Indian singer KK dies in Kolkata after performance at concert

June 1, 2022

Well-known Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, died Tuesday night, a few hours after a concert in Kolkata, officials said. He was 53.
KK was feeling unwell after reaching his hotel, following the concert in the evening where he sang for almost an hour, it was reported. The singer reportedly fell down the stairs at the hotel where he was staying. He was taken to a private hospital, where the doctors declared him brought Read more

Shironamhin to perform in India for the first time

May 27, 2022

Shironamhin is set to rock the stage in India for the first time. The popular band will perform live in a concert at Jadavpur University, Kolkata on May 29. Shironamhin will leave for Dhaka on the day of the performance.
The nine-day cultural fest, which kicked off on May 21, will feature two renowned Bangladeshi bands, Joler Gaan and Shironamhin at the university. Joler Gaan will perform on May 28 while Shironahmin will Read more

Shironamhin releases their latest album, “Perfume”

May 22, 2022

Popular band in Bangladesh, Shironamhin released their latest track “Perfume”, along with an intriguing music video, on Thursday.
The music video is a contrast of Greek mythology and modern-day presentation, which raises awareness against victim-blaming. The music is directed by the band’s bassist and leader, Ziaur Rahman.
The artwork design, screenplay and direction of the Read more

Mame Khan becomes the first Indian folk artiste to walk the Cannes red carpet

May 19, 2022

Rajasthani singer Mame Khan made history at the 75th Cannes Film Festival by becoming the first folk artist to open the red carpet for India at the event on Tuesday.
Attired in traditional Rajasthani clothes, Khan, who hails from the desert state of Rajasthan, wore a vibrant pink kurta set with an embroidered navy blue jacket and his look was completed with a typical Rajasthani Read more

Indian santoor maestro Shivkumar Sharma passed away

May 11, 2022

Renowned Indian santoor player Shivkumar Sharma died in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, reports NDTV. According to the report, Shivkumar Sharma died following a heart attack. He was 84.
The report, referring to Shivkumar’s secretary Dinesh, said that Shivkumar Sharma died between 8:00am and 8:30am at his Pali Hill residence in Mumbai.
He is survived by his wife Manorama and Read more

Momtaz and Belal Khan’s ‘Baper Boro Pola’ to hit YouTube Monday

April 23, 2022

The music video of the duet song Baper Boro Pola recorded by renowned folk singer Momtaz Begum and Belal Khan will be released on YouTube on Monday, said a press release.
Belal Khan has composed the music for the song, which has been written by Shomeshwar Oli. The song will be released on Belal Khan’s official YouTube channel on Monday Read more

Samina teams up with Nachiketa

April 16, 2022

Renowned singer Samina Chowdhury has lent her voice to a song composed by popular Indian musician Nachiketa Chakraborty, said a press release.
National Award-winning lyricist Zulfiqer Russell has written the song titled EktuKhani Koshto Diteo while Ridwan Nabi Pancham arranged the music of the song, which was released on the YouTube channel of Zuti Music on April 13.
Samina Chowdhury said, ‘I have waited for more than Read more

Billie Eilish Pays Tribute To Taylor Hawkins during powerful rain-soaked Grammys performance

April 5, 2022

Billie Eilish delivered a stunning performance of her hit song, “Happier Than Ever,” at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards Sunday night.
The singe has paid tribute to late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins at this year’s Grammy Awards, having worn a t-shirt with his face on as she performed.
Eilish – who is up for seven Grammys this year – took to the stage for a live rendition of ‘Happier Than Ever’, the Read more

Shironamhin in Paris

March 26, 2022

Popular band Shironamhin is set to rock the stage at the maison de’ receptions (pavilion royal) in Paris. The band is set to fly to Paris on March 29 after completing their Chattogram tour from March 26 to 28.
The Embassy of Bangladesh in Paris, arranged the special concert to mark the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence. The event will be attended by Bangladeshi diplomats and Read more

Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters drummer, dies aged 50

March 26, 2022

The band are currently on tour
Taylor Hawkins, the iconic Foo Fighters drummer, has died, the band has announced. Taking to the band’s official Twitter account, the bandmembers wrote: “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins.
“His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever. Our hearts go out to his wife, children and Read more

