music Awards 2020: Life time Achievement Award for Us...

The star-studded musical night which is also India’s biggest musical extravaganza, the ...

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AR Rahman welcomes new changes in the education policy

Music director A R Rahman on Monday welcomed the changes made to the draft National Education Policy saying the alteration will enable students to choo...

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Government calls for another last minute stakeholder meeting...

GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR ANOTHER LAST MINUTE STAKEHOLDER MEETING TO DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO COPYRIGHT By Anushree Rauta -February 16, 20200153   ...

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Filmfare - Best music Album award for Gullyboy and Kabir Sin...

The Filmfare awards are held every year to honour and celebrate the finest talents of Bollywood. This year, the 65th Filmfare Awards were held at Guwahati, Assam on th...

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Adnan Sami: “The Padma Shri was nowhere on my radar

Adnan Sami is overjoyed about receiving the Padma Shri award by the Indian government this Republic Day, despite the criticism surrounding his win....

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Hildur Guðnadóttir Wins Best Original Score For 'Joker' at...

  The Icelandic composer has now secured three-quarters of an EGOT in less than five months. Hildur Guðnadóttir...

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Himesh Reshammiya on the current trend of Bollywood remixes

Love them or hate them, the current trend of remixing classic Bollywood hits has music lovers divided. According to Himesh Reshammiya, he believes the ...

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Yash Raj Films Moves High Court against IPRS in relation to ...

Yash Raj Films Pvt Ltd (YRF) has moved the Bombay High Court against IPRS in relation to the royalties dispute. YRF has sought to quash a criminal case of breach of tr...

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Padma Vibhushan for Chhannulal Mishra, Padmashree for Suresh...

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS PRESS NOTE North Block, New Delhi-1 Dated the 25th January, 2020 Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferr...

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Screenwriter Association drafts a standard release form

Currently in its 60th year, the Screenwriters Association (SWA) aims to help members decode the confusing legalese that constitutes the first contract they are made to...

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NCW CLOSES SEXUAL HARASSMENT CASE AGAINST ANU MALIK

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has closed the case of sexual harassment filed against Anu Malik. Several women including singers Sona Mohapatra, Shweta Pandit...

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Government calls for two B2B meetings to discuss issues rela...

The last week of 2019 saw some action from the Government’s end on an otherwise neglected sector. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry through Departmen...

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AMIT KHANNA’S BOOK ON MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT RELEASED

  Amit Khanna’s book – Words, Sounds, Images – was released amidst fanfare on 20th December at Mehboob Studios in Bom...

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NOW DEGREE COURSE IN MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT IN INDIAN UNIVERSI...

Whistling Woods International this week signed MoUs with 18 universities of India after the Human Resource Development minister, Dr. Ramesh Pokhrial, introduced media ...

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NATIONAL FILM AWARDS PRESENTED

Vice president M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the National Film Awards to all the winners on 23rd December at a function in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, he said t...

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PUBS, RESTAURANTS, CLUBS RESTRAINED FROM PLAYING COPYRIGHTED...

The Bombay high court has restrained over 600 hotels, restaurants and pubs from playing songs that have a copyright, during New Year eve celebrations, without obtainin...

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REPEATING FILMS, HEARING SAME SONGS CAN HELP DEMENTIA PATIEN...

Watching the same film over and over again or listening to the same song repeatedly could help people suffering from dementia, according to an NHS director. Prof. Alis...

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IFFI GOLDEN JUBILEE

The International Film Festival of India this year will celebrate completion of 50 years. To be held in Goa from November 20 to 28, it is being planned on a massive sc...

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MAMI INAUGURATED

  The Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) was inaugurated on 17th October in Bombay at Rangmandir at the hands of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis....

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IIFA for Amaal, Guru Randhawa, Rochak Kohli, Saurabh-Vaibhav...

Winners   Source: Iifa.com Complete Story & Pics https://www.iifa...

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‘Bollywood music is bright, happy, uplifting and dramatic...

She is all of 22 and singer-songwriter and soul pop sensation from Switzerland, ...

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Vanraj Bhatia aided by IPRS after he suffers from ill-healt...

