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Daler Mehndi

Popularly known as Daler Mehndi, Daler Singh is not only a professional Hindi and Punjabi singer but has also penned lyrics of many songs. He hails from a family of musicians. In fact, another popular Indian singer, Mika Singh, is his brother. Patiala Gharana style of music has had a lot of influence on Daler Mehndi. Credit also goes to Daler for making Punjabi dance Bhangra popular all over the world. Moreover, he did his [...]

Padmabhushan Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna was an Indian Carnatic vocalist. Born on July 6, 1930 at Sankaraguptam village in Rajolu Taluk in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, he inherited the musical traits of his parents. His father Mangalampalli Pattabhiramayya was a famous flutist and a music teacher, and mother Suryakanthama was a veena artiste. His father put him under the guidance of Parupalli Ramakrishnayya Pantul, with whom he reached the heights of [...]

Dr.K.J.Yesudas a.k.a Kattassery Joseph Yesudas or alternatively Jesudas is a Malayali Indian classical musician and a noted playback singer of Indian films. K.J.Yesudas was born in Fort Kochi, Kerala on January 10,1940. His father Augustine Joseph was a noted Malayalam classical musician and stage actor of that era.His father was also his first guru (teacher). His talent for singing become apparent when he joined the music academy at Thrippinithura and won the gold medal for [...]

Sonu Nigam

Sonu Nigam: Popular and Versatile Singer Sonu Nigam is an established playback singer, composer, live performer, host, and actor of Bollywood and known for his distinct style and versatile voice. He has recorded Romantic, Rock, Sad, Devotional, Ghazal and Patriotic songs. He has released several Buddhist albums. He predominantly sings in Hindi and Kannada and has also sung for several Indi-pop albums. He has also sung in many other languages such as: Assamese, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Chattisgarhi, English, [...]

About Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, more famous as Rajinikant is one of the most influential actors in Indian cinema. His mannerisms and stylized delivery of dialogue has brought him to limelight. Apart from acting, Rajinikant is also a screenwriter, film producer and playback singer. Rajinikant is basically from Karnataka and worked as a bus conductor for Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation in Bangalore. During the period, he performed in various stage plays to nurture his acting skills. [...]

Manna Dey Biography

The 24th of October, 2013, will be remembered as the day when India lost one of its finest playback singers. Manna Dey, over the course of his long and inimitable career, recorded an astounding 4,000 songs. He was the recipient of several major awards, including Padma Shri (1971), the fourth-highest civilian award in India. Birth and Education Prabodh Chandra Dey, better known as “Manna Dey”, was born to Mahamaya Dey and Purna Chandra on May [...]

Kishore Kumar

Biography of Kishore Kumar Actor and singer Kishore Kumar was a multi-faceted genius. He was an inimitable comedian, a melodious composer, a perfect director, a sensitive lyricist and above all a brilliant and matchless playback singer. His contribution has been so immense that even 3 decades after his death, he is still remembered with great admiration and reverence. Personal Life Kishore Kumar was born as Abhas Kumar Ganguly in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, on August 4, [...]