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About the Book: Sunshine Lanes: A Poetic Journey
A rare glimpse into the mind of one of the nations best loved poet-lyricists.
Songs and music are an integral part of Indian cinema and have helped film-makers complement and enhance their narratives innumerous ways for decades. A large part of the responsibility of weaving the song into the fabric of the story lies with the song writer.
Sunshine Lanes: A Poetic Journey offers a rare glimpse into the mind of one of the nations best loved poet-lyricists. Whether it is the tender Ma from Taare Zameen Par, the inspirational Khoon Chalafrom Rang De Basanti or the fun-filled Sasural Genda Phool fromDelhi 6, Prasoon Joshis songs have never failed to touch a chordwith audiences. A collection of some of his best songs inDevanagari, English transliteration and translation with a thought-provoking perspective on what goes into the making of asong by the master lyricist, this book is a must-have for anyone who has ever loved poetry and songs.
About Author: Prasoon Joshi
Weaving magic with words, Prasoon Joshi engages with myriadworlds in his roles as a poet-lyricist and advertising professional(Executive Chairperson and CEO of McCann Worldgroup, India, and President, South Asia). He has won several awards and honours including the prestigious National Award, the Filmfare Award andthe Gold Lion at the Cannes festival. He was designated a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He is also a respected sociocultural voice and has worked on several public service campaigns on topics such as pulse polio and anti-tobacco awareness,gender sensitization and, most recently, the nationwide campaign against malnutrition.