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Sarodia Zarin Daruwala Sharma and Film Music


Posted on Trivia- The Spice of Life on 24/12/2022 Image Courtesy : https://anchor.fm/sm-irfan [ Here’s wishing all the readers Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!] Think of the sarod and the names that come to mind at once are – Ustaad Allauddin Khan, Ustaad Ali Akbar Khan and the living legend Ustaad Amjad AliContinue reading Sarodia Zarin Daruwala Sharma and Film Music”

The लेन – देन (give and take) Songs


Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 03/04/2022 Often at birthday parties of children, have you noticed how the entire focus is on the gift bought for the star of the day and the return gift received? It is all about give and take. It is almost a given that you have toContinue reading “The लेन – देन (give and take) Songs”

Songs of Reminiscence – Flashback Special


There are umpteen Hindi film songs – both old and new – which speak of reminiscence (yaad). This has been a frequently portrayed emotion in Hindi movies especially to accommodate a soulful melody. In this post, I am trying to explore this genre of songs but with a rider – there has to be aContinue reading “Songs of Reminiscence – Flashback Special”

In search of sculpted serenity


Have you watched the movie ‘Dil diya dard liya‘? Loosely based on Emily Bronte’s work ‘Wuthering Heights’, this movie was made in the year 1966 with Dilip Kumar and Waheeda Rehman playing the lead roles. There are several reasons to watch this movie – its melodious music, the gorgeous sarees worn by the leading lady and lastContinue reading “In search of sculpted serenity”