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In conversation with Nida Fazli Sahaab, brought to you from our archives

The conversation with Nida Fazli Sahaab was just beautiful poetry…every word, every sentence uttered mesmerizing…that my description here will fall short….
So, we went down memory lane, to the most painful period of India’s history-the time of partition…the grief beyond and the stand Nida Fazli took to stay back in India even though it meant separation from his parents…
His life thereafter, and the time when the city of the “sea and coconuts”,Mumbai became his home …all this and much more , we recount …
Please do tune in for this conversation, on our Hindi Radio Show,’ Chat & Chai’, on MeraSangeet gold, on Friday, 22 Jan, at 9 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM & 8 PM EST

A peep into Uttarayana celebrations then and now, on our Hindi radio Show

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"Hi, Goodmorning", I said expecting to hear a sleepy voice at the other end, but no,to my surprise , the voice was full of enthusiasm ...early morning and our very dear listener was just as excited about the day as she would be during her childhood days- rushing up the stairs to her terrace...all around
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Peep into Pongal and Makar Sankranti celebrations,now and then

It was fun talking with one of our very dear and active listener, Sushma Sri. A scientist by profession, Sushma lives in Fremont, California. So, Sushma was a in a festive mood…afterall it i s Makar Sankranti! She took us back to India , to the celebrations there from her memories….a peep there and also in the celebrations here in California…

We also have Anu Villapakkam on our show. Anu is also a scientist by profession but has taken a short little ‘Mommy Break’ as she says.Anu also lives in Fremont, California and with her, we go back to Chennai, where she grew up.She fondly remembered Pongal, as it is celebrated in india ….four days of celebration…wow!! Try to be in Chennai the next time you are in India around this time….and yes a little peep into the celebrations here as well…

Tune-in for sure…today, Jan 14, on our Hindi radio Show, Chat and Chai on MeraSangeet Gold at 9 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM & 8 PM EST
And if you have any messages for Sushma and Anu, just write in at kanwal@merasangeet.com or call 1-800-4718987 ext 2

Peep into Lohri celebrations-now and then, with our listeners on our Hindi Radio Show

Sumanji has been in the United States for many many years now. She lives in Washington DC. It was great talking to her about Lohri celebrations here in the US, this year and in the years gone by. She fondly remembers her days spent in Delhi too…
We also have on the show , our very regular guest, Rajiv S Khanna. Rajivji talks about Lohri as well, about how they get to celebrate off and on…renders the very well known rhyme…”Sundriye Mundriye…”
Do listen in to the conversation…it will take you back across the seas..Saat Samundar Paar…on MeraSangeet Gold,13 Jan at 9 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM & 8 PM EST

In conversation with Farhan Akhtar, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai

What a great way to start Chat and Chai in the New Year…yes we bring you a conversation with the very well known, our very own Farhan Akhtar- The Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer, lyricist and television host…and we talk about his film Wazir, in theaters next to you on 8 Jan…
Tune-in to www.merasangeet.com and listen in on 7Jan at 12:00 Noon ,3:00 PM , 6:00 PM , 9:00 PM -EST& on 8 Jan 5 AM ,7 AM and 9 AM EST

Tamasha Movie Contest on MeraSangeet

Play and win …Tamasha T-shirts on MeraSangeet !! Listen in to all our shows on all our Stations and get lucky !! The contest is on only this week, from Monday, Nov 30 to Friday, Dec 4.
To participate call in at 1-800-471-8987 and on its extensions, ie, 2,3,4,5,6

And yes, Do watch the movie in theaters next to you….Love Stories are always the same right ? Wrong!! This one is different…starts differently….the journey is different …taking you across the beautiful unseen parts of the world…and to one of our very own -the  beautiful hill Station of India…well, I wont name these exotic places…you must watch the movie for sure and do send in your feedback. Write in for sure …hamein rahegaa aapka intezaar !!

In conversation with the wonderful Indian film director and writer, Imtiaz Ali

Must say that Imtiaz Ali has a nice, easy way of talking….just like his films are , so much about all of us…portrayed on screen so very easily…beautifully…and so we talk about Deepika, about Ranbir, about France, Tokyo, the songs, the off-screen tamasha….and yes…Yes, the conversation is all about “the” film, Tamasha releasing in theaters next to you on Friday, 27 Nov….watch it for sure !!
So, tune-in for sure and get a peep into the film ….on our Show Chat and Chai, Wednesday and Thursday, Nov 25 & 26 at 12:00 Noon ,3:00 PM , 6:00 PM , 9:00 PM -EST on Merasangeet Global and meanwhile enjoy this beautiful track

From our Archives- a conversation with the beautiful Indian Actor, Bhagyashree

I listened back to the interview yet again and thought you should hear it too…our listeners who missed it last time and for our listeners who would love to hear this again….the chirpy, beautiful Bhagyashree….of Maine Pyar Kiya fame…
So we talked a lot about the making of Maine Pyar Kiya….her life after that…her future plans…..and much more….
Tune-in for this very wonderful conversation with the beautiful Bhagyashree, this Friday, Nov 20 on our Hindi Radio Show, ‘Chat and Chai’, on MeraSangeet Gold at 7 AM, 9 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM & 8 PM EST

Cricket lovers tune-in to MeraSangeet LA

RJ Karan covering Cricket All Stars!!! with Brian Lara and VVS Laxman... Keep Listening for interviews!!! Sachin Tendulkar Brian Lara VVS Laxman Anshuvijay Rode Cricket All Stars

Posted by Mera Sangeet - Los Angeles on Friday, November 13, 2015

For all Cricket lovers , do tune-in to MeraSangeet LA and hear RJ Karan covering Cricket All Stars!!! and listen to your favorite Cricket Stars … Keep Listening for interviews!!!

Soumya,Golda, Cry America Volunteers on our Hindi radio Show

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It was fun talking to Soumya and Golda and know about their passion to give back to society... Today, we take you to Austin, where preparations are in full swing for the Nov 15  CRY America walk.. If you want to be a part of it or want to contribute in any way, reach me at kanwal@merasangeet.com And
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Anupama, CRY America Volunteer on our Hindi Radio Show

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Anupama takes us to the venue of the event..where preparations are on in full swing  for the event to be held on Nov 14, 2015. The Antelope Valley Walk for Child Rights...be a part of it.. Anupama has been a volunteer with CRY for long and does her bit to contribute back to society. Do be
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Happy Diwali to all MeraSangeet Listeners

Happy Diwali to all our very dear MeraSangeet listeners …wishes for all your dreams to come true…wishes for great health and prosperity…wishes for happiness and merriment… May this festival lighten up our lives and bring in the best !

Dont be alone this Diwali…create memories that would last a life time…chahe aap hon miloon door..apno ka ehsaas dil mein rakhein aur apna yeh tuhaar dhoom dhaam se manye….Go out there and be with friends, relatives,and have a fun-filled Diwali…

And Stay tuned on all our three stations, on all our shows…hameshaa…Always !!

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