A Journey Down Melody Lane: The Making of a Hindi Film Song

01 December 2010

Raju Bharatan

Hay House India,

300 pages, ` 399

The Hindi film song has held millions spellbound for nearly eight decades. India’s leading film song historian, Raju Bharatan, delves deep into his treasure trove to tell us how singing is all about romancing, how composing is all about feelings, and how stardom and songdom meet to make the vintage film number a part of the nation’s psyche.