About the Book :
Songs and music are an integral part of Indian cinema and have helped filmmakers complement and enhance their narratives in numerous ways for decades. A large part of the responsibility of weaving the song into the fabric of the story lies with the songwriter.
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 Chala from Rang De Basanti or the fun-filled Sasural Genda Phool from Delhi 6, Prasoon Joshis songs have never failed to touch a chord with audiences.
A collection of some of his best songsin Devanagari, English transliteration and translationwith a thought-provoking perspective on what goes into the making of a song by the master lyricist, this book is a musthave for anyone who has ever loved poetry and songs.
Interesting Facts :
A unique compilation of Prasoon Joshis hugely popular songsin Devanagari, Roman transliteration and English translation.
In addition to his songs, this volume also includes many of Prasoon Joshi's poems.
Sunshine Lanes features insightful and personal commentary from Prasoon Joshi, as he recounts his experience of writing these songs and poems.
This beautifully produced book is ideal for fans of poetry, music and cinema, and makes for a wonderful gift.
One of Rupa's super-lead titles, Sunshine Lanes will be launched at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2013.
About the Author :
Weaving magic with words, Prasoon Joshi engages with myriad worlds 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 and the 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.