It was in 1952 that the Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) of newly independent India, B.V. Keskar, decided that All India Radio (AIR)—the information and entertainment lifeline of the nation—would not air film songs as they were degenerate and far too “Westernized”. He believed they would hinder the cultural growth of a young nation on the cusp of a bright future. Instead, he proposed, the country could lend its ears to highbrow classical music. But the ban lasted a mere five years, says Radhika Iyengar in Livemint.
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Shruti Bhave is an emerging versatile Indian violinist and singer with a base in Indian classical music. But her interests include Western classical, Jazz and folk music. The song was originally sung in the film by Pakistan’s Atif Aslam. Music is by Vishal-Shekhar and the orchestral support is provided by Jullius Packiam.
Avalum Naanum is from the film Achcham Enbadhu Madamaiyada (Fear is Foolishness),-a 2016 Tamil-language action thriller romance written and directed by Gautham Menon. The song Avalum Naanum is set to music by maestro A.R.Rahman. The film stars Silambarasan and Manjima Mohan.
The song Mujhe dard e dil ka patha na tha sung by Mohammad Rafi is from the film Akashdeep, a Dharmendra-Nanda starrer of 1965. he music is by Chitragupta and the lyrics are by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The film was directed by Phani Majumdar and had Ashok Kumar, Mahmood and Nimmi also on the cast.
This duet musical conversation has powerful, ethereal vocals from Pakistani singers Aima Baig and Shuja Haider. Shuja has also composed the music and written the lyrics. Put on your headphone for maximum enjoyment: Bhooli Bisri Chand Umeedein Chand Fasaane Yaad Aayein Tum Yaad Aaye Aur Tumhare Saath Zamane Yaad Aayein. Baanwre, Banwre Banwre -x2, Baanware […]
The music is by Vishal Shekhar, the background score is by Julius Packiam and the singer is Atif Aslam
By Purnima Pilapitiya Colombo, February 5 (Sunday Times): When Bangladeshi band Chirkutt took the stage at the 2018 Fairway Galle Literary Festival, audiences were treated to a unique brand of Bangla music which may even strike a chord at home in Sri Lanka. Many have tried to label the internationally acclaimed band from “urban folk”, […]
Here is a selection of songs from recent Pakistani films including Arth – The Destination and in Bin Roye
Shreya Ghoshal (born 12 March 1984) is an Indian playback singer. She has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare awards including five for Best Playback Singer awards, nine Filmfare awards South, three Kerala State Fil awards and two Tamil Nadu Start Film awards. She has recorded songs for film music and albums in various Indian languages […]