Sonu Nigam is popularly known as the King of Bollywood Music. Now, he has attained seniority, but he is still young at heart. Lots of young singers have arrived at the scene but nobody can replace Sonu Nigam. His singing prowess, musical talent, straight forward personality and overall aura leave a long-lasting impression. Sonu Nigam- … Continue reading A Game Dedicated To Sonu Nigam On His Birthday
We have been playing all kinds of quizzes on Gaana Pehchaana, but never tried our hands at guessing a Bollywood song from it’s english translation, have we? This time, we’ll be doing just that. In this blog, we have translated 12 of the most popular Bollywood melodies including both old and new ones into English. … Continue reading Guess These Hindi Film Songs From Their English Translations!!
He says that Gold is my God. Born in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, to singers Aparesh Lahiri and Bansuri Lahiri, his musical journey began with tabla at the age of 5. Lata Mangeshkar told the kid’s parents to train him under Pandit Samta Prasadji to channelize his immense talent. Big Dreams And The City Of Bombay … Continue reading Who’s This Golden Musician With A Heart Of Gold?
Eyes are the epitome of beauty in Indian cinema. Just like the hero praises the heroine’s gorgeous hair, her eyes captivate his heart and make him sing verses dedicated to them. Hindi Films have the maximum number of songs in admiration of the heroine’s dazzling doe eyes which are time and again compared to the … Continue reading Bollywood Heroes Singing For Their Heroine’s Eyes
A few days back, it was legendary music composer Madan Mohan Kohli’s birthday. He was an artist who deserved a lot more in his lifetime, but unfortunately, he did not get what he should have, when alive. The miseries of struggling in the industry, turned him into an alcoholic and unfortunately he died of liver … Continue reading Why Composer Madan Mohan Couldn’t Be Happy When Alive?
Recently, we got to witness lots of debates revolving around remixes in Bollywood. What is it about remixes that makes people love or hate them? Are they good or bad? Why an increasing number of remixes in Bollywood Music albums has left people wondering about the dearth of creativity in the Music industry? Today, Gaana … Continue reading What’s The Real Truth Behind Bollywood Song Remixes?
A few days back, we heard that Vijay Patil or Laxman of the popular Raam-Laxman composer duo has passed away at the age of 78, due to a sudden cardiac arrest. We were disheartened, and the entire Bollywood fraternity mourned the loss of a musical gem who continued to compose music even after the demise … Continue reading Why Demise Of Composer Raam-Laxman Is A Huge Loss To Bollywood?
Cabaret was extremely common in Bollywood all through the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Originally, it was not a part of Indian culture and has travelled all the way from Europe. These days we have item numbers. Similarly, earlier we used to have cabaret which was different because they were mostly performed in discos or bars … Continue reading Can You Guess These Cabaret Numbers From Bollywood?
R.D Burman, our well known Pancham da walked in his father’s footsteps to become the prolific Music Director that he was. He was named Pancham by his parents because when he cried as a baby, his voice seemed to hit the 5th note. People thought that he composed most songs in his lifetime for his … Continue reading What Happened When Lata Mangeshkar Sang For R.D Burman?
There’s a saying “If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. Today Gaana Pehchaana brings the story of the most legendary trio in Hindi Film Music “Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy”, that will inspire you to follow your passion. Shankar, a Software Engineer began … Continue reading An Inseparable Musical Trio And Their Inspiring Bollywood Journey