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No music director is original, but I became a favourite whipping boy to the press.
Rajesh Roshan was born to a famous music director and has successfully continued the tradition, composing some of his best scores for his brother, director Rakesh.
Nevertheless, newcomers to film music may wonder what all the fuss is about: in recent releases Mangeshkar's voice sounds markedly shrill.
www.bollywhat.com /musicguide.html   (2290 words)

 Ustad Shaik Dawood Khan, Tabla Nawaz - Biography
At the age of eight years, Dawood Sahib was initiated into vocal music and the rudiments of tabla by Ameer Quawwal, a classical vocalist and traditional Natiya Quawwal of Sholapur.
Roshan Ali Mooljee, Music Director at the Radio station were impressed by Dawood Sahib's accompaniment.
Dawood Sahib's contribution to music for well over 50 years was at last noticed and in February 1992 the most coveted Sangeet Natak Academy Award was presented to him by the Government of India.
www.chandrakantha.com /dawood   (2005 words)

 musician-roshan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Roshan was born as Roshan Lal Nagrath in a family of ‘thekedars’.
Roshan always ensured that his music was elegant and appealing to the music lovers.
He had a good alliance with Talat Mehmood and Mukesh in the 1950’s.In the 50’s, Roshan had hits like Malhar, Shisham and Anhonee (musically) and some of his songs were amazingly modern in tenor for those times (‘Taare Toote Duniya Dekhe’ - Malhar).
www.hindilyrix.com /musicians/musician-roshan.html   (290 words)

 indya.com Music - Profile of Udit Narayan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
And all along, he approached music directors in the hope of finding the right prospects.
His first break came when music director Rajesh Roshan offered him a small assignment in the film Unnees Bees, where he was to sing with the legendary Mohammed Rafi, his childhood icon.
He continues to record for the most sought after of music directors and with his original and versatile voice delivers a remarkable hit eight out of ten times.
music.indya.com /biographies/ind/udit_narayan.html   (474 words)

 Bollywood's first sci-fi film set to rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The filmmaker, who has several hits to his credit, said he was willing to risk, showing his son prancing around as an 11year old, rather than the cliched muscle-flexing romantic hero that has won Hrithik scores of hysterical female fans.
The gargantuan home production of the Roshans, KOI MIL GAYA is aimed at all audiences and is mounted on an expensive budget.
The film is billed to be the milestone a 'different' film of the career of the Roshans.
movies.indiainfo.com /features/kmg_0804.html   (381 words)

Hrithik Roshan and Ameesha Patel usher in a new era of cinema.
The scion of the Roshan empire is as spunky and spirited as your younger brother.
Music has the ability to isolate you from the surroundings.
www.pyara.com /hrithik/gift.htm   (2138 words)

 Rajesh Roshan turns to filmmaking
“No, it wouldn’t be a musical but I will definitely plant numbers in such a way that after watching it you’d wonder if it was a musical,” says the reticent music director.
Roshan says the reason he decided to make a film himself was because he heard about the success of Bending It Like Beckham internationally.
Roshan hopes that “everything will fall into place soon”.
www.mid-day.com /entertainment/movies/2004/january/73186.htm   (391 words)

 A R Rahman
A music director known to have brought a revolution in the Indian film music scenario, when it was needed the most.
Born on January 6th, 1967 this whizkid is the son of a music arranger and conductor R.K. Shekhar.
Indian music has been dominated by film music as a genre for years and had settled into a complacent rut towards the late eighties and the early nineties when along came a 25 year old who prefers untrained voices and breathing spaces between beats to the typically layered, cramped orchestration.
ganeshyamalabittu.tripod.com /heroes/id17.html   (5144 words)

