A Guide to the Instruments of Old Bollywood Film Music: from Hindustani to Western (and everything in-between)

Ever find yourself listening to Bollywood film music and feel like your brain is exploding in ecstasy from the rainbow of instruments striking your tympanic membranes? We know the feeling. The history of Bollywood film music goes much deeper than the playback singers who lived in limelight. The incredible talents of Hindi film music directors… Continue reading →

Film Highlights

50 Film Shots That Will Make You Believe in the Magic of Classic Bollywood The Tragedy and Triumphs of Do Bigha Zameen Perpetuating Gender Norms in Abhiman Losing Yourself in Jewel Thief Making the Cut in Pakeezah The Strange World of Gumnaam: Agatha Christie Meets Bollywood Guru Dutt and the Struggle to Break Free of… Continue reading →