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Ameen Sayani, iconic radio presenter and voice of Geetmala, ...

Ameen Sayani, popular former radio announcer, achieved fame and popularity all across the Indian Subcontinent for his show Binaca Geetmala. He died on Tuesday. ...

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Lyricist and poet Gulzar will receive the Jnanpith award

Noted lyricist and Urdu poet Gulzar will be honored with the Jnanpith Award. The Jnanpith selection committee announced this on Saturday. In an official announcement, ...

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PADMA HONOURS : LAXMIKANT’S FAMILY WRITES TO MINISTRI...

The family of music director Laxmikant has written to the ministries of Home and Information & Broadcasting, stating that the Padma Bhushan should’ve also be...

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GRAMMY FOR ZAKIR HUSSAIN, SHANKAR MAHADEVAN, OTHERS

Five Indian musicians picked up awards at the 2024 Grammy Awards at the event held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on the night of 4th February. Tabla maestro Z...

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Filmfare Awards 2024: Best Music Album Goes To Animal

9th Hyundai Filmfare Awards 2024 with Gujarat Tourism: Congratulations are in order as Animal lifts the Best Music Album trophy. Here’s the complete...

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PADMA AWARDS ANNOUNCED: PYARELAL SHARMA BESTOWED PADMABHUSHA...

Veteran actors Vyjayanthimala Bali and Chiranjeevi will be honoured with the Padma Vibhushan. Their names are among the five announced for the Republic Day honours....

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VISHAL BHARDWAJ ELECTED MCAI PRESIDENT

Vishal Bhardwaj was unanimously elected president of the Music Composers Association of India (MCAI) at its annual general meeting on 19th January at The Club in Bomba...

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MCAI's 65th AGM on 18th January 2024 at 'MAHOGANY' the Club

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Notice for the Managing Committee Members Elections

 Notice for the Managing Committee Members’ Elections for next three Years   Dear Member As per the Executive Committee meeting hel...

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Amit Trivedi wins Filmfare award for Best Original Soundtrac...

Filmfare OTT Awards 2023: Alia Bhatt in Darlings to Vijay Varma for Dahaad, here's complete list of winners By...

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RAJ KUMAR KOHLI’S PRAYER MEETING

A prayer meeting in memory of veteran film producer-director Raj Kumar Kohli will be held tomorrow (26th November) from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hotel Sun N Sand, Juhu, Bom...

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DADASAHEB PHALKE AWARD FOR WAHEEDA REHMAN

Waheeda Rehman will be given the 53rd Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest film honour. The timing of the award couldn’t have been more apt for the 85-y...

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Pritam won the Black lady for Brahmastra

68th Filmfare Awards 2023 On April 27, 2023, the 68th edition of the Hyundai Filmfare Awards took ...

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Bombay High Court upholds rights of IPRS against private FM ...

Bombay High Court upholds rights of IPRS against private FM radio broadcaster...

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Farhan Akhtar cancels Australia concerts due to ‘unfor...

Actor-singer ...

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Music composer Nirmal Mukherjee passed away

A bad news is coming out from Bollywood. Nirmal Mukherjee, the famous music composer of the cinema world, has passed away. According to the information, Nirmal was adm...

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IN PAKISTAN, JAVED AKHTAR CONDEMNS PAKISTAN

Javed Akhtar, who was in Lahore in Pakistan to participate in a festival in memory of poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, said at the festival that the perpetrators of the 26/11 Bom...

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SONU NIGAM ATTACK: COPS RECORD STATEMENTS OF WITNESSES

The Chembur (Bombay) police have started recording statements of witnesses as part of their probe into the case of assault, negligence and wrongful restraint against S...

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VETERAN SINGER VANI JAIRAM BIDS ADIEU

Veteran singer Vani Jairam breathed her last today (4th February) in her Madras home. She was 77. She was found dead with an injury on her forehead. Vani used to stay ...

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PADMA AWARDS FOR VANI JAIRAM, SUMAN KALYANPUR, M.M. KEERAVAN...

Singers Vani Jairam and Suman Kalyanpur, music director M.M. Keeravani, actress Raveena Tandon and late producer and stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala are the ...

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YAMAHA MUSIC SQUARE IN BOMBAY

Yamaha has opened a Yamaha Music Square in Bombay at Malad East. This is Yamaha’s authorised premium partner for Bombay. The biggest showroom of India ...

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RRR song 'Natu Natu' won the Golden Globe Award for Best Ori...

Golden Globe Award 2023: The track 'Naatu Naatu' from SS Rajamouli's film RRR has been awarded the Golden Globe for Best Song. This song by composer M...

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Bombay HC restrains SAREGAMA from infringing SHEMAROOâ€...

The Bombay high court today (November 15) passed a temporary order restraining Saregama India Ltd. from infringing the copyright of Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd. in ...

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India's Zakir Hussain and Pakistan's Zarsanga among Aga Khan...

The triennial event aims to preserve musical heritage stretching from the Middle East and North Africa to South Asia The Aga Khan Music Awards 2022 announc...

