Bollywood Music

Top 10 Item Stars of 2007

Written by on January 7th, 2008

Item numbers; they can be one of the highlights of a Bollywood film and for many are a USP (unique selling point). When people think of item numbers they think of a sexy girl dancing to a garam gana (hot song), usually a well-known star making a special appearance. Through the years there have been […]

Top 10 Musical Treats of 2007

Written by on January 6th, 2008

Bollywood would not be Bollywood if it wasn’t for the musical treats we receive every year. 2007 has been a great year for the Hindi music industry. We’ve explored new horizons and discovered new talent and all our musical geniuses can be very proud of their work throughout the year. Bollyspice now marks ten sensational […]

Top 25 Songs of 2007

Written by on January 6th, 2008

The year 2007 was musically rich for individual songs, especially the latter part. Music lovers that we are, we probably could have had a list of 50 songs; but that might be overdoing it just a bit. So here are our picks for the Top 25 Songs of 2007! 25 ‘Move Your Body’ (Johnny Gaddaar) […]

Top Ten Bollywood Dances of 2007

Written by on January 6th, 2008

With a wide variety of films released this year, we got to see numerous kinds of picturisations of songs and beautiful choreography and dancing. We witnessed new talent emerging, and also saw that one dancing queen’s come back this year! We have done our best to keep everything in mind while making the selection, from […]

Kareena’s New Music Video

Written by on December 1st, 2007

After the hit item number ‘Its Rocking’ from the film ‘Kya Love Story Hai’, it turns out that Kareena Kapoor is soon to be featured in her first private music video! The title of the song is ‘Bedhadak Bade Nazdikiyan’ and is said to be a very upbeat song. It seems the video is promoting […]

Love of Musicals leads to Love of Bollywood

Written by on November 11th, 2007

Bollywood is one of the biggest film industries in the world but until recently, unless you had grown up watching the films, the word Bollywood would not mean anything to you. Even this reporter did not know of this genre until just a few years ago. Slowly, the Hindi film industry has gained worldwide exposure […]

A R Rahman on Jodha Akbar music and other scores

Written by on October 28th, 2007

AR Rahman who is acknowledged far and wide as one of the greatest music composers in India has just completed work on several interesting and highly anticipated projects. He is currently working on the score for Subhash Ghai’s next film Main Yuvraj starring Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anil Kapoor. “We have a very unlikely […]

Best of Music Composers in 2007!

Written by on October 24th, 2007

Where would Indian cinema be without its music!? It is an attribute that makes us stand out and only the fantastic composers of this industry are to be credited for it! They have given us all those infectious tunes that have been playing over and over, in our heads and on our MP3 players, since […]

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 […]


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