The Mela Songs

Posted on 20/11/2021 on Trivia – The Spice of Life There are umpteen Hindi movies where siblings get lost in a mela only to providentially meet years later as strangers. The mela or the fair, thus, is infamous for being the venue for orchestrating such disunion. While a lot has been written about this trope,Continue reading “The Mela Songs”

Romantic Songs with a Third Person

I had been toying with this theme for a long time. There are songs where apart from the couple in love, there is someone else in the frame – either obtrusively or unobtrusively. The third person may be an innocent onlooker. Alternately, it could be the villain whose intentions are not noble and is spitefullyContinue reading “Romantic Songs with a Third Person”

Tongue-in-cheek Songs

While writing my post on Songs of ‘Surrender’, which speak of self-deprecation and subjugation, I felt I must also enlist songs which are antithetical to these songs and thus this post on tongue-in-cheek songs. The flavour of these songs is completely different. These are songs which are peppered with back handed compliments; in these melodies,Continue reading “Tongue-in-cheek Songs”

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