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The Late Singer KK Could Have Been Saved If CPR Was Given On...

A Doctor who conducted KK’s autopsy revealed he could have been saved if CPR was given to him on time   Popular Bollywood singer Krish...

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Kumar Sanu, Shailendra Singh, Anand-Milind to get Lata Mange...

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‘After two years, we are fully booked this Navratri!,...

Garba nights to pujo performances, festive bashes are back with a bang – and performers say they have back-to-back gigs lined up this season Afte...

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Falguni Pathak on remix version: The remix ruined the origin...

Remixing an iconic song isn’t a new thing for the music industry and often when a song is remixed, it does not do justice to the original composition. Original s...

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SAKSHI MEHRA ELECTED MPA PRESIDENT

Sakshi Mehra was elected president of the Motion Pictures’ Association (MPA) at the first meeting of the newly-elected executive committee held on 23rd September...

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SHIBASISH SARKAR ELECTED GUILD PRESIDENT

Shibasish Sarkar was unanimously elected president of The Film and Television Producers Guild of India Ltd. today (21st September) at the first meeting of its newly co...

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RAJU SRIVASTAVA DEAD

Stand-up comic and actor Raju Srivastava lost his battle for life as he breathed his last this morning (21st September). He had been admitted to AIIMS Hospital in Delh...

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Himesh Reshammiya collaborates with dad for 'Ganpati Gajaana...

Music composer and singer Himesh Reshammiya treated fans with his latest track 'Ganpati Gajaanann' on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The song is ...

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LATA MANGESHKAR MUSIC SCHOOL TO OPEN IN SEPTEMBER

Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde said on August 16 that the Bharat Ratna Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar Music School will be launched on September 28, the birth anni...

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STREET IN CANADA NAMED AFTER A.R. RAHMAN

A street in Markham city of Canada has honoured music composer A.R. Rahman by naming a street in his honour. The music director said, he now feels more responsible to ...

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Shershaah bags Filmfare Award for Best music album

The 67th Filmfare Awards ceremony, presented by The Times Group, honoured the best Indian Hindi-language films of 2021. Held at Jio World Cent...

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Saawan Kumar Tak passes away at 86

Saawan Kumar Tak, the director, producer, writer and lyricist behind several  ...

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Music festival Lollapalooza to make India debut in January 2...

The iconic global music festival Lollapalooza is all set to make its India debut in January 2023. The two-day multi-genre music extravaganza will be held in Mumbai on ...

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JAVED AKHTAR’S POETRY READING IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES

A packed-house audience witnessed Javed Akhtar’s poetry readings recently in five different languages. In an event hosted by the arts organisation BaithakUK, Taj...

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PM MODI SHOWERS PRAISES ON ILAIYARAJA

Prime minister Narendra Modi recently showered praises on the four persons just nominated to the Rajya Sabha, including two persons — music director Ilaiyaraja a...

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LATA MANGESHKAR’S KIN TO SET UP OLD AGE HOME FOR ARTI...

Lata Mangeshkar’s family will fulfill the late singer’s dream of building an old age home for artistes. It will be built on a huge plot of land near Nasik ...

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ACTOR DEEPESH BHAN DIES SUDDENLY

TV serial Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai actor Deepesh Bhan passed away suddenly this morning (23rd July) in Bombay. Although the exact reason for th...

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Singer Bhupinder Singh passes away at 82

Bhupinder Singh is known for songs like Dil Dhoondta Hai, Naam Gum Jaayega, Ek Akela Is Shaher Mein, Beeti Na Beetai Raina, Huzoor Is Kadar bhi...

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Singer KK dies at 53 after live performance in Kolkata: 'The...

Singer KK, who gave Indian music lovers many hits over the last three decades has died at 53. He gave a performance at Nazrul Mancha on Tuesday and later went to his h...

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From Ruling Hearts To Ruling Global Billboards, Jasleen Make...

'Ranjha' singer and composer Jasleen Royal has been ruling hearts with her compositions and melodiously sung songs not just in India but also worldwide. Not kn...

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Justin Bieber To Perform In New Delhi On October 18

Pop star Justin Bieber is set to bring his Justice World Tour to New Delhi on October 18, promoters BookMyShow and AEG Presents Asia announced on Tuesday. The Canadian...

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T-Series releases statement after accusations of “thef...

India’s leading record label, T-Series has been forced to issue a statement after it was accused of “theft” by the singer Abrar Ul Haq for the use of...

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Santoor legend Pandit Shivkumar Sharma passes away

Legendary musician and santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma passed away due to a cardiac arrest on May 10. He was 84. Over the past two years, in the wake ...

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Singer Tarsame ‘TAZ’ Singh Saini dead

Singer Tarsame Singh Saini, popularly known as Taz from pop band Stereo Nation, passed away on 30th April 2022 after suffering a liver failure following which he ...

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IMPPA OFFICE-BEARERS ELECTED

Following the election of Abhay Kumar Sinha as president of the Indian Motion Picture Producers’ Association (IMPPA) at the first meeting of the newly-elected ex...

