Archive | June 2015

Migration of human race across the globe (Animated video)

An animated video by Business Insider  on Face book shows on how human race migrated across the globe.

Vivid Kathakkali Dancers in Kerala (WPC: Vivid)

The photos were taken at a Kathakkali dance performance at Fort Cochin in the Indian State of Kerala. Vibrant natural colours used as facial makeup. Prior to the performance elaborate makeup for the  dancers were done in front of the audience. Bravo to the makeup artists.

Kathakkali dancers at Kerala, India

A Kathakkali dancer at Kerala, India (Facial make-up is done with natural colours)

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Kathakkali Dancers: a male dancer dressed as female consort

Kathakkali dancer with a circular (white) extension to his face (Kerala, India)

Kathakkali dancer with a circular (white) extension to his face (Kerala, India)

This entry is in response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Vivid.”

New Google Doodle! (Friday Funnies)

Some do have the witticism!!!

New Google -Doodle on Friday funnies (photo credit : Unknown Joker)

New Google -Doodle (photo credit : Unknown Joker)

(photo credit : unknown joker)

THE GREATEST MUSICIANS AND LYRICISTS OF BOLLYWOOD

If you are a Hindi music lover please read the  informative article  below  about the Bollywood playback singers and the musicians.

I also loved to link some  old and two new  Hindi  film video links with this article.

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1.  An old favourite number from a blockbuster movie Aradhana (1969)

The song  Mere Sapno Ki Rani …  sung by Kishore Kumar to the music of SD Burman

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2.  When actors  Jayabaduri & Amitab Bachchan  just starting to glitter to the stardom.

Movie: Abhiman (1973) Music: SD Burman  Voice renderd by Lata Mangeshkar

Song : Piya bina piya bina  ..



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3. Film – Devdas

Music – Ismail Darbar & Monty Sharma

Actor – Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Madhuri Dixit & Jackie Shroff

Directed by – Sanjay Leela Bhansali

The song  Dola re dola re …. is sung by Kavita Krishnamurthy, Shreya Ghoshal & K.K.

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4.   From the movie Kal ho na ho (2003),  the song kal ho naa ho

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                                  A Must Read for Music and Poetry Lovers.

Also, for those who would wish to give salutations to stalwarts of Bollywood.

7th March 2015

THE GREATEST MUSICIANS AND LYRICISTS OF BOLLYWOOD

Music! The dictionary meaning of Music: ‘vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion’. For centuries, music has been the living breath of Indians. There is no dating back of its origin. It is found, in India that many a times the scriptures were sung and not uttered. The various forms of music predominant in India are born and bred here. The most popular forms are Hindustani Classical, Carnatic Classical, Sugam Sangeet (Light Classical), and Filmic. The Folk music of India is one which is most popular among…

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