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Ban on Mika Singh lifted; he says won't sing in Pak again

Singer Mika Singh has apologised to the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (Fwice) after the association banned him from working in India, following his recent live performance in Pakistan.

Interacting with the media on Wednesday in Mumbai, Mika said he had to do it owing to prior commitment, but admitted it was a mistake that he would never repeat. However, the interaction soon turned into a heated exchange between the singer and the media.

Also Read:?Mika Singh banned from Indian film industry

"This was a commitment signed long back. The timing was wrong that I went there because the decision on Article 370 has just been taken. I called the federation and told them that this was a mistake. I apologise for the mistake and I won't repeat it again. I got a visa, so I went (to Pakistan). If you get a visa, you will go, too," said Mika,
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Sonu Nigam back with a new song "Kahan Kho Gaye Wo Yaar"

The heartthrob of millions across the globe and singing sensation, Sonu Nigam, will regale music lovers with his new single ??Kahan Kho Gaye Wo Yaar?, in collaboration with Mb Music and Gaana Originals on Friendship Day.?

Singer Sonu Nigam dons the role of five characters in the song video which depicts the story of a young student named Sonu, who reminisces his golden old days when he and his notorious friends created mischief but still won hearts. It shows how the college misses its spark without Sonu and his friends with the current students only engrossed in studying.?

On the release of ?Kahan Kho Gaye Wo Yaar?, iconic singer Sonu Nigam said, ?This song is dedicated to all those beautiful friendships out there. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing this song come to fruition and believe it will strike the right chord with the audience. I am looking forward to seeing fans
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Did you know music helps release the "happy chemical? in human body?

Research says that music helps release the ?happy chemical? in human body; in fact we are programmed to be happier when we listen to music. And on the occasion of this World Music Day, destination of unlimited happiness, Sony Yay! is all set to celebrate the magical gift of music and spread unlimited smiles amongst its young fans.

On the day when the world celebrates music, Sony Yay! aims to ensure that children from different walks of life strengthen their musical connect and not miss out on this magical form of art. A unique initiative kick-started by the channel, witnessed KickO, the superhero from Suncity bringing together legends such as A.R Rahman, Badshah, Sonu Nigam, Shaan and many more. The music maestros extended their support to the movement by gifting autographed musical instruments from their prized collections to children from an Ngo, helping them come closer to the opportunity
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Ankit Tiwari: I've poured my heart out in Sadak 2

Singer-composer Ankit Tiwari's song "Sun raha hai" for Vishesh Films' 2013 blockbuster?Aashiqui 2?is still part of the playlist of many music lovers. He is reuniting with the banner for Sadak 2, which will see Mahesh Bhatt back in the director's chair after almost 20 years. Ankit says he has poured his heart out in the music of the upcoming movie.

Ankit Tiwari and Vishesh Films, owned by brothers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt, have teamed up for various films, including Khamoshiyan, but it's their heart-wrenching song "Sun raha hai" that is among the most loved tracks.

Asked if his new music for Sadak 2 will break the records of Aashiqui 2?or if there is any kind of pressure on him, Ankit told the source: "I really don't know. I don't think about it while working on it. I've poured my heart out in it, so let's hope
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I'm not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam

Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now.

He has been outspoken about many topics like playing the national anthem in public places, the #MeToo movement and azaan loudspeakers.

He has also shown interest in many social causes. In the past, he had extended his support to the transgender community, held a charity concert to raise funds to educate tribal children, did a Unicef charity project, worked towards eliminating malnutrition in India and much more.

Asked if politics was on his mind, Sonu told Ians via email without mentioning the the name of any political party: "I am not ready for politics right now. I politely declined the offer which I got."

The singer has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections. Apart from welcoming him back,
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Check why Aparshakti is all thrilled

Actor Aparshakti Khurana is excited to be the face of the pop single "Tere do naina", composed by Gourov-Roshin and sung by Ankit Tiwari.

"I am thrilled to be the face of the song that is melodic and reminds us of our loved one," Aparshakti said in a statement.

The video of the song also features Akansha Ranjan.

"Tere do naina", released by Sony Music on Wednesday, is a love song shot in Lucknow.

