Oye! Bollywood Filmi
Ragini MMS (2011) is known as a scare-fest, but its music was functional. Much has changed since by way of trends, and today, promotional songs as well as other lip-synch numbers are considered much more important from the commercial point of view. However, we have long stopped
David Dhawan and Sajid-Wajid have a flop-free and musically impeccable record over a decade, with Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Partner (2007) and Chashme Baddoor (2013). We expect another hit score here.
At the outset, let us mention that none of the songs are
The music has to traverse multiple eras and genres as well as meet contemporary trends: a tough call indeed for a new pair of composers -Dharam-Sandeep - who have, so far, only done some piecemeal work. This is their big break from Satish Kaushik, a director known for great music
A film that is quite in the news for a fresh tweak to the social message film, Youngistaan needs young, happening music. Producer Vashu Bhagnani's record, in films starring his son Jackky Bhagnani, is quite decent till now (F.A.L.T.U., Ajab Gazabb Love).
The director of the film is Nupur Asthana and the music is by Raghu Dixit. The combination gave us that delicious confection Mujhse Fraaandship Karogi (2011) with some foot-tapping as well as soulful music. So our expectations are of something of that level, or more.
This is a small film with a newbie music director, so we have nothing to expect.
Singer Altamash Faridi dominates the album with three of the four tracks, or four of the five, if we include an unplugged version of one of the songs.
The lead track, 'Ishq Tera
There are a lot of expectations from the film, as it is produced by Neeraj Pandey after A Wednesday! and Special Chabbis. With the lead actor being singer-composer Ali Zafar, we expect fair music too.
Ali Zafar composes and sings all the songs, and writes most of