This post originally appeared at this fabulous blog. Do visit for some of the best posts on Urdu you will see. Do it before Urdu becomes anti national language. I hope IIT-Kanpur is not called upon to analyse and pass a judgement on this. From “Poems by Faiz: Translated with an introduction by V.G. Kiernan”, … Continue reading Bol ke lab Azaad hain tere – Faiz Ahmed Faiz – Translation and Urdu Script Text
Edit - As of 10 July 2018 (look at the pic, number of 'views' in youtube). Yet another proof that Views mean NOTHING. Edit 10 March 2018- attended Ali Sethi Live concert where he briefly explained the meaning of the video of this song. You can see it here - https://youtu.be/gI-h7HRYrNI Ali Sethi's magnificent tribute … Continue reading Chann Kitthan Translation
Hello to everyone who is reading this blog. Yes I am talking to you Maa papa! (because apparently no-one else does) If you have somehow by mistake stumbled here then don't waste your time with reading anything on this blog. Instead, as a token of love for stumbling here (even if it is because you … Continue reading Have you checked out Fanoos yet?
Very rarely do I come across an album that makes me happy about doing the review. Call it a recco post if you will, but this album is something you must not let go without giving it a listen. Track wise review below. This review first appeared here https://moifightclub.wordpress.com/2015/06/20/music-recco-ajab-ishq-maati-da-by-harpreet/ and My B.B.C. review appeared here … Continue reading Music review – Ajab Ishq…Maati da by Harpreet
The review for Dum laga ke haisha will take time and will most probably go online on B.B.C. Web on Feb 27. Meanwhile, you can hear the songs here and see the music credits below (because we must know who is behind the awesomeness or who to blame if things go wrong! 🙂 ) ...This … Continue reading Dum Laga Ke Haisha – Music credits
It was 10 Sept 2006 I sat with Jagjit Singh to 'learn ghazal singing'. Bangalore. Pardon my silly writing, but going through some old stuff, found these 2 pages and wanted to share it with you. Happy birthday in advance, Jagjit Singh. And when you are done looking at the pics, listen to this
Whenever I travel for work, I cannot NOT listen to GhazalJit Singh. While listening to one of the albums today, I wondered why some of the best albums of Jagjit Singh aren't present in most of the playlists (which normally start with 'Tumko dekha to ya khayal aaya' and stop at 'Hoshwalon ko khabar kya' … Continue reading In Search…Of Jagjit Singh