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How Ghulam Mustafa Khan Bridged Hindustani and Film Music

How Ghulam Mustafa Khan Bridged Hindustani and Film Music

 Groomed in north Indian classical, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan (1931-2021) was open to engaging with Hindi cinema as well. The voyage proved symbiotic in more ways than one. Ghulam Mustafa Khan was really small when his family initiated the boy into music. So much so, he could utter only ya-ya-ya-ya when the elders sang the...

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Dr Sunil Kothari (1933-2020): A Dancer Turned Art Critic

Dr Sunil Kothari (1933-2020): A Dancer Turned Art Critic

Culture historian and author Sunil Kothari was a living encyclopedia in the field of Indian dance. India lost one of its greatest dance scholars and cultural historians today when Sunil Kothari died, marking the end of a writing career of six decades that generated no less than 20 books and innumerable articles on the subcontinent’s...

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