Bollywood Music

Experiences of a Celebrity Judge

  • Shankar Mahadevan Academy
  • Posted 10, Dec 15
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More and more platforms are coming up in these very opportune times for musicians to express and challenge themselves, grow individually and share ideas to enable the music itself to evolve. Such platforms, be it college/ university competitions, cultural festivals, musical reality shows or any such platform, aim to bring forth talent and reward merit, and give an attractive incentive or motivation to aspire for excellence in musical performance. Here are some notes from the field by a celebrity judge


Indian Film Music - The Most Popular Music Genre in India

  • Shankar Mahadevan Academy
  • Posted 04, Jun 14
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Bollywood films (referring to Hindi language Indian cinema), are mostly musicals and are therefore expected to contain catchy music in the form of song-and-dance numbers woven into the script. A film's success often depends on the popularity of such musical numbers, which has in turn given birth to India’s most popular genre of music- Bollywood filmi music.