2017 Film Songs Round Up – PART 1

Doing a 10 song round up for B.B.C. - You can listen to the first instalment here. http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-42459875 The final instalment would be live next week. Meanwhile, there is a blogpost with playlist link lurking somewhere in which I won't be constrained to pick just 10 songs. That would be coming here shortly or somewhere.


Rocky Handsome – Music review

You can listen to my review of the music of Rocky Handsome on B.B.C. here - http://www.bbc.com/hindi/multimedia/2016/03/160318_bbc_music_review_rs Bombay rockers are back but the rest of album leaves a lot to be desired.  

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

Talvar – artist credits (full)

Easily the most anticipated film of the year, Talvar will hit the screens October 2. Last year it was Haider that appeared on the same date. Here are the full artist credits, the music is out on iTunes.  You can stream all the songs for free here Thank you @NotsoSnob and Junglee pictures for the … Continue reading Talvar – artist credits (full)

Queen – Music Review

An abridged version of the review first appeared here http://www.timeoutmumbai.net/music/cd-review/album-review-queen Amit Trivedi teams up with the lyricst Anvita Dutt to give us the music of Phantom films’ Kangna Ranaut - Raj Kumar Rao starrer Queen. True to the film’s theme, London Thumakda starts in Punajbi celebration mood and Labh janjua doesn’t miss a single beat … Continue reading Queen – Music Review

Shuddh Desi Romaaaaaaaaaaaans – Music review

Tere mere beech is a breath of fresh air largely due to the singing of Sunidhi Chauhan and Mohit Chauhan. The use of brass bands is always a welcome and in the 'not so party' song like this, the use of the same is clever! The arrangement is just right and the excellent use of … Continue reading Shuddh Desi Romaaaaaaaaaaaans – Music review