Author Archives: Shailendra Singh

About Shailendra Singh

A music lover, critic and self-proclaimed aficionado!

Luka chhuppi bahut hui – Rang de Basanti (2006)

Immerse yourself in a free-flowing composition expressing mother-son separation magnificently put together by Prasoon Joshi and laced with superlative voices of Lata Mangeshkar and AR Rahman in a semi-classical mould. Luka chhuppi bahut hui Saamne aa ja na.. Kahaan kahaan dhoondha … Continue reading

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Mere naam tu – Zero (December 2018)

Enjoy a breezy song from the upcoming Shah Rukh Khan magnum opus Zero that is definitely worth much more than the movie title suggests! Newcomer Abhay Jodhpurkar with Ajay-Atul and Irshad Kamil do the honours. Jab tak jahaan mein subah … Continue reading

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Rangeela Re tere rang mein – Prem Pujari (1970)

An evergreen classic from Prem Pujari (1970) sung beautifully by Lata Mangeshkar, pieced together meticulously by SD Burman and nicely written by Neeraj. SD Burman, being his usual self, creates a super catchy and extremely hummable tune and adorns the … Continue reading

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Chaav Laaga – Sui Dhaaga: Made in India (September 2018)

This soothing number is from the upcoming Yash Raj film Sui Dhaaga: Made in India nicely rendered by Papon and newcomer Ronkini Gupta composed by Anu Malik and simplistically penned by Varun Grover Kabhi sheet laaga, kabhi taap laaga Tere … Continue reading

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Ae dil-e-nadaan – Raziya Sultan (1983)

A mellifluous, soothing and haunting number from Raziya Sultan (1983) rendered soulfully by Lata Mangeshkar, excellently composed by Khayyam and beautifully written by Jan Nisar Akhtar This swan song from Jan Nisar Akhtar released only in 1983 but the Urdu … Continue reading

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Jo meri manzilon ko jaati hai (Dhadak title track) – Dhadak (July 2018)

A romantic track from the upcoming Karan Johar film Dhadak soulfully sung by Ajay Gogavale and Shreya Ghoshal composed by tunesmith duo Ajay-Atul and beautifully written by Amitabh Bhattacharya Jo meri manzilon ko jaati hai Tere naam ki koi sadak … Continue reading

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Hoton se chhoo lo tum – Prem Geet (1981)

An instantly appealing and serene track from Prem Geet (1981) sung and composed by the legendary Jagjit Singh and beautifully written by Indeevar With the onset of the ghazal era in the late 1970s and early 80s, Jagjit Singh emerged as … Continue reading

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