"The song has a melancholy ballad tune with lyrics that perfectly match. It was a great team to work with and I am sure this will be the love song for the monsoon," said Ankit.

It is part of a three-song Ep titled "Naina".

While "Tere do naina" is sung by Ankit, "Kithe jave" has vocals by Sonu Nigam and Akasa. "Jindri" has been sung by Devender Pal Singh.

"We are glad that besides the film music that we've done,
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4 topics to consider before voting this election

India?s biggest festival is in play with the 2019 General Elections and the time off should have could have and would have been long gone. Be the change you want to see and?express yourself! Now is the opportunity to reflect upon subjects that make a difference, look beyond our convenience and use our actions to make a significant change. Don?t vote because you like the party, don?t vote because a leader is charismatic but vote for the topics that matter to you.

Here are 4 issues that we think merit a vote!

River Pollution

Water pollution is one of the most troubling environmental issues the country is and has been facing since a while. Rising pollution of rivers is a significant concern for the people of India and in turn for the Indian Government. Being a source of livelihood for several individuals, the situation calls for thorough examination
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Sonu Nigam lends voice to Narendra Modi's Poem

Sonu Nigam is one of the most revered singers in the Hindi entertainment industry. After having delivered several hits in his career spanning over two decades, the talented singer has recently recorded a new song penned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The makers of the original series ?Modi: Journey Of A Common Man? believed Sonu Nigam is the perfect fit to render his soulful voice for the verse ?Shyam Ke Rogan Rele?.?

Umesh Shukla, director of the 10-part original series, has taken permission from the Pmo to use 10 of his written poems in the biopic. Sonu Nigam has recorded ?Shyam Ke Rogan Rele? composed by popular Bollywood music composer duo Salim-Sulaiman. Interestingly, 10 poems written by Narendra Modi will be used in the series employing a different one in the end credit of each episode. The makers have got Pm?s permission to use his poems in the biopic.?

When contacted,
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Milan Talkies has a winner in Sonu Nigam?s ?Shart?

Sonu Nigam is one of the most celebrated artists of Bollywood, and over the years, has sung many iconic numbers. However, when it comes to soulful romantic numbers, Nigam?s success remains unparalleled. Songs like Kal Ho Na Ho title track, Abhi Mujh Main Kahin from Agneepath are all time favourite tracks amongst all age groups.

Another track, which is a brilliant addition to his brilliant repertoire, is Shart from Tigmanshu Dhulia?s Milan Talkies. Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya, the song is filmed on Ali Fazal and Shraddha Srinath, and is about separation in love. Composed by Rana Mazumder, this one will resonate with everyone who has ever been in love.?

(Also read: Milan Talkies dialogue promo is a hilarious?)

A romantic love saga, Milan Talkies has also been written and Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and also stars Ashutosh Rana, Sanjai Mishra, Reecha Sinha, and Sikandar Kher. Produced by Filmy Keeda Production
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Vande Mataram from raw gives you goosebumps

John Abraham starrer Raw (Romeo Akbar Walter) has become a highly anticipated film in a short span of time with 20 million views for its trailer! ?The film?s first track is an ode to the motherland, it is a rendition of our national song, ?Vande Mataram?. The song is sung by Sonu Nigam and written and composed by Shabbir Ahmed, released today on Times Music YouTube Channel.?

?Vande Mataram? in Sonu Nigam and Ekta Kapoor?s mellifluous voice is a heartwarming track about those unsung heroes who put the nation?s interest before their own lives. Ekta Kapoor is delighted and excited to sing her debut song for the country! Shabbir Ahmed?s lyrics and exhilarating music hits the nail right on the head and appeals to all patriots on a different level.

The video is packed with emotions as the teary-eyed character, played by John waves goodbye to his
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Darshan Raval shares his journey to become 'Darshan Raval'

Darshan Raval garnered fandom and prominence despite losing reality television show "India's Raw Star". The singer, who describes his initial tryst with fame as "complicated", says he is not trying to take someone's place in the music industry, but is on a journey to become 'Darshan Raval'.

"Handling fame was very complicated. When a small town boy comes in and gets success, it (handling fame) is very difficult," Raval, who comes from Ahmedabad, told Ians over phone.

