Category: Music

Because I just love it.....

Lost & Found….. :)

Had been to Gramin – an aesthetic restaurant at the Raheja Arcade in Koramangala. Heard a wonderful, long forgotten Hindi song from the B&W days… decided to get back home and listen to the song in peace and maybe watch its video on Youtube.Now.. I don’t remember the song… gosh.. its just so killing!!!!!!!!!! 🙁 …

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Bhavani Ashtakam – An Ode to the Universal Mother!

A couple of days ago, a friend of mine shared with me an amazing Sanskrit hymn – “Bhavani Ashtakam”. I realized that it had been a long time since I wrote of some Sanskrit hymns. After listing out some of my favorite hymns in Sanskrit, I had kinda let that go into the oblivion. Devotional …

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A Song that Says A Lot!

I must begin this post by giving a heartfelt thanks to my dear ol’ friend Manu. If it weren’t for him, maybe I would have completely driven this song into oblivion. Madhur Bhandarkar’s movie – Page 3, was a very candid and lucid depiction of the life of the personalities featured usually in the so …

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An Evening with Mandolin Srinivas

30th April was a Sunday, unlike the others! What started as yeddanoder normal day, took a U Turn by the afternoon, when a friend of mine (bless his heart), came with the surprising news that Mandolin U Srinivas was performing in Wichita that evening! Now I will save you all the pain of having to …

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Soulful Songs for Soul – Bhaavageete – II

Previously, I had listed a set of songs, which are poetic compositions and have formed a new genre of music – “Light Music” or more rightly termed “Bhaavageete” in Kannada. These songs describe with fervor the passion, the pain, and beauty of the various emotional upheavels a person goes through under different circumstances. I would …

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Ravindra Jain : The Return Of A Legend

I have several scores that I would want to settle with Bollywood. And this is not just about having species like Meghana Naidu, Payal Rohatgi, Udita Goswami, et al around!! Time and again, I have pointed out the several talented stalwarts whom the industry utilized and later on sent them to the oblivion. In the …

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