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* 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...
Sudhirendar Sharma My previous music note on ‘एक प्यार का नगमा है मौजों की रवानी है’ evoked interesting responses from my friends whom I send this piece on Whatsapp - emotive and reflective. While...
Sudhirendar Sharma* I often wonder if we value a ‘moment’ (पल) as much or more than every other aspect of existence! While time does hold due importance, पल disappears before we even think about it. But...
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 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 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 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...

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