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The connecting rhythm
The camera stays focussed on two old-world windows and a door. Soft rays of the sun make patterns on the floor. There is complete silence. This is the opening shot of documentary filmmaker Surabhi Sharma’s Phir Se Sam Pe Aana
The Hindu | November 9, 2017
Bhojpur to Bambai
On a balmy evening, in Mumbai's suburb Nala Sopara, is Kallu, a young man singing to Kalpana Patowari, "I poke my beak in your cup of nectar".
The Indian Express | September 3, 2013
Of migration and mobiles
“Bidesia in Bambai” by Surabhi Sharma looks at the thriving and energetic Bhojpuri music scene in Mumbai
The Hindu | August 22, 2013
From Bhojpur to Bambai, in song & spirit
Shooting these 'scenes' as they play out in real life, with an unobtrusive camera, is filmmaker Surabhi Sharma. Bidesia in Bambai, her latest documentary on migrant music, covers a musical culture that is now transforming itself into an industry in the suburbs of Mumbai.
The Sunday Guardian | August 3, 2013
I Just Called To Say
A small stage is set up near an auto-rickshaw garage in an anonymous corner of Khar, in suburban Mumbai.
Yahoo News | August 2, 2013