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Sudhirendar Sharma*  Howsoever disturbing it is, break-up between couples-could-be is the new normal. In the so-called fast-moving world, break-ups have emerged as another opportunity to ‘celebrate’. Come to think of it, it may not be a...
Sudhirendar Sharma Need it be said that everything in nature pulsates with a rhythm. Be it swirling sea waves; swinging green branches; or chirping bush crickets, there is rhythm...
Sudhirendar Sharma My previous music note on ‘एक प्यार का नगमा है मौजों की रवानी है’ evoked interesting responses from my friends whom I send this piece on Whatsapp - emotive and reflective. While...
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 Music is nourishing, and words (which are often inert) come alive when music delivers them as sound. No wonder, we know more when someone speaks - words delivered...
Sudhirendar Sharma* On my first visit to Bareilly** I was keen to locate the street where the elusive pendant (झुमका) may have been dropped, and lost. I am sure no one has ever...
Sudhirendar Sharma Clapping is as old as human existence. It is used to attract attention; to celebrate success; and, to express adulation. Be it guided (as in political rallies) or spontaneous (as during...
Sudhirendar Sharma If there is anything worthwhile I am doing through my music notes, some readers say, is to erase the collective disrespect for songs as a frivolous pass time worthy of...
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 Many seasons ago, actor-director Sanjay Khan was interviewed on Doordarshan following the launch of his ambitious venture ‘Abdullah’ in 1980. On being asked why our films are loaded with songs, his response was that...

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