  After discovering that veteran music composer Vanraj Bhatia suffering from health issues and claiming to be penniless, the Indian Performing Right Socie...

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Virtuoso music composer Vanraj Bhatia struggles to make ends...

  Friends, admirers start raising funds for Vanraj Bhatia’s medical care. Alone and penniless, top composer, 92, lives isolated and bed...

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India’s largest movie screen launched at AP's Sullurpeta

  Why should urban audiences have all the fun? That seems to be the thought behind EPIQ, India’s largest screen, which was launched at Sullurpet on ...

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Ace Film-Music Guitarist Ramesh Iyer Was A Fantastic Human B...

Bollywood music fraternity is still reeling from the shock after hearing the sad news that  ace cine-musician guitarist-arranger Ramesh Iyer ‘passed away&rs...

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Indian music industry debates potential for paid music subs

  “For us to get to the top ten, we’ve got to double our revenues, we’re at $150 million, we’ve got to get to $300 million,”...

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B LIVE MUSIC TO LAUNCH NEW TALENT IN MUSIC

It was an evening to cherish. New singers Ishaan Khan, Abhishek, Satwinder and Jatin regaled a select media gathering on 25th August at a cosy villa at Santacruz in Bo...

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Music industry pays soulful tribute to composer Khayyam

Mumbai: Leading singers, writers and musicians from the Hindi film industry gathered to celebrate the memory of composer Khayyam at Model Town, Andheri Friday. The 92-...

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Padma Bhushan awardee and legendary music composer Khayyam p...

Legendary music director-composer Khayyam famed for his compositions in films like Kabhie Kabhie and Umrao Jaan breathed his last at the age of 92 on Monday at a hospi...

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Bhansali reveals National Award winning song Ghoomar origina...

6th National Awards took place in New Delhi on Friday. Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Padmaavat, which went through a lot of controversies before its release,...

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“If an artist’s work is not registered with us, we canno...

Over the last few years, artists have become more aware about their right to royalties. In our earlier article we explained about how the ...

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Mika Singh says sorry for performing in Pak

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Lack of music publishing knowledge robbing Indian artists of...

  Music publishing has been largely unexplored in India. Artists and music labels turned a blind eye to this critical aspect of the music business for a l...

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Sameer Anjaan: Delighted to pen first patriotic song

Sameer Anjaan takes us by surprise when he reveals that in his almost four-decade-long career, the closest that he came to penning a patriotic song was with Suno Gaur ...

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Badshah: Some songs shouldn't be recreated

Kaala chashma, Humma humma and Tamma Tamma Loge have two things in common -- they have all been recreated and Badshah has played an integral part in the new versions o...

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The evolution of Indian music streaming players

The music industry has changed quite a bit over the last couple of decades, all thanks to new technology. With the rise of affordable mobile internet, audio streaming ...

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How Digitization Made the Indian Music Industry More Democra...

Mumbai: The first day of Music Inc, a music conference organised by Loudest.in, saw many artists, music composers, sound designers and recordists...

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Sonu Nigam on why he doesn’t sing many songs anymore

Sonu Nigam has always been one of Bollywood much loved singers. However, he isn’t heard so much in today’s times. He has finally opened up ...

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Ilaiyaraaja wins long fought copyright battle

Ilaiyaraaja wins copyright battle For scores of fans of the much-celebrated ...

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Boy band Sanam on singing the new ICC World Cup anthem

One of India’s leading pop-rock bands, Sanam, known for their Bollywood covers, has launched their very own anthem – Way O, Wa...

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Big 92.7 FM sold to Jagran Prakashan group for Rs 1,200 cror...

Anil Ambani's Reliance Broadcast Network has sold Big 92.7 FM Radio to Jagran Prakashan-owned Music Broadcast Ltd (MBL) for an estimated value of Rs 1,200 crore, an of...

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IPRS recognised as world’s fastest growing copyright socie...

The Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS), India’s only registered copyright society for authors (lyricists), music composers and music publishers was declared ...

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Salim Merchant on recreated songs: ‘We are stopping origin...

