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The magic of Raag Malkauns unfolded as Maestro Amjad Ali continued his alaap. In the dark auditorium in downtown San Francisco, the capacity crowd was still, silent and spellbound.The person next......

Derek Trucks on Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, who passed away on Friday, was an inspiration in more ways than one for Derek Trucks, a rock guitar phenomenon with a growing, global fan following.Trucks, who began playing......

'One day a spaceship will kidnap me'

After national prayers for the Columbia crew last February in the United States, a college student from Hawaii approached Kalpana Chawla's family.She came because a chance meeting with Kalpana......

The DJ as Sutradhar

Remember a time when the United States grew so furious with France over going to war in Iraq that it rephrased everything French -- including fries, beans and kisses -- to Freedom? Little wonder......

Jackie Shroff: Carnatic singer

The strains of a classical alaap compel us to enter a hall where a concert is supposedly 'in progress'. On stage is the singer, dressed in an immaculate dhoti-kurta, a chain around his neck. It's......

Thank God, Amitabh couldn't say no to Hrishi-da

'Hrishi-da often voiced his disenchantment with Bachchan's Angry Young Man persona -- the 'maara-maari', the growth of sidelocks; he even said directors were killing Amitabh the actor and turning......

Parineeti's HOT avatar on Dabboo Ratnani's calendar

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: While Priyanka Chopra and others made it to photographer Dabboo Ratnani's calendar launch, PeeCee's actress cousin Parineeti, who......

Birthday Special: 20 AWESOME AR Rahman compositions

The maestro turns 49 tomorrow, January 6.An A R Rahman soundtrack is like an event everyone looks forward to. Or a festival, which if we are lucky, occurs more than once in a year. What’s the......

'Sanjeev Kumar had no ego, Ashok Kumar had a feminine voice'

Deven Verma passed away into the ages on December 2. We re-publish an interview done with the veteran actor on July 25, 2013. One of the most talented actors of his time, Deven Varma has worked in......
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Thank God, Amitabh couldn't say no to Hrishi-da

'Hrishi-da often voiced his disenchantment with Bachchan's Angry Young Man persona -- the 'maara-maari', the growth of sidelocks; he even said... ...
The old school master

By: Khalid Mohamed With a book on Hrishikesh Mukherjee all set to hit stores soon, a veteran film critic and fellow filmmaker uses the occasion to... ...
The old school master

Cut to a rain-whipped evening. I was just about to hop into an auto rickshaw after a labyrinthine interview, conducted in a room scented with... ...
T M Krishna on the Disruption of Carnatic Music

Art is an integral part of Indian culture. For some, while art is priceless, others question the logic behind spending millions on a piece of art.... ...
It's always fun to work with Meet Brothers

Singer Shabab Sabri talks about Nas Nas Mein from Welcome Back. How did 'Nas nas mein' happen? Meet Brothers who have composed the track called... ...

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