 Gourang Kodical - Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The plays in those days were entirely musical and this had a profound influence on Dawood Sahib.
At the age of eight, Dawood Sahib was initiated into vocal music and the rudiments of tabla by Ameer Quawwal, a classical vocalist and traditional Natiya Quawwal of Sholapur.
Dawood Sahib's contribution to music for well over 50 years was at last acknowledged and in February 1992 the most coveted Sangeet Natak Academy Award was presented to him by the Government of India.
personal.vsnl.com /gourang_kodical/shaikh_dawood.html   (1356 words)

 The Legends
His pair with music director Roshan was one of the all-time best Lyricist-MD pair the Hindi music has ever seen.
If RD was the only phenomenon to happen to Indian music in those 20 years, Rahman is a true and worthy successor to that paradigm for this age of music.
His music hardly needs any words to convey its feeling and should be left alone if cannot be coupled with atleast good lyrics if not great ones.
members.tripod.com /~vinayj/hof.htm   (1269 words)

I know, I know, Sanjay is the director but I consider him as the real music director.
But what I am trying to say is, Sanjay’s knows what exactly he wants and how he can take it out from the music directors or actors or be anyone associated with his film.
Till now I was in impression that Annu Malik is the only one who is into ripping the songs directly but today I got to know that, every music director of Indian Film Industry is into ripping the songs straight from the original tracks.
www.whoisdeep.com /category/music   (1343 words)

 News From Bollywood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
They are Ira Roshan, wife of great music director late Roshan and mother of Rakesh and Rajesh Roshan and grand daughter of Hrithik Roshan; actress Parveen Babi; actor Ghanshyam; legendary actor Gemini Ganesan, who was father of actress Rekha; and the top most villain and character actor Amrish Puri.
Legendary music director Khayyam is composing music for a Hindi film after almost 15 years.
Music lovers are eagerly waiting for the release of the music, since Khayyam’s music is always a treat to their ears, heart and mind.
www.indialink-online.com /Lifestyle2.htm   (1860 words)

 www.thenewsmaker.net ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Apparently, it is based on Hrithik Roshan, who has had two consecutive flops in the recent past, and his father Rakesh Roshan directed both of them.
For Gracy, Honey is a very talented director, and she was happy to get an offer from her.
Gracy is the one actress who believes that an actress has to fully abide by her director.
www.thenewsmaker.net /the%20news12.htm   (1347 words)

 Bollywood Stars | Bollywood Actress | Bollywood News | Bollywood Movie » Music
Released in 1957, Director Mehboob Khan’s classic ‘Mother India’ is a moving story of human struggle and one of the masterpieces of Bollywood cinema.
With Aditya Chopra making his debut as a director and Yash Chopra handling the production reins, DDLJ was designed as a unique musical love story that was equally shot in Europe and India and was billed as the first film portraying the life of Indians residing in foreign countries.
Shahrukh adds new dimensions to his acting by playing a fatherly role for the first time, Rani Mukherjee has a short and sweet role which she plays flawlessly, and what tops this all is Kajol’s versatile performance which leaves you amazed and fascinated at the same time.
www.bollywood-stars.net /category/music   (6268 words)

 CyberSangeet: Dinkar Kaikini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Pandit Dinkar Kaikini, who has tasted the cream of Indian classical music, is one of those few veterans remaining who can enlighten us with stories of those musicians who have laid the foundation of the classical music we have learnt to respect and enjoy.
So though there was no musical background as such, I could say that if the musical genes are there in me it must have been because of my mother.
There was a scholastic approach to his music, not to entertain but by listening to him one could learn a lot, so it was very academic.
www.cybersangeet.com /dinkar_kaikini.htm   (1746 words)

 Feroz Nizami - Pakistani Music Director   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Noor Jehan was back again after a four years break from silver screen, and started her Pakistani film and singing career with a great melodious Punjabi film Chann Vey.
Feroze Nizami had enormous amount of range in his compositions, from classical to semi classical, thumris to western music; he had used all of them in his compositions.
As he was a very competent classical vocalist and a brilliant composer, he must have felt the need with the initiation of the music classes at Alhamra in the sixties, which he was in charge of.
mazhar.dk /film/musicians/feroznizami.htm   (704 words)

