Asha Bhosle

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Asha Bhosle Honoured With Award At Rising India Shakti Event

Asha Bhosle was honoured at Rising India-She Shakti conclave in New Delhi by the President of India, Droupadi Murmu. The legendary singer was honoured for her illustrious contributions to the field of music. Not only did the President present her with a memento but also requested her to sing a song for her. Bhosle gracefully accepted and sang the song Radha Kaise Na Jale from the film Lagaan.

Fri, 11 Aug 2023 - 07:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Asha Bhosle, indian singer, Shakti Award, media house

Courtesy: News 18

Nisha Upadhayaya

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Singer Nisha Updhyay Suffered Bullet Injuries

Popular Bhojpuri singer Nisha Upadhyay suffered bullet injury at a live cultural programme in Patna. The shocking incident took place when the singer was performing at a cultural programme during Yagnopavit, a ceremony performed among the Brahmans to wear the sacred thread. As per sources, several media reports, Nisha sustained injury on her left thigh. A video from the event is doing the rounds on social media.

Fri, 02 Jun 2023 - 10:26 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nisha Updhyay, indian singer, Bhojpuri Singer, bullet Injuries, Live Culture

Mika Singh

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Mika Singh Becomes 1st Indian Singer To Buy Private Island

Bollywood singer Mika Singh, who marked his debut with the album 'Saawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag' in 1998, became the first Indian singer to buy a private island. The singer shared an Instagram post of Bollyceleb which captioned, "Pop singer @mikasingh is having a great time at his little paradise. The first Indian singer to have his own private island with a lake, 7 boats and 10 horses."

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 03:42 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: mika singh, private island, indian singer, Bollywood Times, instagram post

G Anand

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Telugu Singer G Anand Passes Away Due To COVID-19 At 67

Popular Telugu playback singer and music director, G Anand succumbed to COVID-19 on May 6. Many celebrities including Chiranjeevi grieved his loss and offered condolences to his family. Chiranjeevi remembered his first dance for a song on the big screen composed by Anand. Anand’s top classics include 'Vithala Vithala Panduranga Vithala' and 'Dikkulu Chudaku Ramayya.' The 67-year-old veteran artist also formed a musical troupe named '… read-more

Fri, 07 May 2021 - 03:50 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: G Anand, Death, Coronavirus, Telugu, indian singer

Courtesy: Indian Express

Akhtari: The Life and Music of Begum Akhtar

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HarperCollins, Vani To Release Book 'Akhtari' On Begum Akhtar's Life

Publishers HarperCollins and Vani Prakashan will soon release a book on singing star Akhtaribai Faizabadi a.k.a Begum Akhtar. Titled "Akhtari: The Life and Music of Begum Akhtar", it will be released on April 30 in two languages - Hindi and English. The book outlines the life of the legendary singer through essays, interviews, and conversations she shared with her closest friends including Bismillah Khan, Lata Mangeshkar, and Shubha Mudgal.… read-more

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 06:26 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: HarperCollins, new book, Book Release, indian singer

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Pandit Jasraj

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Indian Classical Vocalist Pandit Jasraj Passes Away at 90

On August 17, Indian musician Pandit Jasraj died of cardiac arrest at the age of 90, in New Jersey, USA. Durga Jasraj, daughter of Pandit Jasraj, announced the news of his demise. He was a recipient of awards like Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. Jasraj had an 80-year career in the field of music.

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 09:15 PM / by Taj Zehra

Tags: Music , Music industry, indian singer, Music

Courtesy: Hindustan Times