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  • Ahead of the song release, singer Sonu Nigam croons Raat Kitni from Paltan

    Before the song’s release, singer Sonu Nigam treated the audience by crooning two lines from Raat Kitni in a video on social media. The two lines from the upcoming song have piqued the interest of the audience. After crooning the song, the Singer said,” Looking forward to seeing your response to the song. This is Sonu here. Lots of love.”

  • Fanney Khan new song: Anil Kapoor unveils ‘Badan pe sitare’ on Mohammed Rafi’s 38th death anniversary

    Mumbai: On Mohammed Rafi’s 38th death anniversary on Tuesday, actor Anil Kapoor unveiled the recreated version of the iconic song “Badan pe sitare”, sung by Sonu Nigam. The original song, picturised on actress Vyjayanthimala and late veteran actor Shammi Kapoor, featured in the 1969 film “Prince”. Its new version finds a place in Anil-starrer “Fanney Khan“.

  • Everyone now has opinion on music creation: Sonu Nigam

    Mumbai, Singer Sonu Nigam feels that nowadays everyone, irrespective of knowledge has an opinion on creating music which was not the case in the 1960s and 70s. The singer was interacting with the media along with music composer Shibani Kashyap, Shantanu Moitra, Leslie Lewis, Shamir Tandon, Sandesh Shandilya, Vivek Vasvani at R.D. Burman’s 79th birth anniversary celebrations on Monday here.

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    Ayushmann Khurrana drops the beat with ‘Tik Tak Plastic’ to raise awareness on plastic use

    Actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana who is known for his quirky choice in films has taken a mighty step to stop the burgeoning use of plastic. In order to broadcast his message, the actor has used the best and convenient method on his part. He recently sung a song titled “Tik Tak Plastic” for an NGO Bhamla Foundation in collaboration with United Nations, to raise awareness against use of

  • In pictures: Bollywood celebrities at inaugural ceremony of India Art Fest in Mumbai

    Myriad artistic expressions, ranging from paintings to textiles and from murals to installations, are on display at the seventh Mumbai Edition of the India Art Festival (IAF) which opened today in suburban Worli. During the two-day event being held at Nehru Centre, the connoisseurs of art can have glimpses of the art trends prevailing in India and Asian countries.

  • Mumbai: Police beef up security of Sonu Nigam after threats

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police has stepped up the security of singer Sonu Nigam in the wake of a fresh security threat. As per the advisory, the singer can be attacked by terrorists at a public place or during a film promotion. The other personalities on the terror radar are BJP president Amit Shah and state unit leaders Ram Kadam and Ashish Shelar. The Maharashtra State Intelligence Department has accordingly issued an advisory to

  • Sonu Nigam goes talent scouting

    National Award-winning singer Sonu Nigam is set to scout and nurture new talent in the field of music. He says hunting for talent in India is not a big deal as “they just appear”.

  • Mentioned temple and gurudwara also, but azaan got highlighted: Sonu Nigam

    Mumbai: Popular singer Sonu Nigam, who had earlier this year sparked a controversy by calling azaan on loudspeakers a “forced religiousness”, on Thursday said he had also mentioned temple and Gurudwara in his Twitter posts, but only the Azaan was highlighted.

  • I will stand if Pakistan national anthem is played: Sonu Nigam

    Mumbai: Wading into the ongoing debate over playing the national anthem in public places, singer Sonu Nigam on Thursday said he honoured every country’s anthem and would stand for Pakistan’s national anthem as well.

  • After Sonu Nigam, controversy over singer Suchitra’s Azaan rant

    Mumbai: After Sonu Nigam’s rant against use of loudspeakers from mosques calling faithfuls to prayers, actress-singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi has criticised the “aggressive/ear shattering call” for ‘azaan’, saying she does not need public loudspeakers to remind her of God.

  • After Sonu Nigam, now Suchitra Krishnamoorthi calls azaan at 5 am ‘not civilized’

    It was only a couple of months back that singer Sonu Nigam’s morning rant on how the call for Muslim prayers, known as Azaan, disturbed his sleep. His series of tweets resulted in other users accusing him of religious bigotry and communalism. But he still stood by his statement of ‘forced religiousness and even went on to shave his head after a fatwa was issued by a Muslim cleric who announced a

  • ‘The Google Song’ from ‘Mubarakan’ brings wedding season back!

    Arjun Kapoor starrer Mubarakan’s new song ‘The Google Song’ has been released. The song brings back the wedding season in Bollywood. Well, after giving solid title track and rendition of popular Hawa Hawa song, the makers have brought a wedding anthem of this year.

  • I’ve already lived four avatars: ‘Jingle King’ Lesle Lewis

    New Delhi: He is the man credited with jingles of brands like Thums Up, Frooti and Amul, who gave KK his “Pal” and Asha Bhosle a peppy version of “Janam samjha karo”. Lesle Lewis, popular as a member of the Colonial Cousins band, says after serving as a composer for long, he is excited about showcasing his fifth avatar — as singer and performer.