 Review On Roshan: Greatest Hits by raghav2k -- MouthShut.com
Roshan was a great music director with a distinctive style of his own.
For the benefit of younger generation: Roshan is the father of Rakesh & Rajesh Roshan, and grandpa of the current heartthrob Hritik.
Roshan during his lifetime was never a great commercial success, nor a sought after music director which his son Rajesh did become.
www.mouthshut.com /readreview/7945-1.html   (521 words)

 Down melody lane
The 59-year-old Hindi film music enthusiast has problems hearing you -- only because the music in his head drowns out the rest of the world.
Here Roshan, the music director of yesteryear who lived next door to him, heard him sing and told him to learn classical music.
Occasionally, his thoughts flit to the future of his mammoth music collection once he is gone.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19970822/23450903.html   (623 words)

 Profile of Music Director D Imman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Imman has carved a niche for himself in a short span as a music director.
The title songs for television serials established him as a music director with the right credentials.
While his music received all-round appreciation in the films Tamizhan, Dilrupa and Saena, it was Whistle which really catapulted him to the top rung with some lively numbers like Whistle Adikkum, Kirukka Kirukka and Azhagiya Asura.
www.chennaionline.com /chat/celebchat/17imman-profile.asp   (759 words)

Hrithik Roshan, Amisha Patel, Abhishek, Satish Shah, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher, Mohnish Behl, Ashish Vidyarthi, Tanaaz Currim, Johny Lever
When Rajesh Roshan claimed his music to be "different", he wasn't lying, it is different and good.
Rajesh Roshan's music sounded great to me on the soundtrack, but watching the songs on breathless locations such as Greece, Fiji Islands, New Zealand, and a cruise ship made them even better.
www.pyara.com /hrithik/knph.htm   (2090 words)

 Screen> India’s Only Complete Weekly Entertainment Newspaper
Much before later sensations exploded into the scene, in 1981 an album called Disco Dandia was released by Babla, a successful name in musical stage.
Rajesh Roshan will tune lyrics by Sameer for Shemaroo Entertainment's new film directed by Priyadarshan.
A passable pop album by the Pakistani band Mizmaar, it underscores the point that across the border things are not very different from here.
www.screenindia.com /music   (400 words)

 Planet-Bollywood - Music Review - Kaho naa.. Pyaar Hai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Rajesh Roshan's mediocre scores of late are beginning to catch up with him, and Kaho Naa...
Critical though it is, I must say this music is better than most of the film's other tunes, and it is inexcusable why Roshan would not use Believe In Love's opening passages for the opening of the title tune also.
Were it not for a few musical gems, the album would have been a write-off.
www.planetbollywood.com /music/knph.html   (669 words)

 Indiainfo.com -> News -> India -> Anu Malik looking to conquer the world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Anu Malik, arguably the most prolific music director and composer in Bollywood, has lately made the international entertainment world sit up and take notice.
The music is a blend of heart soul and technology.
The music director with hits galore to his credit now hopes to conquer the international charts.
newsarchives.indiainfo.com /2001/01/11/11malik.html   (584 words)

 Shaan.com News Portal
When Roshan Jr went up on stage to collect his statuette, excitement was palpable in the audience.
The well-packaged montages of dialogue and music clips showcasing the best of both performers were instant hits with the audience as they went on a quick trip down memory lane.
Towards the end of the show, a cheque of Rs 25 lakhs was presented by Vineet Jain, managing director of The Times Group, to Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal towards relief work for the Gujarat earthquake.
www.hrithiks-angels.com /events/ff46night.htm   (765 words)

