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Allahrakka Rahman (born A. S. Dileep Kumar, best known as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, and music producer. A. R. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the ''Time'' 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011. South Indian fans of Rahman refer him with the nickname of "The Mozart of Madras", and "Isai Puyal" (the Musical Storm). With an in-house studio (Panchathan Record Inn in Chennai), Rahman's film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with the Tamil film Roja. Working in India's film industries, international cinema, and theatre, Rahman is one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200million units sold. In a notable two-decade career, he has been acclaimed for redefining contemporary Indian film music and contributing to the success of several films. Rahman has also become a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of causes and charities. In 2017, Rahman made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.
Aabshar-e-Ghazal is a ghazal album by Indian legendary singers Hariharan and Asha Bhosle.
Aadmi Aur Insaan is a 1969 Hindi film produced by B. R. Chopra and directed by Yash Chopra.
Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na Karo (آج جانے کی ضد نہ کرو; please don't insist on leaving today) is a Nazm written by Pakistani poet Fayyaz Hashmi.
"Aao Huzoor Tumko" is a song composed by O. P. Nayyar and sung by Asha Bhosle for the 1968 Bollywood film Kismat.
Aaye Din Bahar Ke is a 1966 Hindi film produced by J. Om Prakash.
Abu Dhabi (أبو ظبي) is the capital and the second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (the most populous being Dubai), and also capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the largest of the UAE's seven emirates.
Adnan Sami Khan (عدنان سمیع خان; born 15 August 1971) is an Indian singer, musician, music composer, pianist and actor.
Alaipayuthey (Waves are flowing) is a 2000 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film written, co-produced and directed by Mani Ratnam.
Ali Akbar Khan (14 April 192218 June 2009) was a Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod.
Alka Yagnik (born 20 March 1966) is an Indian playback singer.
Ustad Allarakha Qureshi (29 April 1919 – 3 February 2000), popularly known as Alla Rakha, was an Indian tabla player specialized in Hindustani Classical music.
Allauddin Khan, also known as Baba Allauddin Khan (1862 – 6 September 1972) was a sarod player and multi-instrumentalist, composer and one of the most renowned music teachers of the 20th century in Indian classical music.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time.
Amravati is a city in the state of Maharashtra, India.
Andaz (italic) is a 1971 Indian Bollywood romantic drama film, directed by Ramesh Sippy, and written by Salim-Javed, Gulzar and Sachin Bhowmick.
Anu Malik (born 2 November 1960) is an Indian singer, music director, actor, director and producer.He is a Indian National award-winning music director, who primarily works in the Hindi film industry.
Apna Desh (Our Country) is a 1972 Hindi language drama film, produced by T. Govindarajan and A. V. Subramaniam and directed by Jambu.
Apradh is a 1972 action thriller romance Hindi film produced and directed by Feroz Khan.
Baazi (Hindi: बाज़ी, Urdu: بازی) is a 1968 Bollywood thriller film directed by Moni Bhattacharjee.
Baazigar (italic) is a 1993 Indian crime thriller film directed by Abbas–Mustan starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles.
Baldev Raj Chopra (22 April 1914 – 5 November 2008) was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials.
Bandini (Hindi: बन्दिनी, Urdu: بندِنی, translation: Imprisoned) is a 1963 Hindi drama film directed and produced by Bimal Roy, the man who directed classics such as Do Bigha Zameen and Devdas.
Alokesh "Bappi" Lahiri is an Indian music composer, music director, singer, actor and record producer.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
A bhajan literally means "sharing".
Bimal Roy (বিমল রায়) (12 July 1909 – 8 January 1966) was an Indian film director.
Biryani, also known as biriyani, biriani, birani or briyani, ¨spicy rice¨ is a South Asian mixed rice dish with its origins among the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent.
Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Maharashtra, India.
Boot Polish (Hindi: बूट पॉलिश) is a 1954 Hindi film directed by Prakash Arora and produced by Raj Kapoor.
A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women.
Boy George (born George Alan O'Dowd; 14 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter, DJ and fashion designer.
