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* 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...
Sudhirendar Sharma* In the corona times of social distancing, to remain calm while strengthening human bonding is critical. But how to do so when no one even dares to...
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 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 My obsession with understanding the nature of playback music/songs continues. The trouble is that there are no straight answers, and that is what makes it...
सुधीरेन्द्र शर्मा* 'सच' सब सुनना चाहते हैं, लेकिन सच बोलना कोई-कोई! शायद इसलिए सच बोलने से सब कतराते हैं कि कहीं सच को हथियार बनाकर सच-बोलने वाले पर ही उसका...
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* 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* 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...

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