Madonna, 63, stuns with youthful look as she turns back the clock in new Frozen music video 25 years after original release

March 12, 2022

Madonna has left her fans stunned with her youthful look in the music video for the remix of her 1998 hit Frozen. The Queen of Pop has teamed up with Fireboy DML and producer Sickick for an Afrobeats remix of the classic track, and she’s turned back the clock for a new promo clip, too.
Madonna sports a sexy all-black ensemble with her straightened hair bleached blonde for the video, while Read more

Nagar Baul, Euphoria and Strings to perform together in Dubai

March 11, 2022

Three of the biggest rock bands of the subcontinent- Nagar Baul, Euphoria and Strings will perform on stage for the first time at ‘Dubai Expo 2020’ on March 13.
The three renowned bands from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan have already received invitations from the Dubai government.
“James and his band members will be flying off to Dubai on the evening of March 12 after completing their concert at Read more

Dua Lipa Hit with Second Copyright Infringement Suit Over Hit Song ‘Levitating’

March 9, 2022

Dua Lipa is reportedly facing a second copyright lawsuit for her song Levitating, just days after another band accused her of lifting their material.
Last week, the One Kiss icon was sued by reggae band Artikal Sound System after they claimed her 2020 smash hit Levitating was a ‘rip off’ of their song Live Your Life.
The band names Dua, her label Warner Records and Read more

Viral ‘Kacha Badam’ singer crashes his new car, rushed to hospital

March 1, 2022

Viral song “Kacha Badam” singer, Bhuban Badyakar, had a car accident yesterday.
The incident happened when he was learning to drive his recently purchased vehicle. Bhuban was rushed to a speciality hospital in West Bengal, according to a tweet from Free Press Journal.
According to several media reports, Bhuban suffered injuries to his chest and is currently undergoing treatment at the Read more

Bappi Lahiri no more: Disco King of Bollywood dies at 69

February 16, 2022

Legendary Indian music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri breathed his last today at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 69 years old at the time of passing.
“Lahiri had been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged on Monday. But his health deteriorated on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home. He was brought to the hospital. He had multiple health issues. He died due to OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) Read more

Veteran Indian singer Sandhya Mukhopadhyay dies

February 15, 2022

Legendary Bengali singer Sandhya Mukhopadhyay passed away at the Apollo Hospital in eastern Kolkata this evening. She was 90.
Sandhya, who was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 infection, died of heart attack this evening.
The legendary singer had been admitted to a state-run hospital on January 27 and was later shifted to a corporate hospital the Read more

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar no more

February 6, 2022

Beloved legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar died on Sunday at the age of 92, her sister Usha Mangeshkar said. She was admitted to a hospital in early January this year, after she tested positive for Covid-19 and was also diagnosed with pneumonia. Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the ICU with mild symptoms and was recovering slowly, according to Times of India.
Around January 28, the singer was taken off the Read more

Singer Asif Akbar indicted in ICT case

January 14, 2022

A Dhaka tribunal Thursday framed charges against popular singer Asif Akbar in connection with a case filed by lyricist and composer Shafiq Tuhin under the Information Communication and Technology Act.
Asif, now on bail, pleaded not guilty and demanded justice after Judge Mohammad Ash Sams Joglul Hossain of Dhaka Cyber Tribunal read out the charges to him.
Earlier in the day, the tribunal dismissed Read more

Lata Mangeshkar tests positive for Covid-19, admitted to ICU

January 11, 2022

Legendary Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar admitted in a hospital in Mumbai after she tested positive for Covid-19, as per reports. The 92-year-old singer has mild symptoms, ANI quoted her niece Rachna Shah as saying.
The singer “is doing fine and she has been kept in ICU as a “precautionary reason considering her age,” Rachna told the agency. Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the ICU of Mumbai’s Breach Candy Read more

A prolific playback voice goes silent forever

July 6, 2020

Andrew Kishore, one of the most prolific playback singers of the country, passed away this evening at his hometown Rajshahi after battling cancer for months. He was 64. Kishore breathed his last at 7:00pm at the residence of his sister Dr Shikha Biswas in Rajshahi city, his brother-in-law Dr Patrick Bipul Biswas confirmed to The Daily Star.
“He passed away at 7:00 pm. I can’t tell Read more

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