Kabhi Kabhi..on Guitar

Dec 17 2017

A medley of Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil Me Khayaal Aata Hai..immortal nazm written by Sahir Ludhianvi. I combined the song that was sung by Mukesh for the movie, Kabhi Kabhi starring Amitabh Bachchan and combined it with the rendition I heard in the play, Ek Mulaqat starring Shekhar Suman and Deepti Naval based on the life of Sahir and Amrita Pritam (or rather their love...

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Ground Control to Major Tom

May 07 2017

During Secret Life of Walter Mitty that I was watching last night, this David Bowie song “Space Oddity” comes on where Kristen Wiig comes on screen and plays it on Guitar for Walter to motivate him. As Varuna is doing her Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC) at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), I thought of recording a verse for her on my Fender...

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Harmukh Bartal – Kashmiri Shiva Bhajan in Himalayas

Mar 03 2017

On Herath (Kashmiri Shivratri) 2017 last week, I was at Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary beyond Almora, in Kumaon Himalayas and I decided to dedicate this Kashmiri Bhajan to everyone on my Guitar. I don’t speak Kashmiri but my wife tried my best to teach me 🙂 Pls forgive any mistakes…Herath Mubarak.. In the background you might see: Trishul, Nanda Devi and...

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Hazaron Khwahishen Aisi – Jagjit Singh Guitar Cover

Feb 27 2017

On 148th death anniversary of Mirza Ghalib, I paid my respect and a small tribute to Mirza Ghalib by singing Jagjit Singh’s rendition..

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Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2016 – The Beginning

Feb 06 2017

A beginning of exhilarating, informative and adventurous series of write up on Kailash Manasarovar Yatra (250+ kms trek on foot) lasting 3 weeks – that my wife, Varuna undertook last year in July. I’m sharing it verbatim from her website. The original article is at her...

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Young Cowboy from the Rodeo

Nov 23 2016

Back in Michigan, around 10 yrs ago, my CEO shared a song his mother wrote in 1960s..about 10 yrs later I revisited the song and tried my hand at it… The song was written and composed by Norma Fitzpatrick in 1960s. This is my rendition of it Lyrics: Was a young cowboy from Butte Montana With a stetson hat and a red bandana With a yippe yayi ye and a yippie...

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Edelweiss on Guitar

May 16 2016

My first time ever trying to pluck this legendary ballad from the movie, ‪Sound of Music‬. Thanks to Varuna for introducing the song. Feels good to hold the guitar back in my hands again… Lyrics: Edelweiss, edelweiss Every morning you greet me Small and white, clean and bright You look happy to meet me Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow Bloom and grow,...

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