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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...
Sudhirendar Sharma In many ways, words are double edged. Subject to how these are arranged and uttered, same set of words under different situations could be either innocuous or venomous. Whichever...
Sudhirendar Sharma Need I say that in the celluloid world ख़्वाब features predominantly for not only building the fictional narrative but to move the story forward too. That ख़्वाब (dream)...
*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* Come summer holidays and people head north/south (relative to one’s position) in search of recluse from the so-called urban chaos, much of which is of their own making though. In fact, ‘escape’ is the new...
More important is to capture how musical instruments enhanced the value and meanings of words.
Sudhirendar Sharma Come rains and emotions pour. Nature’s unique physical manifestation may not have any language of its own, it evokes feelings that hold idioms and expressions of its own. Not many are able to express it...
Sudhirendar Sharma* Let me put a disclaimer upfront that I am a teetotaller by choice but have no qualms about others indulging in it albeit within civic limits. Not sure why but alcohol consumption has...
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 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...

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