Monthly Archives: October 2016

Naaradanandji

Seven long years have passed since Naaradanandji left for his heavenly abode. Now only his memories are left with me and I am sharing them here. I arrived at Rawatbhata (near Kota, Rajasthan) in January 2001 and got a type-II quarter … Continue reading

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A tribute to the Ghazal maestro

It’s been five years since Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh passed away on 10.10.2011 . The world of Ghazals and Shaayari was mourning the sad demise of the one and only Jagjit Singh then. Ghazal singing had never been a profession … Continue reading

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The legendary Shaayar and his muse

Mirza Ghalib has been one of the greatest Shaayars (Urdu poets) of the world and he was always in a league of his own. His Shaayari cannot be compared to that of anyone else because of his down-to-earth personality (with … Continue reading

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Seemayen Bulayen Tujhe Chal Raahi . . .

How our brave soldiers protect our frontiers and what kind of hardships they face in that job, what’s the price they pay in serving the motherland and what’s the price paid by their families and beloveds, is something completely known … Continue reading

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On the 29th day

Question : An empty pond contains a single leaf. On each succeeding day the number of leaves in the pond doubles from that on the preceding day. If the pond is full of leaves on the 30th day, which day … Continue reading

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An outstanding movie goes unnoticed

When I watched Road To Sangam (2010) online, I had only one regret that I could not watch it earlier. It’s a movie to be watched by every true Indian, every true Muslim and every true human-being. To the misfortune … Continue reading

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