ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Music Review: 'Student of the Year' songs are peppy!
 

Music Review: 'Student of the Year' songs are peppy!

'Student of the Year' songs peppy, likeable
By Bhaskar Pant (IANS)
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 06:14:47 GMT
 

Music Review: 'Student of the Year' songs are peppy!
Student Of The Year music review; Music Director: Vishal-Shekhar; Lyricists: Anvita Dutt Guptan, Vishal Dadlani; Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Shefali Alvares, Shreya Ghoshal, Udit Narayan, Shekhar Ravijani, Salim Merchant, Neeti Mohan, Benny Dayal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shahid Mallaya, Nisha Mascarenhas, Marianne D'Cruz, DJ Kiran Kamath: Rating: ****

Student Of The Year is Karan Johar's first directorial venture without his lucky charm Shahrukh Khan in the lead. With three newcomers - Varun Dhawan, director David Dhawan's son; model Siddharth Malhotra; and Alia Bhatt, daughter of Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan - he is set out to recreate the magic of his debut film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.

With a youthful setting, the film's soundtrack by duo Vishal-Shekhar, who has doled out seven tracks, gels well with the theme.

The album kicks off with "Ratta maar", a perfect song giving the feel of the theme. It deals with anxieties and stress faced by students during exams. The Hinglish (Hindi-English) lyrics are good to the ears and the composition is simple yet redolent. Crooned by Vishal and Shefali Alvares, the song may become an anthem in schools and colleges during exam time.

Next up is "Radha", which begins on a classical note with the melodious voice of Shreya Ghoshal, but surprises listeners when suddenly they are greeted with peppy beats raising the tempo. The song fuses both Indian and Western sounds quite well and Vishal gets you grooving with his vocals. Another surprise is entry of Udit Narayan's voice towards the end of the song.

It is followed by "Ishq wala love", a slow romantic number sung by Shekhar Ravijani, Salim Merchant and Neeti Mohan. The composition is quite simple but goes on to create maximum effect. The tabla beats along with the mellow sound of the guitar keep the listener hooked to the track. It defines romantic flavour of Karan's films and is definitely going to be a chartbuster.

Blast from the past is "Disco deewane", which was sung by late Pakistani singer Nazia Hassan. It is used in the film in a modern avatar and titled "The disco song". Portions originally sung by Nazia Hassan have been blended really well with a fresh composition sung by Benny Dayal and Sunidhi Chauhan, who have done a fabulous job by retaining the flavour and yet infusing new energy into the track. It is a winner all the way.

Next on the playlist is "Kukkad", a funny number that mixes bhangra with electronic beats. The track is edgy and grappling and sets the mood right to shake a leg with Shahid Mallya behind the mike. Nisha Mascarenhas and Marianne D'Cruz join Shahid in the song and they have done a decent job, but are not unable to justify the use of English lyrics.

"Vele" has Vishal-Shekhar coming together as singers and they do impress the listener with their grainy voices. Musically speaking, the track combines hip-hop, rap, bhangra, and electronic sounds with elements of dubstep creating an addictive mix for music lovers.

Last but not the least is "Mashup of the year" by DJ Kamath - he mixes all the tracks in the album in one single song. This one breaks the monotony in the remix genre and packs a punch. It will make it to the dance floor pretty soon.

Well there isn't too much to complain about the sound track of "Student Of The Year". It's a good mix with very minor flaws that can surely be ignored to enjoy the music that perfectly describes the mood of the movie.
Trailer: Ram Gopal Varma’s 'Bhoot Returns' promises scares
 
‘Argo’ to portray a crazy true story!
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Check out: Varun Dhawan as a waiter in ‘ABCD 2’
Check out: Varun Dhawan as a waiter in ‘ABCD 2’
First Look: Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor in ‘ABCD 2’
First Look: Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor in ‘ABCD 2’
Why Mahesh Bhatt won’t work with ‘star’ Alia Bhatt?
Why Mahesh Bhatt won’t work with ‘star’ Alia Bhatt?
On the sets: ‘Shaandaar’ couple Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt in UK
On the sets: ‘Shaandaar’ couple Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt in UK
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 

Style Check: Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, Katrina Kaif among best-dressed of the week

Fan photos: Shahrukh and 'Happy New Year' team enthrall Houston with first 'SLAM! The Tour' concert

Aishwarya Rai, Freida Pinto wow in L'Oréal Paris ad with Hollywood beauties

Must Watch: Hot Deepika Padukone is screen scorcher in 'Happy New Year' song 'Lovely'

Tamannaah sets the ramp ablaze!

Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar watch ‘Khoobsurat’

Farhan Akhtar launches Coke Zero

Hrithik Roshan and family felicitated
Wallpapers 

Daawat-e-ishq Wallpapers

Khoobsurat Wallpapers

Happy New Year Wallpapers

Creature 3d Wallpapers

Finding Fanny Wallpapers

Akshay Kumar Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Akshay Kumar

Mallika Sherawat

Arjun Kapoor
New Movies 

Khoobsurat

Daawat-e-ishq

The Maze Runner
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