November 24, 2008

शंकरराव बिनीवाले: एका सिंदबादची कहाणी

काही वर्षांपूर्वी मी माणिक वर्मांच्या घरी गेलो होतो. शांताबाई शेळकेंच्या कवितांना स्वरबद्ध करून ‘शुभ्र कळ्या मूठभर’ नावाचा एक अल्बम मी केला होता आणि माझी अशी तीव्र इच्छा होती की त्याचं प्रकाशन माणिक वर्मांच्या हस्ते व्हावं. माणिकबाईंनी अतिशय आस्थेने त्या अल्बम मधली सर्व गाणी ऐकली आणि अतिशय प्रेमाने येण्याचं कबूल केलं. […]
October 8, 2007

It’s Breaking News: The Second Song

My confidence soared after writing the first song. Actually writing lyrics was not something new for me. Few people know that I started my career as a lyricist. It’s an interesting story but Woh kahaani phir sahi! But it has been a long time and after writing the first song, […]
August 9, 2007

The Making of Chaphyache Shimpan

For three years Mandar Karnik waited patiently for me to do this album and just for one song – ‘Manaat Maajhya’. The song, written by Kusumagraj appeared in ‘Madhavi’, a book of Kusumagraj’s lyrical poetry. The book has been edited by Smt. Shantabai Shelke. I remember having composed this song […]
July 3, 2007

What I have been doing….

Here I am… back after a long time. I have been doing a lot of things during this interval, apart from gleefully watching the responses that have been pouring in on the post about Rahman. I have finished composing music for my first Hindi film – IT’S BREAKING NEWS. The […]