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*Sudhirendar Sharma Bengaluru-based columnist Pragyan Mohanty, believes one Rafi song a day keeps doctor away. To me, this could be the greatest tribute to Rafi sa’ab for gifting us with several soulful numbers based on...
Sudhirendar Sharma* Don’t get me wrong if I say that ‘yodeling’ is nothing but ‘yelling’ albeit musically. It is for this reason I believe that the mythical character of Tarzan may not have been the first...
*Sudhirendar Sharma A friend who often ignored my music notes got back to me to convey that gradually these notes have helped generate an interest in music. He generously added that with the help of...
Sudhirendar Sharma* The more people I meet, the more I realize how anxious and stressed they are for a variety of Blow your misery in smoke reasons best known to them, meaning...
Sudhirendar Sharma* Lyrics are to music that heart is to the body, and that has what made film music endure. It is, however, another matter that lyricists (barring exceptions) have rarely got their deserving due...
Sudhirendar Sharma* Modern day living has little place for ‘philosophy’, which is often considered a domain of those who view life beyond its daily ordeals. Yet, there is limitless flow of thoughts of the...
Sudhirendar Sharma* In my sustained engagement in understanding the impact of popular songs I have come to realize that popular film music has a long and layered history of engagement that cuts across cultural and...
Sudhirendar Sharma* Have you ever watched how a lullaby (लोरी) works on a toddler? Even during those early days of cognitive development, soulful melody by the mother (or Nanny or grandparents for that matter)  registers on...
Sudhirendar Sharma* The prime reason for immense mass popularity of cinema has been its hold over the narratives that touch multiple aspects of our daily life. While the script has characters picked from ordinary existence,...
More important is to capture how musical instruments enhanced the value and meanings of words.

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