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

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Piddly – Whaaaa? daaa?? faaaaaa?

Yes, this is the kind of post that I would never do because it is not cool to give out 'first reaction' Anyway, this is about shamitabh. This is about a song that has ilayaraja at the helm and words are penned by Swanand kirkire. When I write 'piddly' from my keyboard, it auto-corrects the same … Continue reading Piddly – Whaaaa? daaa?? faaaaaa?

Bombay Talkies – Music review…Almost!

Sukhwinder starts Give it up for bachchan! in a storytelling fashion reminding you of once in vogue the ‘natak-nautanki’ style of singing songs wherein singers used to talk/converse and then sing and repeat this midway into the song. Amit trivedi hits you then with neat arrangement almost immediately with liberal ‘BigB hain!’ and the neat … Continue reading Bombay Talkies – Music review…Almost!

Kai Po Che – Music review

I thought the music release of Rockstar was the most delayed but then Kai Po Che happened! Thankfully the music was released BEFORE the film released! As @MrNarci rightly pointed out, the delay in the music release could have been due to the fact that with just 3 songs, the buzz is difficult to be … Continue reading Kai Po Che – Music review

Inkaar – Music review

A very ‘electric’ start to the song (titled Darmiyan), might trick you into believing this is one of those ‘wannabe bollywood rock’ sort of song but then Swanand kirkire intervenes melodiously and makes you smile. The tune is playful, the tone romantically secretive and the music arrangement - excellent! At times (especially when Swanand goes … Continue reading Inkaar – Music review

Barfi! Music review…almost

Ala Barfi! - Right from the first moment when you hear the whistle, you know this song is all about fun! A narrative of the alleged 'sad' life of Barfi, the song takes a lighter take on the situation rather than brooding over it (Sanjay Leela bhansali, take note). There are 2 versions of this … Continue reading Barfi! Music review…almost