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Starry Starry Night – Tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput

Jun 17 2020

On very special request by Varuna whose love for Vincent van Gogh, Starry Starry Night painting and this Song “Vincent” by Don McLean is known well to me for last 5 yrs. So I decided to record this before I slept tonight. I first heard this song in 2002 and have always liked the vivid poetry of the song. Death, you mighty warrior, you don’t scare...

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Migrant Workers Walking Home – COVID19 Lockdown Crisis

May 13 2020

This article was featured on Citizen Journalist website today: https://news.indiaonline.in/migrant-workers-walking-1000-kms-3150040 The COVID19 Corona Virus issue didn’t only create a medical issue but the resulting Lockdown has created a mass humanitarian crisis for the so-called lower class of India, how had nothing to do with the diseases, played no role in...

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A Google Employee’s Parody Song on Guitar on COVID-19

Mar 19 2020

With Corona Virus COVID-19 gripping the whole world, and lot of us working from home (WFH), I wrote a Hindi Song to try and bring some cheer amidst fear and uncertainty for lot of us. During this unprecedented recommended WFH phase for all of us in Google, I have been reading about how folks are trying to remain sane, safe and focused so here is my musical poke at...

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Tribute to Mirza Ghalib on 222nd Birthday

Dec 30 2019

My tribute on Guitar (with a touch of Tanpura) to Mirza Ghalib on his 222nd birth anniversary that was 2 days ago. I’m singing Jagjit Singh’s rendition of 2 soulful Ghazals: Phir Kuch Ik Dil Ko Beqaraari Hai, Dil e Nadan Tujhe Hua Kya Hai. Better late than never to continue my years long tradition of celebrating Ghalib’s birthday. Both...

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Dil e Nadaan by Jagjit Singh on Guitar

Jun 25 2019

Soulful compositions of Jagjit Singh of Mirza Ghalib’s Ghazals which I tried to cover on my Guitar with Tanpura in the background. Shot in Selfie Mode so audio is a bit low. Ghazal 1: Dil e Nadaan Tujhe Hua Kya Hai Ghazal 2: Phir Kuch Ik Dil Ko Beqaraari Hai Poet: Mirza Ghalib Music and Original Singer: Jagjit Singh Featured in: Mirza Ghalib TV Series...

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Tere Qadmon Pe Sar Hoga – Jagjit Singh Ghazal Cover on Guitar

Mar 04 2019

Dug up my 12 yr old Guitar at my parents house today at Rohtak and tried learning this haunting Ghazal by Jagjit Singh. A 60 second video with intro verse. Ghazal is written by Seemab...

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VOTE for Varuna – Fjallraven Polar 2019

Nov 18 2018

VOTE for Varuna – Fjallraven Polar 2019 Varuna says… Being from Kashmir (Himalaya), I look at myself as a mountain goat, doctor, amateur photographer, budding ukulele player, writer, yoga enthusiast, solivagant, and a bibliophile. I’m in love with wilderness. My heart leaps with joy at just a hint of an adventure. I am aiming to be a part...

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