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Oye! Bollywood Filmi

Expectations:
After the path-breaking Go Goa Gone and the ingenious song 'Shake Your Bootiya' in Finding Fanny, expectations have to be high from the innovative team of producer Dinesh Vijan and Sachin-Jigar. Raj-DK also directed the former film, and Vijan also co-produced Love Aaj Kal,
Expectations:

This is a redux of the 1982 Shaukeeen (the first known film to use numerology in the title!) and Akshay Kumar is co-producer. From him, we can generally expect a cocktail of music makers, like in OMG - Oh My God! and Boss, and a couple of good tracks.

Music:

Piano chords open
Expectations:

Shaad Ali is known for a good music sense - and has a great tuning with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

Music:

The acoustic-heavy, almost R.D. Burman-esque title-song 'Kill Dil' (Sonu Nigam, Shankar Mahadevan), a breezy, instrument-dominated groovy track, reminds us in parts of the
Expectations:
The expectations from the music are gargantuan - and we expect a grand and big sound as well.

Music:
The album begins with 'Indiawaale' (Shankar Mahadevan, K K, Vishal Dadlani, Neeti Mohan), which however seems to be the last or climactic song of the film, in the best
Expectations:

Moderate, but the hype over the remix ups the ante.

Music:

Finally the twain meets - Bappi Lahiri (as singer) and R.D. Burman (as composer, 20 years after he passed away!) 'come together' for a re-creation of Pancham's popular 'Pyar Mein Dil Pe Maar Le
Expectations:

Nothing much, but Ram Sampath (Khakee, Family, Fukrey) is a respectable name.

Music:

Mohit Chauhan's 'Bitua' feels like a lori (lullaby), but is actually a gently inspirational song from a father to his son. Sandeep Nath's lyrics talk about achieving success
Expectations:

There are no expectations as the film has no face value.

Music:

We kind of liked the languorous jazz version of the love song 'Tham Sa Gayaa' sung by the composer Sawan Dutta herself. Jazz is a comparatively lesser-used form of Western music in Hindi cinema and the song

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