Sardool Sikander had recently tested positive for coronavirus and was being treated for kidney damage in Punjab
The Daler Mehndi interview | 'Every song I make, every show I do, is without being caught in trappings of the past'
In an exclusive interview, Daler Mehndi opens up on being consistent with churning out new songs since the '90s, and the state of Punjabi pop music today.
Devotional singer Narendra Chanchal passes away aged 80; Daler Mehndi, Madhur Bhandarkar extend condolences
Narendra Chanchal was admitted to New Delhi’s Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals a few days ago because he was unwell
'Benny Lava' and the buffalax-ing of Indian songs: A weird way of keeping India's perceived exoticism alive
We can’t deny that our songs can be pretty ridiculous. But perhaps there is something uncomfortable about unintentionally being a big part of a joke created by someone else (as with the buffalax videos) .
'Benny Lava' and the buffalax-ing of Indian songs: Was onetime internet trend racist, or harmless fun?
The 'Benny Lava' buffalax was originally labelled as ‘Crazy Indian Video, Real Title Unknown’, as if it was some terribly obscure alien artefact that was of course just-so-Indian-and-so-crazy. Which is interesting because it was actually a pretty mainstream, run-of-the-mill, and ultimately forgettable Tamil movie song featuring a very well-known actor (at least in Tamil Nadu).
Kapil Sharma's Amritsar wedding reception was attended by Krushna Abhishek, Kiku Sharda and Bharti Singh.
Daler Mehndi on Mika's arrest over alleged sexual misconduct: He has received bail, waiting for him to come back
Mika Singh was earlier detained by the Dubai Police following a complaint that he had sent inappropriate images to a 17-year-old Brazilian model
Mika, Daler Mehndi's brother Amarjeet Singh passes away; last rites ceremony performed on 29 October
Mika shared the news of his elder brother Amarjeet Singh's demise.
Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi music review: 'Koi Gal Nahi' is an understated gem that gets lost among other tracks
The music of Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi is strictly average, which is why director, lyricist and rap artiste Mudassar Aziz should not have delved so much on the same.
Gold has three gems to boast of: the enigmatic theme of 'Khel Khel Mein', Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt's slide guitars and Tanishk Bagchi's jazz throwback.
Gulzar's Punjabi-dominated lyrics run the risk of alienating a pan-Indian audience but his jugalbandi with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy makes Soorma an album for all.
Daler Mehndi granted bail in 2003 human trafficking case; singer pleads innocence, says 'I will appeal in HC'
Daler Mehndi was charged for sending people abroad illegally, under the guise of his dancing troupes and charging exorbitant 'passage fees' in return.
The Mirzya title track lends this Harshvardhan Kapoor and Saiyami Kher starrer an evocative flavour that will linger long after the visuals have faded from before your eyes.