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* Don’t get me wrong if I say that ‘yodeling’ is nothing but ‘yelling’ albeit musically. It is for this reason I believe that the mythical character of Tarzan may not have been the first...
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* 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 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 Though born into a little body frame, my friend is a diminutive bundle of big surprises. Who buys postcards these days, and that too a pack of 100? The entire post office...
Sudhirendar Sharma A majority of music lovers like me are learning finer nuances of ‘music’ through film songs only. This means that it is...
Sudhirendar Sharma* Bollywood songs have long lasting impact, casting unbelievable and often magical impact on listeners. It does what perhaps no other form of art does. I still...
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* The prime reason for immense mass popularity of cinema has been its hold over the narratives that touch multiple aspects of our daily life. While the script has characters picked from ordinary existence,...

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