• Memoir: Hariharan on S.P. Balasubramaniam

    He must have been sent to life with the purpose of selfless giving. That’s Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubramaniam, for us – a legendary singer and actor. S. P. Balasubramaniam, who I am proud to have as my senior and have been fortunate to learn so much from. Forty years in the industry and an unbelievable list of recordings across all genres – my respect for SP weighs the same as his admiration for S. P. Kodandapani, his mentor. SP was a stalwart, very lively and energetic, with a metallic vo…

  • ARTISTS AND AFTERLIVES: Authors, Abstracts, Excerpts for Tributes and Essays

    RISHI KAPOOR Raj Nath or Rauf Lala – Rishi Kapoor’s Resilient Journey Through Indian Cinema’s Transnationalism. Author: Dr. Rajeev Kamineni Author Intro: Rajeev Kamineni started his career in a bookstore almost three decades ago and then moved onto as area sales manager, director, executive director, chief officer, lecturer and head of program positions. He is a multiple award-winning lecturer with lecturing stints in Australia, South Africa, Singapore, Japan, India and Dubai. Apart from owning …

  • The Editorial - ARTISTS AND AFTERLIVES - TMYS Review March 2021

    Main pal do pal ka shayar hoon Pal do pal meri kahani hai Pal do pal meri hasti hai Pal do pal meri jawani hai (In the infinite time, a poet claims his moments with a tiny story which captures his identity and creative energy.) Written by Sahir Ludhianvi, composed by Khayyam and sung by Mukesh, the philosophy of the song questions the reality of fame and permanence of talent. Was this song truly the need of a frame where Amitabh Bachchan must lend his charming melancholy to sweep the lady …


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