Hamsalekha – The man who reinvented Kannada film music…

Growing up listening to Hamsalekha’s eclectic music is one. Discovering Kannada film music through Hamsalekha is another. I belong to the second category. Not a native Kannadiga, I was introduced to the illustrious and much-underrated Kannada film music by friends and film aficionados. There was one constant factor in majority of […]

How ‘Parineeta’ evolved in Bollywood from 1953 to 2005…

June 10 – Marks the anniversary of Pradeep Sarkar’s sparkling directorial debut with Vinod Chopra Productions’ Parineeta. With an unconventional title and a debutante female actor playing the title role, the film was a risky proposition on papers. Sarkar had his belief in place and the producers laughed all their way […]