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The original ‘petiwala’: Walawalkar at his home in Mumbai. Photo: Courtesy Shubha Mudgal<br />

Wah Walawalkar!

3 min read . 25 Jan 2014
Begum Akhtar’s mastery of the ghazal, thumri and dadra forms accorded her an unparalleled iconicity.<br />

A loyal patron

3 min read . 09 Mar 2013
Immersed (2010), a performance by Aditi Mangaldas. Photo: Dinesh Khanna.<br />

The arty ‘khap’

3 min read . 26 Jan 2013
Marriage Procession, from 18th century Murshidabad, West Bengal, from the Kasturbhai Lalbhai Collection. Photo: Courtesy Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum, Ahmedabad<br />

Beats in a painting

2 min read . 11 Jan 2013
Lakdi ki kaathi was recorded in a child’s voice, a departure from usual practice.<br />

Child’s play

2 min read . 14 Dec 2012
Bombay Jayashri co-wrote Pi’s Lullaby along with Danna<br />

Credit notes

2 min read . 30 Nov 2012
Wajid Ali Shah was a great patron of the arts. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br />

The Lucknow lament

2 min read . 19 Oct 2012
The Afro-pop band Osibisa did a rendition of Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram, possibly during their India tour in 1981. Photo: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images<br />

Songs for Gandhi

2 min read . 04 Oct 2012
Devotees pray ahead of the Ganesh festival in Mumbai. Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP<br />

The Ganesh ‘qawwali

2 min read . 21 Sep 2012
Master of ‘taan’: Ustad Amir Khan. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.<br />

Magnificent ‘gayaki’

2 min read . 05 Sep 2012