At the Attakkalari festival last month, I got to watch the brilliant ‘Manganiyar Seduction’…it was an absolutely mind-blowing musical performance…like I had never seen or imagined.
The long traffic jams we endured en route to the venue were worth it!
The troupe hails from the state of Rajasthan in India & have dazzled audiences around the world – if they perform in your city, don’t miss it!
India’s Hindi music, classics from mid 1940-50…
Reshma, is a folk singer from Pakistan, who is very popular in India. Music knows no barriers!
This particular song was a part of an Indian movie, Hero. Soulful & beautiful.
This song is from the Hindi movie Arth.
Written by Kaifi Azmi & sung by Jagjit Singh, one of India’s most famous Ghazal singers.
Tum itna jo muskura rahe ho
The gist of the song is a man singing to his beloved –
You are smiling so much
What is the sorrow that you are hiding behind this smile?
Tears in your eyes and a smile on your lips…