Music Review

  • 'Queen' Music Review: Variety is the highlight of the album 17-02-2014 11:55 AM

    Film: Queen Composer: Amit Trivedi Singers: Labh Janjua, Sonu Kakkad, Neha Kakkad, Amit Trivedi, Shefali Alvares, Nikhil D'souza, Arijit Singh, Nandini Srikar, Mohan Kanan, and Rupesh Kumar Ram Rating: **** Directed by Vikas Bahl, "Queen", featuring Kangana Ranaut in the title role, shows her journey of rediscovering her own identity...
  • 'Highway' Music Review: The soundtrack is magical, captivating 06-02-2014 11:19 AM

    Composer: A.R. Rahman Singers: Sultan Nooran, Jyoti Nooran, A.R. Rahman, Jonita Gandhi, Kash, Krissy, Suvi Suresh, Zeb Bangash, Alia Bhatt, Sunidhi Chauhan, and Shweta Pandit Rating: 4 out of 5 Alia Bhatt-Randeep Hooda-starrer 'Highway', a romantic drama directed by Imtiaz Ali, boasts of nine tracks. The songs show Rahman's efforts...
  • 'Jai Ho' music review: The soundtrack has its ups and downs 15-01-2014 12:28 PM

    Composers: Sajid-Wajid, Amal Malik and Devi Sri Prasad Singers: Wajid, Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, Shabab Sabri, Himesh Reshammiya, Keerthi Sagathia, Palak Muchhal, Altamash Faridi, Armaan Malik, Bhaven Dhanak, Brijesh Shandilya, Ujjayinee and Amal Malik Rating: 2 out of 5 Salman Khan-starrer 'Jai Ho' is an action-drama directed by Sohail Khan. It...
  • 'Hasee Toh Phasee' Music Review: The album is expressive, impressive and perfect 10-01-2014 10:59 AM

    Composers: Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravijiani Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Benny Dayal, Shreya Ghoshal, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Nupur Pant, Chinmayi Sripaada Rating: 4 out of 5 A young film starring young actors Sidharth Malhotra and and Parineeti Chopra, director Vinil Matthew's 'Hasee Toh Phasee' album boasts of six tracks and musical duo...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' music review: The soundtrack is romantic, classic 01-01-2014 03:42 PM

    Music Composer: Vishal Bhardwaj Singers: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Rekha Bhardwaj, Pandit Birju Maharaj, Sukhwinder Singh, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Master Saleem, Shahid Mallya and Jazim Sharma Rating: 4 out of 5 The music album of director Abhishek Chaubey's forthcoming film 'Dedh Ishqiya', a sequel to the 2010 movie 'Ishqiya',...
  • Music round-up: 'The Beatles' are back to soothe your nerves 22-12-2013 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Music is driven by stories, something I witnessed this week. A song never gets old and music is never forgotten. All Sunday to Saturday were surrounded with acoustic, rock, pop, a little bit of jazz, folk and of course the country music. The happenings were such. This is...
  • Music Review: Paul MaCartney's 'New' is joyous, inspiring and loving 23-11-2013 01:57 PM

    Album: New Artist: Paul MaCartney I love The Beatles. I admire and adore them. I have lived their music. When teary eyed or when happiness flooded or when life revolved in bewilderment, I have played their tracks. Their music was not genius but it surely is profound. With the days...
  • 'Ram Leela' Music Review: It's a feast for music lovers 09-10-2013 12:15 PM

    Music Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Singers: Bhoomi Trivedi, Shail Hada, Aditi Paul, Osman Mir, Shreya Ghoshal, Arijit Singh Rating: 4 out of 5 Packed with 10 culturally nourished songs, the 'Ram Leela' soundtrack has no remix or reprised version, but it's a feast for music lovers. Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali,...
  • 'Zanjeer' Music Review: It's average, could have been better 20-08-2013 10:27 AM

    Composer: Chirantan Bhatt Singers: Mika Singh, Talia Bentson, Mamta Sharma, Shreya Ghoshal Ratings: 3 out of 5 Director Apoorva Lakhia's movie 'Zanjeer', a remake of the 1973 movie of the same name, has seven tracks. While retaining the original flavour of the plot, composer Chirantan Bhatt has given it a...
  • 'Madras Cafe' Music Review: Shantanu Moitra's excellent compositions 16-08-2013 10:34 AM

    Music Director: Shantanu Moitra Singers: Papon, Zebunissa Bangash, Monali Thakur; Rating: 3.5/5 Eight tracks come together to form the album of director Shoojit Sircars's political thriller 'Madras Cafe'. Composer Shantanu Moitra presents every emotion through the music. Out of eight tracks, four have singers crooning to the lyrics, while the...
  • 'Satyagraha' Music Review: Passion, energy define the album 11-08-2013 11:26 AM

    Composers: Salim-Sulaiman Singers: Rajiv Sundaresan, Shivam Pathak, Shweta Pandit, Salim Merchant, Shraddha Pandit, Shafqat Amanat Ali Rating: 3 out of 5 The music album of director Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha' boasts of seven tracks, including a remix and a house mix version of a track. Composer duo Salim-Sulaiman Merchant has kept...
  • 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' Music Review: The songs fail to impress 28-07-2013 01:46 PM

    Composer: Salim-Sulaiman Singers: Salim Merchant, Benny Dayal, Monali Thakur, Raj Pandit, Vidhi Sharma, Akash Chopra and Labh Janjua Rating: 2 out of 5 With six tracks in director Amrit Sagar's movie 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon', composer duo Salim-Sulaiman have tried to bring in a Punjabi flavour to the music album....
  • 'Bajatey Raho' music review: The soundtrack lacks energy 15-07-2013 11:17 AM

