Everything you need to know about Musi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Musi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Normalcy is returning to Dilsukhnagar, the scene of Thursday's devastating twin blasts which left 16 people dead and over 100 others injured.
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Pieces of human flesh, blood, mangled remains of two-wheelers, damaged shops and eatables were found strewn at the sites of two powerful bomb blasts that rocked Dilsukhnagar area in Hyderabad Thursday evening.
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) The serial blasts that rocked Hyderabad Thursday killing 12 people and injuring 80 others is one of the worst terror attacks in the city in recent years.
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator K.T. Rama Rao and his supporters were arrested here on Sunday for defying a police ban to stage a protest over a demand for a separate state of Telangana.
New Delhi, Dec.28 (ANI): Congress workers along with the party's lawmakers from Andhra Pradesh staged a protest outside North Block, which houses the Home Ministry, in New Delhi on Friday, as they put forward their long pending demand for carving a separate state of Telangana
New Delhi, Dec.28 (ANI): Leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) have expressed scepticism over Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's statement that the government will announce its decision on the next steps on the Telangana statehood issue within a month.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President K. Chandrasekhar Rao, popularly known as KCR, on Friday dismissed the all-party meeting as an absolutely futile exercise and a drama.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday said the central government will take a decision on Telangana statehood within a month.
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) The old city of Hyderabad remained tense Friday after a fresh bout of violence near Charminar over a temple row.
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The United Muslim Action Committee of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday sought the intervention of the state human rights commission (SHRC) to end what it called the "economic blockade" of the old city of Hyderabad.
Jakarta, Oct 3 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 18 injured after an explosion caused fire in an oil pipeline in Indonesia's South Sumatra province Wednesday, Xinhua reported.
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Concerned over crumbling urban infrastructure, Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai Wednesday said it was vital for local bodies to access funds to tackle the problem and warned that it will remain elusive if financial reporting norms don't improve.
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) During Ramadan, shopping for Eid in the walled quarter of Hyderabad does not end with the night. In fact, it picks up at night with the centuries-old markets doing business round-the-clock.
New York, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Singer and actor Ricky Martin was nominated Friday for a Drama Desk Award in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Musical, for his role in the current Broadway revival of "Evita".
Miami, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton star Don Omar and New York City-born Bachata singer Prince Royce stole the show at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking home eight trophies each.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Zac Efron, who got to smooch Michelle Pfeiffer in 'New Year's Eve', has revealed that he had a secret crush on the actress since he was 18.
Sydney, Apr 27 (ANI): A range of sensory responses - taste, touch, sight, smell and sound - amalgamate to add to our enjoyment when we eat and drink, according to a new study.
London, April 26 (IANS) Singer Paul McCartney has moved up the list of the world's richest musicians after marring Nancy Shevell.
San Juan, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A radio programme in Puerto Rico will report only good news starting May 1.
Bangalore, April 26 (IANS) From bharatanatyam, kathak, kuchipudi and manipuri to modern dances, 150 artists will take turns for a daylong fiesta here Sunday to celebrate World Dance Day.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Composer Shamir Tandon has created an anti-piracy song to spread awareness about intellectual property rights. Sung by seven singers, including legendary Asha Bhosle's 10-year-old granddaughter Zanai, it will be released Thursday on the occasion of World Intellectual Day.
London, April 25 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell reportedly once had a fling with British glamour model Katie Price.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Anand-Milind, who composed music for hits like "Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak", "Anjaam" and "Dil", are making a comeback to Bollywood after six years with "Yeh Khula Aasmaan".
New York, April 24 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones let the singer in her loose at a fundraiser for her children's school.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Zac Efron is having a good time looking for the woman he would want to spend his rest of the life with but hasn't found her.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Zac Efron, who is rumoured to be dating 'Mirror Mirror' star Lily Collins, has revealed that the female body part he is most attracted to and his favourite pick-up line.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Nicki Minaj, who was the first woman to have seven singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart at the same time, has revealed that she only knew she'd really made it when Madonna puckered up for a smooch.
Film: 'Disco'; Producer: Abhinav Reddy: Director: Hari K. Chanduri; Cast: Nikhil Siddhartha, Sara Sharma, M.S. Narayana, Ali, Raghu Babu, Ashish Vidyarthi and others; Music: Mantra Anand;
Film: 'Tezz'; Music Director: Sajid-Wajid; Lyricist: Shabbir Ahmed and Jalees Sherwani; Singers: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Mohit Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Shaan; Rating: ***
Film: 'Toofan'; Cast: Yashas, Nakshatra, Chandan, Sadhu Kokila, Ramesh Bhat, Shivaram, Vidya Murthy, Suresh Mangalore, Pramila Joshai, Chitra Shenoy, Devadas Kappikad; Director: Smile Seenu; Producer; Jade Gowda; Camera: Ravi Suvarna; Music: Elwyn Joshua; Rating: *1/2
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Katy Perry nearly had a wardrobe malfunction, at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards, after she trotted along to the event in a slinky dress with tiny straps.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Dick Clark, the creator of "American Bandstand" and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve," died Wednesday morning. He was 82.
