The Mindful Songs

Posted on 17/07/2022 on Trivia – The Spice of Life We often talk of the heart, mind and body as separate entities. Further, health issues associated with each of them are addressed by a different set of medical professionals. Recent research has however shown that a person’s mind, heart and body are closely interlinked andContinue reading “The Mindful Songs”

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 of Stairs

Some time ago I had written posts on Terrace songs in two parts. These were songs that were substantially picturized on a terrace. It then struck me that stairs also have featured prominently in many movies and songs. I researched this subject and came across a very interesting article on stairs – Film flashback: HowContinue reading “Songs of Stairs”

Songs of the ‘Earthen Lamp’

Diwali is round the corner. Yet another festival that the Corona virus shall devour. The festivities will have to be low key this time round with all norms of social distancing in place. For me, the best part of Diwali has always been lighting earthen lamps (दीया in Hindi) with ghee or oil and cottonContinue reading “Songs of the ‘Earthen Lamp’”

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