Javed Akhtar meets AR Rahman and Illayaraja at IPRS Chennai meet

Javed Akhtar meets AR Rahman and Illayaraja at IPRS Chennai meet

Indian Performing Right Society Ltd (IPRS) sets up regional committees The Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS) is the only government authorized body in the country to administer rights, issue licenses and collect royalties for authors, music composers and music publishers. Founded in 1969, it has over 4,000, members across the country and represents alsothe world’s music repertoire. It was recently granted re-registration under the amended Copyright Act. The Society with Registered Office at Mumbai also…

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Hanuman – Da Damdaar ties up with leading toy brand BUDDYZ

Hanuman – Da Damdaar ties up with leading toy brand BUDDYZ

Upcoming animated film Hanuman – Da Damdaar has tied up with leading toy brand BUDDYZ for toy merchandise. This much-awaited film, which has been produced by R.A.T Films, in association with RNB Films & IP from Percept Pictures, has superstar Salman Khan’s voice for the lead role of Hanuman. Other prominent actors like Javed Akhtar, Raveena Tandon, Kunal Khemmu, Vinay Pathak, Saurabh Shukla & Chunky Pandey have also lent their voices to the important characters…

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Anil Sharma’s son Utkarsh’s debut film GENIUS mahurat held

Anil Sharma’s son Utkarsh’s debut film GENIUS mahurat held

Anil Sharma hosted a grand mahurat of the film GENIUS which introduces his son Utkarsh Sharma. It was double celebration as the day was birthday of debutant Utkarsh. Following the Indian ritual, where Javed Akhtar commenced the mahurat ceremony by breaking the coconut, Dharmendra gave the first clap & Hema Malini switched on the camera to take the first shot of K.C. Sharma Presentation Anil Sharma Productions film GENIUS which will mark the debut of Utkarsh Sharma, son of Director…

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Spiritual-musical Nathdwara festival to be held from 19th to 28 August

Spiritual-musical Nathdwara festival to be held from 19th to 28 August

It is the place where Lord Sri Krishna is said to have lifted the Gowardhan parbat. Now, the historic Nathdwara wears a festive look with Srinathji temple festival bringing over a lakh devotees to the place this year for the nine-day fest. With Morari Bapu’s Ramkatha attracting devotees in hordes, the festival, hosted by devotee Madan Paliwal also sees performers of the likes of Kailash Kher, Sunidhi Chauhan, Kavita Seth, KK, Sunali and Roopkumar Rathod,…

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Gitanjali Creations and Saga Music unveil the soul-stirring music of film YEH KHULA AASMAAN

Gitanjali Creations and Saga Music unveil the soul-stirring music of film YEH KHULA AASMAAN

Gitanjali Creations, in association with Saga Music, unveiled the music album of the internationally acclaimed film YEH KHULA AASMAAN, scheduled to release on 25th May 2012. The music was launched amidst a lot of fanfare by renowned lyricist and writer Javed Akhtar along with the star cast – Raghubir Yadav, Yashpal Sharma and debutantes Raj Tandon, Anya Anand. Directed by Gitanjali Sinha, the music of YEH KHULA AASMAAN has been composed by Anand – Milind,…

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SAREGAMA launched Azaan Khan’s debut album PHILO – SUFI

SAREGAMA launched Azaan Khan’s debut album PHILO – SUFI

SAREGAMA and Ustaad Shujaat Khan unveiled singer Azaan Khan’s debut album “Philo – sufi” – a series of contemporary sufi tracks, along with the enchanting and soothing live performance by the debut artist himself. The crowd was addressed by Ustad Shujaat Khan. The album was unveiled by Javed Akhtar. The guests at the event included names like Ustad Amjad Ali Khan,  Aman and Ayaan Ali Khan, world renowned Kuchipudi  dancing couple  Dr. Raja and  Kaushalya Reddy,…

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Mumbai Mantra is collaborating with Sundance Institute for Screenwriters Lab 2012

Mumbai Mantra is collaborating with Sundance Institute for Screenwriters Lab 2012

Mumbai Mantra, the media and entertainment division of the Mahindra Group, is collaborating with Sundance Institute for the inaugural Mumbai Mantra | Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab 2012.  Eight feature film projects have been selected through a rigorous evaluation process of submissions from Indian screenwriters from around the world. These Screenwriting Fellows will have the opportunity to work intensely on their feature film scripts with the support of Creative Advisors (established Screenwriters and Directors) in an…

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Excel Entertainment is involving itself in a very big initiative to propel and promote new writers

Excel Entertainment is involving itself in a very big initiative to propel and promote new writers

In a pioneering effort, Excel Entertainment is involving itself in a very big initiative to propel and promote new writers. Excel Entertainment has set up a system whereby people can write in with their scripts and can be evaluated by senior writers of the industry. In three levels of scrutiny and exposure, scripts will get selected and developed. Level One: a group of writers will read the first draft and then can give feedback or…

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Saregama India and Shabana Azmi presents LEGENDS – KAIFI AZMI

Saregama India and Shabana Azmi presents LEGENDS – KAIFI AZMI

On the occasion of legendary lyricist and poet Kaifi Azmi’s 90th birth anniversary – 14th January, Saregama, India’s flagship music and entertainment Company along with the talented actress and a proud daughter, Shabana Azmi presented handpicked melodies of the maestro as LEGENDS – KAIFI AZMI, a milestone collection. The album was launched at Hotel Novotel, Mumbai by Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor along with Mr. Adarsh Gupta, Business Head, Saregama India Ltd.  Honoured guests for…

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Dr. Anuj Saxena’s Maverick Productions Pvt Ltd’s film MILEY NA MILEY HUM had a spectacular music launch

Dr. Anuj Saxena’s Maverick Productions Pvt Ltd’s film MILEY NA MILEY HUM had a spectacular music launch

Dr. Anuj Saxena’s Maverick Productions Pvt Ltd’s forthcoming film MILEY NA MILEY HUM had a spectacular music launch at a suburban hotel in Mumbai. Mr Ram Vilas Paswan was guest of honor. He unveiled the music album along with ace Director Mahesh Bhatt. Chirag Paswan was in an upbeat mood, while leading actress Kangana Ranaut sizzled in a Black Cavalli outfit. Shweta Tiwari’s performance of hot item number Katto Gilahari had the crowd whistling and…

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