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Category: Music

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May 20 2022

Indian Classical Music – A Rock Solid Rhythmic Foundation

Music is universal. It is not so much about words or language, as it is about rhythm and melody. There…

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Saahil Vankar
Apr 2 2022

Sahir Ludhianvi at 100: Why the poet and film lyricist was the original ‘Angry Young Man’

With his incisive poetry and plainspokenness, Ludhianvi consistently raised uncomfortable questions and expressed bitter truths. (L-R)…

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Saahil Vankar
Nov 17 2021

Oldest Musical Instruments in the World

Music is often called the world’s universal language. No matter where somewhere may be from, everyone seems to understand the…

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Nov 3 2021

Boney M’s Bobby Farrell: Gone But Never Forgotten

Forget the fact that many of Boney M’s recordings featured the voice not of Farrell but of the group’s producer,…

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Nov 2 2021

Rabindra Sangeet—The Echoes of Tagore’s Words

“Light, my light, the world-filling light, the eye-kissing light, heart-sweetening light! Ah, the light dances, my darling, at the centre…

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Nov 2 2021

Complete History of Hip Hop

Hip hop (or hip-hop, the two can be used interchangeably) began as a culture and art movement in the Bronx, where…

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Jan 28 2021

I heard the music and within 10 minutes I had written the song: Vaibhav Desai on his nomination for best lyrics

The Love Anthem of 2020 for the Gujaratis was the song of the movie Safalta 0 km. The beautiful song…

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Aniradichita
Nov 26 2020

Hellaro- Movie review

Just like a rising tide, this movie rose till it achieved the National award. Gujarati film Hellaro, is one of a kind. Director Abhishek Shah’s film debut did wonders in the film, especially how he beautifully highlighted the culture of Kutch. The movie released in cinemas in November 2019, starring Jayesh More, Shraddha Dangar, Kaushambi Bhatt, Brinda Trivedi Nayak, Shachi Joshi, Niilam Paanchal, Tejal Panchasara, Kausambi Bhatt and Kishan Gadhavi. The film depicts a simple story yet in a powerful way. Since a very longtime women in the rural regions are being neglected and looked down.

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fatematinwala27
Nov 23 2020

The role of Short films in Education

Every filmmaker has incredible opportunity to showcase creative art and ideas, they also have chance to present meaningful message through the short films. Short films can represent significant stories, relevant gist of long storylines and give refreshing content to viewers, because it has specific purpose and highlighted topics under the short storytelling

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Yukta Bhavsar
Nov 19 2020

Impact of Theatre on youth

Even today we see the legacy of theatre still going. Why does it still exist in a world of web series? There are many reasons why theatre still exists and will remain so and hold a special place in every individual’s heart. Today’s youth uses the term ‘self-expression’ quite often, and are determined to change the world according to their perception. Theatre not only works as a medium for expressing their feelings to the world but also helps in their social and personal development.

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fatematinwala27
Nov 7 2020

Bhavai: The Folk Theatre of Gujarat

The origin of the word ‘Bhavai’ came from ‘Bhaav-Shiv/ भाव-शिव’ and ‘Bhaav Sutradhar / भाव-सत्रधार’. Later on people introduced simpler term for Bhavai word . BHAV means emotion and VAHINI means carrier, combination of both the words leads us to the art form which is a carrier of emotion from storyteller to the story listener.

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Yukta Bhavsar
Nov 6 2020

Theatre going beyond the binaries of sexuality

Did you know, in the first half of the 20th century, you could be arrested for staging a gay play?

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