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I remember the first post I wrote on my blog. It was a challenge to myself on how lengthy a post I could cough up without it being about anything. The writing might have started silly, but it has helped me research and learn a lot as much as it has helped me express what […]

December 9, 2017


At the start of this year I had a narrowed down list of six things that I wanted to accomplish for sure by the end of this December. One of it was to give a full fledged concert by myself, not just stage performances and TV shows and one-hour singing, but a complete one. I […]

January 27, 2014

You cannot force them

Ramblings, Uncategorized

It was only three months ago, during a conversation with our beloved admin, that I told her: of course, I still find time to sing and write in between my work. And I had a hint of pride in my voice that day. I really don’t believe in the concept of having no time. To […]

October 14, 2013

To rationalize Fears

art, cartoons, Ramblings, Uncategorized

It all started with a conversation, as usual, and Harish told this phrase in passing. It got me, and I have been trying to assimilate it since then. Fear is an emotion that is inevitable in all of us. We are afraid of the unknown, the uncertainity and sometimes even when things happen the way […]

June 13, 2013

Gambira Nattai

carnatic, film music, music, raga series, Uncategorized

Did you know that Narumugaye from the movie Iruvar (A R Rahman) was on a raga that was as “gambeeram” as Gambhira Nattai? I think it is! Yet another song from the movie Singaravelan, Innum Ennai Enna Seyya (Ilayaraja) should also be the same raga. Gambira nattai is derived from Chala Nattai. It differs from […]

May 24, 2013