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”

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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