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) He regaled masses at the Kolkata film fest inauguration last year and will Wednesday blend Tagore with masters such as Bach before highly discerning listeners at Germany's annual Munich Philharmonic Orchestra festival. But Indian conductor-violinist Abraham Mazumder sees little difference and believes 'the grammar of music is universal'.
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Musical fountains, a modern gymnasium, jogging tracks, lawn tennis and basket ball courts, multi-cuisine continental restaurant, library and a swimming pool -- the scenic Srinagar city is all set to get its first multi-facility joggers park.
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler was seen enjoying a dance with a mystery brunette at the Coachella Music Festival in Palm Springs and it seems he did not care about being seen out and about.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): The world of the WAGs is being brought to the London stage and will even star real-life WAG Jessica Lawlor, partner of Aston Villa's Stephen Ireland.
London, April 16 (ANI): Matilda the Musical has set a new record at this year's Olivier awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London, winning seven of the 10 awards it was nominated for.
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Item songs have almost become a staple in Bollywood films, and Amit Mehra who is producing the remake of 1973 film "Zanjeer" too plans to cash in on the trend by including two item numbers, of which one will be featured on actress Mahie Gill.
London, April 15 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell had a secret affair with singer Dannii Minogue, while they appeared on "The X Factor" in Britain.
Film: Neeku Naaku Dash Dash; Producer: Anand Prasad; Writer and Director: Teja; Cast: Prince, Nanditha, Benarjee, Teertha, Venu, Thanikella Bharani, Parachuri Venkateswara Rao and others; Music: Yashwant; Background Music: Anoop Reubens; Cinematography: Rasool Ellore; Rating: **
Film: 'Ishaqzaade'; Music Director: Amit Trivedi; Lyricist: Kausar Munir and Habib Faisal; Singers: Javed Ali, Shreya Ghoshal, Vishal Dadlani, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shalmali Kholgade, Suraj Jagan, Divya Kumar; Rating: ***
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. Sounds like gobbledygook! Well, not exactly. It's a village in Wales which sports the longest place name in Europe, says a smiling Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales, while pitching to attract more business and Bollywood films to the picturesque British province.
Film: 'Dashamukha'; Actors: Ravichandran, Anant Nag, Avinash, Devaraj, Saritha, Malavika, Ravi Kale, Chethan, Akanksha, Sudarshan, Achyutha, Praveen, Dathanna, Ramesh Bhat; Director: Ravi Srivatsa; Producer: Soorappa Babu; Screenplay: Ravi Srivatsa and K.V. Raju; Music: Sreedhar Sambhram; Background score: Sadhu Kokila; Camera: Mathew; Rating: ***
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has lent support to a new spiritual album "Ik Onkar", launched under new music label Asli Music.
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Kanye West has splashed 30,000 pounds on a luxury holiday with Kim Kardashian, as he plans to whisk the reality star off to the Caribbean Islands.
Melbourne, Apr 13 (ANI): US President, Barack Obama has revealed that he prefers rapper Jay-Z to Kanye West, insisting that though West is "very talented," he still thinks the entertainer is a jackass.
Kochi, April 11 (IANS) 'DAM999', a controversial movie released last year, has bagged two honorary awards at the Global Music Awards (GMA) held in California.
Film: 'Vicky Donor'; Music Director: Abhishek-Akshay, Donn-Bann, Rochak Kohli and Ayushmann; Lyricist: Kusum Verma, Vijay Maurya, Ayushmann Khurrana, Juhi Chaturvedi and Swanand Kirkire; Singers: Akshay Verma, Aditi Singh Sharma, Clinton Cerejo, Ayushmann Khurrana, Vishal Dadlani, Sunidhi Chauhan, Bann, Mika Singh and Sukanya Purkayastha; Rating: ***
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Actress Sharmila Tagore and daughter Soha Ali Khan share a strong bonding and these days the younger one is making her mommy happy by learning to play the Piano.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Two rare vintage photographs of John Lennon and Yoko Ono posing naked have emerged for sale after they were discovered in a loft.
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) East will meet West at a music festival in Munich next week when a 10-member ensemble from Kolkata teams up with performers from Germany in a concert featuring Rabindra Sangeet.
