Thursday, October 22, 2009

Memory Lane

It's interesting how, sometimes, just listening to a song or watching a movie again can take you into a world of memories. I was exploring YouTube and trying to seek out songs that I haven't heard in a while. I happened to land upon Zehreeley and it reminded me of Bhatti's hilarious rendition of the song on our Manali trip and then again at his farewell from our team.

Then I landed upon Morni Baaga Ma from Lamhe. This is the first Hindi movie I remember watching end to end multiple times and enjoying. There weren't too many children's films in Hindi that held me interest at that time. Come to think of it, there aren't many of them now either, are there?

So anyway, this song takes me back to the time I was ten years old and, when I didn't have much homework, enjoyed long, carefree afternoons by myself, because my mom and my brother would always nap in the afternoons and my dad would be at work. Well, I do still enjoy my afternoons by myself, but life isn't quite so carefree any more, is it?

When I hear a song from a movie I watched with some friends, it always reminds me of the good times I had with those friends. Of how some of them got annoyed when I sang along with the songs. How some annoyed me by laughing too much or just making too much hullabaloo for no apparent reason. Good times, good memories.


amitbhatnagar said...

Oops! You sold my topic.. :(( I was planning to write on exactly the same topic..

Yes, this always happens.. Some songs just get connected to people/ moments and remind you of them every time the song is played.. This Diwali night, three of us got together, and were playing random songs from youtube.. And one of the other guys played "Bol na halke halke" and that reminded me of you. (n Chopra-san too :-) )

Bhavya said...

He he... last time I spoke to Abhinav, he was also saying that there are two songs which remind him of me... the 'bhajan' and Genda Phool...
n how come it reminds u of Chopra? u didn't see him laughing so hard that he fell off your desk! :P

Aparna said...

songs always bring nostalgic memories...the ones we listened whilw growing up

Impressions said...

Hi bhavya,

Agree with your this blog totally!!
Just in case you are wondering who I am; then I reached your blog through Chaya's blog ; I am in Adobe and Chaya is my college senior :)
and I follow your blog avidly and like your style of writing :)

Bhavya said...

Aparna: Yes they do :)

Impressions: Thanks :)
By the way, I no longer wonder about how someone landed on my blog... there are just so many people who happen to be browsing someone else's blog and following links from the comments section. But good to know if you actually know one of my friends :)