Brett Lee (born 8 November 1976) is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all three formats of the game.
"Brimful of Asha" is a 1997 single by British alternative rock band Cornershop.
The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.
Buddha Mil Gaya is a 1971 Hindi film, produced by L.B. Thakur and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee.
Bulletproof Monk is a 2003 American superhero comedy film directed by Paul Hunter in his directorial debut, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Seann William Scott, and Jaime King.
C.I.D. is a 1956 Indian Hindi film directed by Raj Khosla and Produced by Guru Dutt.
Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama.
Caravan is a 1971 Bollywood thriller film, produced by Tahir Hussain under the Nasir Hussain Films & T.V. Films banner and directed by Nasir Hussain.
"Channeache Rati" ("In a Moonlit Night") is a Goan Konkani song.
Channel V (styled Channel) is the brand name for multiple international music television networks owned by Fox Networks Group, fully owned subsidiaries of 21st Century Fox.
Chaudhvin Ka Chand is a 1960 Urdu Bollywood feature film directed by Mohammed Sadiq.
A chef is a trained professional cook who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation, often focusing on a particular cuisine.
Chhoti Si Baat is a 1976 Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Basu Chatterjee.
Chitragupta (Sanskrit: चित्रगुप्त, 'rich in secrets' or 'hidden picture') is a Hindu god assigned with the task of keeping complete records of actions of human beings on the earth.
Chori Chori (Hindi: चोरी चोरी; English: Surreptitiously) is a 1956 Indian Hindi-language romantic comedy film directed by Anant Thakur, with music by Shankar Jaikishan and lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri and Shailendra.
Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne (Captured by You) is an Indian Hindi thriller film which is directed by Sangeeth Sivan and released on 21 March 2003.
The Cinema of India consists of films produced in the nation of India.
Code Red were a British vocal boyband, formed in 1996.
Colitis is an inflammation of the colon.
Cornershop are a British indie rock band best known for their 1997 UK number-one single "Brimful of Asha".
Curry (sometimes, plural curries) is an umbrella term referring to a number of dishes originating in the cuisine of the Indian subcontinent.
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema.
Daily News and Analysis (DNA) is an Indian broadsheet newspaper launched in 2005 and published in English from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jaipur, Bengaluru and Indore in India. It is the first English broadsheet daily in India to introduce an all-colour page format. It targets a young readership and is owned and managed by Diligent Media Corporation.
Dainik Bhaskar (दैनिक भास्कर) is an Indian Hindi-language daily newspaper that is the second largest circulated daily newspaper of India.
Dal (also spelled daal, dail, dhal; pronunciation) is a term in the Indian subcontinent for dried, split pulses (that is, lentils, peas, and beans).
Dattatreya Shankar Davjekar (died), better known as Datta Davjekar or Datta Daujeker (दत्ता डावजेकर), was a veteran music composer mainly associated with Marathi and Hindi movies.
Daud (italic) is a 1997 Indian Hindi crime comedy film directed by Ram Gopal Varma, starring Sanjay Dutt and Urmila Matondkar, with music composed by A. R. Rahman.
Deccan Herald (DH) is an English daily newspaper published from the Indian state of Karnataka by The Printers (Mysore) Private Limited.
Pt. Deenanath Mangeshkar (29 December 1900 – 24 April 1942) was a well-known Marathi theatre actor, a renowned Natya Sangeet musician and a Hindustani classical vocalist.
Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.
Dhund (translation: Fog) is a 1973 Hindi movie produced and directed by B. R. Chopra.
Dilli Ka Thug (The Trickster of Delhi) is a 1958 Hindi-language comedy film.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.
Don is a 1978 Indian crime thriller action film, written by Salim-Javed (Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar), produced by Nariman Irani, and directed by Chandra Barot.
"Don't Phunk with My Heart" (censored as "Don't Mess with My Heart") is a song recorded by American recording group The Black Eyed Peas, taken from the fourth studio album Monkey Business (2005).
Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Dum Maro Dum (Hindi: दम मारो दम, "Puff, take a puff!") is an Indian Hindi song from the 1971 Bollywood film Hare Rama Hare Krishna.
Ek Musafir Ek Hasina (English: A Traveller and A Beauty) is a 1962 Bollywood film.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Farida Khanum (فرِیدہ خانُم), (Punjabi) is a prolific Pakistani classical singer from the province of Punjab.
Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook; 31 July 1963), better known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, musician, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is an association of business organisations in India.
A femme fatale, sometimes called a maneater, is a stock character of a mysterious and seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers, often leading them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations.
Filhaal... (Hindi: फिलहाल, Momentary) is a Bollywood film released in 2002.
Filmfare is an English-language, tabloid-sized magazine about Hindi-language cinema, popularly known as Bollywood.
The Filmfare Best Female Playback Award is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films, to recognise a female playback singer who has delivered an outstanding performance in a film song.
The Filmfare Awards are presented annually by The Times Group to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the '''Hindi''' language film industry of India.
The Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, initially named Raj Kapoor Award for Lifetime Achievement after Raj Kapoor is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
Filmi ("of films") music soundtracks are produced for India's mainstream motion picture industry and written and performed for Indian cinema.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Geeta Dutt (born Geeta Ghosh Roy Chowdhuri; 23 November 1930 – 20 July 1972) was a prominent Indian playback singer and a famous bengali-hindi classical artist, born in Faridpur before the Partition of India.
In Hindustani music, a gharānā is a system of social organization linking musicians or dancers by lineage or apprenticeship, and by adherence to a particular musical style.
The ghazal (غزَل, غزل, غزل), a type of amatory poem or ode, originating in Arabic poetry.
Ustad Ghulam Ali (غُلام علی), (born 5 December 1940) is a Pakistani ghazal and playback singer of the Patiala Gharana.
Ghulam Mohammed was an Indian film score composer, who is most remembered for his work in Hindi musical-hit films like, Mirza Ghalib (1954), Shama (1961) and Pakeezah (1972).
Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India.
Gomantak Maratha Samaj is a Konkani speaking community found in Indian state of Goa.
The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.
Govind Nihalani (born 19 December 1940) is an Indian film director, cinematographer, screenwriter and producer, known for his works in Hindi cinema.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Sampooran Singh Kalra (born 18 August 1934), known popularly by his pet name Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist, musician, composer and film director.
Gumrah (Astray) is a 1963 Hindi film produced and directed by B. R. Chopra.
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone (9 July 1925 – 10 October 1964), better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.
Hansraj Behl (19 November 1916 – 1984) was an Indian music composer, who composed music for Hindi and Punjabi films.
Hare Rama Hare Krishna is a 1971 Indian film directed by Dev Anand starring himself, Mumtaz and Zeenat Aman.
Harem is the eighth studio album by English singer and songwriter Sarah Brightman, released in the United States on 10 June 2003 through Angel Records.
Hariharan (born 3 April 1955) is an Indian playback and ghazal singer, whose songs have been featured mainly in Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Telugu films.
Helen Richardson Khan (born Helen Ann Richardson on 21 November 1938), popularly known as only Helen, is a Burma-born Indian film actress and dancer, working in Hindi films.
Hemanta Mukherjee (16 June 1920 – 26 September 1989); often credited as Hemant Kumar outside Bengal) was an Indian music director, composer and playback singer,who sang in Bengali, Hindi and other Indian languages. He is also one of the known artists of Rabindra Sangeet. He won two National awards for the category best male playback singer.
Hey Ram (translation: Oh Ram! or Oh God!) is a 2000 Indian historical fiction-political thriller film simultaneously made in Tamil and Hindi languages.
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.
Hindustani classical music is the traditional music of northern areas of the Indian subcontinent, including the modern states of India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Howrah Bridge is a 1958 film directed by Shakti Samanta.
Hridaynath Mangeshkar is a music director from India.
Humraaz (Hindi: हमराज़, English: Confidant) is a 2002 Indian romantic thriller film directed by the duo Abbas-Mustan and produced under the Venus Movies banner.
"I'm Like a Bird" is a song written by Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado, and produced by Gerald Eaton and Brian West, as the first single from her first album, Whoa, Nelly!.
The IIFA Best Female Playback Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the ceremony.
Ijaazat (English: "Permission") is an 1987 Indian Hindi film directed by Gulzar, based on a Bengali story, Jatugriha by Subodh Ghosh.
Ilaiyaraaja (born 2 June 1943 as Gnanathesikan) is an Indian film composer, singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, orchestrator, conductor-arranger and lyricist who works in the Indian Film Industry, predominantly in Tamil.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
India Today is an Indian English-language fortnightly news magazine and news television channel.
Indian classical music is a genre of South Asian music.
Indian cuisine consists of a wide variety of regional and traditional cuisines native to the Indian subcontinent.
Indian pop music (हिन्दुस्तानी पॉप संगीत; Urdu: ہندوستانی پاپ), also known as Indi-pop, Indian pop, Indipop, or I-pop, refers to pop music produced in India.
International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year.
Iruvar (The Duo) is a 1997 Indian Tamil-language epic political drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Mani Ratnam.
Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh Dhiman (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), was an iconic Indian Ghazal singer, composer and musician.
Jagte Raho (जागते रहो, translation Stay Awake or Stay Alert) is a 1956 Bollywood/Bengali film, directed by Amit Maitra and Sombhu Mitra, written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, and produced by and starring Raj Kapoor.
Jaidev (जयदेव वर्मा; 3 August 1919 – 6 January 1987; born Jaidev Verma) was a music composer in Hindi films, most known for his work in films: Hum Dono (1961), Reshma Aur Shera (1972), Prem Parbat (1973) and Gharonda (1977).
Jalgaon is a city in western India, located in northern Maharashtra.
Jatin–Lalit are an Indian Bollywood music director-composers duo consisting of Jatin Pandit and his younger brother Lalit.
Jawad Ahmad is a Pakistani pop singer and musician.
Jawani Diwani (जवानी दिवानी; traduction: Crazy youth) is a 1972 Bollywood movie directed by Narender Bedi, and starring Randhir Kapoor, Jaya Bhaduri, Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, as leads.
Jewel Thief is a 1967 Hindi spy thriller heist film directed by Vijay Anand.
Jodhpur National University (JNU) is a state private university created under the state government private university act by state government.
Kattassery Joseph Yesudas (born 10 January 1940) is an Indian musician and film playback singer.
Kailash Kher is an Indian film music composer and pop - rock based singer, he sung songs with a music style influenced by Indian folk music and Sufi music.He is a prominent singer in Hindi Gujarati, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Odia and Urdu languages.
Kalyanji–Anandji are an Indian composer duo from Gujarat: Kalyanji Virji Shah (30 June 1928 - 24 August 2000) and his brother Anandji Virji Shah (born 2 March 1933).
Parathasarathi Srinivasan (born 7 November 1954), professionally known as Kamal Haasan, is an Indian politician, film actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer and lyricist who works primarily in Tamil cinema.
Kapoor is a name that originated with the Punjabi Khatri community.
Kashmir Ki Kali is a 1964 Indian romance film directed by Shakti Samanta.
Kishore Kumar (4 August 1929 – 13 October 1987) was an Indian playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, and screenwriter.
Kohl (كُحْل) is an ancient eye cosmetic, traditionally made by grinding stibnite (Sb2S3) for similar purposes to charcoal used in mascara.
Kolhapur is a historic city of Maharashtra.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Konkani is an Indo-Aryan language belonging to the Indo-European family of languages and is spoken along the South western coast of India.
The Kronos Quartet is an American string quartet based in San Francisco.
Kunal Ganjawala (born 14 April 1972) is a popular playback singer whose songs are mostly featured in Hindi and Kannada films.
Kuwait (الكويت, or), officially the State of Kuwait (دولة الكويت), is a country in Western Asia.
