Mehfil completes 4 years!

Today I'm ecstatic as my blog turns four. I can't believe it's been four years and this is my 165th post. Quite an achievement for me. Before I begin today's post, let me extend my gratitude to my family, including my eight year old daughter and my sister, Anagha. All of them help me directly …

Hindi songs with Tonga (Ghoda Gadi) beats

Maharashtra state is experiencing the second wave of covid. Tension is building up and once again we find ourselves in need of a stress buster. While I had tribute posts for a few weeks, I was not in a mood for another. While I was churning these thoughts in mind, I absentmindedly opened the music …

Remembering Indeevar – I

It's been more than one and half years since I published a post on a lyricist. So I was very keen about this one. Though general music lovers don't care much for a lyricist, my opinion is that he/she forms an important and integral part of the process and should be given due credit. Today's …

(Part 2) Lata with Forgotten / Lesser Known Composers

I started the series, on Lata Mangeshkar's 90th birthday last month. The list of composers became very long and I couldn't come up with the second part last week. I needed time to collect the information and to decide about the names to include. Today, I'm presenting the second part of the series, having fifteen …

Songs of ‘Tanhai’

Feeling lonely is a prominent problem in 21st century. Though we are well connected with even our distant relatives via social media and messaging services, actually we tend to ignore our home. It's a horrible site to watch four people sitting in a room, all online, but absolutely no verbal communication. But such scenario is …

Happy Birthday Suman Ji!

Today I am extremely happy to present this article about my favourite playback singer 'Suman Kalyanpur' on her 81st birthday. I was waiting for this opportunity since I started my blog. The word Suman means Flower and the fragrance of her songs always lingers around us! Suman Hemady was born on 28th January 1937. Her …