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Neeti Mohan: I would love to sing a duet with A.R. Rahman sir!

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Neeti Mohan, for whom the year 2014 has started with a bang what with the pretty singer churning out four back-to-back hits, is on every music composers list. Though Neeti has crooned with singers like Vishal Dadlani, Arijit Singh, KK, Benny Dayal among others, the young lady’s biggest wish is to sing with music maestro A.R. Rahman.Confesses Mohan, I would love to sing a duet with Rahman sir. That is my biggest wish, who’s list of chartbusters this year includes

Bewakoofiyaan music review: Raghu Dixit disappoints big time!

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Music: Raghu Dixit

Lyrics: Anvita Dutt Guptan

Singers: Aditi Singh Sharma, Benny Dayal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Neeti Mohan, Shreya Ghoshal, Mohit Chauhan, Vishal Dadlani and Raghu Dixit

Bewakoofiyaan, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Rishi Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor, has been directed by Napur Asthana. The film promises to be a funny entertainer based on a father’s disapproval of his daughter’s boyfriend. Checking the track record of the musicians the music of this film should be fresh and new. So has the music impressed us or let us down? Find out in the song by song music review

Gulcharrey: Sung by Aditi Singh Sharma and Benny Dayal this song is nothing more than average. The song is laden with techno beats throughout but still it doesn’t have that peppy catch to it. This song doesn’t have the lasting impact on the listener. The singing is commendable although and the overall song could have been way better.

Khamakhaan: Sung by Ayushmann Khurrana and Neeti Mohan this song is once again upbeat but not up to the mark. The composition is not that great and seems to remind you of Sandeep Chowta’s Mast title track. Ayushman’s vocals come a bit late in the song, which is again another let down. Another upbeat number which is very weak in its appeal. The composition is a lil messy and seems to lack proper music arrangement.

Bewakoofiyaan: Crooned by Raghu Dixit, this song is better than the others. The western flavor to the song has been well brought about by the use of electric guitar and drums. The Indian part mid-way in the song is good and helps give the song a blend of east and west together. The vocals are strong and add a lot of energy to the song. This song is a keeper and would be there in your music players for some time.

Rumaani Sa: Though this number by Shreya Ghoshal and Mohit Chauhan is descent but it isn’t as good as their last collaboration Saans for Jab Tak Hai Jaan. This is another likeable song in the album and it is mostly because of the vocals. This is an unconventional romantic track and would definitely make you want to stand up and dance with your partner.

Aye Jigida: Sung by Vishal Dadlani this track is not at all as good as it should have been. The song doesn’t do justice at all to his singing capabilities. The song is a big letdown as many people might just listen to this song thinking it to be a Vishal Dadlani song, but sadly it is nothing that great.

O Heeriye: Sung by Ayushmann Khurrana this is the same Punjabi number which was released last year as a solo single by the actor. This song had an instant likeable feel to it when it was released and even now you would want to fall in love with it all over again. The lyrics are fantastic and Ayushmann’s vocals have been so well blended that it is undoubtedly one of the best songs by the Paani da rang singer!

Verdict: Bewakoofiyaan could have been a far better album considering the cumulative talents of all the singers and musicians. But sadly the album is weak and unfulfilling. Many songs are lackluster and would die off just as soon as the film releases. The compositions are weak and not catchy. An album which can be given a pass but still if you want to listen to our picks are Rumaani Sa, Bewakoofiyaan title track and O Heeriye.

Rating: 1.5 out of 51.5 Star Rating

Reviewed by Prateek Sur

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Sunidhi Chauhan Felt Like Sheila And Sang Her Heart Out!

Singer Sunidhi Chauhan is on cloud nine. And why shouldn’t she be? ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’ has come and conquered the whole of India and is raring to become a chartbuster hit in the country. While people still love Munni from Dabangg, Sheila from Tees Maar Khan is equally popular. Speaking to the media, Sunidhi Chauhan says that she is very pleased with what Sheila has done for her career. Though Sunidhi Chauhan is already a renowned item singer in Bollywood, seldom has it happened that her songs have caught the attention of moviegoers even before the film has hit theaters.

Music Of -Anjaana Anjaani To Shock Audience?

Between ‘Dostana’ (2008) and ‘I Hate Luv Storys’ (2010), composer duo of Vishal and Shekhar had only one album to showcase – ‘Aladin’ (2009). This was quite a wait for the composers who are leading from the front along with A.R. Rahman, Pritam, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Salim-Sulaiman as far as music in Bollywood is concerned.