Singer Rihanna has said that she had a crush on her hunky 'Battleship' co-star Alexander Skarsgard.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Confined within the high walls of Tihar Jail, inmates of the largest prison complex in South Asia, will soon have a chance to sing or compose music in a album, 'Tihar Idol', a talent hunt organised within the jail premises for the inmates.
Port-of-Spain, April 8 (IANS) Nearly 167 years after Indians arrived here, the sounds of the tabla, dholak and harmonium will be heard in over 550 primary schools of Trinidad and Tobago which will now teach the Indian musical instruments to students.
Film: 'Dev, Son of Mudde Gowda; Cast: Diganth, Charmee, Natalia Kaur, Indrajit, Anant Nag, Sharan, Tabala Nani, Swamayamvara Chadnru; Director: Indrajit Lankesh; Producer: Shilpa Ramesh; Music: Jessie Gift; Camera: Santhosh Kumar Pathaaje; Rating: ***
Film: 'Bheema Theeradhalli'; Cast: Vijay, Praneetha, Prajwal Poovaiah, Sharath Lohithashwa, Suchayeendra Prasad, Sreenivasa Murthy, Uncle Lokanath; Screenplay-Direction: Om Prakash Rao; Producer-Cameraman: Anaji Nagaraj; Dialogues: M.S. Ramesh; Music: Abhiman Roy; Rating: **
Film: Rachcha; Cast: Ramcharan, Tamanna, Mukesh Rishi, Dev Gill, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Brahmanandam, Ali, Venu Madhav, M.S. Narayana, Krishna Bhagavan, Srinivasa Reddy; Producer: R.B. Chowdhary; Screenplay-Direction: Sampath Nandi; Cinematographer: Sameer Reddy; Music: Mani Sharma; Rating: **1/2
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Singer-composer Toshi Sabri and his brother Sharib have worked on a new, 21 minute song for the movie "Mastaan", which brings together father-son Naseerudin Shah and Vivaan.
Gurgaon, April 7 (IANS) When little known Ravindra Shinde speaks like Kishore Kumar, it seems the legendary singer is there for real.
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Madonna has called on Britney Spears to share another intimate smooch like the one at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) K. Mohan, the lead vocalist of music band Agnee, says they believe in making good music rather focusing on creating hit songs.
Los Angeles, April 4 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift, who was awarded entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards, celebrated her victory with family and friends.
Popstar Rihanna says that she does not do anything to be controversial or to get anything banned but discloses that she does overstep the mark occasionally.
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Zac Efron has revealed that he refuses to eat tuna or onions before filming kissing scenes, after once being caught out by a love interest earlier in his career.
Directed by Kunal Deshmukh, Jannat 2 is crime thriller. The film is produced by Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt and is a sequel of 2008 film. The film stars Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, Imran Zahid and Esha Gupta and speaks volumes about changing face of gun trade.
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Taylor Swift has confessed to being 'terrified' about meeting Michelle Obama at the Kid's Choice Music Awards because she is such a fan of the First Lady.
Film: 'Jannat 2'; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricist: Sayeed Quadri; Singers: Shafqat Amanat Ali, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, KK, Mohit Chauhan, Javed Ali, Nikhil D'Souza and Anupam Amod; Rating:****
London, April 3 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has been named entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Singing reality show "Indian Idol" enters its sixth season and the three judges - Salim Merchant, Anu Malek and Sunidhi Chauhan - say the focus this time will be on the power of the voice and not on the looks.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Fun, frolic and laughter - filmmaker Sajid Khan returns with all this in his "Housefull 2 - The Dirty Dozen". It promises to take the audience on a laughter ride when the film hits the screens Friday.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Television music channels in India were long ago taken over by adventure, love and fashion-based reality shows. But melody is slowly making a comeback on the small screen thanks to new channels that are offering Bollywood numbers from different eras 24X7.
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS/EFE) Singer Pitbull was the big star of the 19th edition of the BMI awards in Latin music, where he received the BMI President's Award in recognition of his influence on the entertainment industry, the organization said.
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Noah Stewart, who worked as a receptionist in a concert call few years back, has become the first black musician to top the British classical music charts, with his debut album "Noah".
New York, Apr 1 (ANI): Zac Efron has admitted that he "hates" the word 'heartthrob' and doesn't think of himself as one.
London, Apr 1 (ANI): The remains of what is believed to be the earliest stringed instrument in western Europe have been uncovered in Scotland.
Jaipur, April 1 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' maverick fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth will perform with his experimental music band before the team plays its first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) fifth season at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Friday.
