Coronavirus Outbreak: Ankur Tewari, Armaan Malik, Naezy to hold virtual music festival on Instagram during lockdown
Ankur Tewari recently held an online jam session for followers, and said music is a healer in times of uncertainty courtesy the coronavirus outbreak.
Best Indian Films 2019: Poetry and courage across languages, from Assamese to Hindi, Khasi, Malayalam and more
2019 was a year in which small films in the Assamese and Khasi languages drew eyeballs, and the Kerala-based film industry aka Mollywood outdid itself.
Looking back at a decade of Indian indie music: Hip-hop replaces rock as the biggest genre, Hindi acts rise to the top
Among the most significant developments in the Indian indie music scene over the last decade have been the growth of legit music festivals, and the democratisation of music distribution and marketing through digital platforms and social media. The artists riding the current wave are electronic music producers Nucleya and Ritviz, singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad and Hindi rock band The Local Train.
The future of the Indian music album: Pop industry increasingly abandons format, though indie artists continue to prefer it
The answer to the question 'Is the album becoming irrelevant?', especially in the context of the Indian music industry, is ‘It depends on what kind of artist you’re talking about’
Naezy discusses being a judge on MTV Hustle, making up for his year-long break, and upcoming projects
Since his year-long break, Naezy has released music at a staggering pace and took to stages ranging from cricket matches to hip-hop festivals and an Australia run of show.
The hype Gully Boy generated has also turned hip-hop into brands’ new favourite genre, something that was perhaps expected after the film’s producers tied up with the makers of everything from clothes to cough syrup.
Charting Gully Boy's impact on Mumbai's hip-hop scene — from new record labels to bringing the genre into the limelight
It’s been almost two months since the release, and success, of Gully Boy so I thought it would be a good time to write about just how much of an impact the film has had on the hip-hop scene in Mumbai, from which it was inspired.
Sara Ali Khan's Vogue India cover; Sanya Malhotra dances to Naezy's 'Aafat Wapas': Social Media Stalkers' Guide
Sara Ali Khan posed for Vogue India's April issue; Sanya Malhotra showed off her dance skills to Naezy's 'Aafat Wapas'.
Gully Boy box office collection: Zoya Akhtar directorial earns Rs 125.20 cr, becomes Alia Bhatt's highest grossing film
Trade analysts had said that Gully Boy's lifetime earnings would depend on how the film would fare after the release of Sonchiriya and Luka Chuppi.
Gully Boy box office collection: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt's musical drama crosses Rs 200 cr mark worldwide
According to trade analysts, Gully Boy is expected to cross Rs 125 crore in domestic box office earnings.
Gully Boy box office collection: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt's rap drama rakes in Rs 120.80 cr in 12 days
Gully Boy is expected to cross the Rs 125 crore mark by the end of this week.
Gully Boy box office collection: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt's film makes Rs 72.45 cr on opening weekend
Gully Boy. directed by Zoya Akhtar, is loosely based on the life of rappers Divine and Naezy.
Gully Boy: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt's 'apolitical' views and edited Azadi song betray the film's authenticity
Gully Boy is not entirely a reflection of the difficulties most artists in the community face, opting to cherry-pick instances in order to move the plot forward. These, however, are small issues in front of a much larger one that made the whole experience of watching what was otherwise a solid movie.
Loosely based on the lives of Mumbai rappers Naezy and DIVINE (Vivian Fernandes), Gully Boy tells the story of Murad (played by Ranveer Singh) and his quest for a sense of accomplishment and dignity.
In conversation with the director of the documentary Bombay 70, which explored Naezy's identity, his anxieties and why he makes music
Gully Boy director Zoya Akhtar calls rappers Divine, Naezy 'hardcore feminists who might not know the word'
Gully Boy director Zoya Akhtar may have touched a nerve with her remarks on rappers Divine and Naezy's understanding of feminism.
Gully Boy music review: A rousing, eclectic soundtrack that sets the benchmark for a trailblazing genre
The best thing about the Gully Boy soundtrack is that not one song feels stretched. Each track is paced well; in fact, very often you are left wanting more.
Gully Boy: Ranveer Singh says he signed hip-hop drama because of Divine, Naezy's original song 'Mere Gully Mein'
Gully Boy, starring Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh and Kalki Koechlin has been directed by Zoya Akhtar.
Sajeel Kapoor, also known as Sez on The Beat said had earlier said that he was not paid for his contribution to 'Mere Gully Mein.'
Ranveer Singh will perform with Divine, Naezy at live concert of Gully Boy music launch on 24 January
Zoya Akhtar has decided to launch the Gully Boy album by organising a concert, where Ranveer Singh will perform live, along with rappers Divine and Naezy.