The Magic of P.B.Srinivas

A short while ago, as we were on Apple’s iTunes digital media store to buy a Hindi song Duniya Ki Sair from Around the World in eight dollars) and that old Tamil classic Ninaipathellam Nadanthuvittal (from Nenjil Oru Alayam) for our iPhone our mind wandered on a nostalgic trip to the many happy moments spent […]

Great Rajkumar Songs

The late Kannada actor Rajkumar a.k.a. annavaru was not a great actor but songs from his movies are the stuff of legend. Here is a baker’s dozen of some great Rajkumar songs we have enjoyed over the years (not all were sung by him): Thamnam Thamnam Nanee Manasu – this song features Rajkumar and Kalpana […]

Some Great Kannada Songs

Over the years, we’ve derived as much pleasure from Kannada songs as we have from Hindi and Tamil songs. P.B.Srinivas, S.P.Balasubramaniam, Rajkumar, Vani Jayaram, S.Janaki, P.Susheela et al have given so much pleasure to so many millions for so many years. Sadly, the Kannada movie industry is now overshadowed by Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies. […]

Nodamma Hudugi – Oh, What a Song!

The year was 1987. A year of many momentous events: * Dow Jones Index closed over 2,000 for the first time. * Perl programming language came into being. * One of my favorite British writers Alistair Maclean passed away. * Work on the Channel Tunnel began. * We had our first glimpse of a very […]