Sukumar Mandalika

Sukumar Mandalika is an engineer by profession, with a lifetime of experience in reputed Indian private organisations.  A writer by passion, he has all his life been unabashedly addicted to Hindi films and music.  He currently lives with his wife Padmavathy  in Madras.

Ravi C. Narayan is an accomplished and multi-faceted NRI domiciled in the United States of America.  A connoisseur of fine arts, he has a special fondness for Hindi film music.  He is happily married to Vasantha with whom he lives in Tysons Corner, Virginia.


Down Bollywood Street, On Melody Beat

Books by Sukumar Mandalika & Ravi C. Narayan

India is home to almost every religion in the world, each practised by its own set of believers.  But two religions are practised, indeed celebrated, by all Indians across the length and breadth of the country all the time . . . cricket and cinema.

Indian cinema is 100 years old.  105 years, to be exact, since Dadasaheb Phalke made India’s first full length silent film Raja Harishchandra in 1913.

Sound entered the s

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Books by Sukumar Mandalika

Youth . . . like Spring, it is an ethereal, exhilarating and enchanting season that favours each one of us just once. Like Time, it never lasts long enough, its succulence slipping away silently and stealthily. Like Mother Nature, it lets you be your own teacher of right and wrong. Like Desire, it leaves you yearning for more, never to return.

Youth, at more than half of its population, is the very arbitrator of India’s destiny today. There are you

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