Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
CDs & DVDs > Indian Classical Music > The Other Song (DVD)
Displaying 1 of 752         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The Other Song (DVD)

The Other Song (DVD)

The Other Song (DVD)

Availability:
Sold Out
Specifications:

Saba Dewan
Magic Lantern Movies (2009)
120 min. Approx

Item Code:
IZZ978
Price:
$40.00   Shipping Free
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The Other Song (DVD)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 1348 times since 14th Jul, 2014
From The DVD
Artiste: Saba Dewan
Language: Hindi, Urdu, English, English subtitles
Format: Audio CD
Duration: 120 min.

About The DVD

In 1935 Rasoolan Bai the well known singer from Varanasi, India, recorded for the gramophone a thumri that she would never sing again –Lagat jobanwa ma chot, phool gendwa na maar (My breasts are wounded, don’t throw flowers at me). A variation of her more famous bhairavi thumri –Lagat karejwa ma chot, phool gendwa na maar (My heart is wounded, don’t throw flowers at me). A variation of her more famous bhairavi thumri –Lagat karejwa ma chot, phool gendwa na maar (My heart is wounded, don’t throw flowers at me), the 1935 recoding, never to be repeated, faded from public memory and eventually got lost.

More than seventy years later the film travels through Varanasi, Lucknow and Muzzafarpur in Bihar to search for the forgotten thumri. This journey opens a Pandora’s box of life stories, memories, half remembered songs and histories that for long have been banished into oblivion. It brings the film face to face with the enigmatic figure of the tawaif, courtesan, bai ji and the contested terrain of her art practice and lifestyle. To understand the past and present of the tawaif the film must unravel the significant transitions that took place in late 19th and early 20th century around the control, censorship and moral policing of female sexualities and cultural expression.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Tum Chandan Hum Pani
Sant Ravidas
Doordarshan Archives(2006)
Item Code: IZZ302
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Saint Tyagaraja’s Nauka Charitam: A Dance Drama (DVD)
Doordarshan Archives (2005)
Item Code: ICX064
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shravan Kumar - The Ideal Son (DVD)
Sharad Desai
Nupur Marketing Inc.(2006)
Item Code: IZZ390
$12.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The New Age (Naya Daur) in Colour (DVD)
B.R. Chopra
Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (2012)
163 min. Approx
Item Code: IZZ625
$24.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kalyug: To Hell... and Back (DVD)
Mahesh Bhatt
Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.(2006)
Approx. 126 Minutes
Item Code: IZZ413
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Swara Ganga M.S.Subbulakshmi: Bharat Ratna Series Vol-I (With Booklet Inside) (DVD)
M.S. Subbulakshmi
Doordarshan Archives (2005)
Item Code: IZZ814
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Vanishing Temple Arts (Temples of Kerala and Kanyaakumaari District)
by Deepti Omchery Bhalla
Hardcover (Edition: 2006)
Shubhi Publications
Item Code: IHJ097
$65.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Fragrance of Padams - Pada Parimalam (With CD Inside)
Item Code: NAL628
$60.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Essential Mystery – Major Filmmakers of Indian Art Cinema
by John W Hood
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Orient Black Swan
Item Code: NAC724
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
CONSCIENCE OF THE RACE (India's Offbeat Cinema)
Item Code: IDG528
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bollywood Today
by Kaveree Bamzai
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
Roli Books
Item Code: IDK028
$32.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Presidents of India: 1950-2003 (Second Edition)
by Dr. Janak Raj Jai
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
REGENCY PUBLICATIONS
Item Code: IDG258
$50.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Very grateful for this service, of making this precious treasure of Haveli Sangeet for ThakurJi so easily in the US. Appreciate the fact that notation is provided.
Leena, USA.
The Bhairava painting I ordered by Sri Kailash Raj is excellent. I have been purchasing from Exotic India for well over a decade and am always beyond delighted with my extraordinary purchases and customer service. Thank you.
Marc, UK
I have been buying from Exotic India for years and am always pleased and excited to receive my packages. Thanks for the quality products.
Delia, USA
As ever, brilliant price and service.
Howard, UK.
The best and fastest service worldwide - I am in Australia and I put in a big order of books (14 items) on a Wednesday; it was sent on Friday and arrived at my doorstep early on Monday morning - amazing! All very securely packed in a very strong cardboard box. I have bought several times from Exotic India and the service is always exceptionally good. THANK YOU and NAMASTE!
Charles (Rudra)
I just wanted to say that this is I think my 3rd (big) order from you, and the last two times I received immaculate service, the books arrived well and it has been a very pleasant experience. Just wanted to say thanks for your efficient service.
Shantala, Belgium
Thank you so much EXOTIC INDIA for the wonderfull packaging!! I received my order today and it was gift wrapped with so much love and taste in a beautiful golden gift wrap and everything was neat and beautifully packed. Also my order came very fast... i am impressed! Besides selling fantastic items, you provide an exceptional customer service and i will surely purchase again from you! I am very glad and happy :) Thank you, Salma
Salma, Canada.
Artwork received today. Very pleased both with the product quality and speed of delivery. Many thanks for your help.
Carl, UK.
I wanted to let you know how happy we are with our framed pieces of Shree Durga and Shree Kali. Thank you and thank your framers for us. By the way, this month we offered a Puja and Yagna to the Ardhanarishwara murti we purchased from you last November. The Brahmin priest, Shree Vivek Godbol, who was visiting LA preformed the rites. He really loved our murti and thought it very paka. I am so happy to have found your site , it is very paka and trustworthy. Plus such great packing and quick shipping. Thanks for your service Vipin, it is a pleasure.
Gina, USA
My marble statue of Durga arrived today in perfect condition, it's such a beautiful statue. Thanks again for giving me a discount on it, I'm always very pleased with the items I order from you. You always have the best quality items.
Charles, Tennessee
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India