Articles about Adnan Sami

Adnan Sami is a popular Indian singer, pianist, and music composer. He was born on August 15, 1971, in London. Sami is an alumnus of London’s King’s College. He is known for his performances in both Western and Indian music, including for Bollywood films. He is recognized for the electric piano that he uses in most of his music. He is the first musician to use the piano for western classical music. At the age of ten, he met legendary singer Asha Bhosle who encouraged him to consider music as a career. When Sami was 16, he was approached to compose a song for Ethiopia which was hit by famine. He received a special award from UNICEF for his contribution to Ethiopia. In 2000, Sami and Bhosle released their first music album ‘Kabhi to Nazar Milao’ which contained a collection of love songs. For most of 2001, the album continued to remain at the top of Indipop charts and sold two million copies. He has composed several popular Bollywood songs for ‘My Name is Khan,’ ‘Ajnabee,’ and ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan,’ among many others. In 2020, he received the Padma Shri Award.

Pop sensation Tarsame Singh Saini aka Taz dies at 54

30 Apr 2022

Entertainment
Pop sensation Tarsame Singh Saini aka Taz dies at 54

Singer Tarsame Singh Saini aka Taz of pop band Stereo Nation passed away on Friday. He was 54.

After Rahman, Resul Pookutty says Bollywood ignored him as well

27 Jul 2020

Entertainment
After Rahman, Resul Pookutty says Bollywood ignored him as well

Oscar award-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has opened up about how Bollywood sidelined him after he won the coveted accolade.

Kangana supports Rahman after he calls out Bollywood 'gangs'

26 Jul 2020

Entertainment
Kangana supports Rahman after he calls out Bollywood 'gangs'

One realizes that the infighting has really hit home when AR Rahman, a man of few words who prefers speaking through his talent, opens up against the industry.

Salim Merchant supports Sonu Nigam's claims about the music industry

25 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Salim Merchant supports Sonu Nigam's claims about the music industry

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise has triggered a huge debate not just in the film industry but also in the music fraternity.

Don't you dare mess with me: Sonu tells Bhushan Kumar

23 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Don't you dare mess with me: Sonu tells Bhushan Kumar

Days after he put out a video blog making serious revelations about how the Indian music industry functions, singer Sonu Nigam has now slammed music label T-Series' head honcho Bhushan Kumar. He warned the 42-year-old music mogul to "not to mess" with him.

Who all won Padma Shri from film industry?

26 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Who all won Padma Shri from film industry?

The Padma Awards 2020 were announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, on Saturday, January 25.

After 11 months, 11 days, cancer-survivor Rishi Kapoor returns home

10 Sep 2019

Entertainment
After 11 months, 11 days, cancer-survivor Rishi Kapoor returns home

After almost a year of staying in New York for his cancer treatment, Rishi Kapoor is finally back in India.

'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar's Twitter, Instagram accounts get hacked

17 Jul 2019

Entertainment
'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar's Twitter, Instagram accounts get hacked

Social media is no more a safe place now, especially for celebrities.

How was Big B's Twitter account hacked: All details here

13 Jun 2019

Technology
How was Big B's Twitter account hacked: All details here

Just recently, two high profile Twitter accounts, belonging to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and singer Adnan Sami, were hacked.

After Amitabh Bachchan, Adnan Sami's Twitter hacked by same group

11 Jun 2019

Entertainment
After Amitabh Bachchan, Adnan Sami's Twitter hacked by same group

Hours after Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked, singer Adnan Sami also became a target of the same hacking group on Tuesday.

Here's why Sushma Swaraj wants to 'consult' a volcano

09 Aug 2018

India
Here's why Sushma Swaraj wants to 'consult' a volcano

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is known to win hearts with her tweets, and on Wednesday, she left everyone laughing.

Check out the unbelievable fitness video of Kajol's son Yug

29 May 2018

Entertainment
Check out the unbelievable fitness video of Kajol's son Yug

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's fitness challenge, #HumFitTohIndiaFit, has gotten its youngest entry - Ajay Devgn and Kajol's 7-year-old son Yug.

Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport

07 May 2018

India
Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport

Whether it is Shah Rukh Khan, APJ Abdul Kalam, Sudha Murthy or Adnan Sami, racism against Indians apparently exists globally.

Stuff that made news in 2016

30 Dec 2016

India
Stuff that made news in 2016

2016 wasn't just about popular celebrity controversies, politicians making funny statements, a sports-player breaking records or another terrorist attack somewhere in the world.