Laila Majnu 2018 – Music review

You can listen to the review of this album here. I apologise for the bad quality of sound, all my fault. This review appeared first on B.B.C. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06jqmhp Do yourself a favour and explore Katyo chuko at every platform you can. Mohammed Muneem Niazi is a treasure. Loved the song. a bit. too. much. Pity … Continue reading Laila Majnu 2018 – Music review

Shab – Music review

You can listen to the music review of Shab here आडियोबीबीसीसंगीतसमीक्षा https://soundcloud.com/almostareview/shab-music-review-7-july-2017-bbc-india   I think the song Afiya was supposed to be in Onir's 'I am'. Music review if 'I am' is here, just in case https://almostareview.wordpress.com/2011/04/22/i-am-music-review/ (c) For all B.B.C. recordings belongs to B.B.C. Hindi

Half Girlfriend – Music Review

You can listen to my music review of Half Girlfriend here - http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-39899349 A surprisingly good album that is weighed down by 'done to death' Aashiqu-sque tune, a shrill Shreya Ghosal nearly murdering a Pakistani gem and lastly - a surprising English song that is very very good! Thumbs up!

Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya – Music review

You can listen to my music review of Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya here - http://www.bbc.com/hindi/entertainment-39156009 Energetic, missing the mark often but with two solid filmi songs which are original, thankfully. You can listen to the full album and find all artist credits here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTRsPv3r5b0  

Music review links

Have been irregular in updating the links of my music reviews. Thought let me change that. Here are some of them. Cheers! OK Jaanu http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-38543688 Kaabil http://www.bbc.com/hindi/entertainment-38655580 Year ender 2016 BBC top 10 songs - http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-38543684 Mirzya http://bit.ly/bbcmirzya  Rock on 2 http://bit.ly/bbcrockon2 Shivaay http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-37659881 Ae dil hai mushkil http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-37732820 Saansein http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-37804420 force 2 http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-37874822 Tum … Continue reading Music review links

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

Music review – Fever

You can listen to the music review here - http://www.bbc.com/hindi/multimedia/2016/07/160707_bbc_music_review_spk.shtml An album that has as many as 15 songs, misses the melody point completely.

Music review – Kapoor & Sons (Estd. 1921)

The review first appeared in text here - http://www.thequint.com/entertainment/2016/03/09/kapoor-and-sons-music-review-badshah-alia-bhatt-fawad-khan-sidharth-kapoor You can listen to my review on B.B.C. here http://www.bbc.com/hindi/multimedia/2016/03/160310_music_review_vm Music - Amaal Mallik, Badshah, Arko Pravo Mukherjee and Tanishk Bagchi. Lyrics  - Badshah, Kumaar, Manoj Muntashir, Dr. Devendra Kafir and Abhiruchi Chand In a song that would lead a lot of ‘Posh’ people to believe ‘OMG … Continue reading Music review – Kapoor & Sons (Estd. 1921)

Music review – Neerja

This review was first featured here - https://www.thequint.com/entertainment/2016/02/10/review-the-music-of-neerja-is-disarmingly-good I am a big fan of the music of Ram Madhvani’s Let’s Talk. Back in 2002, when people were coming to terms with fusion music, Ram delivered fused genres in this album with thumri-sque melody and funk in equal measure. The film of course had good scope … Continue reading Music review – Neerja

Music review of Mary Kom and Finding fanny

The reviews for both the films are now live on the BBC website Listen to the wonderful music album and then listen to the music review of Mary Kom here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/hindi/multimedia/2014/08/140822_music_review_marykom_sb.shtml 50% out of tune and 50% just about hitting the mark I feel the music of finding fanny is and  here is the … Continue reading Music review of Mary Kom and Finding fanny