Actor Shalini Pandey is seen in up-and-coming music composer Vikram Montrose’s (Sanju and Shershaah) recently released music video, titled ‘Sajna’. Shalini had garnered a lot of positive reviews for her Gujarati film Rachna No Dabbo and short film, Dwand as their leading lady and is now gearing up for a Hindi feature film, alongside the release of Sajna.
Talk about making noise in tinsel town! Mansi Bagla is no new name in the industry now. From announcing her first film as a Producer for Forensic to walking at the Red Carpet at Cannes Film Festival 2022, Mansi has surely come a long way. As she was leaving for the Cannes Film Festival, where she was invited to talk about her collaboration with Ruskin Bond and his stories, she confirmed signing director Mohit Suri for the same project. She released her first promotional song ‘Tujhse Milne Ki Aas’ from Cannes starring renowned artist and singer Raveena Mehta, created in gratitude to Mohit Suri, for coming on board for this project. The teaser was launched at Monte Carlo for the Red Carpet Fashion Week at the prestigious hermitage hotel.
Nikhil Budhraja, popularly known as Enbee, a renowned singer and rapper released his new single titled Kinna Sona on Zee Music today. Kinna Sona originally sung by the legendary Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan has been a popular song for years. Enbee’s Kinna Sona is a soulful rendition with urban contemporary music.
Amazon Prime Video recently announced the release of superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran’s Bhramam on the platform. Directed by Ravi K Chandran, the film will drop exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on October 7. Ahead of the launch of the much-anticipated title, the streaming platform today released a lyrical musical video titled Munthiripoovo.
The video of this peppy and soulful track, starring Prithviraj and Raashi Khanna, has been composed and arranged by Jakes Bejoy, who has also lent his voice to the song along with Midhun Suresh. Beautiful lyrics by B K Harinarayanan make the experience of listening to the number all the more special. The track gives the viewers a glimpse into the musically thrilling adventures that the movie promises.
For the uninitiated, Bhramam, also featuring the likes of Unni Mukundan, Sudheer Karamana, Mamtha Mohandas and Raashi in key roles, dwells on the life of a pianist, who pretends to be blind. Prithviraj essays the role of the pianist, whose musical journey gets interlaced with suspense, inspiration, confusion and drama as he gets embroiled in a murder mystery. As the plot thickens and a set of bizarre events unfold, wit and survival create the fabric of the film coupled with the stellar background score composed by Jakes.
Watch the video of Munthiripoovo here:
In 1991, Jatin Pandit gave music for the classic chartbuster “Bin Tere Sanam” from the movie Yaara Dildara. After 30 years, he has penned a new original song with the words “Bin Tere” for his son Raahul. Commenting on the same, Raahul said, “Both are very different types of songs. Honestly, I had never even thought about this comparison earlier. It just a twist of fate that both the songs have the words “Bin Tere” in them. My dad and my uncle Lalitji have given some incredible music – today it’s hard to imagine anybody giving so many great songs one after another. I have just started my journey as a musician, as an artist, as a singer. There is a long way to go, and I can never even think of comparing myself to my dad and my uncle. They have done some landmark work, work that is kind of just irreplaceable in today’s day and age. I have composed Bin Tere from my heart and that’s about it. I just hope that everybody likes it.”
WARRIORS was born out of Covid led downtime and Italia scored this song to fuel courage within his friends and family which has caught international attention.
Music Composer and Singer Rochak Kohli is back with his new single ‘ Yeh Dil’ which he recently shot for Manali alongside actress Harshita Shekhar Gaur. The song was released on Rochak’s Youtube Channel and is a romantic track set in Manali. The entire look and feel of the music video easily compliments the vibe of the song. Harshita Gaur and Rochak Kohli make an adorable pair and Rochak’s soft vocals give the track a perfect flair that’s sure to stick in anyone’s mind. The lyrics of the song is written by noted lyricist Manoj Muntashir.Continue reading “Yeh Dil featuring Rochak Kohli and Harshita Gaur is out now”
On International Coming Out Day which was on 11th October 2020, award- winning- singer-songwriter, Shayan Italia released his new music video called Sha La La featuring 21 artists which also boasts of 65 musicians from across the globe. The music video is touted as a profound ballad with a deeply pertinent message of ‘Love Without Boundaries’. The song which is bold and showcases celebratory statements of passion and queer confidence has been applauded and loved by the Industry and many came in support of Shayan’s passion project. Many B-towners- trade analysts, directors and actors took to their social media platforms to wish congratulate Shayan and share the music video.Continue reading “The film industry comes in support of a LGBTQ themed music video Sha La La”
Raahul Jatin, the multifaceted musical talent has come up with his third single Yaadein Aane Lagi, a ballad sung and composed by him while the lyrics are penned by his father, legendary music director, Jatin Pandit. The melodious romantic number features Raahul and the music production is done by Aditya Dev and Raahul.
US-based actress and model Madison Trunnell features in the song as Raahul’s love interest. The couple is seen romancing in the lush green countryside, a vintage scenic house& beautiful locales in California. The music video was entirely shot in the US with a very limited crew size and following all protocols and guidelines pertaining to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Speaking about the song, Raahul said, “It is a romantic number which I feel would appeal to the youth. Has a very cool vibe. I actually intended to compose another upbeat number but with the general state of affairs, I believe there is melancholy in the air. The world has slowed down and there is uncertainty. I started with high octane notes, but I ditched it altogether because it just did not feel right and I ended up composing a ballad. I got my parents to hear a scratch version of it, my father was very gracious to work on the lyrics and we promptly recorded it. We recorded it in Mumbai during the lockdown. Then when I came to US during the later half of the pandemic, my producer Dr. Sandhu heard the song, and we decided to shoot it.“
Talking about the shoot Raahul said, “This is my first video shot outside India. I was a bit apprehensive initially, especially with the ongoing pandemic. However, it all worked out smoothly. We worked with a limited crew and wrapped up the shoot in a record time frame, given the number of locations we covered. We did not even include hairstylist and make-up artist in the crew to keep the head count as minimum as possible. We were all tested prior to the shoot. It was a fun shoot, we were all in-sync and energized& therefore it was a very fulfilling experience. I met Madison for the 1st timebut it didn’t feel like that. She is so pretty, congenial& easy to work with despite not understanding Hindi. My Director Harper has done an amazing job. He was operating the camera, lighting and the drone single handedly. He was like a One Man Army. Shooting this single was a memorable experience that I will always cherish and remember.
The 3.30-minute-long romantic number was shot across San Francisco, Jamestown, Copperopolis, Bay Area and Sonora all flat in one day with a limited crew size of four people including the actors. It will be released by Funk Box in Association with Jatin Pandit.
Speaking about the lyrics, ace music director Jatin Pandit said, “The idea of music has really changed with Raahul’s generation, so I was very surprised when I heard the tune in its raw form. In a strange way it took me back to Pehla Nasha so I offered to help with the lyrics. The concept, melody and even the idea of a slow soft tune is all Raahul’s. I was tempted to meddle with the music a bit, but I refrained because an original composition is always the best”.
Raahul made his musical debut with “Aankhon Ke Ishaare” released by Zee Music and followed it up with a somber and, soulful prayer song “Prabhu Hum Ko Kshama Kar” alongside his father at the outset of Covid-19 pandemic in India.
You can listen to the song here