Raaga Based Song of the Day #4

Raaga Based Song of the day: Laage na mora jiya, Sajna nahin aaye. Raag Shivaranjani, Tal Dadra. Fourth day of a new series on this blog. The first post in the series was titled ‘Raaga Based Song Of The Day #1’ and the song was a Mohammad Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar song from the 1970 Shakti Samanta movie Pagla Kahin Ka: Tum mujhe youn bhula na paoge. It is in […]

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Raaga Based Song of the Day #3

Raaga Based Song of the day: Maine chand aur sitaron ki tamanna ki thi. Raag Bhimpalasi, Tal Dadra. Third day of a new series on this blog. The first post in the series was titled ‘Raaga Based Song Of The Day #1’ and the song was a Mohammad Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar song from the 1970 Shakti Samanta movie Pagla Kahin Ka: Tum mujhe youn bhula na paoge. It is […]

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IDENTIFICATION OF FRIEND OR FOE IN INDIAN MARITIME SCENARIO

Whenever I talk to civilians and indeed non-navy men, one of the biggest chasms that I have to cross is the minds-gap between us. It doesn’t easily sink in with people that seas are open in access, they have no visible boundaries, and hence there are gigantic problems of identification at sea especially when it comes to small fishing craft, the kind that ten terrorists from Karachi travelled in from […]

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Raaga Based Song of the Day #2

Raaga Based Song of the Day: Unake khayal aaye to aate chale gaye… Raag Gara, Tal Kaherava. Yesterday we started with a new series on this blog. The first post in the series was titled ‘Raaga Based Song Of The Day #1’ and the song was a Mohammad Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar song from the 1970 Shakti Samanta movie Pagla Kahin Ka: Tum mujhe youn bhula na paoge. It is […]

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Raaga Based Song of the Day #1

Raaga Based Song of the Day: Tum mujhe youn bhula na paoge… Raag Jhinjhoti, Tal Kaherava This blog has a number of posts on Raaga based songs in Hindi movies titled similarly; for example: ‘The Best Raaga Based Songs in Hindi Movies – Raag Jaijaivanti’. Whilst sharing Raaga based Hindi films songs with you, it occurred to me that ancient Indians were very innovative people in various fields including music, […]

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ALVIDA!

वक़्त की आंधी में क्या क्या हुआ बर्बाद, सुहाने प्यार की फ़क़त रह गयी है याद I उनकी मायूसी को मैं खुशग्वार करता गया, रफ्ता रफ्ता मेरी ही ज़िन्दगी बन गयी नाशाद I मेरी वफाओं ने आखिर मान ली हार अपनी, उनकी जफ़ाएं रहीं बुलंद और ज़िंदाबाद I मैंने सोचा था उनकी खुदी आजज़ी में बदल जायेगी, मेरे होते न सही, कम अज़ कम मेरे जाने के बाद I अलविदा […]

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PRELUDE TO AANSU SONGS FEST ON YAAD KIYA DIL NE (YKDN) GROUP

There are many Song and Music groups on the Facebook; but, ‘Yaad Kiya Dil Ne‘ is different. Most other groups simply have members putting up urls of songs from YouTube and other sources and then members congratulate the choice of the one who has posted by such comments as “Wow”, “I love this too”, “Really nice” and so on. ‘Yaad Kiya Dil Ne‘ is different and unique. It is a […]

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HAPPY WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MEENA AND RAJ DUTTA

आपकी सालगिरह पर आपको बधाई हो, आपके प्यार में हर दम गहराई हो, और कुछ ऐसा संगीत और गीत बनें, अपनी अपनी बीन नहीं, सांझी शहनाई हो ! आप दोनों ही प्यार की हसीन मूरत हो, आपसी ख्वाइश ही नहीं ज़िन्दगी की ज़रुरत हो, आपको देख के लगता है कुछ यूँ हमें, सारे जहाँ में आप दोनों सबसे खूबसूरत हो I खुदा ने बनाई है यह जोड़ी बड़े प्यार के […]

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