ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
ApunKaChoice » Article » Why 'Peepli [Live]' songs are different?
 

Why 'Peepli [Live]' songs are different?

Doused in rustic flavour
By Usha Lakra
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 14:16:38 GMT
 

What better way to describe the flaying inflation than Mehngai Dayan, a song made famous by Aamir Khan’s film Peepli [Live], which is directed by debutante Anusha Rizvi and tells a tale of the plight of farmers. Though the song is a folk number from rural India sung by Raghuvir Yadav and villagers of Badwai, Madhya Pradesh, it’s got a universal appeal. Music knows no boundaries and since the track is about inflation, any commoner can relate to it.

It seems the makers of Peepli [Live] were not keen on giving the film a Bollywood tinge, that’s why the songs are uniquely fresh, unlike the other rustic numbers that are commonly used in Hindi films. Nageen Tanvir (daughter of the famous theatre person Habib Tanveer) who has sung Chola Mati Ke Ram track in the film, is quite happy with this attempt by the team. The song Chola Mati Ke Ram is based on a Gond tribal tune from Chattisgarh. It is written by the notable folk artist Gangaram Siwar and is used in plays by Habib Tanveer. Kudos to the Peepli [Live] team for their effort to present the audience, most of who are unaware of India’s rich folk music, something which is decades old and tells the story of how incredible India is.

In the past, A R Rahman too borrowed from a Chattisgarhi song to come up with the hit Sasural Genda Phool in Delhi 6. Unfortunately, the song was quite unlike the original.

Peepli [Live] also features songs by Indian Ocean, a band which is recognized as a contemporary fusion rock band and is unique and way too different because of their approach to music. Des Mera Rangrez Ye Bab with the extensive use of ektara and tabla is a dynamic song about our nation and amazes listeners with its percussion and lyrics. That’s what Indian Ocean stands for, creativity and originality.

Zindagi Se Darte Ho, another gem of a song by the band like Bandeh from the movie Black Friday, makes you take notice of life and its ups and downs. The song, for sure, haunts. Reality could be scary, after all. The song carries forward the revolutionary refrain which is typical of Indian Ocean.

At last, would especially like to mention the Mehngai Dayan remix version by Ram Sampat; in the new-age Bollywood full of remixes, we can say this track is one of the well-created remix. Can’t get better than this; fusion ka zamana hai.

Rating - 4 stars out of 5
Kareena Kapoor looks stylish in a baby bump
 
Slideshow - Hollywood's topless hotties!
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Katrina Kaif is one of the most hard-working people I’ve met: Deepika Padukone
Katrina Kaif is one of the most hard-working people I’ve met: Deepika Padukone
Check out: Aamir Khan bumps into Arnold Schwarzenegger
Check out: Aamir Khan bumps into Arnold Schwarzenegger
Pix: Salman, Katrina, Aamir dance to ‘Chikni Chameli’ at Arpita’s wedding
Pix: Salman, Katrina, Aamir dance to ‘Chikni Chameli’ at Arpita’s wedding
Aamir Khan in Shankar’s 'Robot 2'?
Aamir Khan in Shankar’s 'Robot 2'?
Tags :
,
,
,
,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Mannara, Karanvir Sharma promote 'Zid' in Noida

Pankaj Udhas announces ‘Ghazal Harmony’ with young singers

Actors Teeshay Shah, Sonel Singh, Saatvic promote show ‘Everest’ in Amritsar

Pix: Ranveer Singh a craze among female fans

Naseeruddin Shah launches his book 'And Then One Day: A Memoir' in Mumbai

Zayed Khan, Lisa Ray, Aarya Babbar, Kushal Tandon walk the ramp for 26/11 martyrs

Writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi picks broom for ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’

Sunny Deol gets his tyre repaired by Adil Hussain
Wallpapers 

Sulemani Keeda Wallpapers

Zed Plus Wallpapers

Zid Wallpapers

Lingaa Wallpapers

Action Jackson Wallpapers

Ungli Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Sonam Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor

Aditi Rao Hydari
New Movies 

Ungli

Zed Plus

Zid
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif wow in ‘Bang Bang’ song video 'Tu Meri'

Shahid Kapoor in the 'Haider' song ‘Bismil’

‘Raja Natwarlal’ song ‘Namak Paare’ featuring Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor