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National Award winner Vanraj Bhatia does not have even 'one rupee left' in account

Vanraj Bhatia won the National Film Award for Best Music for Govind Nihalani's "Tamas" in 1988 Aand the Padma Shri in 2012. Today at 92, the composer, who carved his niche with his distinct notes in the art cinema circuit of the seventies and the eighties, says that he is has no money, even as he battles oldage ailments.

Sep 16, 2019, 06:26 AM IST

Celebrities mourn Khayyam's demise

Veteran singer Udit Narayan who sang a few ghazals and a song for the late composer said, "Every single composition and work of Khayyam sahib is immortal and we will not be able to forget it. May he rest in peace."

Aug 20, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Music composer Khayyam accorded full state honours as Bollywood bids a tearful adieu

A host of film personalities visited the house of the veteran and paid their homage to him. 

Aug 20, 2019, 20:11 PM IST

The law is against music composers: Rajesh Roshan

Rajesh Roshan's "Mungda" featured originally in "Inkaar".

Feb 21, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Being a good human being works for Rajkumar Hirani: Javed Akhtar

"He is really good human being and that's what works for him".

Jul 03, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

Rhea Kapoor inspired 'Veere Di Wedding' composer Shashwat Sachdev

Sachdev also praised Sonam's "charming humility".

May 30, 2018, 20:22 PM IST

Casting couch is everywhere, say Sachin-Jigar

Sachin said that for him and Jigar, it has always been about discovering a new voice or a new lyric writer.

May 09, 2018, 15:54 PM IST

Music composer Ilaiyaraaja conferred with Padma Vibhushan award

Ilaiyaraaja has composed over 5,000 songs in his career spanning over three decades across multiple languages

Mar 20, 2018, 23:45 PM IST

Had to shoot with real beggars for 'Pichaikkaran': Vijay Antony

Vijay Antony had to shoot with real beggars to make everything look authentic in the forthcoming Tamil action-thriller 'Pichaikkaran'.

Feb 26, 2016, 11:53 AM IST

Devi Sri Prasad to make acting debut next year

Famous southern cinema composer Devi Sri Prasad will make his acting debut next year.

Nov 28, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

Would love to collaborate with the Khans: Amit Trivedi

Music composer Amit Trivedi says he would be happy to collaborate with the Bollywood's Khan trio - Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir - for a song.

Oct 16, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

Top 5 songs of musical maestro Ravindra Jain

The legendary music composer Ravindra Jain who proved himself with innumerable evergreen hits will always be remembered in his body of work.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Aadesh Shrivastava loses battle with cancer at 51: Celebs pay tribute on Twitter

Famed music directed Aadesh Shrivastava lost his battle with cancer at the age of 51.

Sep 05, 2015, 02:54 AM IST

Music director Aadesh Shrivastava is no more, succumbs to cancer at 51

 Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava who was battling cancer passed away post midnight.

Sep 05, 2015, 02:09 AM IST

Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava diagnosed with cancer again, critical

Bollywood music composer Aadesh Shrivastava has been diagnosed with cancer again.

Aug 31, 2015, 04:05 AM IST

Vishal Dadlani willing to perform for armed forces for free

Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani says if he is approached by the country's armed forces, he would happily perform without charging a single penny.

Aug 21, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

Music composer Ilayaraja discharged, resumes work

 Music composer Ilayaraja has been discharged from hospital today and already resumed work, his eldest son Karthik Raja said.

Aug 17, 2015, 19:30 PM IST

Classical music influenced my musical aesthetics: Shankar Mahadevan

Award-winning composer and playback singer Shankar Mahadevan says exposure to classical music has played an important part in influencing his musical aesthetics.

Aug 12, 2015, 18:48 PM IST

Celebrities react to legendary composer MS Vishwanathan's demise

Legendary music composer MS Vishwanathan passed away at the age of 87, leaving behind a legacy of over 750 films. He was an inspiration in the southern film industry and many superstars took to Twitter to express condolence and respect. 

Jul 14, 2015, 12:55 PM IST