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Happy Birthday Vijay Deverakonda: Before Liger, the 5 films that made him a superstar

Indian Express 09 May 2021
Dear comrade is the first film of Deverakonda to have a wide release across the South Indian languages ... Despite its meaningful story and great music, the film turned out to be an average grosser at the box office ... Before Liger, the 5 films that made him a superstarAlia Bhatt, Ajay ...
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Liril to Tamas: Vanraj Bhatia, who set the soundtrack of a generation, dies at 93

Indian Express 08 May 2021
“When I look back at the music he made for my films, I think it was extraordinary,” says Benegal. Bhatia, a leading Indian composer of western music, who also composed for Indian cinema and television, died of age-related health complications in Mumbai on Friday.
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Vanraj Bhatia, composer par excellence, dies

The Times of India 07 May 2021
Although steeped in Western classical music, Bhatia was only too willing to dip into Indian folk and traditional melodies to underscore a film’s narrative ... ‘Tumhare bina jee naa lage ghar mein’, the lilting, laidback number from Bhumika, rendered by Preeti Sagar, poignantly evokes the sepia-tinged black-and-white era in which the film is set.
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Throwback Thursday: Did you know RD Burman won his first Filmfare award for Sanam Teri Kasam after losing 11 times before

Bollywood Life 06 May 2021
Rahul Dev Burman aka RD Burman, who is considered arguably the greatest music composers of the Indian film industry, gave several unforgettable tunes and melodies from 1960s to 1990s ... Talking about Sanam Teri Kasam, the film was a musical hit and comprised of chartbusters like ...
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Radhe: Music Composer Rockstar DSP On Salman Khan,' Bhai Could Have Easily Sung Seeti Maar' - EXCLUSIVE

Yahoo Daily News 06 May 2021
He has given the Indian music industry some of the biggest hits like Ringa Ringa, AaAante Amalapuram, and Daddy Mummy ... DSP's next projects include Allu Arjun’s Pushpa, F3, and Khiladi he has also been roped in as the music director for Ram Pothineni’s upcoming film tentatively referred to as RAPO19.
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Arjun Kanungo On His Latest Song Famous: ‘It Is For People To Feel Confident In Such Tough Times’- EXCLUSIVE

Yahoo Daily News 05 May 2021
Read full article. 5 May 2021, 10.21 am·2-min read. Since the country has been dealing with a dire time with the second wave of Covid-19, the Indian film and music industry has also been moving at a very slow pace ... Ask Arjun about the response, and he says, “We launched the song on April 26 and it has been received very well ... Image source ... News18 ... .
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The five Rays of SatyajitIN PERSPECTIVE

Deccan Herald 04 May 2021
Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, who scored music for four of Ray’s films, said Ray’s mastery over music has no parallel in the world of film direction. From the trilogy of Teen Kanya (Three Girls), filmed in 1961, Ray started scoring music for his own films ... Ravi Shankar profusely praised Ray’s music in Piku, a film Ray made for French Television.
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‘The Disciple’: Delicately woven offering

The Telegraph India 02 May 2021
It is tempting to compare The Disciple — executive-produced by four-time Oscar winner Alfonso Cuaron, who has also taken Tamhane under his wings — to Damien Chazelle’s seminal film Whiplash, but Sharad’s guru (played by Indian classical music exponent Arun Dravid) is no abusive perfectionist like J.K.
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The Disciple review round-up: ‘You don’t have to be familiar with Hindustani music to appreciate ...

Indian Express 30 Apr 2021
Produced by Vivek Gomber, The Disciple follows Sharad who has dedicated his life to master Indian classical music ... Variety’s Jay Weissberg noted, “For all its specificity, grounded in Khayal music, the film’s universality lies in the way it conveys the inner struggles of a ...
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The Disciple movie review: A demanding drama from master-in-the-making Chaitanya Tamhane

Hindustan Times 30 Apr 2021
There are several scenes in The Disciple, director Chaitanya Tamhane’s second feature film, in which discerning crowds gather to watch a performance of Indian classical music ... I have read foreign journalists who watched the film at the Venice and Toronto International Film ...
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Satyajit Ray — the creative genius

Business Line 29 Apr 2021
He composed music in all his films fusing Indian (both North Indian and South Indian) classical, western classical and folk music from many parts of India, culminating in some distinctive Ray signature tunes; in a few early films he used renowned classical musicians like Ravi Shankar, Ali Akbar and Vilayat Khan as music directors.
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Without Remorse, The Disciple, Robertt: 5 new releases to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hoichoi

Bollywood Life 29 Apr 2021
Here are five films/series you can watch on platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hoichoi ... Darshan's film has got a great response from the audience ... The film is an action entertainer ... Chaitanya Tamhane is known for his film, Court. The Disciple is about a young man's pursuit of Indian classical music and his complete surrender to his guru.
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Chaitanya on his film ‘The Disciple’

The Telegraph India 28 Apr 2021
‘A stirring cinematic tribute to Indian classical music’ ... I didn’t even have a working knowledge of Indian classical music ... I like the film because someone like me, who has very little to do with Indian classical music, got sucked in by the storytelling and the tools that he’s used as a film-maker.
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The Disciple director Chaitanya Tamhane: ‘Film faced a lot of rejections, only Alfonso Cuaron and ...

Indian Express 27 Apr 2021
“The film faced a lot of rejections on a script level with reactions like ‘it’s too specific,’ ‘it’s not universal,’ ‘Indian classical music, what will people understand?’ and ‘It’s got no drama.’ So everything that you are saying now, that it has connected with people, we really did not know.
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Bollywood composer Shravan Rathod dies aged 66

BBC News 23 Apr 2021
Rathod created some of Bollywood's most enduring hits of the 1990s, alongside his musical partner Nadeem Saifi ... Rathod and Saifi made many of the Indian film industry's biggest romantic musical hits, for films such as 1991's Phool Aur Kaant (Flowers and Thorns) and Saajan (Beloved) from the same year.
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