Previous episode reviews here - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 Dildar Sadqay gets back my favorite from Season 7 Jawad Ahmad and along with him Elizabeth Rai. Unlike his last appearance where he was telling us about how ephemeral life is, he is seen here urging us to shake a leg and … Continue reading CokeStudio11 Episode 9
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
Right! Time for the another song lyrics and and it's meaning from the album Gangs of Wasseypur...This one, as a little birdie tells me, is a personal favorite of the pen magician (Varun Grover) who has to be credited for the song and for all the posts in this blog on Gangs of Wasseypur The … Continue reading Bhoos ke dher mein – Lyrics and meaning – #GangsOfWasseypur
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