Mohenjo daro – Music review

This review first appeared here - http://www.thequint.com/entertainment/2016/07/08/review-music-mohenjo-daro-ar-rahman-hrithik-roshan-pooja-hegde-ashutosh-gowariker You can listen to my music review on the B.B.C. website -http://www.bbc.com/hindi/multimedia/2016/07/160728_bbc_mr_vm Ashutosh Gowariker and AR Rahman with a historical drama backdrop between them has all the makings of a delicious music album. This is purely because of the precedence this duo has set when we look at the … Continue reading Mohenjo daro – Music review

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Highway – Music review

This review appeared first here - http://www.timeoutmumbai.net/music/cd-review/album-review-highwayUnabridged version of the review is here - http://moifightclub.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/highway-music-nashe-mein-ud-jaaye-re-haaye-re/After Rockstar Imtiaz Ali is back with his latest romance-drama Highway starring Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt. With the genius of AR Rahman, Ali presents the film’s nine-track soundtrack.The first and probably most popular song of the album is “Patakha Guddi”, … Continue reading Highway – Music review

2013 Hindi film music – Vanishing traditional touch?

This year amidst the barrage of pre tuned item numbers, there was a lot of good music that made it’s way to our ears cutting out all the noise. The year started on a good note with films like Matru ki bijlee ka mandola and Kai po che that had a good mix of folk and … Continue reading 2013 Hindi film music – Vanishing traditional touch?

Jab tak hai Jaan – Music review..Almost

The way ‘Saans’ starts, one does feel the sound of A.R. Rahman trying to hit you. Shreya Ghosal comes up with an echo (and a lot of ‘dhafli’ in the background and some unnecessary violins that more or less go on and on). Mohit Chauhan has probably done a doctorate in such slow mood songs … Continue reading Jab tak hai Jaan – Music review..Almost

Rockstar – Music review

This post first appeared here - http://bit.ly/moifightclub In the times of ‘gone with the click’ I cannot remember the last time when the curiosity of a music score being released was even half as it was for the soundtrack of ‘Rockstar’. Guilt is my witness as I shamelessly searched all the ‘shady’ sites to catch hold … Continue reading Rockstar – Music review

AR Rehman connections – review

I can feast on AR Rahman’s music for 2 and a half days without food. Not sure about you! The moment I heard about this new album, I thought of checking this out and here I am with its review... Silent invocation A – the serene Sitar starts and finds company in the flute that … Continue reading AR Rehman connections – review