A wink picturised on a Mapilla song from Kerala made a hitherto unknown girl from Thrissur, Priya Prakash Varrier, an overnight sensation. Priya even had a fatwa issued against her, while an FIR was filed against the song, which is sung by Muslims from North Kerala, for hurting Muslim sentiments.
A lanky little 11 year old, what would come out of those feeble chords, thought many- but couldn’t shut my opened mouth for my jaw had fallen on the floor as she belted out a classical number perfected by none other than the very revered Lata Mangeshkar herself – who would dare to try the complicated notes of Sunio ji araj from Lekin, none other than Shreya Ghoshal. With Devdas completing 15 years last week, the precious discovery of Sa Re Ga Ma… has also completed 15 years in the industry. Here are 15 jewels from her unparalleled vocal chords.
Bollywood films and festivals go hand-in-hand. Just like biopics and period dramas, directors have also incorporated some important Indian festivals in films. Festivals like Raksha Bandhan, Diwali and Dusshera enhance the impact of a scene and the actors in it. Similarly, Eid is yet another festival which has been highlighted in many films. From song sequences to hero introduction and a lot more, Eid has played a major role in various sequences in Bollywood films.
Bollywood films and festivals go hand-in-hand. Just like biopics and period dramas, directors have also incorporated some important Indian festivals in films. Festivals like Raksha Bandhan, Diwali and Dusshera enhance the impact of a scene and the actors in it. Likewise, dahi handi is yet another festival which holds importance in films.
(Images: Getty and Social Media) Plagiarism is a serious offence, whether it is in academics, in movies, in music, or in any such area where uninformed usage and modification of an individual’s or a group’s original work is involved. Despite many countries trying to establish strict laws against it, there are still a lot of people, including famous celebrities, who plagiarize and even make loads of money out of it. Here are some famous Indian music composers who have been accused of plagiarism time and again:
Is there any introduction necessary? I’m sure no one is even reading his right now. There’s not much to say, really. She’s one of the most gorgeous women in Bollywood right now.