    Music Directors: Jaidev Kumar Singers: Anmol Malik, Sona Mohapatra, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Manjeet Ral, and Gajendra Varma; Rating: 2/5 The music album of director Shashant Shah's forthcoming revenge-comedy 'Bajatey Raho' is made up of six tracks. While certain tracks are attention-grabbing, others are monotonous. The first track is 'Nagin...
  • 'Nasha' Music Review: The album surprises with its calm, cool symphony 13-07-2013 03:26 PM

    Music Director: Sangeet-Siddharth Singers: Anirudh, Monali Thakur, Shaan, Anusha Mani, Akshay Deodhar, Sukriti Kakkar, Prakriti Kakkar, Sangeet, Siddharth Rating: 3 out of 5 The music of Amit Saxena-directed erotic movie 'Nasha' has six tracks. In contrast to the film's theme, the songs are romantic and soothing. Music directors Sangeet and...
  • 'Chennai Express' Music Review: It's an entertaining all-rounder 04-07-2013 11:24 AM

    Music Directors: Vishal-Shekhar Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Hamsika Iyer, Sricharan Kasturirangan, Chinmayi Sripaada, Gopi Sunder, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Anusha Mani, Sunidhi Chauhan, Arijit Singh, Neeti Mohan, Brodha V., Natalie Di'luccio, Smokey, Enkore, Phoenyx and Zoheb Khan Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Rohit Shetty's much-awaited entertainer 'Chennai Express' boasts of a soothing bouquet...
  • 'Issaq' Music Review: The soundtrack is high on love, passion 01-07-2013 11:01 AM

    Music composers: Sachin-Jigar Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Prathiba Bhagel, Rashid Khan, Rahul Ram, Sachinn Gupta, Ankit Tiwari, Tarun Sagar, Mamta Sharma, Papon, Kirti Sagathia, Raghubir Yadav, Malini Awasthi and Smriti Jain Rating: 3 out of 5 The music of director Manish Tiwary's forthcoming movie 'Issaq' boasts of an intelligent blend of...
  • 'Raanjhanaa' Music Review: The album glorifies love 08-06-2013 11:03 AM

    Music Director: AR Rahman Singers: Jaswinder Singh, Shiraz Uppal, Shreya Ghoshal, AR Rahman, Javed Ali, Pooja Av, Kirti Sagathia, Aanchal Sethi, Vaishali, Chinmayi, Madhushree, Neeti Mohan, Rashid Ali, Rabbi Rating: 3.5 out of 5 The music of director Anand.L. Rai's movie 'Raanjhanaa' has eight tracks. Since the movie is based...
  • 'Lootera' Music Review: It's a melodious story 03-06-2013 10:40 AM

    Composer: Amit Trivedi Singers: Monali Thakur, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Mohan Kanan, Swanand Kirkire, Amit Trivedi, Shilpa Rao Rating: 3.5 out of 5 The music of director Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' is like a breath of fresh air. With six tracks in its kitty, the album has been composed by Amit Trivedi with...
  • 'Ghanchakkar' Music Review: The album has a mass appeal 29-05-2013 11:17 AM

    Music Director: Amit Trivedi Singers: Amit Trivedi, Richa Sharma, Divya Kumar, Altaf Raja Rating: 3 out of 5 The music album of director Rajkumar Gupta's 'Ghanchakkar' has four tracks and a remix number. Composed with the intention of providing fullsome entertainment and fun, it is a little crazy. Amit Trivedi,...
  • 'Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya' Music Review: It's an average album 22-05-2013 10:23 AM

    Music Director: Sachin-Jigar Singers: Atif Aslam, Shreya Ghoshal, Mika Singh, Monali Thakur, Mohit Chauhan, Neha Kakkar Rating: 2.5 out of 5 The music album of director Prabhu Deva's 'Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya' has six tracks and composer duo Sachin-Jigar has given elements of love and fun their due importance. In short...
  • 'Fukrey' Music Review: It's a young and vibrant album 19-05-2013 01:56 PM

    Music Director: Ram Sampath Singers: Amjad Bagadwa, Ram Sampath, Yash Divecha, Vrashal Chavan, Mika Singh, Tarannum Malik Rating: 3 out of 5 The music album of director Mrighdeep Singh Lamba's 'Fukrey' has six tracks. Simple and sweet, the tracks are high on fun and entertainment quotient. Ithas its setbacks, but...
  • 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2' Music Review: It's high on Punjabi flavour 13-05-2013 10:00 AM

    Music Directors: Sharib-Toshi Singers: Rahul Seth, Sanchita Bhattacharya, Sukhwinder Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Mika Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chauhan, Diljit Dosanjh, Sachinn Gupta, Dharmendra, and Suzzanne D'Mello Rating: 2.5 If the theme of director Sangeeth Sivan's forthcoming movie 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2' has a strong Punjabi flavour, its soundtrack...
  • 'Aurangzeb' Music Review: Hear it for its interesting songs 05-05-2013 05:41 PM

    Music Directors: Amartya Rahut and Vipin Mishra Singers: Sasheh Agha, Ram Sampath, Keerthi Sagathia, K. Mohan, Marianne D'Cruz Aiman, Vipin Mishra. The music album of director Atul Sabharwal's debut movie 'Aurangzeb', a crime thriller, has five tracks and its four musical versions. The compositions are interesting and centred around power,...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' Music Review: It has edgy music 07-04-2013 11:37 AM

    Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj Singers: Rekha Bhardwaj, Clinton Cerejo, Sunidhi Chauhan, Suresh Wadkar, Sukhwinder Singh, Padmanabh Gaikwad Ratings: 3.5 out of 5 The music album of director Kannan Iyer's forthcoming movie 'Ek Thi Daayan' is short and well-composed. Keeping up his reputation, music director Vishal Bhardwaj has given due importance...