Ilaiyaraja reprised – Same tune, different language…

A few days back, the FM channel was blaring “old” songs from the 80s and 90s – some passable tunes and some not-so-bearable. And then a familiar, much-forgotten tune wafted through the sound waves – bringing with it memories long forgotten; something seemed wrong to me. Here was an extremely popular Tamil song (from a […]

Dalapathi (1991)

One of my favourite stories (or collection of tales) is the ancient Sanskrit epic, Mahabharata. ¬†Like most Indians growing up in the 80s and 90s, my introduction to Mahabharata was largely through family¬†and then the amazing Amar Chitra Katha comic series. To add to this, was the epic B.R. Chopra TV series which aired sometime […]

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