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PM Narendra Modi is the first recipient of Lata Mangeshkar A...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the first recipient of the Lata Mangeshkar award, instituted by the late legendary singer’s family in her memory. Lata Mange...

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NETFLIX LOSES 2 LAKH SUBSCRIBERS

Netflix has lost 2 lakh subscribers in the first quarter of 2022. This is the first time in the last ten years that the OTT platform has seen a decline in the number o...

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INDORE GETS ITS FIRST DRIVE IN CINEMA

Indore’s first Drive In cinema was inaugurated on 15th April at the hands of Madhya Pradesh tourism and culture minister Usha Thakur. K.G.F. Chapter...

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Lyricist Maya Govind passed away

Legendary Hindi film lyricist Maya Govind passed away on Thursday at the age of 82. She lived in Juhu, Mumbai. Her funeral will take place in Mumbai this afternoon. He...

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From Jag Suna Suna Laage To Yeh Dooriyan: Bollywood Songs We...

A lot changed in our lives when we were asked to stay indoors because of Coronavirus or COVID-19 lockdown. The new rules and regulations including social distancing le...

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Homepage Music Music NewsLucky Ali On Live Shows Affecting...

Singer Lucky Ali needs no introduction, courtesy of, his chartbuster and iconic songs that continue to rule our hearts. The singer is now gearing up for the release of...

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Anuradha Paudwal gets conferred with the title of Vidushi an...

Anuradha Paudwal is a voice synonymous with Indian devotional music all over the world. H...

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The Mirchi Life Time Achievement Award to Suman Kalyanpur

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Bappi Lahiri Passes Away

Bappi Lahiri was suffering from OSA and recurrent chest infection: hospital Bappi Lahiri was suffering from OSA- Obstructive Sleep Apnea and recurrent ches...

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Lata Mangeshkar: Beloved Indian singer dies at 92

Lata Mangeshkar, one of India's most beloved singers who provided the soundtrack to hundreds of Bollywood films, has died aged 92. Ma...

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INDIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS

https://www.hungama.com/IIMA1stEdition/vote.php Dear Members  Votings for the 19 various categories of *1st IIMA awards* are on. Many of our memb...

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SUNEEL DARSHAN FILES F.I.R. AGAINST GOOGLE

Producer-director Suneel Darshan has filed a complaint against Google, its CEO, Sundar Pichai, and five other employees of the tech giant over the alleged copyright in...

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PADMA HONOURS FOR CHANDRAPRAKASH DWIVEDI, S.P. BALASUBRAHMAN...

Several people from the film industry will be honoured with the Padma Awards. The list of honourees was announced on the eve of Republic Day. Filmmaker Chand...

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Power of Music: Bhuban croons 'Kacha Badam' song to sell pea...

The peanut seller, Bhuban Badyakar who has composed the jingle ‘Kacha Badam’ has taken social media by storm and won several hearts; Watch. htt...

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Pandit Birju Maharaj, Legendary Kathak Dancer, Dies At 83

New Delhi:  Kathak legend Pandit Birju Maharaj died at his home in Delhi late Sunday after suffering a heart attack. He was 83. A recip...

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‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’ fame lyricist Ibrahim Ashk ...

MUMBAI : Lyricist Ibrahim Ashk, known for penning songs for films like "Kaho Na Pyaar Hai" and "Koi... Mil Gaya"...

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Accordionist Sayed Ali No more

  एकॉर्डियन प्लेयर सैयद अली नà...

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T-Series Surpasses 200 Million Subscribers On YouTube

"We are thrilled to be the premiere Indian YouTube channel to hit such a massive subscriber base," said Bhushan Kumar Bhushan Kumar's ...

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Indian Music Mandatory In Flights, Airports? Proposal On Min...

New Delhi:  Make it mandatory to play Indian music on flights operated by all airlines in India, as well as at airports. Such a seemingly small s...

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Bigger venues, better safety protocols, unparalleled fan ent...

With limited seating and stringent sanitisation protocols, live concerts are back in NCR, and the ...

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One tweet from Amitabh Bachchan about my song changed things...

From learning to play the guitar by watching videos online to becoming an overnight sensation with her rendition of ...

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Aashish Rego Elected As The Vice Chairman Of APMA

Aashish Rego Elected As The Vice Chairman Of APMA ...

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BILL THAT WOULD HAVE HIT RECORD COMPANY PROFITS IN THE UK RE...

Tim Ingham It proposed a set of legislation that could have sucked substantial amounts of annual revenue away from UK record companies each year – but ...

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Original Punjabi songs are so big that Bollywood just wants ...

Indian Manjeet Singh Ral better known as Manj Musik, known for songs like Tamanchey Pe Disco,&n...

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

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

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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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CONTROLLING PIRACY OR EXPRESSION? – An analysis of th...

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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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...

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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 Indi...

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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 साहे...

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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 ‘Bridgeâ...

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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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 ins...

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

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 NETFLIXâ€...

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 ...

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 tr...

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 ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  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 Sullurp...

  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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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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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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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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Badshah: Some songs shouldn't be recreated

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

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

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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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