Composer and singer Shankar Mahadevan believes music has helped him as well as many others to sail through the tough pandemic days
A Delhi saxophonist opens up about the lack of respect talented musicians get at live private gigs around the country
- Cadbury recreated their iconic cricket field ad but this time, with a woman cricketer who gets cheered on by her boyfriend.
A documentary on Shankar Mahadevan’s life wins two awards at the Cannes World Film Festival; says he’s open to more acting offers
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"Have never seen anything like this!! So so amazing ! I'm honoured and touched!" Shankar Mahadevan wrote while sharing the video.
Actors Divya Dutta, Dalip Tahil and Pavan Malhotra and music director Shankar Mahadevan, reminisce about the legendary sportsman during the making of the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
The video opens to show the duo sitting side by side with a harmonium kept in front of Shankar Mahadevan.
The Navi Mumbai traffic police has asked the residents to man traffic for two hours a day at any junction of their choice
Poornima Seetharaman, also lead designer on FarmVille 2, is the first Asian and one of only 24 women designers, entrepreneurs and researchers in the Women in Games Hall of Fame.
Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
Covid-19 crisis looms large over music festivals: Most postponed, some going virtual, but artists, fans & organisers are hopeful
Music festival organisers and musicians talk about how the crisis has affected the music scene and has been a crushing blow to independent artistes, who look forward to such events for visibility, earning and making more contacts for future work.
The anti-dengue campaign was also supported by celebrities, including singer Shankar Mahadevan, who encouraged people to follow preventive measures against the disease.
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By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
You can now pay to get a personalised video from a celebrity. Take a look at those signing up on both sides.
Our weekly award to the 23-year-old whose songs have made the internet fall in love with his voice.
Shankar Mahadevan on fake like scam: Is it humanly possible to get millions of likes in a day? What do I gain when in my heart I know it’s fake
Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan reveals his album, Is that So, a collaboration with guitarist John McLaughlin and table maestro Zakir Hussain, has been sent for upcoming Grammys. He also adds that they have applied for six to seven categories.
Anuradha Paudwal’s son Aditya’s friends shocked at his death: ‘He had been ill for a while, but we didn’t think it’d lead to this’
Musicians Rohan Rohan, DJ Shiezwood talk about Aditya Paudwal--son of singer Anuradha Paudwal, who died at 35. They also talked about how everyone though it was some infection, and nothing fatal.
Anuradha Paudwal’s son Aditya dies at 35, Shankar Mahadevan expresses condolences: ‘Just can’t come to terms with this’
Aditya Paudwal, son of singer Anuradha Paudwal, has died at 35. Aditya was a music composer and arranger. His death was mourned by his colleagues from the music industry.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertaiment Desk
Grammy nominated singer Falu Shah: The recording academy would love to get submissions from Bollywood
Singer-songwriter Falu Shah says people in the west adore south Asian music, especially classical music.
Bandish Bandits concert: Shankar Mahadevan, Prateek Kuhad set mood for monsoon with powerful performances
Several singers and musicians including Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Prateek Kuhad, Lisa Mishra, Armaan Malik, Jonita Gandhi and Mame Khan performed during the Bandish Bandits concert.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
Singer-songwriter-composer Shankar Mahadevan shares that those who have the basic need sorted during this time of crisis should extend support towards the deprived.
Singers Papon, Mika Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Shashaa Tirupati , Raftaar and Prashant Ingole share their experience and the response around the songs they have been creating from home.
World Music Day: Shankar Mahadevan hopes his new song will heal hearts, urges everyone to let independent music shine
Popular music artiste Shankar Mahadevan of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio believes in spreading awareness and positivity through music andthat it often helps is expressing the message better.
In this lockdown, the music composer-singer’s social media is filled with various musical initiatives he is immersing himself in,rather than fancy culinary videos
Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee
Akshay Kumar joined Bollywood in paying tribute to music composer Wajid Khan, who died on Monday.
Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
Dil Chahta Hai recreated by Shankar Mahadevan for life in lockdown, features Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar
Shankar Mahadevan is out with a new version of Dil Chahta Hai and it also has an appearance by Aamir Khan and Farhan Akhtar.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
April 22, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and nine renowned artistes from different parts of the country, have come together with an eight-language composition, a song Dharti Ma - a tribute to Earth
Asha Bhonsle, Lata Mangeshkar, KJ Yesudas: Top Indian musicians to perform virtual concert ‘Sangeet Setu’
The concert, blessed by nightingale of bollywood Lata Mangeshkar, has an impressive line-up of veterans Asha Bhonsle, S P Balasubramaniam, K J Yesudas, Udit Narayan, Anoop Jalota, Pankaj Udhas, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Talat Aziz, Alka Yagnik, Kumar Shanu, Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan and Shaan, among others.
RIP Shaukat Kaifi Azmi: Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Rishi Kapoor, pay respects to late actor at prayer meet. See pics
Bollywood celebs, including Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha, gathered at the residence of late actor Shaukat Kaifi Azmi to pay their last respects. Some also paid tributes on Twitter.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent