Rimjhim Gire Sawan – Manzil

July 15, 2015 Hidden Pockets 2

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

Varuvanillarum – Manichithrathazhu

July 14, 2015 Hidden Pockets 2

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

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