Yatindra Mishra

Hindi Poet, Music & Cinema Scholar
Recipient of National Film Award for Cinema Writing

Books

Lata Surgatha
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Paperback and Hardcover
Language: Hindi
Publishers: Vani Prakashan, New Delhi

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Honoured with the 64th National film Awards for best writing on cinema, Lata: Sur Gatha has been arguably the most detailed endevour dedicated to ck explore the musical journey of the legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar. What adds to the scope of the book is that it explores the history of the Indian Film Music and the various impacts that shaped it into its present form , against the backdrop of the career of Lata Mangeshkar.

The book is divided in three sections; the first are independent notes by the author encompassing the totality of hindi film cinmea, the second part is based on the nearly seven years long interview with Lata Ji and the third section has lists of Lata ji's songs selected and compiled by the author.
The notes are informative and have a literary beauty. From Shankar Jaikishan to A.R Rahman , from Surraiya to Sunidhi Chauhan and these notes trace the evolution of Lata Mangeshkar along with the changing Indian film Music industry.

The interview is very detailed and seeks to know all the aspects of the singer's personality. The questions ranging from music, early life, struggle and family, colleagues , films to spirituality, literature, culinary choices and the seemingly insignificant mundane details of life; attempt to know Lata Mangeshkar apart from her cinematic aura and as an intellectual artist dedicated to her craft.

The third section has lists of songs compiled by the author in various combinations of the creative collaborations with different artists.

'Lata:Sur Gatha ' would enjoyable for any music and cinema aficionado.

Girija
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Paperback
Language: Hindi
Publisher: Vani Prakashan, New Delhi

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An invigorating series of dialogues with the eminent Thumri exponent Giriji Devi Ji made the Book Girija. Yatindra has deftly written about the intricacies of music and the struggles of being an artist with a poetic ease. Girija Devi ji shares the tales of her life and career, talks about the charm of Banaras , the legacy of Indian classical music . These make the book a multi-faceted endevour with a depth and dimension. Yatindra has also supplemented the interview with his analytical yet beautiful notes on music and the artist. The poems written as an ode to Girija Devi Ji are a tribute to thumri itself. This book has all the nostalgia of Indian classical and semi-classical music crystallized in it. For a glimpse into the revered life of an artist who is true to her art, Girija takes us on a melodious journey to answer hitherto unanswered questions.

Vibhas
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Vibhas
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Paperback
Language: Hindi
Publishers: Vani Prakashan, New Delhi

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A poetic retelling of the works of the mystical poet Kabir in new age and style resulted in the poetry collection titled Vibhas. Yatindra Mishra took the philosophy of the saint and using his idioms of poetry like 'Ektara', 'Chadar', 'Ghat', 'Maula', 'Rangrez', 'Kapas', 'Gagar', 'Kargha', 'Julaha' etc. worked a modern reinvention of his thoughts in contemporary forms.

Kabir is translated through this work in a modern renovation. With critiques from the world's finest experts on Kabir, Vibhas spans the whole range of the impact of the legendary Kabir and tries to capture its soul and essence.

Bhairavi Akk Mahadevi Ki Kavitaen: Akk Mahadevi Ki Kavityayen
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Bhairavi
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi
Publisher: Vani Prakashan, New Delhi

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Akka Mahadevi was a mystic poet belonging to the Lingayat Veer Shaiv Tradition. Bhairavi is a poetic recreation of her vacanas into modern forms of poems. They are based on the english translations of the original historical text from Kannada by Mr. A.K. Ramanujan and H.S. Shivprakash. Simple yet profound in depth and elegance the poems are beautiful in their entirety.

Dev Priya
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Devpriya
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

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Language: Hindi
Publisher: Vani Prakashan, New Delhi

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 Woven mesterfully from the dialogues between emminent dancer Sonal Mansingh and Yatindra Mishra 'Devpriya' is an aesthetically and intellectually invigorating book. The conversation between the artist and the poet discusses in depth the origins, and development of dance as an Art form. Yatindra also strives to explore the mind of the danseuse with various question on vastly different subjects. The short notes penned by Yatindra are beautiful in their sublimity and understanding of the subject.

Humsafar
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Paperback
Language: Hindi

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Humsafar
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Paperback
Language: Hindi
Publisher: Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi

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Celebrating the Centenary of the Indian Film Industry with its music in all its hues and shades Humsafar is a tribute to the songs and their artists in Bollywoods. A critical, in depth analysis of the journey of the Bollywood Music Industry, the book spans a timeperiod of nearly eight decades. Yatindra plays the part of a musicologist expertly and traces the origins, developments, impacts and legacy of various artists and their music. It deals in detail with the nuances of the songs and artists who redefined the course of music for times to come. It provides a comprehensive account of the parallel history of film music and it will be a delight for film and music lovers alike.

Shaharnama Faizabad
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

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Language: Hindi

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Shaharnama Faizabad
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

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Language: Hindi
Publisher: Vani Prakashan, New Delhi

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Ayodhya Tatha Anya Kavitayey
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Girija
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Swar Mudra
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Meelo Se Din
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Kunwar Narayan: Sansar
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

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Language: Hindi

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Kunwar Narayan: Upaswthiti
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Kis Bhugol Mein Kis Sapne Mein: Ashok Vajpayi Ka Gadhya
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Yada Kada
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

 

Dev Priya
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Agyeya: Jitna Tumhara Sacha Hai Samagrah Kavitaon Se Chayan
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Yaar Julahe
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Girija: A Journey Through Thumri
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Dyodhi Par Aalap
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Yaar Julahe
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

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Language: Hindi

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Ayodhya ki Sangeet Parampra
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Bhairavi Akk Mahadevi Ki Kavitaen: Akk Mahadevi Ki Kavityayen
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Vismay Ka Bakhan
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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Vibhas
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hardcover
Language: Hindi

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The Last Weave
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Hum Apna Vasant Pahachante Hain
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

Kunwar Narayan: Kai Samayo Main
by Yatindra Mishra (Author)

 

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