Lucila Pacheco and Zarin Daruwala : The Lone Stars of the Galaxy of Hindi Film Music

“A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.” Said Coco Chanel. Perhaps the very basic need of any human is its identity and for a woman in the field dominated by men is nothing but her identity. Film Music is also one such domain wherein conventionally there have been mostly men who worked as musicians. Though there were many playback singers right from Amirbai Karnataki, Shamshad Begum …

Tohre Bin Lage Na Mora Jiya : Classical Thumri’s of Love and Longing

As the connoisseurs of Indian cuisine can’t thank the Awadhi contribution enough for the rich legacy of taste, Music lovers and artists also claim equal share in being grateful to Lucknow for giving them the gift of finest form of expression of love and longing – Thumri. Thumri is said to have developed as a form of singing during the reign of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh. In those …

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