Songs of wishes, desires and expectations– fulfilled and unfulfilled

Posted on Trivia- The Spice of Life on 11/09/2022 Screen grab Courtesy : YouTube As long as we live, we have desires. Our entire life is devoted to chasing one wish after another, one desire after another. Gautama Buddha in fact said that desire is the root cause of all misery. Be that as itContinue reading “Songs of wishes, desires and expectations– fulfilled and unfulfilled”

Canorous Eyesores

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 21/08/2022 There are many songs which are a pleasure to not just hear but also see because they are delightfully picturized. So much so that the video plays in your mind when you hear some songs. There were some specialist directors who could work magic withContinue reading “Canorous Eyesores”

Songs of Youth

Posted on Trivia- The Spice of Life on 14/08/2022 यौवन सचमुच आंधी ही है, उसकी अपनी गति होती है और लक्ष्यनिष्ठ जीवन ही, जीने हेतु सुमति होती है कोई बाधा रोक न पाती व व्यवधान नही टिकते है यौवन के साहस, संकल्पों को तो उच्च लक्ष्य दीखते है खड़ी समस्याएं जब होती, यौवन ललकारा जाताContinue reading “Songs of Youth

The Multifaceted Bhupinder Singh

Posted on 30/07/2022 on Trivia- The Spice of Life 8th April,1939-18th July, 2022 The year 2022 has been disastrous for the world of Indian music as one doyen after another has departed from this world. On 18th July, 2022, Bhupinder Singh an ace singer, musician and composer passed away at the age of 82. WhatContinue reading “The Multifaceted Bhupinder Singh”

The Mindful Songs

Posted on 17/07/2022 on Trivia – The Spice of Life We often talk of the heart, mind and body as separate entities. Further, health issues associated with each of them are addressed by a different set of medical professionals. Recent research has however shown that a person’s mind, heart and body are closely interlinked andContinue reading “The Mindful Songs”

Songs of Conversations

Posted on 25/06/2022 on Trivia – The Spice of Life The dictionary definition of conversation is an informal, usually private, talk in which two or more people exchange thoughts, feelings, or ideas, or in which news or information is given or discussed. Thus, by the very definition, to strike a conversation, the presence of a speaker and a listener is imperative. Conversations between people, especially those who share anContinue reading “Songs of Conversations”

Asad Bhopali – The Unsung Ghalib

(posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 12/06/2022) The other day while commuting to work, I heard a beautiful song from the movie Thakur Jarnail Singh, sung by Asha Bhosle; the song was Hum Tere Bin Jeena Sakenge Sanam. I kept wondering who the lyricist was. As one is wont to ascribe manyContinue reading “Asad Bhopali – The Unsung Ghalib”

The Sea Side Songs

Posted on 28/05/2022 on Trivia – The Spice of Life [ I have successfully completed two years of blogging. My family, friends and readers who stop by and comment have encouraged me to continue writing. Despite my busy schedule, I try and take some time out for my passion. ] One of the luxuries ofContinue reading “The Sea Side Songs”

Same Mukhda, Two Different Songs

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 11/05/2022 Screen Grabs Courtesy :YouTube When I thought about this theme, I felt I would be spoilt for choice. But as I started looking for songs, I realized that I would have to dredge really deep. There are so many film songs that have been pennedContinue reading “Same Mukhda, Two Different Songs”

Songs of Education

Posted on 20/04/2022 on Trivia – The Spice of Life In the good old days when we were growing up, there was only Doordarshan (DD) to watch; on DD, there was one particular song – पढ़ना-लिखना सीखो ओ मेहनत करने वालों – penned by the playwright Safdar Hashmi which was frequently shown. This song emphasizedContinue reading “Songs of Education

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