On stage, under the spotlight, with an audience in front and a band behind me, that’s where I like living most of all. I discovered this when I was a little kid and would sing for my mom’s friends. Today nothing has changed. That’s still my most favourite place to be. I think i live […]

Aman Mahajan and I have been working on the tunes in Bangalore Blues for about 6 or 7 years now. Trying it out in different formats depending on whether we have a quartet a quintet a trio, or this, o0ur favourite format, a duo. A pure piano and voice rendition of our own material, this […]

Is it fair to critique someone’s life? Is it fair to boo a musician at a concert? Is it fair for political candidates to be lampooned in public? As long as you put it out there for public consumption, I suppose it is. “One, Two, Three, Four — Mother *&%@&^,” says Springsteen. It is the […]

When Sidharth Bhatia contacted me about a year ago armed with a bunch of probing questions about my life as a rock’n’roll singer in the band Human Bondage some two centuries ago (well, I exaggerate, it was in the mid-70s), frankly, I was astonished. “I’m writing a book about rock’n’roll in India, back in the […]

They’re nothing like Scylla and Charibdis, in case you’re wondering that this is a story about a Greek tragedy or perhaps some impossible conundrum for which there is no solution. Not at all. Posset and syllabub are two desserts me and old SO (my Significant Other) came across quite accidentally one day, when we eschewed […]