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 A majority of music lovers like me are learning finer nuances of ‘music’ through film songs only. This means that it is...
Sudhirendar Sharma Many seasons ago, actor-director Sanjay Khan was interviewed on Doordarshan following the launch of his ambitious venture ‘Abdullah’ in 1980. On being asked why our films are loaded with songs, his response was that...
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*  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...
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* 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* 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* 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...

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