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'Boneless wonder' Prabhudeva in 'Manathai Thirudi Vittai' What's Kadalan dancing to?  Review
Manja kaatu mynah, the hit song from the Prabhudeva starrer Manathai Thirudi Vittai, shows Yuvan Shankar Raja's flair for simple, likeable tunes More

Symphonic grandeur on dumb lyrics  Review
Ravichandran's extravagantly produced music for Ekangi has everything going for it except the words More

A bright new composer for the Telugu screen  Review
Ishtam comes from the stables of Ramoji Rao, and debutant music composer D J Gopinath is someone you should keep an eye out for More

Rahman's duet with KB   Review

With Paarthale Paravasam, Rahman returns to Tamil film music and to director K Balachander, messiah of middle class morality More

Nothing rare about it...   Review

Kotigobba, starring Vishnuvardhan, has music by Deva, who promptly remakes one of his Tamil tunes More

Before music hits the market...   Mail

At least four factors influence cassette and CD prices, says Anshu Jayaswal of Lahari Recording Company More

Sounds echoing this land   Review

In Nanda, Yuvan Shankar Raja digs deep into his Indian soul and comes up with tunes resonating with folk and classical overtones More

Amitabh and Shah Rukh in K3G Sabhi cushy, sabhi dumb    Review

The hyped album of Karan Johar's latest film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham is cynically high on "family values", and woefully low on music More

What's the logic behind music pricing?    Browser mail

The prices we pay for cassettes and CDs vary so much that it is bewildering More

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