Sanchari – Bengal’s invaluable contribution to Hindi Film Music

Posted by Trivia- The Spice of Life on 09/10/2021 The contribution of Bengal to Hindi film music is unparalleled. Ace music directors hailing from Bengal were pioneers in many senses. Their names and innovations are so many that it would be difficult to list all of them. When they started to compose music for HindiContinue reading Sanchari – Bengal’s invaluable contribution to Hindi Film Music”

Songs with a Regional Twist

India is a land of abundance. It is not only natural wealth that our country has but also a wealth of languages. Each state/region has its own language with which is associated its own inimitable flavour. Sometimes you feel you can best express something only in your mother tongue – especially if you are veryContinue reading “Songs with a Regional Twist”

Songs of Music (!)

Are you startled after reading the title of my blog post? I know any one would, because a song is (anyway!) synonymous with music. So, the title does appear ludicrous. Let me explain what I mean by the title. When I was writing the blog post on Songs of the Charmer – Jaadugar Special, aContinue reading “Songs of Music (!)”

Songs of ‘Surrender’

The songs of ‘surrender’ are those where there is both inordinate faith and praise for the beloved – sometimes bordering on self-deprecation and subjugation. I have tried to make a playlist of these songs and believe me, they are all musical gems. However, I do have some reservations about some lyrics and the concomitant picturisation.Continue reading “Songs of ‘Surrender’”

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