Before Salman Khan’s Bhar do jholi meri song, Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar performed on the qawwali!
Here’s a look at some of the recent qawwali songs…
Am sure all of you have already heart and fallen in love with Salman Khan’s latest song Bhar do jholi meri from Bajrangi Bhaijaan. The song, being a qawwali, is all set to please music connoisseurs who have taste for good music. Click here to read more
Gulzar upset with rumours about Pakistan trip!
Lyricist-director Gulzar, who was on a visit to Pakistan, is very upset with rumours that filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj and he were asked to leave the country
Media reports indicated that the Indian High Commission advised the 83-year-old writer to return to India. Gulzar and Bhardwaj went to Lahore, Pakistan, Monday to Click here to read more
DAVID song Dama dam mast kalandar: Sarika oozes charm in this Rekha Bhardwaj number
Originally sung by Runa Laila, the new version in David manages to transport you into a world you’d never want to leave
Dama dam mast kalandar is shot in Neil Nitin Mukesh aka David’s era of 1970s London. Click here to read more
‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’ music review: A ‘kool’ affair
The soundtrack of Ekta Kapoor’s latest film has been scored by numerous music directors, who have composed a peppy and fun album
In 2005, Kyaa Kool Hai Hum wrote a new chapter in the genre of comedy films and its much awaited sequel promises to tickle our funny bone once again. One gets a feel of it through the soundtrack of Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum – a peppy and funny album, totally in sync with the essence of the movie. Click here to read more
‘Agneepath’ music composers Ajay-Atul on ‘Chikni Chameli’
It is like a dream come true to recreate the Agneepath aura, say Ajay-Atul
Action films are usually about muscle power and stunts, but Karan Johar’s remake of Bollywood classic Agneepath provided many sequences for songs, according to National Award-winning composer duo Ajay-Atul. “Normally in action films, you don’t get many situations where you can add songs. If you see action films, where’s the scope for music? Even the original Agneepath had three or four songs,” Atul Gogavale said on behalf of the duo. “Our album has six songs, and we have tried to maintain a good variety with one intense Ganpati song, one qawwali, one romantic number, another song capturing the emotions of a brother and sister… We wanted to give this album our best because it is very special for us,” he added. Click here to read more
Agneepath music rights with Sony Music India
Sony Music Entertainment has acquired the rights to distribute the music of Karan Johar’s much awaited film Agneepath, starring Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra. The album composed by musical duo Ajay-Atul boasts of six tracks encompassing a wide array of themes – from romance to qawwali and from dance to devotional. The soundtrack features singers like Sonu Niigaam, Roop Kumar Rathod and Shreya Ghoshal. “We are proud to be associated with Dharma Productions’ Agneepath. The six new songs are not only original and refreshing but also soulful and unforgettable,” Sanujeet Bhujabal, marketing director Sony Music India, said in a statement. “This is our 11th venture with Dharma and it’s always a matter of pride and a great experience to work with them. The soundtrack is varied and we expect a great response from music enthusiasts,” he added. Directed by Karan Malhotra, Agneepath is a remake of 1990 cult classic of the same name starring Amitabh Bachchan in the lead. After the hit song Sheila ki jawaani, Katrina Kaif will be seen grooving to another dance number, Chikni Chameli, in the new Agneepath. The film also stars Rishi Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt and releases January 26.
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Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Rockstar’ inspired by AR Rahman?
Unlike its predecessor Rock On!!, which had popular rock music, the soundtrack of Ranbir’s new film is more spiritual – in the Sufi and qawwali zone
The soundtrack of Ranbir Kapoor’s Rockstar is quite different from the kind of rock music we have been used to in Bollywood. Unlike London Dreams, Dev.D and Rock On, which were in the grunge and popular rock zone, AR Rahman’s music in this film is more spiritual. It is quite an unusual fusion of Sufi, qawwali and rock. No wonder the director deemed it fit to launch the music of his film at the Hazrat Nizamuddin durgah. Ranbir’s character is seen going through a spiritual as well a romantic journey, as he rises to fame as a rockstar. Click here to read more