GUZRA HUA ZAMANA: REMEMBERING OUR GLORIOUS PAST –
S. MOHINDER by Darkndusky Hoon
Making of this article
In a brief senseless moment I mentioned that I would like to write something for GHZ sometime. What was a joke initially became serious and I found myself with a couple of articles on S.Mohinder sahab. Just like every GHZ episode, I felt not an iota of interest and avoided it for weeks.
I hadn’t heard a single song except “Guzra hua zamana” and didn’t relate to his music at all. Soon the approaching deadline started feeling like the school annual exams…perish or pass I told myself … I felt thoroughly incompetent, knowing I couldn’t add any knowledgeable insights on someone I clearly knew nothing about. Did I mention one of the articles was in Hindi which felt like Russian in every sentence? I imagined myself sending apology letters to Aditya & Archana and deactivating my FB account …till a brilliant plan came to me.
I would just be myself as on every GHZ episode, bored , apprehensive and wondering how I’d survive this theme….I would listen to his songs and simply walk you through his movies “oohing and aahing” at the lovelies with much help from Pankaj Rag & Harjap Singh Aujla saahib… Read the rest of this entry »