Daily Archives: September 19, 2009

Eid ul-Fitr

Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month in which Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) received the first revelation of the Holy Qur’an. In Muslim tradition, Ramadan is a time of heightened commitment to … Continue reading

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Scoring the sounds of Bollywood

As young boys, Salim and Sulaiman Merchant enjoyed watching their father, Sadruddin, sing and perform in public. A composer and 14-year veteran of the Telugu-language film industry in South India, Sadruddin Merchant moved to Mumbai in 1969 where he manufactured … Continue reading

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