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Airtel Mirchi Music Awards Winners

It was a star-studded night as the crème de la crème of the Indian music fraternity converged at the second edition of the Airtel Mirchi Music Awards 2009 held on Wednesday, 10th February 2009.   All roads led to the Bandra Kurla Complex, as Radio Mirchi announced its winners for the finest talent in Hindi Film Music at the awards night. This year saw Lic, Airfone & Parle Krackjack as associate sponsors while Airtel was the Title Sponsor, Dell as style partner, Galaxy as Indulgence Partner and Make My Trip as Exclusive Travel Partner, Whyte and Mackay as Partner, Bright Advertising as Outdoor Partner and Times Now as New Partner.  The evening shone bright, as Stars, Celebrities and Super talents of Bollywood paraded down the Red Carpet to celebrate the best in Hindi film music for the year 2009.   Electrifying performances by singers like Kk, Sunidhi Chuahan, Rekha Bhardwaj, Himesh Reshamiya and Usha Uthup.
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2009: The Best Year for Rahman? There's more.

2009: The Best Year for Rahman? There's more.
A project with Mick Jagger, a new studio in Los Angeles and two Grammy nominations. A.R. Rahman has his eyes on the world It's been a good year, perhaps the best so far, in A.R. Rahman's career. If he had a fantastic start with a BAFTA trophy, a Golden Globe and two Oscars for Slumdog Millionaire, Rahman is closing the year with equal shine - two Grammy nominations, one for Slumdog Millionaire in the Best Compilation Soundtrack Album category and the other for Jai ho in the Best Song Written For Motion Picture category, alongside Gulzar. This weekend, he was also felicitated by the Trinity College of Music in London. Rahman subscribes to the philosophy that Slumdog... made him popular. "It was written," says the musician, without a second thought. "Whether I consider my Sufi teacher's prediction years ago or this odd incident last year when a gentleman walked
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Shemaroo's animation film Bal Ganesh 2 slated for Oct 23 release

Shemaroo Entertainment has announced the release of 3D animation Bal Ganesh 2 on October 23, 2009. This sequel, produced in association with Astute Media Vision, explores the heroic tales of Ganesh's childhood as he battles with wicked and powerful rakshas. Announcing the launch, Smita Maroo, VP Animation, Shemaroo Entertainment said, "The overwhelming response to Bal Ganesh prompted us to consider a sequel and here it is. We are glad that Bal Ganesh 2 is the first Indian animation release of 2009." Pankaj Sharma, Director of Bal Ganesh and Bal Ganesh 2 added, "There are quite a few pleasant surprises awaiting all Bal Ganesh fans. We had great fun working on this film and are certain that kids and families will enjoy watching this film." The film's music has been composed by Shamir Tandon and has vocals by Sukhwinder Singh, Suresh Wadkar, Niraj Sridhar. New talent from Zee Lil Champs has also sung for the film. Bal
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Shemaroo's animation film Bal Ganesh 2 slated for Oct 23 release

Shemaroo Entertainment has announced the release of 3D animation Bal Ganesh 2 on October 23, 2009. This sequel, produced in association with Astute Media Vision, explores the heroic tales of Ganesh's childhood as he battles with wicked and powerful rakshas. Announcing the launch, Smita Maroo, VP Animation, Shemaroo Entertainment said, "The overwhelming response to Bal Ganesh prompted us to consider a sequel and here it is. We are glad that Bal Ganesh 2 is the first Indian animation release of 2009." Pankaj Sharma, Director of Bal Ganesh and Bal Ganesh 2 added, "There are quite a few pleasant surprises awaiting all Bal Ganesh fans. We had great fun working on this film and are certain that kids and families will enjoy watching this film." The film's music has been composed by Shamir Tandon and has vocals by Sukhwinder Singh, Suresh Wadkar, Niraj Sridhar. New talent from Zee Lil Champs has also sung for the film. Bal
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Rahman's Slumdog Millionaire song goes to the Oscars

A. R Rahman lost a dear friend and sound recordist H Sridhar days after 26/11. It has left the musical maestro shaken but not devastated. Without telling a soul, he left for the Us to submit his Hindi song 'Jai Ho' from Slumdog Millionaire at the Oscars.. a song that actually belonged to Subhash Ghai! The song has already been nominated for the 'New York Critics Choice Award', and the soundtrack has fetched Rahman the 'Los Angeles Critics Choice Award' for the best score. The soundtrack has just received a Golden Globe Nomination and the song is a hot favourite at the Oscars. And to think that the song belonged to Subhash Ghai in Yuvvraaj. It's not just the 'Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai' song that Subhash Ghai allowed the British director Danny Boyle and A. R. Rahman to use in Slumdog Millionaire. It now comes to light that Ghai
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