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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* 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 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 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* 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 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 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 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*  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...

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