Songs that Shun Love

और भी दुख हैं ज़माने में मोहब्बत के सिवा There are innumerable love songs of Golden era Hindi film music which profess and eulogize love hyperbolically. However, there are perhaps only a handful of songs which question love and even swear to stay away from it. There are also some songs where love is notContinue reading “Songs that Shun Love”

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 (!)”

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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