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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 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 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* 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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