Sunday, January 06, 2008

A Song

A few minutes ago, I was talking to my wife who is visiting Calcutta. While we were speaking, I could hear a Bengali song playing in the background, on FM. It was sung by Asha Bhosle, and I was so captivated that I looked for it. Here it is:

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Thanks to the new policy of, it is not possible to download songs from the site without the consent of the uploader. So, does anyone have this song? If yes, will you please mail it to me? Books and songs are two things I like to possess -- and not borrow.

Friday, January 04, 2008

My New Year Gift

Dear readers, I wish you a very, very happy New Year. I know I'm late in wishing you, but that does not take away from the sincerity of my wishes. You mean the world to me -- without you, I am nothing.

Here's a small gift for you -- a song from Biwi O Biwi which is very close to my heart. On the screen, it is sung by Randhir Kapoor who, in spite of his limitations as an actor, managed to bag some of the best songs ever made in Bollywood. Behind the screen, it was created by Kishore Kumar and R.D. Burman; and both of them were at the peak of their careers at the time.

Another thing: this is the voice of Kishore that I am a fan of -- from the pit of the heart, loud and clear. And the lyrics aren't bad either. In fact, they are good: they give you so much food for thought. Please listen to it, and enjoy.

P.S. Just as I was writing the post, I realised today is R.D. Burman's death anniversary. So the post is a tribute to him as well.

Waqt Se Pehle = BI...