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

Title Tracks of Old Doordarshan Serials A Journey Down Memory Lane

Posted on 22/05/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life Cable television revolutionized the small screen. Not only did it offer choices, but also the content of the programmes changed considerably. A barrage of daily soaps started and then there was no looking back. However, there was a time – about thirty to thirty fiveContinue reading “Title Tracks of Old Doordarshan Serials A Journey Down Memory Lane”

What’s the Good (Pass)Word?

Those of us who were fortunate to have had a blissful and less complicated childhood without cable T.V., would surely recollect the Doordarshan days. Aired on Doordarshan was India’s first English-language game show, a word-guessing game called What’s The Good Word? It was about guessing the key word with a list of related clues. The showContinue reading “What’s the Good (Pass)Word?”

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