Ambarsariya

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Movie: Fukrey
Singer: Sona Mohapatra
Music Director: Ram Sampath
Lyricist: Munna Dhiman

This song is absolutely beautiful. I was captivated by Sona Mohapatra’s voice. The rest of the album is similar to Delhi Belly but this one song alone makes up for the rest of the album.

 

 

Satyagraha

Movie: Satyagraha

14Singers: Rajiv Sundaresan, Shivam
Pathak, Shweta Pandit
Music: Salim-Sulaiman
Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi

The title song is a modern contemporary rendition of “Raghupathy Raghava Raja Ram.” The blend of Hindustani music and western instruments is unusual and captivating. It gave me goosebumps and succeeded in capturing the spirit of rebellion and patriotism.

Hey Mr. DJ

Movie: Phata Poster Nikhla Hero

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Singers: Benny Dayal, Shalmali Khol
gade, Shefali Alvaris
Music:  Pritam Chakraborty
Lyricist:  Irshad Kamil and Amitabh Bhattacharya

This song is super fun and very reminiscent of the dance numbers in the nineties. This is the latest album by Pritam and has a great variety of offerings.

Chugliyaan

Movie: Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara

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Singers: Javed Ali and Sahir Ali Bagga
Music: Pritam
Lyricist: Rajat Arora

This is a romantic beautiful number incorporating Qawwali notes. The lyrics are beautiful and this one will stay a favorite for months to come.

One, Two, Three, Four

Movie: Chennai Express
Singers: Vishal Dadlani
Music:  Vishal-Shekhar
Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya

This is a fun, mast dance number. It features South Indian street dance flavors mixed to hindi music, and captures north and south on the dance floor.

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Presented here are five recent song releases that are at the top of the IC musical chart. Including some foot tapping numbers and soul-stirring melodies the numbers below can fuel some powerful melody moments.

Vidya Sridhar works at NASA and is a mom of two elementary school children. She lives and breathes all things filmi.

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