 Log in ....Tribune--Music Beat
After Sunoh, Lucky’s second album, Sifar, was released by Sony music in 1997 that was also a big success.
The success of both his albums made his way to background music.
He worked with music director Rajesh Roshan for the film ‘Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai’ and recorded two songs, ‘Ek pal ka jeena’ and ‘Na tum jaano na hum’.
www.tribuneindia.com /2001/20011231/login/music.htm   (440 words)

 Bollywood | Bollywood Actors and Actress News, Information, music, pictures and wallpapers
Bollywood Actors and Actress News, Information, music, pictures and wallpapers
Dhokha is the latest upcomming hindi movie whose director is Pooja Bhatt and starcast is Muzammil Ibrahim.
Posted by admin on December 25th, 2006 - Categories: Bipasha Basu, Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachan, Aishwarya Rai, Uday Chopra, Bollywood Movies - Comments (92)
www.gii.in /bollywood   (733 words)

 Sami's Urdu/Hindi Film Music Page
Some excellent articles on different music directors which were posted on the net by various RMIMers.
The words "posted by" before the name of an author in the brackets indicates that the article was taken from a magazine/newspaper.
Raje sh Roshan: A music director of merit (Renu Thamma)
www.geocities.com /~sm0e/sami.html   (1941 words)

 My-India.net: Indian News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
That's not something that you hear generally when directors come to you with the script they are like little bit more....
The reason, according to him, for this, is the westernization of Bollywood fashion and music, and maintaining the basics of Indian culture in a very stylish and elegant way.
According to her, Indian music has become the 'in' thing, simply because they (Germans) have either visited India, or the Indian music has worked its charm on them, or simply because it is hep to be able to choreographed dance sequences.
www.my-india.net /n/a/2003/6/16.shtml   (2833 words)

 Copied Hindi Songs
Hindi Song: Aisa Milan (Hameshaa) Music Director: Anu Malik Copied From: The Phantom Of The Opera (Andrew Lloyd Webber) Note: I find the Phantom song to be a much better composition with a haunting tune.
Hindi Song: Paagalpan Chha Gaya (Jaanam) Music Director: Anu Malik Copied From: And I Love Her (Beatles) Note: It's interesting how Anu Malik always adds his unique touch even to his copied songs, making them often hard to decipher.
Hindi Song: Kambakth Ishq (Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya) Music Director: Sandeep Chowta Copied From: Eireann (Afro Celt Sound System) Note: Interesting story here; Chowta was accused of using an unoriginal beat, which he defended by saying that he took his beat from a public website.
www.angelfire.com /music4/sangeet/copiedsongs.html   (2191 words)

 Wow Bollywood | Bollywood News | Bollywood Actors | Bollywood Actress | Bollywood Movies | Bollywood Music and more.
It is also heard that in one of the temples Rishi Kapoor visited, a priest came up to him and told that he knows Ranbir is about to start his career, and gave him a chunni as an auspicious token and told him to take it with Devi Maa’s blessing.
Also, the 22-year-old daughter of Anil Kapoor will be making her debut in Bollywood with the most talented and famous director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, in the movie Saawariya, which is releasing on 8th of November.
Finally, it is official that Hrithik’s father Rakesh Roshan’s third film on super- hero will have Hrithik for sure, but along with him there will be another major leading man as well.
www.wowbollywood.com   (2337 words)

 ‘CHAND SA ROSHAN CHEHRA’: EXCELLENT MUSIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
And, of course, he has been instrumental in giving two extremely talented actresses to the industry, who became stars subsequently [Urmila Matondkar and Rani Mukerji].
The handsome lad exudes the sparkle and charm that Aamir Khan radiated in Q.S.Q.T. Looks do matter, but more than that it’s the talent that does the talking and in that department too, Samir Aftab seems well prepared to meet the expectations.
CHAND SA ROSHAN CHEHRA is scripted by Jalees Sherwani and directed by writer turned director Shahab Shamsi.
www.indiafm.com /scoop/04/sep/0409csrc/index.shtml   (236 words)

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