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Saif, Sonakshi taste the old-world charm of Kolkata – Bollywood Mantra

By: Bollywood Mantra Staff on 12th February 2013 Kolkata has always been a source of inspiration for Bollywood. In the earlier days of the Hindi movie industry the directors, actors and technicians consisted of people mostly from Bengal. It was and is still believed that creativity is part and parcel of the Bengali culture that […]

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“We’re getting to do what we love.” – Sachin-Jigar talk about the music of … – Bollywood Spice

Sachin and Jigar are emerging as one of the best music directors in recent years, especially considering their rapid ascension from 2 years ago. Their versatility ranges from FALTU, Shor in the City, Hum Tum Aur Shabana, to Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya. Yet, the stakes are much higher with their latest soundtrack for Remo […]

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REFLECTIONS 2012: Top 50 Songs

2012 was  certainly a year of cool sounds, new voices, groovy and groovin’ beats and over all some killer tracks. Many of the songs brought a new vibe to the music of the Indian movies, songs flavored with new influences, and songs that we never would have thought we would hear in a Bollywood flick. […]

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Woman’s Hour; The Official Asian Download Chart: a week in radio – The Guardian

It’s not often you could draw a Venn diagram between Woman’s Hour (Radio 4) and Bernard Manning, but this week’s phone-in special on mothers-in-law veered into some pretty dubious territory. One caller began her story with “I’m not an interfering mother-in-law”, the unsaid “but” left hanging, before going on to reveal a series of estrangements […]

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Rehan Siddiqi Takes Over the Concert World of Houston – Indo American News

Added by Indo American News on January 17, 2013.Saved under Headlines Share This Post Tweet FacebookTwitterEmailGoogleRSS Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will perform in Houston on April 20 at Reliant Arena Adnan Sami will perform in Houston on March 23 20 at Arena Theatre Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will perform in Houston on April […]

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Good that Hindi and Bengali melodies are back: Ashok Bhadra – RadioandMusic.com

MUMBAI: The comeback of melodies is a welcome sign to counter the heavy frantic beats of item songs and club tracks, veteran music director Ashok Bhadra said. A well-known name in the Bengali film world where he has scored for over 150 films, Bhadra is making his Bollywood debut with upcoming film ‘Bloody Isshq’  directed […]

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Woman’s Hour; The Official Asian Download Chart: a week in radio – The Guardian

It’s not often you could draw a Venn diagram between Woman’s Hour (Radio 4) and Bernard Manning, but this week’s phone-in special on mothers-in-law veered into some pretty dubious territory. One caller began her story with “I’m not an interfering mother-in-law”, the unsaid “but” left hanging, before going on to reveal a series of estrangements […]

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Top 10 Songs of Bollywood in 2012 – Newstrack India

Saans (Jab Tak hai Jaan): The king of romance Yash Chopra’s last directorial venture ‘Jab Tak Hai Jann’ song ‘Saans’ mesmerized the audiences with its ultra romantic lyrics blended with the top class music of […]

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REWIND: face the music of 2012 – Hindustan Times

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Mumbai Mirror Music Review – koimoi

Rating: 2/5 stars (Two-stars) User Rating: Cop dramas have become very common nowadays and Mumbai Mirror seems to be another one in the same genre with a twist in the form of suspense factor that has been woven in the script. With no star power to boast of, film solely depends on the storyline and […]

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