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,...
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* 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...
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 A friend who often ignored my music notes got back to me to convey that gradually these notes have helped generate an interest in music. He generously added that with the help of...
*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...
*Sudhirendar Sharma Music is an integral part of nature. Every action in nature has its own rhythms. Be it day or night, music remains eternal to all that occurs in nature. There is music in...
*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 Why retro music has retained its mass following over what is called the millennial music? Why with changing times the music of yore has endured? While individual choice and taste could be one reason, it...
*Sudhirendar Sharma For the Greeks nostalgia meant a mix of sweet and bitter pang that humans often suffer in search of their roots, and their belongingness. From what was once considered a...

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