articles by Malini Nair

Life

Kishori Amonkar's music was all heart — and that's why it was so easy to fall in love with

How Kishori Amonkar made some of the most unforgettable music her audiences ever heard

Life

Kairana: How this UP town's glorious musical past faded into its troubled present

Kairana was once a town known for nurturing the venerable Kirana gharana of Indian classical music. Now it's spoken of more for prevailing communal tensions.