That's me. When it comes to music. While I try very hard to nod along with the people who look down at film music (because it's so 'chalta hai' sorts), I do enjoy film music off and on. So when I saw everyone going overboard with this song, I told myself - 'Typical middle path … Continue reading Rigid
Grew up with you, sir. Be it the wait for a new album to be released Be it 'begging' for the poster of 'face to face' from the cassette shop (shiv electronics, bhootnath Lucknow). Be it your first ever concert I attended in Lucknow Be it the first ever album I got 'dubbed' (In Search) … Continue reading ‘New’ year?
What can one 'blog' about Mirza? Absolutely Nothing. Just wanted to register it here, that I thank God for his kindness that I was born in an era (with hearing, seeing and understanding faculties), when I was able to come across Ghalib sahab's work. How can I not mention Maalik (Gulzar) who made it possible … Continue reading Mirza Ghalib
I guess I was in Class 8. It was the month of may and we were attending a marriage in Hardoi (a small town near Lucknow, my hometown). It was long back. It was 1993.As one would associate with small towns, the evening was dark evening because there was no electricity and to add to … Continue reading GhazalJeet Singh
Yet another attempt to capture a good song....just can't get over it. And I wished for so long...cannot stay. All the precious moments...cannot stay. It's not like wings have fallen...cannot stay. But still something's missing...cannot say. Holding hands of daughters and sons, And their faiths are falling down. I have wished for so long... How … Continue reading Eddie Vedder & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan- The Long Road – lyrics
koi dil ke paas hota hai, koi jaan nisar hota hai, lekin maalik to sirf ek hee hai, jiska naam #Gulzar Hota hai. Happy birthday sir. Kalam se Qalaam nahin, zindagi ki boondein nikalti hain, #Gulzar sahab kaash hum kagaz ka tukda hotey...#HappyBDay #Gulzar sahab Wo chehrey pe ainak, wo baaton ki baithak, wo urdu ki baarish wo shabdon … Continue reading Happy birthday Gulzar Sahab
This is a tribute to the ‘spirit’ of Mumbai when it ran for varied causes on 18 January 2009. Options 1. Wheelchair event – 2.5 Kms – for the specially-abled brave hearts 2. Senior citizen’s run – 4.3 Kms. 3. Dream run – 6 Kms – for a breed of people known as celebrities (err! Not … Continue reading Mumbai marathon – 2009