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Music in the World of Noise

December 19, 2012

A Sick Society

There has been great angst against the molestation in Delhi Bus and rightly so. In a way, this incident is the tip of the iceberg. I am personally of the opinion that this is a crime not only against women but against humankind. And women and children are exploited on […]
November 14, 2012

Dees Tekala Dharela – My First Movie Song

Sharing with you my first ever film song. The film – KRISHNAKATHCHI MEERA –  never made it to the theatres but this song won the BEST PLAYBACK SINGERS for both the singers – Ajit Ankush Parab and Yogita Pathak. The song has some grand memories for me. The year was […]
August 26, 2012

Memories of Lokmanya

The title is, I admit, a little misleading. I am generations away from having any memories of the person, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak. But some historical figures hold sway generations after they have physically perished. And Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak definitely is one such figure. My maternal grandparents lived in […]
April 4, 2012

An Imperfect World

Shreya and I It was sometime last year that I got a call from one Mrs. Neeta Deolalkar. She said she was calling from an organisation called SWAYAM. I had a concert in Thane that day and she asked me if she and her daughter could meet me during the […]
June 19, 2011

Some of my favourite musicians – Part 1

The best part of being a music composer in Mumbai is that you get to work with a lot of talented musicians. While doing Marathi Abhimaangeet and then later BALGANDHARVA, I worked with a lot of musicians who gave immense pleasure to the composer in me. I thought of writing […]
April 1, 2010

A Pat on the Back!

© Kaushal S. Inamdar, 2007
March 5, 2010

Marathi Abhiman Geet – The Video

Marathi Abhimaangeet is not a song only for those whose mother tongue is Marathi, it is a song for all of those who have a mother tongue. – Kaushal S. Inamdar  To set caller tune of Marathi Abhimaangeet SMS ‘SEM1’ to 56060. Marathi Abhimaangeet on Wikipedia
May 20, 2009

When Life Kills…

Water… what picture does that word create in front of your eyes? It’s such a harmless word… water… and ninety-nine times in a hundred we get a cool, refreshing feeling… even quiet and contented. Water is called ‘Jeevan’ in Sanskrit or Marathi. Jeevan also means Life… such a beautiful interpretation. […]
March 15, 2009

Marathi Asmita – Marathi Abhimaan Geet

In 2005, I composed and performed a prayer at the inauguration of the Mumbai Festival, “Tuzha Soorya Ugave Aamhi Prakaashaat Nhaato”, written by Mangesh Padgaonkar and sung by 63 school children. That, in itself, is good news. The bad news was that after the 7 minutes of that song, apart […]
October 23, 2008

In Defence of Marathi

The topic is tricky, but something needs to be said about it. Raj Thackeray is being made out to be a villain, a saviour, a hero, and a traitor. The country is in a jingoistic mood and I am sorry to say that we are in it too. As a […]