Bollywood Music

2007 Bollywood Music and Fashion Award nominees

Written by on October 20th, 2007

On November 17th at that the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City the winners of the 2007 Bollywood Music and Fashion Awards will be announced. This international event, which is shown in over 90 countries, honors those who have made outstanding contributions to the world of Indian music and fashion. “This year’s hottest singers, […]

Aaja Nachle music going to break new ground

Written by on October 16th, 2007

Sulaiman Merchant, along with his composing partner Salim, have created the soundtracks to many of Bollywood’s biggest films including the incredible Chak De India. For their newest project, the soundtrack to the highly anticipated Madhuri Dixit comeback film Aaja Nachle, they have composed a groundbreaking score for Madhuri to naach to, something totally unique. Sualiaman […]

Saawariya’s music a year in the making

Written by on September 25th, 2007

Saawariya’s incredible soundtrack, that released last week, is certainly making its mark on the music world. It has gotten great reviews and many fans say it is the best soundtrack to come in a while. Director Bhansali and music director Monty Sharma really strived for and worked hard to make sure it was perfect. In […]

A Decade of Item Numbers

Written by on September 23rd, 2007

Item numbers puzzle me. They’re so simple — just a star shaking a leg on screen, yet they are sometimes so intoxicating that you can’t help but want to jump up and dance yourself (Hint: Lock your door first.). As silly as it may seem, a five-minute song can often lift your spirits and make […]

Top 10 Rain Songs in Bollywood

Written by on September 3rd, 2007

Rain has been linked to Indian cinema since the very beginning of the film industry. It’s the one element that can be used to portray a variety of emotions and interesting situations. Whether it’s symbolized to show romance or heartbreak. To depict sensuality or just simple playfulness, rain is that single element that can successfully […]

Music Today

Written by on June 11th, 2007

It is an unsaid truth that without music and its song ‘n’ dance routines Indian Cinema would not be as unique and colourful as it is. The recent years has seen Indian Music take on a new persona with introducing new music directors such as Shankar-Eshaan-Loy, Vishal-Shekar, Pritam, Himesh Reshammiya, and trying to revive the […]

20 Unforgettable Albums

Written by on May 6th, 2007

There are albums one accepts and listens to for the moment, until it is that time again to move on to the next big musical. Then there are those few collections that have the potential to relive once more. The Bollywood industry makes about 400 musicals a year yet only a mere, fifty are acknowledged […]

Future Prodigies of Bollywood Music

Written by on January 2nd, 2007

2006! Ahh what an exciting year it has been and this holds especially true for the Bollywood film industry. The moviegoers were in for an eventful year as we experienced some good cinema as well as some not so good ones. We were pleasantly surprised by new entrants in Bollywood while others let us down. […]

Top 10 Picturisations of 2006

Written by on January 2nd, 2007

2006 has seen many outstanding song picturizations. Now we acknowledge the top ten of these songs that choreographers, art directors, cinematographers, performers and many more have worked very hard to put up on celluloid. 1. Dhoom Again — Dhoom 2The much awaited sequel of Dhoom saw Hrithik Roshan setting the screen on fire. With the […]

Top 25 Filmi Songs of 2006

Written by on January 2nd, 2007

Another year of masala, movies, and melodious music comes to an end in the magical world of bollywood. It was extremely difficult to limit this to the Top 25, but after analysing the popularity of all the sensational songs of 2006, the best of the best were as follows. 25. Aaj Ki Raat – Don24. […]

Top 10 Musical Treats of 2006

Written by on January 2nd, 2007

Year end reviews are never a piece of cake especially when we have a year as great as 2006 to sum up. The Bollywood Film Industry has not seen such a successful year in quiet a long time and maybe this is a sign of the good times ahead. The quality of movies and music […]

Spotlight: Kailash Kher

Written by on December 1st, 2006

Kailash Kher has come a long way in order to find success in Bollywood. A man who once used to call the platform of Mumbai’s Andheri railway station his home, is now residing in the high-class area of Lokhandwala. He started of small by doing jingles for ads and brand name products like Nakshatra diamonds. […]

Spotlight: Alisha Chinoy

Written by on October 1st, 2006

Alisha Chinoy has been the undisputed Queen of Pop since the late 1980s and her popularity and fan following continues to grow. She is one of the pioneers of Indian pop music and has reinvented it with every new album from “Babydoll”, “Jadoo” to the immensely successful, “Made in India”. The latter is one such […]

Already tired of Himesh?

Written by on September 1st, 2006

Bollywood’s latest playback male singer Himesh Reshammiya has been blessed with tremendous success this past year. After gaining much popularity from the hit reality series ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa,’ he has decided to give music an unusual twist. As a music director, it is self-evident how immensely well he has done. However, as a […]

The Emergence of Pakistani Singers in Bollywood

Written by on September 1st, 2006

In the past couple of years the Bollywood Film Industry was pleasantly surprised by the rising success of Pakistani singers. A whole new musical experience was presented to the listeners and the acceptance was overwhelming. There is enough reason to believe that a Sufi influence song can work its magic and make an album a […]

Down Memory Lane – The 70s Music

Written by on September 1st, 2006

Indian music has evolved in the past century, especially with the advent of Indian cinema and the establishment of satellite and cable as forms of mass entertainment. But Indian film music truly took its own shape in the 70’s, the Golden Era of Bollywood music as I believe the Golden era of Bollywood films was […]


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