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A podcast series about the wordsmiths of Hindustani music. Join Kulsum and Virat on a journey to celebrate the words behind the tunes we love...

A podcast series about the wordsmiths of Hindustani music. Join Kulsum and Virat on a journey to celebrate the words behind the tunes we love...
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Australia

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A podcast series about the wordsmiths of Hindustani music. Join Kulsum and Virat on a journey to celebrate the words behind the tunes we love...

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@likhteyraho

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English


Episodes

Episode 12 - K for Kishore

4/7/2019
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Episode 12 of a new podcast series called 'Likhtey Raho' where we deep dive into the magic of Hindustani music. This episode is all about the multifaceted genius of Kishore Kumar. The man who could do almost everything - he was an actor, a music composer, a writer, a lyricist, a producer and even a director! Of course, what made him eternal, beside his many other talents, was his golden voice. Anyone who is even remotely familiar with Hindustani film music will know Kishore Kumar's voice....

Duration:01:05:46

Episode 11 - Swanand Kirkire

3/26/2019
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Episode 11 of a new podcast series where we discuss Hindustani music and lyricists that create the magic behind the tunes we love. This is the first episode we recorded in 2019 - extremely belated Happy New Year! We start off the year by discussing the work of one of Kulsum's favourite lyricists, Swanand Kirkire. What is it about Swanand sahab's writing that appeals to our 'bavra mann'? Find out in this episode.

Duration:00:56:56

Episode 10 - Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Ye

2/23/2019
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Episode 10 of a new podcast series where we discuss Hindustani music and lyricists that create the magic behind the tunes we love. In the last episode that we recorded in 2018, we exchanged Christmas presents, and took a closer look at the soundtrack that has defined co-host Virat's life so far. You have already got to know co-host Kulsum through the episode 'The Window Seat Girl', now it's Virat's turn. If you had to make a mixtape with songs that defined your life, which ones would you...

Duration:01:27:04

Episode 9 - Ghazals

2/2/2019
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Episode 9 of a new podcast series where we discuss Hindustani music and lyricists that create the magic behind the tunes we love. This episode is specially dedicated to a genre of music and poetry that is close to our hearts - ghazals. Ghazals have continuously reinvented themselves to stay relevant with the changing times, from the times of Mir, Ghalib and Khusrau to present day. Podcast co-hosts Virat & Kulsum delve into some of their favourite ghazals penned by master poets such as Faiz...

Duration:00:57:03

Episode 8 - Sahir

1/16/2019
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Episode 8 of a new podcast series where we discuss Hindustani music and the lyricists that create the magic. We start 2019 with a spotlight on Sahir Ludhianvi, one of the greatest Urdu poets and Hindi film lyricists to have picked up the pen. Virat discusses the massive influence Sahir has had on his life and we unpack some of the unique stylistic mannerisms that have made Sahir's poetry and film songs timeless.

Duration:00:50:18

Episode 7 - The Window Seat Girl

12/11/2018
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Episode 7 of a new podcast series 'Likhtey Raho' where we discuss the magic of Hindustani songs and lyrics. In this episode, we go all deep and personal with podcast co-host Kulsum in uncovering the soundtrack that has defined her life thus far. If you had to make a mixtape with songs that defined your life, which ones would you pick?

Duration:00:55:57

Episode 6 - The Impact of Bengal

11/11/2018
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Episode 6 of a new podcast series 'Likhtey Raho' where we discuss the magic of Hindustani songs and lyrics. In this episode, we pay tribute to Bengal: its rich artistic and cultural legacy and the impact the region has had on Hindustani film music. For this very special episode, we are joined by a very special guest - renowned Indian music director and composer Shantanu Moitra.

Duration:00:47:31

Episode 5 - Pakoda Playlist Govinda

10/15/2018
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Episode 5 of a new podcast series 'Likhtey Raho' where we discuss the magic of Hindustani song lyrics and the wordsmiths who make the magic happen. We continue our nostalgic journey of growing up with 90s musical influences with our second edition of the 'Pakoda Playlist'. This one pays tribute to the king of thumkas, the one and only, Govinda. Join Kulsum and Virat in their adda on a journey of song lyrics and everything in between...

Duration:00:50:42

Episode 4 - Pakoda Playlist Vol 1

9/30/2018
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Episode 4 of a new podcast series 'Likhtey Raho' where we dwell into the magic of Hindustani song lyrics and the wordsmiths who make the magic happen. This one is all about nostalgia and growing up as 90s kids and our musical memories and influences growing up. Join Kulsum and Virat in their adda on a journey of song lyrics and everything in between...

Duration:00:46:10

Episode 3 - Irshad Kamil

9/3/2018
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Episode 3 of a new podcast series 'Likhtey Raho' where we celebrate the magic of Hindustani song lyrics and the wordsmiths who make the magic happen. This episode is all about the many facets of love, as we discuss the work of Irshad Kamil. Join Kulsum and Virat in their adda on a journey of song lyrics and everything in between...

Duration:00:55:32

Episode 2 - Shailendra

8/18/2018
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Episode 2 of a new podcast series 'Likhtey Raho' where we dwell into the magic of Hindustani song lyrics and the wordsmiths who make the magic happen. In this episode, we discuss the work of Shailendra. Join Kulsum and Virat in their adda on a journey of song lyrics and everything in between...

Duration:00:41:29

Episode 1 - Varun Grover

7/30/2018
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Pilot episode of a new podcast series 'Likhtey Raho' where we dwell into the magic of Hindustani song lyrics and the wordsmiths who make the magic happen. Join Kulsum and Virat in their adda on a journey of song lyrics and everything in between...

Duration:00:55:43