"Then suddenly things changed. The initial one or two years were difficult. Everywhere I used to go, I used to get scratched and mobbed. But the love that one gets, is like a drug. It gets on to you. Then you want it, hope to get it and work hard to get it," added the 24-year-old singer.

His goal is clear to him.

"I have grown up listening to Arijit Singh, Sonu Nigam and Kishore Kumar.
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Sonu Nigam romantic song ?Main Fida? from film Facebook Wala Pyar released on Zee Music

One of Bollywood?s most popular singer Sonu Nigam latest romantic song ?Main Fida? from the film Facebook Wala Pyar got released. The song is getting excellent response from the music lover?s, music by Raja Pandit and penned by Shweta Pandit. ?The melody king has always been known for his beautiful voice and versatility in singing. Sonu?s versatility always brings out his best quality of singing from his every song. Actor Rahul Bagga and Nancy Thakkar were seen romancing in the song. Song has been shot at beautiful locations of Jharkhand and Darjeeling, India. ?Interestingly, this song will always make you fell in love. However, people love him for his romantic songs and can listen to them for hours and hours.

The makers recently released The Trailer of Bollywood movie which stars Rahul Bagga, Nancy Thakkar, Rajesh Sharma and Akhilendra Mishra in lead roles. The film is a
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5 Weddings Music Review

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Racism, feminism and sexism are all hot button topics in 2018 and its important they are spoken about. 5 Weddings is a new English-Hindi mixed language film starring Rajkumar Rao and Nargis Fakhri which covers all these topics and more. An American girl comes home to Punjab, the land of her ancestors, trying to take her career to the next step with a piece of super-journalism. Somewhere in research, weddings, languages and both sinister and comedy moments, there is love to be found. With the heavy Punjabi angle on this story, it’s no surprise to find several well-known Punjabi music names in charge of its soundtrack: Daler Mehndi, Vibhas, Vishal Mishra and Viplove Rajdeo. From them has come a short and sharp 22-minute album over 6 songs to delight.

Vishal Mishra and Shirley Setia bring a sad opening number in Na Chah Ke Bhi. A piano only opening, give way to a slow,
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Sonu Nigam: “‘Hall of Fame’ is my best ever English language single”

One of the greatest voices of Bollywood, Sonu Nigam, just released a brand new track! Titled ‘Hall of Fame’, his debut single English language track is a special collaboration for the singer.

A remarkable, global union between artists from the east and west is now a reality. The internationally celebrated artist, Sonu Nigam, and 11-time Grammy-nominated and Grammy-winning Producer/Engineer, Jason Goldstein, have come together to create a hit in the making.

Jason Goldstein is one of the most in-demand hitmakers in the contemporary RnB/ Hip Hop scene, esteemed for his work with artists such as Beyonce, Jay Z, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Rihanna Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Ludacris and LL Cool J to name just a few. Hall Of Fame has been penned by hitmaker, Jim Beanz, with music creation by 6thSense.

Goldstein’s music paired with Nigam’s inimitable vocals give the song a modern dance vibe for global audiences.
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Paltan releases second song ‘Raat Kitni’

Upcoming war drama Paltan is coming to the big screen soon and ahead of its release director J P Dutta has released the film’s second song. The iconic director has brought back the dream team of Sonu Nigam, Javed Akhtar and Anu Malik for this song.

Raat Kitni is a beautifully patriotic song that speaks of the sacrifice of soldiers. The video sees stars of Paltan, Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Gurmeet Choudhary, Harshvardhan Rane and Luv Sinha decked out in their soldier gear, remembering their loved ones as they sit around a bonfire. Raat Kitni also features a number of real life soldiers alongside the stars, speaking volumes of the brave men at our borders.

