Category Archives: Biography

An ode to Gulzar: Songs for every occasion

Like most of the products of late eighties and early nineties, my first encounter with Gulzar dates back to early nineties when I used to watch Jungle book on doordarshan as a kid. The theme song of jungle book was … Continue reading

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The True Story of Boota Singh: one of the many tragic consequences of partition

India’s freedom was won at a terrible price. Partition hurled ten million people onto the roads, the railways and the unharvested fields of Punjab in the greatest migration in human history. By every form of transporation available, Hindu’s and Sikhs … Continue reading

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