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Saregama ropes in Agnee to recreate 10 Classic tracks

Revisiting classics from their rich catalogue has been on music company Saregama’s outline for some time. Right from entering into expensive publishing sync deals for films to signing artists like music producer Mikey McCleary to make recreations of their old … READ MORE >>

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Siddharth Mahadevan gets experimental with Marathi films

Siddharth Mahadevan plans to infuse untried genres in Marathi film music Being the son of four-time National award winning composer Shankar Mahadevan, Siddharth Mahadevan is no stranger to the precision of music direction or playback singing. Even before making his … READ MORE >>

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“Sanjay Leela Bhansali challenged me to compose Salaam India for Mary Kom,” Shivam Pathak

Singer Shivam Pathak has come a long way since his days as one of the finalists of Indian Idol Season 5. After singing for few films, he makes his debut as music composer with  Mary Kom. Shivam has composed two tracks Sukoon … READ MORE >>

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Daler Mehndi records for Rakeysh Mehra’s Mirza Sahebaan

Daler Mehndi first worked with filmmaker Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra for his 2005 film Rang De Basanti singing the title track for the film. Since then, the Punjabi pop singer has worked with Mehra on Teen Thay Bhai and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. This association further continues … READ MORE >>

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Vaishali Samant records with Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle

Having crooned Marathi chartbusters like Aika Dajiba and Kombadi Palali, Vaishali Samant is excited about her composing for forthcoming Marathi film projects which will feature singing legends, Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. After almost four years, Lataji will get behind … READ MORE >>

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Hollywood Records to release AR Rahman’s The Hundred-Foot Journey original soundtrack

The original soundtrack composed by two time Academy award winner AR Rahman for the motion picture The Hundred-Foot Journey is all set for digital release on August 12, 2014. Released by Hollywood Records, the soundtrack  listing 16 tracks are now … READ MORE >>

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Rani Mukerji talks about Mardani anthem

Leading lady Rani Mukerji and director Pradeep Sarkar along with lyricist Kausar Munir and writer Gopi Puthran launched an anthem from their forthcoming film Mardaani on August 4 (yesterday), at a suburban multiplex. The film, which will hit the cinema screens on … READ MORE >>

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Sony Music acquires music rights of 11 Tamil films

After sweeping multiple  accolades across music categories at the 61st Filmfare Awards South and the 8th Annual STAR Vijay Awards, Sony Music South is aiming high with some plump movie acquisitions for the year 2014. The music company has acquired line-up of … READ MORE >>

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Kausar Munir – Lyricist by Chance

Based in the locales of Lucknow and Hyderabad, the music of Dawaat-e-Ishq featured lyrics laced with Urdu poetry by Kausar Munir. The writer wrote the lyrics staying true to the storyline of the film. Sound Box had a quick chat … READ MORE >>

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Open letter to Yo Yo Honey Singh by a parent

Surely, Yo Yo Honey Singh has become  a rage amongst the youngsters, but the explicit lyrics in his songs hasn’t gone too well with certain sections of the society – especially parents. Raising their apprehensione on the negative impact of … READ MORE >>

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Original composer of Alia Bhatt’s Samjhawan eyes Bollywood

Samjhawan, the track that not only topped the music charts, but also marked the debut of Alia Bhatt as a singer was originally composed by cross border artist Jawad Ahmad.  Though, Ahmad made his musical debut in Bollywood with 2007’s Woh Lamhe, … READ MORE >>

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Arijit’s Muskuraane tops Red FM’s Top 20 – June 2014

Arijit Singh’s Muskuraane was the most played song across Red FM for June 2014. It was closely followed by Teri Galiyaan from the recently released Ek Villian. Check which songs made to Red FM’s Top 20 list for June 2014 … READ MORE >>

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Kolaveri Di composer Anirudh sings for AR Rahman

AR Rahman roped in the Why This Kolveri Di famed composer Anirudh Ravichander for a track in the Vikram starrer Ai directed by Shankar. He has reportedly crooned for a track targeted at the youth. The young composer took on … READ MORE >>

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Abhijeet Bhattacharya releases sixth album with Times Music

“Music comes through softwares today, there in no playback singing in Bollywood anymore,” says Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya, who has recently released his sixth non-film album AB. The album recently released under Times Music features eight tracks  penned by Sameer. The singer … READ MORE >>

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“Aditya Chopra passed our songs in a single hearing for Daawat-e-Ishq” – Sajid-Wajid

Their releases this year included Main Tera Hero and Heropanti, both starring young actors and yet standing out for its music. Far from being labeled as Salman Khan Camp, Sajid-Wajid today have bagged projects with big banners with their hit … READ MORE >>

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Rajshri denies selling rights of Prem Ratan… for 18 crores

Amid media reports that the audio rights of Salman Khan’s next Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was sold for a whopping 18 crores to Zee Music Company, Rajat Barjatya, MD and CEO, Rajshri Entertainment denied the deal to Sound Box. Refuting the figures … READ MORE >>

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Parikrama forays into Bollywood with Manjunath

After indie bands like Indian Ocean, Agnee and Raghu Dixit composed for Bollywood films, 24 year old Delhi based rock band Parikrama is foraying into composing for the Hindi film Manjunath. Three musicians of the five membered band – Nitin … READ MORE >>

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Why Tandanu is the biggest project by Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean completes 25 years in music. The Delhi based band has taken the indie space back with their seventh album Tandanu. Tandanu is easily a mammoth project by the outfit compared to any of their earlier albums. Sample this … READ MORE >>

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