Paltan, directed by J P Dutta is a war drama based around the Indo-Chinese war. The film also stars Jackie Shroff, Siddhant Kapoor, Esha Gupta, Sonal Chauhan, Deepika Kakar and Monica Gill andis set
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From child actor to mass hero roles: Nandamuri Harikrishna's short film career

TollywoodHarikrishna made his debut as a child artist and later went on to star in mass hero roles in family dramas.Mridula RThe Telugu audience woke up to quite a shock on Wednesday morning, with the passing away of Nandamuri Harikrishna in a fatal accident. The actor turned politician, known as the fourth son of the legendary Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao passed away at 61. His sons - step brothers Kalyan Ram and Jr.Ntr - are leading stars in the Telugu film industry. Harikrishna was not your charming, tall dark and handsome actor like many of his peers. The actor was first known as a child artist and later crafted an image for himself as a mass and family drama man, during the 2000s. Most of his stints as a child artist was alongside his father Ntr and under the family banner - Ramakrishna Cine Studios. His screen presence that runs in his blood,
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Sanju Music Review

Sanjay Dutt has survived 40 years in the Hindi film industry taking on many varied roles, hairstyles and personalities. While not always a person of great virtue, he remains nonetheless a supremely popular star amongst the changing multitude of stars in Bollywood. Sanju, the new film by Rajkumar Hirani, gives audiences the chance to experience the whole story of Sanjay Dutt from Naam till Kaante and beyond. Produced under his own banner along with Vidhu Vinod Chopra and starring Ranbir Kapoor, the music for it would seem to have to be as varied as Sanjay Dutt’s own life and thus the responsibility is put in the hands of Ar Rahman, Sanjay Wandrekar and Rohan Rohan.

The first song Main Badhiya Tu Bhi Badhiya is parody song of music from yesteryear. Sanjay Dutt’s early career seems to have been about convincing his legendary father Sunil Dutt. With this track, Sonu Nigam
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A look into Sanju’s released music composed by Ar Rahman!

Sanju is Ranbir Kapoor’s take on Sanjay Dutt: actor, villain and so many other things over a long and successful career. Audiences have been looking forward to seeing this biopic directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced under his and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s production banner. It’s music direction is being lead by Ar Rahman with contributions from Sanjay Wandrekar and Rohan Rohan. Let’s see what the early release songs are like.

The video makes clear that Sunil Dutt was not convinced of Sanju’s abilities as a lip-syncer. Thus, we have Main ‘Badhiya Tu Bhi Badhiya’. A parody song of old times music, Sonu Nigam and Sunidhi Chauhan wind back the clock to allow Ranbir to lip sync a song to prove his dad wrong. A harmonium and synth sheenai round off this melodious re-hash. This is the bedroom singer done Bollywood style and everyone seems
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Sonam and Ranbir sparkle in Sanju’s Main Badhiya Tu Bhi Badhiya

Taking a step back into the 1980s, Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor reveal their quirky romance in the music video for “Main Badhiya Tu Bhi Badhiya”, the first song from the much anticipated film Sanju.

At the start of Sanju’s career, his father Sunil Dutt doubts his lip-syncing abilities. In order to prove his father wrong, Sanju “sings”. Presenting the first song of the film – “Main Badhiya Tu Bhi Badhiya”, featuring Sanju lip-syncing convincingly to a women’s Come to join them on this nostalgic trip as they lip-sync and dance around the romantic streets of Bombay.

Check out the fabulous track composed by Rohan-Rohan the song is sung pitch perfectly by Sonu Nigam and Sunidhi Chauhan

Directed by Rajkumar Hirani the motion picture event hits theaters across the U.S., Canada and worldwide on June 29.
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Karan Johar with Y-Films introduce the cool new 6 Pack Band 2.0 featuring 6 specially-abled teens

India’s 1st transgender band, the Brooke Bond Red Label 6 Pack Band exploded on to the scene in 2016, winning millions of hearts across the globe and became India’s most awarded campaign ever. The band had special collaborations with Anushka Sharma, Hrithik Roshan, Sonu Nigam, Asha Bhosle, among others, that became huge talking points.

In its 2nd edition, the 6-Pack Band 2.0 focuses on the important theme of Mental Health & Disability. Celebrated Producer-Director-Author-Host Karan Johar joins this cause to change the way we perceive children with different abilities.

India’s 1st isspeshal band, the 6-Pack Band 2.0, comprises 6 teens between the ages of 13 to 18 [3 girls, 3 boys] with special needs but incredible music skills, drive and passion. Their spirit, their infectious energy, their resolve and their life stories are extremely inspiring. The band has been conceived & produced by Ashish Patil, Head of Y-Films, the youth wing of Yash Raj Films and curated by Shameer Tandon.
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