DABANGG 2 music review: A full-on masala soundtrack!

Fri, November 16, 2012 6:26pm UTC by 10 Comments
DABANGG 2 music review: A full-on masala soundtrack!

Music: Sajid Wajid

Lyrics: Sameer, Jalees Sherwani and Sajid

Singers: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sonu Nigam, Sukhwinder Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Wajid, Mamta Sharma, Tulsi Kumar, Keerthi Sagathia, Uvie

Rating: ***1/2

One of the prime factors accounting for Dabangg’s super success, besides Salman Khan’s damdaar acting and superficial action was certainly its music, composed by versatile music composer duo Sajid-Wajid. Naturally Salman, who is known to have the knack of picking catchy music, settled for his favourite twosome to recreate their magic once again for his much-anticipated sequel.

The album kickstarts with Dagabaaz re. Ask any music lover and they’ll bet the song is a replica of Mast mast do nain. Still, Dagabaaz re is a simple melodious and easy-on-the-ears number. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Shreya Ghoshal revisit the magic created by them in Mast mast do nain and take it further with this Sufi-base track, nicely composed with a qawwali feel attached.

Pandeyjee seeti borrows heavily from Manna Dey’s yesteryear hit Chalat musafir, but finely blends in a pinch of Munni badnaam; this one is crooned by Shreya, Mamta Sharma and Wajid. With Salman playing Pandeyjee – don’t be surprised to see him doing some crazy dance steps like Humka peeni hai in this yet another winner that Dabangg 2 can guarantee. This foot-tapping track is total dhamaal!

A hugely hyped song on the album – Fevicol se, sung by Mamta Sharma and featuring Kareena Kapoor – draws heavy inspiration from the Rajasthani folk number Holiya mein ude re gulaal. The desi lyrics that go Main hoon tandoori murgi piya, gatkaale piya alcohol se and Laundia patayenge miss call se ably support the raw gawti backdrop of the film. Mamta returns to what she’s known to do best – an ‘item number’ with another chartbuster track. This one is gonna stick with its fans for a long time!

Saanso ne sounds similar to Taakte rehte tujhko and has the same romantic feel. A melodious hook and nice musical arrangements give you that quintessential 90’s song feel. Sonu Nigam and Tulsi Kumar perform their best. It doesn’t qualify as one of the best romantic songs ever, but has the potential to grow on you with time.

Dabangg reloaded comes across as another powerful Sukhwinder Singh number. Like Omkara and the original Hud hud dabangg, this too will work well as a theme for the film and and for all Robinhood Pandey aka Sallu’s fans.

In short, the album has a lot of similarities with its prequel Dabangg with respect to genres and singers. Sajid-Wajid tactfully replace each song of a genre with a new one. The remix numbers – Fevicol se, Pandeyjee seeti and Dabangg reloaded serve as icing on the cake for the potential-blockbuster album.Subscribe to me on YouTube

  • onose

    dabang best song..

  • Ali

    Boring song … same as Dabang 1

  • Bubbles

    All the songs are mind blowing and publics gonna go crazy for salman this christmas

    • Ali

      Bubbles @ ur wrong , the songs are totally crap … same as old dabang onez.. n sorry no one is going to be crazy except the stupid people hahhahahaha kisi ko kya pari hai k itne josh me ayein , hamme konsa faida hai crazy honne me..no one gives us apenny for craziness lolzzzzz

  • Suraj

    Compared to the euphoria that Dabangg OST created,
    Tracks in sequel dont match that preset level..

    Quite Ordinary Tracks..

    Shear Disappointment…

    I guess Himesh as a composer would have worked wonders !! The Score would have created hysteria !!

  • Basanth Pathange

    Hey Folks,

    Start listening to Dabangg 2 songs, just one word to describe it.

    Mind Blowing.

    It will rock you.

    Thank you,
    Basanth

  • rajeev

    pandey ji kamaal karte ho..superb songs..

  • Amjad

    Pandey jiii tou Dabang dabang chor d ab… tere peeche Shahrukh khan ap ni lady love ki kisses pe kissses le raha hai… shahrukh khan keep kissing katrina ..salman just farts hahhaha

    • sam

      abey pandey ji ki fart ka to tou nateja hai.aur lady love ki asliat maloom hone par hi to us ne apne neche walon ko us ko kiss karne ke ley dey dya.malik ko pasand nahi ai to nokar ko deh dya….samaj mein nahi ata tumari..shahruk ki fart.

  • Amit

    Pandey jiii ab ap film krna chor dein ..ap ab old ho gai hain ..sonakshi k walid lagte hain … hahahhaa


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