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*Sudhirendar Sharma For the Greeks nostalgia meant a mix of sweet and bitter pang that humans often suffer in search of their roots, and their belongingness. From what was once considered a...
Sudhirendar Sharma Poets are known to condense words in a manner that let people realize (later) that those were the words they were seeking, or were about to say to...
Sudhirendar Sharma* Like literature, cinema also holds a mirror on society. Whilst entertaining the viewers, it rarely misses a chance to reflect views from the margins as ‘objectively’ as possible. It also draws 'lessons' for its...
Sudhirendar Sharma Such has been the turmoil in Kashmir for the past four decades that we have long forgotten that it used to be a place everybody longed to visit,...
*Sudhirendar Sharma Why retro music has retained its mass following over what is called the millennial music? Why with changing times the music of yore has endured? While individual choice and taste could be one reason, it...
Sudhirendar Sharma I have come across quite a few musical compositions that are known more for their lyrics, and less for their musical score. In such cases, the power of lyrics seems to have overwhelmed...
Sudhirendar Sharma Clouds, rains, birds and bees have had a significant share of poetic expressions. Bollywood music has captured these elements in nature to reflect connectivity to human emotions of love, romance and...
Sudhirendar Sharma Those who think that analyzing popular songs is anything but a frivolous pastime may need to think again. School and College syllabi have chapters devoted to films,...
*Sudhirendar Sharma Some regular readers of my 'Music Notes' provide me with interesting insights and reflections. An avid listener thinks that music reciprocates our feelings, soothing nerves like none other. It is an...
Sudhirendar Sharma There are few lyricists and musicians who created compositions both for the masses and classes. In this regard, I am often reminded of the formidable duo of Raja Mehdi Ali Khan and...

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