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Standing in the Rain

Dec 22 2012

My rendition of an original song written and composed by Steve Hunter from UK. He was kind enough to send me the lyrics and permission to do a cover of this song. I dedicate this song to the 23 yr old Girl from Dehra Dun who’s fighting to survive in Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi right now.. Lyrics: Somebody said something to me Believe nothing that you hear and...

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Akhiri Saans Ke Tukde

Apr 30 2012

I wrote this Nazm in the unforgettable month of March this year just before I penned Purani Dilli and Wo Kamra Khaali Hai. It was my swan-song for the time-being. Thanks for reading. I recorded this very late in the night after a couple hours of singing on the Guitar, so the voice is hoarse, and...

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Wo Kamra Khaali Hai

Mar 29 2012

This month was an unforgettable month for me and quite ironically so, especially during the last leg of my stay here in the United States. This Nazm came to me late after midnight a couple weeks ago as I was staring at the wall while trying to sleep and staring at the huge pile of books in front of me. Here is the Nazm along with a quick...

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Purani Dilli

Mar 20 2012

Lately, my mind has been buzzing and on last few nights just before drifting off to sleep some verses have been visiting me like old friends. Here is a Nazm I wrote few nights ago. Including a quick recitation for non-hindi readers....

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Mysterious Melody

Dec 12 2011

I want to share a little incident that has baffled me for a while now, although I never quite gave it much attention, but still want to throw it out there. I want to share a tune that I recorded in September 2006. I had just started learning Guitar on my own and at that time I only knew how to play couple chords and had merely been playing for 2-3 months. This was 2...

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Jalpari – Music Video!

Oct 20 2011

Here is the Music Video of our song Jalpari, a song composed and performed by Nikhil and I, known as Iktara. The video was shot in Yosemite National Park, California in Spring of 2011. Be sure to check out the First Release, Skyas on our website. We’re currently working on our second album, which will be a compilation of original English Folk/Acoustic songs....

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