'During the recording of Umrao Jaan, Asha Bhosle started feeling uneasy.' 'She asked if she could sing in her own scale. She said she couldn't sing in that low pitch.' 'The whole studio was tensed because everyone knew that there were differences between Ashaji and Khayyamsaab. The differences were so much that she may stage a walkout.' Veteran music composer Khayyam revisits Umrao Jaan. Even at 91, music composer Khayyam refuses to retire. On his birthday on February 18, he released ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
Filmmaker-fashion designer Muzaffar Ali believes he has a "global outlook to music", but the director of the classic Bollywood movie "Umrao Jaan" finds electronic music "really disturbing and revolting" and something that has changed India's ...Prokerala, 3 days ago
India is a land where the dividing line between myths and facts is hopelessly blurred when it comes to history. Poets from the past and contemporary filmmakers who pick up certain episodes from history for inspiration, take huge liberties to add subplots and ...The Financial Chronicle, 3 weeks ago
World Sufi Music Festival, Jahan-e-Khusrau, slated for March, will have cultural flavours of Punjab and Iran and seek to reach out, especially to the youth this year, filmmaker Muzaffar Ali said. The 13th edition of the festival will be held from March 24-26.Business Standard, 4 weeks ago
It isn’t new to see fans being dumbstruck when they come across their idols and when younger actors come across yesteryear stars and evergreen divas they are equally in awe of them. One such moment happened in the life of Vidya Balan. Vidya Balan was ...Bollywood Hungama, 2 months ago
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