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‘The King’s Speech’ tops box office

LONDON - "The King's Speech" -- already widely tipped as an Oscar contender -- topped the box office over the weekend, but the take failed to match the hype, according to figures from Screen International on Tuesday. The story of how the present queen's father George VI fought to overcome a lifelong speech impediment, starring Colin Firth and Helena Bonham-Carter, took a less-than-stellar 3.53 million pounds on its debut.
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Missing the kings of melody

LAHORE: Although the Indian film industry has produced numerous music directors whose names remain enriched in memory, but there is one duo, which rightly deserves the title, 'Kings of Melody', and they are Nadeem Akhtar Saifi and Shravan Rathod, popularly known as Nadeem-Shravan.
In the 1990s and some years of the 2000s, Nadeem-Shravan was the most bankable brand name concerning film music. Although, they had started working in the 1980s, it was Mahesh Bhatt's 'Aashiqui' in