मेरा नाम चीन चीन चीन चू

याद है की नहीं ये मस्त गाना? ये गाने ने तो उस जमाने में ठहाका मचा दिया था। क्या बात करूँ ? वो अजीबो गरीब चीनी कॉस्च्यूम में हेलेन का बार की सीढ़ियों से उतरना; उसकी आँखें जबरदस्ती चीनी दिखाने के लिए क्या क्या नहीं किया,? वो सीधी ऊपर की और उठायी भँवरे; ऐसे लग … More मेरा नाम चीन चीन चीन चू

How a 74-year-old YouTuber created instrumental versions of film songs using the Pratham tarang

March 18, 2017. Ustad Zunain Khan, the torchbearer of the Jafferkhani Baaj sitar playing style, was to perform a jugalbandi with me. It was an unusual combination – his magnificent sitar and the new kid on the block, the Pratham tarang. Some of the classical music aficionados were amused at the sight of the two … More How a 74-year-old YouTuber created instrumental versions of film songs using the Pratham tarang

The Jungle Man

The older folks like me have this compulsive habit of slipping into the halcyon days of the past. Bereft of all the modern gadgets that people take for granted, looking back, our childhood, spent in one of the quietest suburbs of the bustling city of Mumbai, was like a seamless dream. In the evening, after … More The Jungle Man