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Minimum - this is a small film with smaller names in the music.


Though Javed Ali practically insists, as always, on singing exactly like Sonu Nigam, the two songs he gets in this film, 'Minnat Karta Hu' (the last word should be phonetically spelt 'hoon' but

Not much, despite this being a Karan Johar production. The buzz for the film is almost absent, ditto for its music by a mélange of makers.


The album takes off with a Sachin-Jigar track 'Dance Basanti' (sung by Vishal Dadlani with some English lines by
Ketan Mehta has reached a musical high twice - with the 1993 Maya Memsaab and the 1996 Aar Ya Paar, each a score that fit the subject perfectly. So expectations are good.

'Rang Rasiya' (Sunidhi Chauhan) is a song with a very unusual mukhda - it repeats the same
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,

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.


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


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
The expectations from the music are gargantuan - and we expect a grand and big sound as well.

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

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