Pop Culture

Cyber-Guru of the Sitar

<img width=”120″ height=”123″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=24b8f0c5a38d2fccd5d95d4256bf3cc4-1> JAFFERKHANI BAAJ: Innovation in...

Desi Fate

<img width=”140″ height=”210″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=d814a6ba4e0ada04bcea56ca86a62cb6-1> THE KARMA OF BROWN FOLK By Vijay...

Like Father, Like Daughter

<img width=”420″ height=”315″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=35df0f6af96473c39c5e1a0c183ba354-1> Two years ago, when Anoushka...

Preserving Tansen’s Legacy

1996 saw the classical music maestro Ali Akbar Khan in the news twice—for the prestigious Grammy award nomination for the CD Then and Now (Alam Madina), and for the release ofLegacy (Alam Mad­ina/Triloka), a new CD of Asha Bhosle recit­ing ancient Tansen compositions....

Children’s Classic or Colonial Fantasy

I am glad I come from that vanishing generation which actually read books in­stead of waiting for the movie. Other­wise I might have thought that The Jungle Book was the story of the romance between a young man brought up in Indian jungles and the British woman who...