Jharkhand  /  Published 02.08.20

Annual somvari soiree goes virtual

One of the more popular musical evenings organised on the last Monday (or “antim somvari”) of the holy month of Shravan will go virtual this year. Philanthropic organisation Har...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Entertainment  /  Published 08.07.20

'Jodi tumi' from Tashfee and Ratul

They have met only once... around five years ago. Since then Bangladeshi singer-songwriter Tashfee and Mumbai-based guitarist-producer Ritaprabha ‘Ratul’ Ray have been in touch over social...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

World  /  Published 11.12.19

Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson dies at 61

Marie Fredriksson, lead singer of Roxette, the Swedish pop duo that briefly ruled the American charts in the 1980s and 1990s with dramatically lovelorn ballads and catchy up-tempo singles, died on Mon...
By Gavin Edwards and Iliana Magra/New York Times News Service in

Entertainment  /  Published 18.02.20

Shalmali Kholgade's new single 'Kalle kalle'

The spunky attitude of Shalmali Kholgade runs through her new track, Kalle kalle. In a freewheeling chat with The Telegraph, she talks about her new single, the video of which had dropped on Valentine...
By in

Entertainment  /  Published 11.11.18

The different versions of Freddie Mercury

Rami Malek steps into the iconic shoes of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, releasing this Friday. The biopic directed by Bryan Singer attempts to show the man behind the rockstar, ...
By Priyanka Roy in


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.20

Padma for son of soil

By TT Bureau in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Exploration of ethical and quest for equal music in Kolkata

Introducing raga Bhairavi, the formidable classical Carnatic singer T.M. Krishna tries to explain the idea of singing a raga. It is a search. As he sings the notes, he seems to implore the spirit of t...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 24.03.20

Rivu talks about his second album

The last time we spoke to guitarist and music producer Subhagata Singha aka Rivu The Incident 2019 didn’t have a release date. Almost a year later the 26-year-old has released his album on March 20 ...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Arts  /  Published 23.03.20

Kenny Rogers's smoothness captured in an endless stream of story-songs

His voice was genial, sympathetic and emotionally forthright. Kenny Rogers, who passed away last week, was the singer many turned to when falling in (or out of) love. Always recording songs he “beli...
By Mathures Paul in

Entertainment  /  Published 28.09.19

Ageless Nightingale

The 1970 ceremony boasted of some novel shows. The Director’s Dilemma and The Grandfathers’ Ghost were skits directed by Deven Varma and acted by fresh FTII passouts, including Asrani, Suresh Chat...
By Anirudha Bhattacharjee in Calcutta


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