Lagaan (released worldwide as Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India) is a 2001 Indian epic sports-drama film, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, produced by Aamir Khan and Mansoor Khan, and written by Gowariker and Abbas Tyrewala.
Lata Mangeshkar (born 28 September 1929) is an Indian playback singer and occasional music composer.
Laxmikant–Pyarelal were a popular and successful Indian composer duo, consisting of Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar (1937–1998) and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (born 1940).
Lesle Lewis is an Indian singer and composer known for his work with Hariharan as the duo Colonial Cousins.
A low-budget film or low-budget movie is a motion picture shot with little to no funding from a major film studio or private investor.
Lucky: No Time For Love is a 2005 Hindi-language film depicting the story of two lovers in war-torn Russia written and directed by Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru.
A lullaby, or cradle song, is a soothing song or piece of music that is usually played for (or sung to) children.
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with smaller museums in a number of other major cities.
Madan Mohan Kohli (25 June 1924 – 14 July 1975), better known as Madan Mohan, was a popular and unparalleled Indian music director of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
Madhubala (born Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi; 14 February 1933 – 23 February 1969) was an Indian film actress who appeared in classic films of Hindi cinema.
Madhya Pradesh (MP;; meaning Central Province) is a state in central India.
Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area.
Mai, meaning mother in Marathi, is a 2013 Hindi film which marks the debut of veteran singer Asha Bhosle as a lead actress.
Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki is a 1978 Indian film directed by Raj Khosla and Sudesh Issar.
Majrooh Sultanpuri (مجرُوح سُلطانپُوری), (1 October 1919 − 24 May 2000) was an Indian Urdu poet, known for his work as an Urdu poet, and as a lyricist and songwriter in the Hindi language Bollywood film industry.
Mandar Agashe (born 24 May 1969) is an Indian musician, music producer and businessman.
The Mangeshkar family is a prominent Indian family, headed by Deenanath Mangeshkar.
Prabodh Chandra Dey (1 May 1919 − 24 October 2013), known by his stage name Manna Dey, was an Indian playback singer.
Marathi cinema refers to Indian films produced in Marathi, the language of the state of Maharashtra, India.
Marathi (मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of Maharashtra, India.
Marathi theatre is theatre in the Marathi language, mostly originating or based in the state Maharashtra in India, and elsewhere with Marathi diaspora.
Meena Khadikar is an Indian Marathi and Hindi language playback singer and composer.
Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities (or Meenaxi) is a 2004 Hindi film directed by M.F. Husain and starring Tabu, Kunal Kapoor and Raghuvir Yadav.
Mehdi Hasan Khan (مہدی حسَن خان), (18 July 1927 – 13 June 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer for Lollywood.
Mera Kuch Samaan (Hindi: मेरा कुछ सामान, literally: Some of my things) is a popular song from the acclaimed 1987 movie Ijaazat, directed by Gulzar, who also wrote the song.
Mera Naam Joker (translation: My Name is Joker) is a 1970 Indian Hindi drama film, directed by Raj Kapoor, with screenplay written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.
Mera Saaya (मेरा साया; میرا سایا; translation: My Shadow) is a 1966 Indian Hindi film directed by Raj Khosla.
Mere Mehboob ("My Lover") is a 1963 Indian film directed by Harnam Singh Rawail and starring Rajendra Kumar, Sadhana, Ashok Kumar, Nimmi, Pran, Johnny Walker and Ameeta.
Mere Sanam (English: My Lover मेरे सनम) is a 1965 Hindi film starring Asha Parekh, Biswajeet, Pran, Rajendra Nath and Mumtaz.
John Michael Stipe (born January 4, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, best known as being the lead singer of the alternative rock band R.E.M. from their formation in 1980 until their dissolution in 2011.
Mid Day (stylised as mid-day) is a morning daily Indian compact newspaper.
Mohammed Rafi (24 December 1924 - 31 July 1980) was an Indian playback singer and one of the most popular and successful singers of the Hindi film industry.
Mohammed Zahur "Khayyam" Hashmi, better known as Khayyam, is an Indian music director and background score composer whose career spanned four decades (1953–1990).
Moondram Pirai is a 1982 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film written, directed and filmed by Balu Mahendra.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
MTV India is the Indian version of MTV, a channel specialising in music, reality, and youth culture programming.
Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Mumtaz Madhvani, formerly Mumtaz (born 31 July 1947), is an Indian Hindi film actress.
The National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer is an honour presented annually at the National Film Awards of India since 1968 to a female playback singer for the best renditions of songs from soundtracks within the Indian film industry.
Naushad Ali (26 December 1919 – 5 May 2006) was an Indian music director for Hindi films.
Naya Daur (italic) is a 1957 Indian drama film, starring Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit and Jeevan.
Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH (born December 2, 1978) is a Portuguese-Canadian singer and songwriter.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Omkar Prasad Nayyar (16 January 1926 – 28 January 2007) was a popular and influential Indian film music composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, and musician.
The Padma Vibhushan is the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India; Bharat Ratna is the highest, Padma Bhushan third-ranking.
Padosan (Hindi: पड़ोसन, lady Neighbour) is a 1968 Indian comedy film.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
Parineeta (परिणीता, translation: Married Woman) is a 1953 Bollywood film starring Ashok Kumar and Meena Kumari, based upon the 1914 Bengali novel of the same name by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay, which was earlier filmed in Bengali.
Pedder Road (officially Dr. Gopalrao Deshmukh Marg) is the former name of a busy arterial road in South Mumbai passing through the affluent Cumballa Hill neighbourhood.
Phool Aur Patthar (Flower and Rock) is a 1966 Hindi-language Indian film, directed and produced by O. P. Ralhan and written by Ralhan with Akhtar ul Iman and Ahsan Rizvi.
"Piya Tu Ab To Aaja" (Hindi: पिया तू अब तो आजा, English: Come to me now, my love) is a song from the 1971 Hindi film Caravan.
A playback singer is a singer whose singing is pre-recorded for use in movies.
Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye is a 1974 Hindi film produced by Ratan Mohan and directed by S. Ali Raza.
A princely state, also called native state (legally, under the British) or Indian state (for those states on the subcontinent), was a vassal state under a local or regional ruler in a subsidiary alliance with the British Raj.
Pune, formerly spelled Poona (1857–1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai.
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (English: Love...What Have You Done?) is a 2001 bollywood romantic thriller film produced by Ram Gopal Varma, and directed by Rajat Mukherjee; starring Fardeen Khan, Urmila Matondkar and Sonali Kulkarni.
Qawwali (Nastaʿlīq:; Punjabi: ਕਵਾਲੀ (Gurmukhi); Hindi: क़व्वाली; Bangla: কাওয়ালি) is a form of Sufi devotional music popular in South Asia: in the Punjab and Sindh regions of Pakistan; in Hyderabad, Delhi and other parts of India, especially North India; as well as Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions of Bangladesh.
Rahul Dev Burman (27 June 1939 – 4 January 1994) was an Indian film score composer, and one of the influential music directors of the Indian film industry.
Rabindra Sangeet (রবীন্দ্রসঙ্গীত Robindro shonggit), also known as Tagore Songs, are songs written and composed by the Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore, winner of the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Ranbir Raj Kapoor (14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as "the greatest showman of Hindi cinema", was a noted Indian film actor, producer and director of Indian cinema.
Rangeela (English: Colorful) is a 1995 Indian romantic comedy film written, directed and produced by Ram Gopal Varma.
Ravi Shankar Sharma (3 March 1926 – 7 March 2012), often referred to mononymously as Ravi, was an Indian music director, who had composed music for several Hindi and Malayalam films.
Ravi Shankar (Bengali: রবি শঙ্কর) (7 April 192011 December 2012), born Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury, his name often preceded by the title Pandit ('Master'), was an Indian musician and a composer of Hindustani classical music.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
Rediff.com is an Indian news, information, entertainment and shopping web portal, founded in 1996 as "Rediff On The NeT".
Bhanurekha Ganesan (born 10 October 1954), better known by her stage name Rekha, is an Indian film actress.
A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.
A restaurant, or an eatery, is a business which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money.
Roshanlal Nagrath (14 July 1917 – 16 November 1967), better known by his first name Roshan, was an Indian music director and composer.
S Ramachandran is an Indian film director and film journalist.
Sachin Dev Burman (1 October 1906 – 31 October 1975) was an Indian music director and singer.
Saagar (Literally: Ocean) is a 1985 Bollywood film directed by Ramesh Sippy.
Saaz is a 1998 Hindi movie produced and directed by Sai Paranjpye, starring Aruna Irani and Shabana Azmi in lead roles.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Sahir Ludhianvi is the pen name of Abdul Hayee (8 March 1921 – 25 October 1980) who is popularly known as Sahir, was an Indian poet and film lyricist who wrote in the Hindi and Urdu languages.
Sajjad Hussain (15 June 1917, Sitamau – 21 July 1995) was an Indian film score composer.
Salil Chowdhury (সলিল চৌধুরী; 'Solil Choudhuri' in phonetic Wiki-Bengali; 19 November 1922 – 5 September 1995) was an Indian music composer, who mainly composed for Bengali, Hindi, Malayalam film and other films.
A salute state was a princely state under the British Raj during the time of British rule which had been granted a gun salute by the British Crown (as paramount ruler); i.e., the protocolary privilege for its ruler to be greeted—originally by Royal Navy ships, later also on land—with a number of cannon shots, in graduations of two salutes from three to 21, as recognition of the state's relative status.
Sandeep Chowta is an Indian music director who primarily works in Bollywood and Telugu cinema.
Sangli (is a City and the district headquarters of Sangli District in the state of Maharashtra, in western India. It is known as the Turmeric City of Maharashtra due to its production and trade of the spice. Sangli is situated on the banks of river Krishna and houses many sugar factories.
Sangli State was one of the 11-gun salute Maratha princely states of British India.
Sanjay Balraj Dutt (born 29 July 1959) is an Indian film actor and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema (Bollywood).
Sarah Brightman (born 14 August 1960) is an English classical crossover soprano, actress, musician, songwriter, conductor, and dancer.
Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, (born 29 September 1956), often referred to as Seb Coe or Lord Coe, is a British politician and former track and field athlete.
Shammi Kapoor (born Shamsher Raj Kapoor; 21 October 1931 – 14 August 2011) was an Indian film actor and director.
Shamshad Begum (Śamśād Bēgam; 14 April 1919 – 23 April 2013)India Post, South Asia Bureau, August 1998 was an Indian singer who was one of the first playback singers in the Hindi film industry.
Shankar Jaikishan (also known as S-J), were a popular and successful Indian composer duo of the Hindi film industry, working together from 1949 to 1971.
Shikar is a 1968 Hindi movie produced and directed by Atma Ram.
Sibling rivalry is a type of competition or animosity among siblings, whether blood related or not.
In Greek mythology, the Sirens (Greek singular: Σειρήν Seirēn; Greek plural: Σειρῆνες Seirēnes) were dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and singing voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.
Sohni Mahiwal or Suhni Mehar (سوہنی معینوال, ਸੋਹਣੀ ਮਹੀਂਵਾਲ; سهڻي ميهار) is one of the four popular tragic romances of Punjab.
Sonu Nigam (born 30 July 1973) is an Indian playback singer, live performer, host and actor.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players – two violin players, a viola player and a cellist – or a piece written to be performed by such a group.
Sujata is a 1959 Hindi language Bimal Roy film.
Sunidhi Chauhan (pronounced; born 14 August 1983) is an Indian playback singer.
Sur Kshetra is a 2012 singing talent show or musical battle between teams of two neighboring countries: Pakistan and India.
Suresh Bhat (सुरेश भट; 15 April 1932 – 14 March 2003) was a noted Marathi poet from the state of Maharashtra, India.
Suresh Ishwar Wadkar (born 7 August 1955) is an Indian playback singer.