Film: Shikari; Cast: Mammootty, Poonam Bajwa, Adithya, Mohan, Innocent, Neenasam Achyutha, Sharathi Lohithashwa, Sathish, Neenasam Aswath, Mathew, Sihi Kahi Chandru, and others; Producer: K. Manju; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Abhaya Simha; Cinematographer: Vikram Shrivastava; Music Director: Harikrishna; Art Director: Dinesh Mangalore; Rating ***
Johannesburg, Apr 1 (ANI): Halle Berry and Heidi Klum were drenched in slime at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Rajasthan Royals announced their newly acquired fast bowler S Sreesanth will entertain crowds before the team plays its first match of IPL 2012
Film: 'Govindaaya Namaha'; Cast: Komal, Rekha, Parul, Anna (Georgia), Madhulika, Harish Raj, Tabala Naani, Vinayak Joshi, Umesh, Mukyamanthri Chandru and others; Producer: Suresh; Screenplay-Direction: Pawan Wodeyar; Camera: Suresh Babu; Music: Guru Kiran; Rating: ***1/2
London, March 31 (IANS) Grammy Award-winning DJ and music producer David Guetta will add music mogul to his resume after launching his own record label.
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Victoria Beckham has admitted that seeing Beyonce step out in her creation last week really put her over the edge.
Film: 'Bittoo Boss'; Music Director: Raghav Sachar; Lyricists: Kumaar, Luv Ranjan, Aseem Ahmed Abbasi; Singers: Mika Singh, Raghav Sachar, Sonu Niigaam, Shahid Maliya, Master Saleem, Shreya Ghoshal, Tulsi Kumar, Natalie Di Luccio, Neeti Mohan; Rating: *** 1/2
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Madonna has hit back at claims by DJ Deadmau5 that she glamorised drug use during a concert in Florida over the weekend.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Justin Bieber has revealed that his new music is starting to sound more "mature" than his previous work following the release of his rap-heavy latest single 'Boyfriend'.
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Madonna has been labelled a "f***ing idiot" by popular electronic music DJ Deadmau5, after she made a reference to drugs while addressing the crowd at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida.
New York, Mar 27 (ANI): Alex Rodriguez restricted himself to a healthy diet at the Winter Music Conference in Miami over the weekend.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) "Kolaveri Di" Monday crossed 50 million hits on YouTube, revealing that music lovers have yet to get over southern superstar Dhanush's unusual song. Sony Music gives credit to social networking sites for its phenomenal success.
London, March 26 (IANS) Pop star Madonna surprised her fans when she made an appearance at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida to introduce her producer, Avicii.
London, March 26 (IANS) Singer Kimberley Walsh is worried about staying in shape once she finishes her stint in "Shrek: The Musical".
Washington, March 25 (IANS) An innovative use of rhythm in a music-based programme enabled school kids score significantly higher on math tests than peers who received regular instruction.
Washington, March 24 (ANI): It is well known that music has a fundamental effect on humans - it can reduce stress, enhance relaxation, and provide a distraction from pain and therefore it is used clinically to reduce anxiety after heart attack, or to ease pain and nausea during bone marrow transplantation.
Film: 'Prasad'; Cast: Arjun Sarja, Master Sankalp, Madhuri Bhattacharya, Ramakrishna, Ramesh Bhat, Neenasam Aswath; Director: Manoj Sati; Producer: Ashok Kheny; Camera: Sanjay Malkan; Choreographer: Shiamak Dawar; Music director: Ilayaraja; Rating: ***1/2
Film: 'Narasimha'; Cast: Ravichandran, Nikisha Patel, Sanjjana, Ramakrishna Ramesh Prasad, Shobharaj, Neenasam Aswath; Dialogues-Screenplay-Direction: Mohan; Producer: N. Kumar; Camera: Suresh Byrasandra; Music: Hamsalekha; Rating: **1/2
Los Angeles, March 24 (IANS) Rocker Marilyn Manson is reportedly dating American singer Lana Del Rey.
London, March 24 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell has revealed that as a youngster he gave up the dream of becoming a superstar musician following a fall-out with his guitar teacher.
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi's movies are known to be a musical treat for the audiences, and the actor hopes that the melodies of his new film "Jannat 2" will strike a chord with music lovers too.
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest search engine Yandex has made US pop star Madonna's new album available for download three days before its worldwide release, the company said Friday.
The President of India Pratibha Patil facilitated 53 persons with the Padma awards, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday, 22 March 2012.
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Marc Anthony invited his estranged wife Jennifer Lopez's good friends Victoria and David Beckham along with new love Shannon De Lima, as his guests to the Latin Music Awards VIP reception in Los Angeles on Tuesday. he 43-year-old singer apparently intents on having the Beckhams become close to his new girlfriend.