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Tempus Fugit Songs integral to the plot

Posted on 03/12/2022 on Trivia – The Spice of Life The importance of Songs in Indian Cinema cannot be overemphasised. The famous archivist P.K.Nair says that for the Western critics who had little understanding of Indian cultural moorings, all films were ‘musicals’. However, a film song is an integral part of the movie; it can beContinue reading Tempus Fugit Songs integral to the plot”

Songs with Laughter

Posted On Trivia -The Spice of Life on 07/11/2021 The physical exertion involved in singing – filling of our lungs, the calibrated control of our vocal chords, the movements of our mouth and body – is among the reasons why it can lift our mood. Singing is an aerobic exercise (aerobic means in the presenceContinue reading “Songs with Laughter”

Duets of Subir Sen

The other day I was reading a post on the duets of Lata Mangeshkar and Hemant Kumar on Mehfil Mein Meri. It was then that I wondered that Subir Sen (1934-2015), who hailed from Bengal and whose voice was very similar to Hemant Kumar’s (1920-1989) also sang quite a few memorable songs in Hindi films,Continue reading “Duets of Subir Sen”