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Filmfare Award for best Music - SANJAY LEELA BHANSALI (PADMA...

WINNERS OF THE FILMFARE AWARDS 2019 Winners of the 64th Filmfare Awards were announced at Jio Garden, BKC, Mumbai on 23rd March 2019. Here's the comple...

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Javed Akhtar Conferred With Honorary Doctorate by Jamia Hamd...

Veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar has been conferred with an honorary doctorate by the Jamia Hamdard University. His wife and actress Shabana Azmi tweeted...

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Mumbai is quite exotic for a French person :Richard Clayderm...

When Richard Clayderman and ...

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Upset over the remixed version of 'Mungda'

Upset over the remixed version of his 1978 song 'Mungda', ...

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Padmaavat won a leading number of Mirchi awards 2019

The 11th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, h...

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Film producer Rajkumar Barjatya, father of Sooraj Barjatya, ...

Veteran film producer Raj Kumar Barjatya of Rajshri Films has died in Mumbai,  on Feb 21st, 2019 morning. Father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya and son of founder R...

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Bhupen-da crowned Bharat Ratna

Music maestro late Bhupen Hazarika, former President Pranab Mukherjee and Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader late Nanaji Deshmukh were on Friday conferred the country’s...

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Update your registered work with IPRS

Dear All of us who are IPRS members, pls send a mail to IPRS data team. Mail ID:  ...

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One Of The Finest Film Score Composers Surender Sodhi is no ...

Surender Sodhi (often credited as Surendra Sodhi) is one of the finest Indian film score composers who has composed background scores for notable Hindi films like Deew...

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Star Screen Awards 2018 : Amit Trivedi wins for Best Music

The Star Screen Awards 2018, which was held in Mumbai on Sunday, 16th Dec 2018, saw a host of Bollywood A-listers in attendance. Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh...

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I Will Promise Total Transparency In The Functioning Of IPRS...

IPRS chairman Javed Akhtar spoke to G.C. Shekhar over Ilaiyaraaja's recent remarks that the he needed to be paid royalties for public performance of his songs. "It...

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Lalit Pandit’s new song dedicated to women

Composer Lalit Pandit has brought together multiple singers, including Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ wife Amruta Fadnavis, for his new song Hum h...

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Meet the female composers of Bollywood

Whether it’s the groovy and thumping beats of Hard Hard or the intense Har Har Gange sung by Arijit Singh, Batti Gul Meter Chalu’s music ...

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MCAI NOW PART OF APMA

The Asia-Pacific Music Alliance, a continental alliance of CIAM, held its second General Assembly on November 14th. Taking place during the CISAC and organised Cr...

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Composers and lyricists will finally get their due

The distribution of Rs 13 cr as synchronisation royalty dues by Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) was a big breakthrough for Bollywood. Talking to BT, chairperso...

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THE INDIAN PERFORMING RIGHT SOCIETY LIMITED

THE INDIAN PERFORMING RIGHT SOCIETY LIMITED (IPRS ) INVITATION TO MEMBERS TO NOMINATE CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION OF DIRECTORS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF In view...

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Indian Performing Rights Society wants royalties for music u...

NEW DELHI: A group representing composers, lyricists and music publishers has initiated the process of seeking royalties from Indian telecom companies and platforms su...

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MCAI: Where amateurs turn Pro

Welcome to the website of the Music Composers Association of India. We are a group of composers and supportive organisations, whose aim is to represent India’s c...

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MCAI: Let what you love be what you do

We have a lot of plans in the pipeline such as a legal cell, periodicals, workshops, medical aid, insurance and much more. Our aim is to provide the best possi...

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MCAI: Amplify Your Music Career

The MCAI is an organisation that comprises of a wide gamut of music composers, with stalwarts and legends of the music industry on one s...

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Publishers and the Nuances of Publishing in the Music Indust...

In the last decade or so, we have been fortunate enough to witness a steady rise in the number of aspiring indie musicians, especially because of the wide range of soc...

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MCAI at All About Music 2018

MCAI is proud to associate yet again with All About Music, which conducted the second edition of its trademark event. The 2-day affair was held in Mum...

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