Sunday, May 30, 2010

ನಿನ್ನ ನೋಡಲೆಂತೋ, ಮಾತನಾಡಲೆಂತೋ

The lovers sing to each other [in their imagination] about their inability to profess their love to each other. A melodious song number is a mechanism Indian directors use rather well to make their point. Shreya Ghoshal is superb in this number.

Sunday, May 09, 2010

उसको नहीं देखा हमने कभी

On Mother's Day 2010, it is somewhat appropriate that we take a look at this song I encountered recently. While although मात्र देवो भव is a well known concept ingrained in Indian culture at an early age of a child, this song is a very good and melodious elaboration of that concept.