If you are sitting down with a cup of chai and watching the rain, turn on our gramophone and listen to Rhim Jhim from Manzil (1979). An older Bombay comes alive as Moushmi Chatterjee and Amitabh Bachchan walk the streets drenched in Bombay’s harsh but beautiful monsoon. Manzil is a Read More
Listen to Sylvia Plath read her poem Daddy. Read the poem here.
Here is a song some of us who grew up in South India in the 1980s have heard our parents play on their cassette players. (1993), the movie has ever since been remade in Hindi as Bhool Bhulaiya and in Tamil and Telugu as Chandramukhi. This song is a poem Read More
Mohra’s “Main Cheez Badi Hoon Mast” is one of those exceptional songs where Raveena Tandon is shown serenading herself.