Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) – Music review

With Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra teams up with the ‘usually good but slightly out of touch these days’ Shankar Ehsaan loy. Lyrics are by Prasoon Joshi. Predictably, the album has a brilliant ‘Gurbani’. While Daler Mehndi does a good job, it is the excellent violins throughout and the cello in the beginning that … Continue reading Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) – Music review


Goliyon ki rasLeela – Ramleela (2013) Music review

Just pasting some old reviews I penned for Timeout Bombay. Doing this because these reviews aren't available anywhere now since Timeout Bombay couldn't afford (tch tch!) to keep old archives on the internet going. Sanjay Leela Bhansali (SLB) is back to engage us with Ramleela and he has composed the music of the film. His … Continue reading Goliyon ki rasLeela – Ramleela (2013) Music review

2 States (2014) – Music review

Reproducing this from Timeout Bombay's archives which they couldn't afford to keep going on the web. I can afford it so here it is 🙂 2 states is based on chetan bhagat’s masala novel of the same title. The music is done by Shankar ehsan loy and the songs are penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Offo … Continue reading 2 States (2014) – Music review

CityLights (2014) – Music review

Posting this from archives. Music – Jeet Gannguli Lyrics – Rashmi Singh National award winner RajKummar Rao teams up yet again with director Hansal Mehta in Citylight, which is an Indian adaptation of British film "Metro Manila". Muskuraane ki wajah is sung by Arijit Singh and the ‘romantic’ version of the same has a nice … Continue reading CityLights (2014) – Music review

Lootera (2013) – Music review

From the archives which got deleted since Timeout Bombay couldn't afford to keep their content on web. Vikramaditya Motwane, after a superb outing with Udaan is back with his new film Lootera.The music of Lootera is composed by Amit Trivedi and songs are penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. The album, for most part oozes with minimalist … Continue reading Lootera (2013) – Music review

Matru ki bijli ka mandola – Music review

Thanks to Raghu Dixit's Chef, I dug out some of my old reviews and came across this. This was featured in Timeout Bombay. In their infinite wisdom, Timeout has removed all their reviews. I am reproducing the review here. I will be pasting more old reviews. Remember, these reviews @ Timeout just had to be … Continue reading Matru ki bijli ka mandola – Music review