Heroine introduces herself!

Last month I published a song list, 'Hero introduces himself'. There were comments mentioning similar songs picturised on the heroine. I took it as a suggestion and started working along the lines. There have been songs in Hindi films where the heroine speaks about herself or she is introduced on the screen with the song. …

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 …

A Story of Broken Dreams

Everybody dreams. Every person chases the dream! My dream was to start a blog of my own. With the help of seniors in this field (mainly Madhulika Liddle from dusted off) who guided me, I finally gathered up my courage to begin. Though dreams are the visions we see or experience during sleep, the word …

My Favourites by Shailendra

Shailendra (30 Aug 1927 - 14 Dec 1966) was one of the most brilliant, talented & versatile lyricist of the golden era of Hindi film music. He started working at railway workshop in Mumbai (then Bombay) in 1940s.He used to write poems and participate in poem symposia. Raj Kapoor was impressed by his poem 'Jalta …