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=> Indian Songs

Indian songs are known for their harmony and melody, especially the old Indian Hindi songs. Bollywood and the Indian music industry have constantly given rich sweet songs that soothe ones souls. Indian ghazals have been famous world wide. Classical Indian music has evolved through several millenniums of Karnatak and Hindustani musical traditions. The evolutionary process of music has continued and will do so through a span of many centuries. Indian Hindi songs and Hindi shayari are an integral part of cultural ex-pression, religious sensibility and entertainment quotient of India. Indian songs especially the Indian folk songs see the high influence of the place and the culture of a particular state of India. This gifts India the rich diversity in Music too!

Indian songs are popular all over the world and it is common practice to download hindi songs. The different manifestation of Indian songs such as dadra, kirtan, ghazal, thumri, shabds, and gurbani are relished by music lovers all over the planet.

New Indian songs are more influenced from the western style of music and more often than not, they are a good blend of Indian as well as western music. These types of songs are categorized as ‘indi-pop’ songs and they sure belong to a specific genre. One can notice that the latest Hindi Bollywood songs are composed from a multiple tradition of classical, folk, and pop instrumental music culture.

There many castes, languages and dialects in India which also have a direct bearing on its music. The infiltration of foreign influences like Persia, Turkia, Britain and Arabia has served to mold Indian music over several centuries. For most Indians, music is fundamental to the lives.

Indian video songs have also been very popular since the previous decade. Video became a popular household name in the early twentieth century. Video films of popular Indian songs gave a fresh impetus to the music industry all over India at this time. Visuals from popular films were combined with their songs to entertain the Indian masses in their own houses. Video cassettes of a single popular singer with all his compositions were also made for music lovers to devour all over the world.

Many singers made their own album which featured a collection of songs specially sung by them that did not belong to any movie or for any other purpose. Examples of such artists are A.R. Rehman, Asha Bhosley, Falguni Pathak, Bombay Vikings etc.

Indian filmy songs cover a big platform in the form of popular pop music in the western world. New Indian songs are sometimes remixes of old popular Hindi songs. Individual pop artists have also taken to making individual albums, which are a hit all over.

Lata and Asha Mangeshkar were the star singers of Indian Hindi songs in the past decades. Many new singers like Alisha Chinai, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shaan, Kunal Ganjawala and Sonu Nigam have emerged on the music scene in India. In the era before Lata and Asha artists like Manna Dey and Ghalib sang lovely Hindi songs. Mohammad Rafi, Kishore Kumar and Mukesh were also the well known contemporaries of the Mangeshkar sisters.

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