Light of the Universe: Essays on Hindustani Film Music
Starting with the premise that Hindustani cine-song and cine-music has been the main narrative, rather than a pleasant diversion, for the movie-loving public, the author has undertaken a journey into the enchanting world of singers, musicians, lyricists and assessed their contribution as powerful creators of popular culture, as interpreters of the subcontinental ethos, people's aspirations and desires, and as bold painters on the canvas of time. They capture the very processes of history and struggles within cultures that have shaped our lives in last one century.
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What a surprise! No review yet.It is breathtakingly beautiful book about popular hindi movies with a remarkable insight. Shailendra chapter is a must read. This man knows music,literature,painting, socialsciences,economics,history and what not! Everything so seamlessly merging!