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Asha Bhosle Ranks Pakistan Above India Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle is one of the best-known and highly regarded Hindi playback singers in India. She has sung over 12,000 songs she started her career in 1943 and has spanned over six decades. According to local media report Bhosle said, “Today, good lyrics and wordings only come out of Pakistan. People really know their Urdu there. Even though in India, there are many who know Urdu, they don’t write it well”.While Bhosle has also sung for Pakistani films, she still listens to a lot of Pakistani songs. “I have been listening to Ghulam Ali since the 50s. I am a big fan of his. I am also a very big fan of Mehdi Hasan. You see, I love songs, I love music and that is what I believe in. If the music is good, then everything is good. And then it is also ours, irrespective of where it ...

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Indian music director Aadesh Shrivastava passed away Indian music director, Aadesh Shrivastava, lost the battle of his life just after the very next day of his 49th birthday. According to Pinkvilla report, he was admitted to Kokilabehen Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai and over the last few weeks, he battled cancer. He was terminally ill and was not responding to chemotherapy. This was the third time his cancer relapsed. The doctors tried alternate theory but a day after his birthday, Aadesh left ...

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Justin Bieber breaks first-week Spotify record NEW YORK: Justin Bieber on Thursday broke the record for biggest first week on streaming service Spotify, proving the pop star's enduring popularity despite his slew of controversies.The 21-year-old Canadian singer's "What Do You Mean?", a song about indecision set over a mellow dance-club beat, has been streamed more than 21 million times globally since its release on August 28, Spotify said.The Swedish streaming leader said that the figure, which looked at only the first ...

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Indian Singer in Critical Condition, Doctors Lose Hope Bollywood music composer Aadesh Shrivastava battling hard against cancer and his entire family is hoping and praying for his life. According to NDTV, Aadesh’s brother-in-law and composer Lalit Pandit, from the Jatin-Lalit duo, said, “Aadesh is in hospital for the last 41 days. His cancer has relapsed. It is growing at a rapid stage. He is right now in critical condition, he is serious. The injections of new technology that were brought from America have ...

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Coke Studio Season 8 Taking Pakistan by Storm The latest season of Coke Studio Pakistan is an absolute hit; it has turn around to be the biggest season of Coke Studio. Previous four seasons of music television series didn’t receive much of the audience attention, but this season has met with rave reviews. With its very first episode featuring Atif Aslam in his spiritual best, it has won him immense appreciation. ‘Tajdar-i-Haram’ has been engraved in histories as a qawwali that’s resonated through ...