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Alka Yagnik

Alka's musical career began at the age of six, while she started rendering devotional songs for Calcutta Radio. She came to Mumbai at the age of 10, along with her mother to try her luck as a child singer. Eminent music directors Kalyanji and Anandji got impressed by her gifted voice. However, they advised her to wait till her voice gets matured to become a full fledged singer. Alka also received the same advice from renowned music composer Laxmikant and decided to wait for three more years.

Alka Yagnik began her Bollywood music career in 1979, with a few lines in Rajashri's ...
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Alka Yagnik, Shaan launch music album of 'Love is in the Air'
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Shankar Ehsaan Loy Perform Music Heals Concert
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Mahima Chowdhury launches ITA School Of Performing Arts
Shashi and Anu Ranjan launched the ITA School of Performing Arts (ITA SPA) at a sprawling complex at Goregaon, Mumbai. The launch was attended by Mahima Chowdhury, Gulshan Grover, Alka Yagnik, Rakesh Bedi, Rajan Shahi, Swini Khara, Ehsaas Chana, Ishita Panchal, ...
Mahima Launch Ita School Of Performing Arts
Salman Khan Promotes Bodyguard Dabangg Style
Salman Khan promotes Bodyguard in Dabangg style
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Pyarelal recreates yesteryear magic
Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma of Laxmikant-Pyarelal fame, entertained the Mumbai audience with his evergreen tracks on Sunday. This is the music director's first live concert after 20 years.Sonu Nigam, who used to sing in Mohammed Rafi's style in his early days, ...
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Milenge Music Review
Milenge Milenge - Music Review
EXPECTATIONSIt is rather strange that despite names like Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Himesh Reshammiya and Satish Kaushik involved in Milenge Milenge, you are a little wary about what the music of the film has to offer. Reason being that the elapsed ...
Alka Yagnik coming out with Lori album
Alka Yagnik, who has been in the music industry for about three decades, recently spoke about doing a Lori (lullaby) album. She reveals that she found the idea surprising and appealing because it is new. Alka believes lullabies have a sweet ...
Alka Lori Album
Whats Your Raashee Music Review
What's Your Raashee? Music Review
EXPECTATIONSWhat's Your Raashee? isn't quite a quintessential Ashutosh Gowariker film. All his films from Lagaan onwards, whether it is Swades or Jodhaa Akbar, have come with a 'magnum opus' tag to them. This is why when he shifts tracks and comes ...
The plight of playback singers in Bollywood
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Singers Shaan Comment
Alka Music Scenario
Alka not happy with present music scenario
Alka Yagnik, the once reigning queen of playback singing has become very selective and is rarely heard of these days. When we asked her why she has become so choosy, she replied, ''I am saddened by the present day music scenario. ...
Raima Sen rejected in a reality show!
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Raima Reality Show
Slumdog Millionaire Music Review
Slumdog Millionaire Music Review
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