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”

Vintage era music relived in films

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 03/07/2022 This is a post that I wanted to write for a long time. Simply put, it is an attempt to chronicle those movies/songs in which the songs of the vintage era are remembered sometimes as a tribute and sometimes are very craftily woven into theContinue reading “Vintage era music relived in films”

The Telia Rumal – A Handloom Lover’s Delight

Posted on 04/09/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life The other day, I was vegetating before the idiot box and flipping channels – a half an hour luxury I am wont to after dinner. It was then that I caught a few scenes of the critically acclaimed Shyam Benegal movie – Ankur (1974). However,Continue reading “The Telia Rumal – A Handloom Lover’s Delight”

Musings on Mahal (1949)

The last post that I wrote on the solos of Lata Mangeshkar – Vocal preludes special – started off with the iconic song Aayega Aanewala from the movie Mahal made in 1949. The song was indeed special in terms of the experiments that were made, which I have already described at some length in myContinue reading “Musings on Mahal (1949)”

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