I can’t sing every Bollywood song: Shubha Mudgal
The 50-year-old Padma Shri awardee appreciates present-day film music and has commented, “There have been some composers and directors who have invited me to sing in their films. But I don’t think that I can sing every song. My voice and my temperament have their limitations; so, merely to accept a song because it’s for a film and because one feels that it will get more attention would be idiotic,”. Mudgal, who is not working on any Bollywood project at the moment, was in the capital for the promotion of a new reality show “Amul Voice of India - Mummy Ke Superstars” where she will judge 12 kids along with composer duo Vishal and Shekhar.
Courtesy - musicindiaonline.com
SRK apologises to Gavaskar, stands by Buchanan's theory
"I have not said anything against Gavaskar. I just wanted to have a breathing space to try something new. I have sent him an apology letter if he felt so because he was in America that time," Shah Rukh said before his departure to South Africa, last night. The co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL team Shah Rukh Khan, who had criticised Sunil Gavaskar on the issue of multiple-captaincy, has now apologised to the legendary batsman.Watch out here........
Bollywood catches poll fever
As elections nearing India, apart from politicians, the Bollywood stars also become busy and how?
1. Aamir Khan, who has attended press conferences and done ads urging people to vote.
2. ''The elections are upon us. Exercise it so true democracy can flourish. It is the most important task that we all undertake - choosing our governance.'' - Big B on his Blog
3. ''Please vote for whoever you do, but please do vote.'' - Sushmita Sen
4. John Abraham was yet another first-timer in the Ungli Utha, Vote Kar campaign.
5. The New face Imran Khan was reportedly the brain behind Karan Johar's video featuring Bollywood stars asking young people to vote.
6. Bollywood actor Salman Khan greet people as he participates in an election campaign rally supporting former Bollywood actor and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Vinod Khanna, unseen, in Pathankot.
Madhavan Nair, Abhinav Bhindra receive Padma awards
NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman G. Madhavan Nair, involved in the first Chandrayaan mission; noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna, Olympic Gold medal winner Abhinav Bhindra, actors Vivek and Tilakan and eminent Carnatic musician Aruna Sairam were among the 63 personalities who were presented the Padma awards 2009 by President Pratibha Patil here on Tuesday. (The first batch of awardees were presented with the awards on March 31.)
Courtesy - The Hindu