Rabindranath Tagore’s influence on Indian culture and cinema hasn’t ceased even years into his afterlife. Junglee home video’s latest release Kashmakash directed by 8 time National Award winner Rituparno Ghosh and produced by Subhash Ghai is a tribute to the legendary writer on his 150th anniversary. Kashmakash is the Hindi dub of this period film set in the 1920’s based on a short story by Tagore with a wonderfully intricate plot about a love that is put to the test by tradition and deceit The Bengali to Hindi translation of the songs has been done by Gulzar and film stars Prosenjit Chatterjee, Jisshu Sengupta, Raima Sen, Riya Sen. So add a shot of love to your weekend with this classic tale from Tagore that is available on DVD across all major music & retail outlets.
Rahul Sharma & Kenny G’s brand new collaboration “NamasteIndia” is finally available in music & retail stores. This much awaited album is the first ever collaboration between Rahul & Kenny. But that’s not all. This is also the first time ever that the legendary saxophonist Kenny G has played a Classic Bollywood tune on an album. The popular track from a 1980’s blockbuster movie also features the original voiceovers of Amitabh Bachchan.
Rahul being one of India’s premier fusion music artistes too has outdone himself on this album with some mesmerising santoor pieces to match Kenny G’s deft saxophone tones. The album contains 7 spellbinding tracks, six of which have been composed entirely by Rahul Sharma himself. NamasteIndiais a pure musical treat. It’s a fusion of genres & cultures but yet in its own way reflects the individual emotions of these 2 great artists. For music aficionados it’s a dream come true. For others, well; it will definitely be great music to your ears.
After The hugely successful Poweryoga DVD by Trisha Maharaj Singh, Times Wellness presents another fantastic yoga product. Daily Sutras, also by Trisha is a breakdown of yogasanas meant for different days of the week. It aims to set in motion a chain reaction of activity between the circulatory, respiratory, nervous and immune systems of the body thus alleviating stress and making you more vibrant. The fixed set of daily yogasanas take just about half an hour a day, but are effective enough to keep you active through the entire week if performed earnestly. And since Good Health is the best investment you can make, you should pick up a copy of Daily Sutras from a music or retail store right away.
If anyone can make you fit, Vrinda Mehta can… or so say her long list of Bollywood celeb clients like Amitabh & Jaya Bachchan, Karan Johar, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Twinkle Khanna to name a few. The celebrity fitness trainer’s new DVD called I Can Make You Fit now out on Times Wellness is a great combination of cardio & toning exercises focused on keeping your heart rate in the fat burning zone so that you shed those extra kilos in no time. It also features some very helpful nutritional tips to go with the workout and a yoga & meditation segment to rejuvenate your body and mind. Pick up your copy of the DVD from your nearest music or retail store.
Often in our search for peace and harmony we look to external sources. But the answers we’re looking for actually lie within us. To find out more you could pick up a copy of Times Wellness’ latest release Deepak Chopra’s – The Journey Inward.
On this audio CD you will find that this journey starts with one’s Prana, the vital life essence of breath, absorbing inward the cool air of the world, and continues to one’s heart, beating with the rhythm of nature. A compilation of focused meditative tracks, this CD is designed to help you enter a meditative state and remain in it while you discover your inner self. This is the first in a series of upcoming titles from world renowned Yoga Guru Deepak Chopra. So grab your copy & begin your Journey Inward today.
There’s never a bad season for good music, especially when it comes from the heart. Times Music’s latest release Soulful Kailash is a compilation of such absolutely timeless music. Kailash Kher pours his heart out in this soulful compilation of his most soothing tracks. The album is an epic Sufi ride, only possible with the inimitable voice of Kailash and should definitely be your pick for this weekend’s music fix. So if you’re a Kailash Kher fan, Sufi Music fan or just a good ol’ music fan, you should pick this album up from any leading music & retail store exclusively on Times Music.
Prepare your homes and your hearts, for the most loved deity of all. Celebrate the coming of Lord Ganesha with Times Music’s landmark album of the year – Shubh Ganesh by Shubha Mudgal. Featuring a mix of both old and new bhajans, the album is a tribute to the magnificence of Lord Ganesh. Open up to the ever giving Lord as you sing and chant along with Shubha Mudgal to this melodious masterpiece of an album. Shubh Ganesh is Shubha Mudgal’s first ever Ganesha album, but it is her inimitable rustic voice that sets it apart from all the others in the market. So as you make way for the great Lord himself, also make way for some fabulous devotional music to celebrate his arrival. You can also ask your music retailer for the Times Music Spiritual Offer and win a Free Ganesha Idol!
Rarely do occasions like these happen ! Times Music is proud to release a musical masterpiece – an album which features Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his two sons – Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan alongwith American folk singer – songwriter Carrie Newcomer – ” Everything is Everywhere ” . The legendary sarod maestro has collaborated with various international classical musicians over the past few years and even earned himself a Grammy nomination.
The album is the aural embodiment of East meets West with an elegant and extraordinary bridge between Indian classical tradition and Western songwriting form. The album also features Grammy nominated percussionist Jim Brock & pianist Gary Walters. So if top quality world music is your cup of tea, Everything Is Everywhere is now available across all leading music & retail stores.
Times Music’s brand new album Barse Barse featuring the epic partnership of Vishal Bharadwaj & Suresh Wadkar is a music project that has been over 4 years in the making. The duo behind many chart busting Bollywood tracks have woven their magic together on this album to bring you some tremendously heart warming music. Free of the constraints of producing Bollywood specific music, Barse Barse is a reflection of their true musical genius. Making this album even more irresistible is the fact that some of the tracks on the album have been penned by none other than the legendary lyricist Gulzar. So if you’re in the mood for a musical weekend, Barse Barse should be your pick. It’s available at all major music, retail and online stores.
Karan Arora’s high action thriller Bhindi Baazaar Inc. is now out on Junglee Home Video. Directed by Ankush Bhatt and starring Kay Kay Menon, Prashant Narayanan & Piyush Mishra this film is set in the underbelly of Mumbai between the infamous bylanes of Bhindi Baazaar, where greed is a culture and deceit becomes a compulsion. Juxtaposed against a game of chess the story is about a small time gansgter’s rise to power through undying ambition & intelligence. The movie has action, drama, dirty politics, betrayal, crafty wit, gangster rules & even a sizzling hot item number by Jennifer Lopez’s little sister Caterina Lopez. Amongst all the biopics on the ugly side of Mumbai, Bhindi Baazaar Inc. is right up these with the best and is definitely the movie to watch this weekend.