Stage Performances at College or School Festivals

Our Hindi films always revolve around young generation. We usually don't accept older main leads, though the scenario is changing for good, of late. But it was mandatory for old Hindi film heroes to be a college student, who would always pass B A with distinction. Even if they look old enough to have a …

Remembering S N Tripathi

A tribute to S N Tripathi on his 31st death anniversary. It's time now, for a post on one more forgotten composer! He was talented, in fact he was an all rounder, he composed, he sang, he acted, he directed, he produced films, he wrote stories & screenplays for some of his movies, he was …

Rarely Heard Ghulam Mohammad

  (Remembering Ghulam Mohammad on his 51st Death Anniversary) I've been waiting this post for a year. Last year, thanks to my busy schedule, I could not pay tribute to yet another underrated composer of the Golden Era. But now, here I am with the post. Ghulam Mohammad is best known for his spectacular songs …

Songs with a Surprise!

A few months back, I visited my cousin for a wedding. We had a lovely time and delightful memorable moments! All of us were enjoying the pre marriage functions and one day we started playing 'Antakshari'. During the competition, I started singing, 'Main Chali Main Chali', before I could finish those four words, the opposite …

दास्तान- ए – हाल – ए -दिल

It seems, this month I would get more opportunities for theme based song lists. And obviously I find it more interesting! I find the phrase ‘Haal e Dil’ enthralling. It's usually reserved for sad and soulful songs, though sometimes, songs are happy, romantic as well. It's actually nothing but what a person feels on a …