Swaralaya Kairali Yesudas Award (or usually referred to as Yesudas Award) is an award for music artists in recognition to their outstanding performance.
Taal (English: Rhythm) is a 1999 Indian musical romantic drama film co written, edited, produced and directed by Subhash Ghai.
Tanuja Samarth (born 23 September 1943), popularly known as Tanuja, is an Indian film actress, who predominantly works in the Hindi film industry.
Teesri Manzil (English: "Third Floor") is a 1966 Indian musical thriller film directed by Vijay Anand and produced by Nasir Hussain.
Thakshak is a 1999 action-drama Hindi film written and directed by Govind Nihalani.
The Asian Awards is an annual award ceremony for the global Asian community which takes place in the United Kingdom, with 14 categories that include business, philanthropy, entertainment, culture and sport.
The Avenues Mall is the largest shopping mall in Kuwait and the second largest mall in the Middle East.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.
The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.
Times Internet is an Indian company that owns, operates and invests in various Internet-led products, services and technology.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.
Tumsa Nahin Dekha (English: Saw nobody like you) is a 1957 Indian bollywood romance drama film, produced by Sashadhar Mukherjee while written and directed by Nasir Hussain, of Filmistan Pvt. Ltd.
Udit Narayan Jha, credited as Udit Narayan (born 1 December 1955), is a playback singer of Nepalese descent whose songs have been featured mainly in Nepali and Bollywood movies.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Umrao Jaan is a 1981 Bollywood film directed by Muzaffar Ali.
Urmila Matondkar is an Indian film actress primarily known for her work in Bollywood films.
Usha Khanna (उषा खन्ना; born 7 October 1941) is an Indian music director in Hindi cinema.
Usha Mangeshkar (उषा मंगेशकर, उषा मंगेशकर) is an Indian singer who has recorded many Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Kannada, Nepali, Bhojpuri and Gujarati, Assamese songs.
Utsav (Hindi: उत्सव; English: The Festival) is a 1984 Hindi drama film, produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Girish Karnad.
Varsha Bhosle (Marathi: वर्षा भोसले) (1956 –8 October 2012) was an Indian singer, journalist and writer based in Mumbai.
Videocon Industries Limited is a large diversified Indian company headquartered in Mumbai.
Waqt (वक्त,English-Time) is a 1965 bollywood drama film, directed by Yash Chopra.
Yaadein (English: Memories) is a 2001 Bollywood musical drama film written, directed, edited and produced by Subhash Ghai.
Yaadon Ki Baaraat (English: Procession of Memories) is a 1973 Indian Bollywood film, directed by Nasir Hussain and written by Salim-Javed (Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar).
Yodeling (also jodeling) is a form of singing which involves repeated and rapid changes of pitch between the low-pitch chest register (or "chest voice") and the high-pitch head register or falsetto.
"You're the One For Me" (Haan Main Tumhara Hoon) is a song written by Australian cricketer Brett Lee during the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy in India.
You've Stolen My Heart is a 2005 studio album from the Kronos Quartet, featuring arrangements of the music of Indian composer Rahul Dev Burman, with vocals by Asha Bhosle, who she sang the original versions of the album's songs and was married to Burman until his death in 1995.
The Zee Cine Award Best Playback Singer- Female is chosen by the jury and the winner is announced at the ceremony.
The Zee Cine Award (ZCA) is an awards ceremony for the Hindi film industry.
Zee TV (ज़ी टीवी) is an Indian cable and satellite television channel owned and operated by Zee Entertainment Enterprises, a media and entertainment company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana (translation: Life is a wonderful journey) is a song from the Hindi film Andaz, composed by the duo of Shankar Jaikishan, written by Hasrat Jaipuri and sung by Kishore Kumar.
1 Giant Leap is a British electronic music duo consisting of the two principal artists, Jamie Catto (Faithless founding member) and Duncan Bridgeman.
50 great voices is a NPR yearlong series of 2010 to 2011 to profile 50 singers who have made their mark internationally and across recorded history revealing the selected voices one by one about weekly.