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Laal Singh Chaddha song Main Ki Karaan: Sonu Nigam's soulful number from Aamir Khan starrer is a delight to ears
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Laal Singh Chaddha song Main Ki Karaan: Sonu Nigam's soulful number from Aamir Khan starrer is a delight to ears

Main Ki Kaaran from Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chaddha is composed by Pritam. The melodious song is crooned by Sonu Nigam and the lyrics are penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya.

The sense of an ending: Twin breakup songs that give more weight to pride than scorn or self-pity
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The sense of an ending: Twin breakup songs that give more weight to pride than scorn or self-pity

Mehdi Hassan's ghazal 'Mujhe Tum Nazar Se' and Pritam's 'Channa Mereya' are lessons in coping with a breakup with pride rather than hatred — towards either oneself or the other.

In defense of 83: Why Kabir Khan's cricket drama is as pan-India a film as there can be one
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In defense of 83: Why Kabir Khan's cricket drama is as pan-India a film as there can be one

What is a 'pan-Indian' film? Full of VFX and action? In that case, yes 83 did not have tacky slow-mo sequences or bodies getting pummeled by the hero, but the action on the field was poetry and the world-building authentic.

2021 in charts: Bollywood scored high with Shershaah hits, rivalled by non-film music, Punjabi hip-hop, K-Pop
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2021 in charts: Bollywood scored high with Shershaah hits, rivalled by non-film music, Punjabi hip-hop, K-Pop

As the most played tracks of the year across streaming platforms in India (listed below) shows, the biggest hits are still coming from Bollywood films, even those that did not have a theatrical release.

Tadap trailer: Ahan Shetty, Tara Sutaria in Milan Luthria's dark romantic tale set to Pritam's soundtrack
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Tadap trailer: Ahan Shetty, Tara Sutaria in Milan Luthria's dark romantic tale set to Pritam's soundtrack

Tadap, which will mark the Bollywood debut of Suniel Shetty's son Ahan, is slated to release in cinemas on 3 December.

Kareena Kapoor Khan wraps up Laal Singh Chaddha shoot, shares picture with co-star Aamir Khan
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Kareena Kapoor Khan wraps up Laal Singh Chaddha shoot, shares picture with co-star Aamir Khan

Kareena Kapoor Khan, who announced her second pregnancy in August, reportedly resumed shooting for Laal Singh Chaddha last month.

Laal Singh Chaddha's release date shifted to Christmas 2021, announce makers
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Laal Singh Chaddha's release date shifted to Christmas 2021, announce makers

Laal Singh Chaddha will see Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan reunite after 3 Idiots and Talaash: The Answer Lies Within.

On her 36th birthday, Shilpa Rao sings 10 tracks that made her an unrivaled singer, from Tose Naina to Ghungroo
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On her 36th birthday, Shilpa Rao sings 10 tracks that made her an unrivaled singer, from Tose Naina to Ghungroo

Shilpa Rao goes down the memory lane to talk about 10 varied songs (and sings them too!) after winning her first major award for 'Ghungroo' this year.

Best Hindi film albums of this decade, from Gully Boy, AR Rahman's Rockstar to Amit Trivedi's Manmarziyaan
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Best Hindi film albums of this decade, from Gully Boy, AR Rahman's Rockstar to Amit Trivedi's Manmarziyaan

Hindi film song in the 2010s saw exceptional music composers, gifted vocalists, and skilled lyricists bring their best game to the table.

Pritam on composing music for The Sky Is Pink, and why Kalank's failure did not bog him down
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Pritam on composing music for The Sky Is Pink, and why Kalank's failure did not bog him down

Pritam talks about how challenging it was to translate the emotion of The Sky Is Pink into a soundtrack, and why 'Zindagi' song is special because of Gulzar's lyrics.

Chhichhore music review: Pritam, Amitabh Bhattacharya's album fails to go beyond '90s nostalgia
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Chhichhore music review: Pritam, Amitabh Bhattacharya's album fails to go beyond '90s nostalgia

The music album of Chhichhore is frustratingly heartbreaking. Every song has one element that you feel has gone horribly amiss.

Chhichhore: Alia Bhatt, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, Varun Dhawan praise trailer released on Friendship Day
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Chhichhore: Alia Bhatt, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, Varun Dhawan praise trailer released on Friendship Day

Chhichhore, produced by Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment and Fox Searchlight Studios, hits cinemas on 6 September.

Love Aaj Kal completes 10 years: Imtiaz Ali's film continues to be timeless, like the feeling of love
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Love Aaj Kal completes 10 years: Imtiaz Ali's film continues to be timeless, like the feeling of love

With the past juxtaposed against the present, Love Aaj Kal was the ideal film to introduce the cinematic tool of a parallel narrative.

Kalank movie review: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan are charming in the midst of damaging Hindu-Muslim politics
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Kalank movie review: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan are charming in the midst of damaging Hindu-Muslim politics

In Kalank, Muslims are the perpetrators of all violence, manipulation and wrongs, while Hindu characters are painted in gentle, pastel shades.

Kalank music review: Pritam's soundtrack is steeped in classical ethos, but doesn't risk alienating millennials
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Kalank music review: Pritam's soundtrack is steeped in classical ethos, but doesn't risk alienating millennials

The soundtrack of Kalank seems to be inspired by the musical sensibilities of Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Kalank: Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt apologise for delaying release of film's title track by a day
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Kalank: Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt apologise for delaying release of film's title track by a day

Kalank stars Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit.

Pritam on Kalank song 'Ghar More Pardesia': Hope it promotes more classical music among youngsters
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Pritam on Kalank song 'Ghar More Pardesia': Hope it promotes more classical music among youngsters

Pritam added that the raag-based traditional song 'Ghar More Pardesiya's evoked apprehension within him since he was not sure he would be able to pull it offa.

Pulwama terror attack: Right-wing outfits demand criminal case against organiser of DJ Marshmello's show
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Pulwama terror attack: Right-wing outfits demand criminal case against organiser of DJ Marshmello's show

Right-wing groups said that the Marshmello concert should not take place when the entire country was mourning the Pulwama terror attack.

Marshmello's music video BIBA is a glorious tribute to Shah Rukh Khan and the razzmatazz of Bollywood
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Marshmello's music video BIBA is a glorious tribute to Shah Rukh Khan and the razzmatazz of Bollywood

Marshmello's BIBA has been composed by Pritam and features YouTube sensation Shirley Setia

American DJ-producer Marshmello teases new track 'Biba' with Shirley Setia, Pritam
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American DJ-producer Marshmello teases new track 'Biba' with Shirley Setia, Pritam

DJ and producer Marshmello teased a collaboration with Pritam and Shirley Setia on 29 January.