Sahir Ludhianvi

Today is poet Sahir Ludhianvi’s birthday. I am no expert on Sahir’s work and neither do I know lot of trivia about his songs. However, like many music lovers I have been touched by his words through beautiful compositions over the years. While the mention of Sahir reminds most music lovers of Pyaasa (S.D. Burman),…

Where the mind is without fear

In a world where democracy and freedom of expression is continuously being challenged, Rudra and I were discussing the relevance of Tagore’s poem. He was kind enough to recite it for me here. The words speak for themselves. A poem that was written in 1900 continues to be ever relevant.

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan’s words are inspirational. I am one of the millions who say so. What is so special about stating the obvious? It is not but then it is important that we continue to feel the words he writes and stop and think as well. I was listening to Bob Dylan with my son and…