Author Archives: Rajan Parrikar

I came across this photo in the book Maa…Siddheshwari by Savita Devi and Vibha S. Chauhan (Roli Books, 2000). Except for the names below, no other metadata (such as the name of the photographer, context, location, year) is recorded. I thought the image was already somewhere on the web but a brief Google Image search […]

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I shall never forget the afternoon of October 13, 1987: AIR delivered the news flash that Kishore Kumar had passed away. Popular music is intrinsically generational: every prevailing mode of the day is consigned to obscurity when a new fashion takes over. It is extremely rare for practitioners of popular music or their style to […]

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