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Ra.One Music Review

Ra.One Music Review
Red Chillies Entertainment
Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rampal, Shahana Goswami, Tom Wu
Anubhav Sinha
Shahrukh Khan,Gauri Khan
Vishal-Shekhar, Ilaiyaraaja
Ra.One - A super creation
Friday, October 21, 2011 • Hindi Comments

'Ra.One' music is a unique super creation very well matching the blockbuster grand design of the film. Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani are the maestros helming the project. But they could not have achieved what they have done without the grand visualization and dedication of Shah Rukh Khan.

While Vishal-Shekhar duo originated the music creation, Shah Rukh inspired them and managed the international collaborations to give the music the pioneering kind of Indian-Universal-Classical-Modern touch. It will be remembered as a classical example of fusion music.

Music: Vishal-Shekhar

Lyrics: Vishal Dadlani, Kumaar, Panchhi Jalonvi, Anvita Dutt

1. Chammak Challo Listen here

Singer: Akon & Hamsika Iyer

Heading the pack is "Chammak Challo". It is sung by Senegalese American R&B singer Akon with Hamsika Iyer providing support. Vishal also penned the lyric. It is a daring combination of thumri and rock. It is lively and rocking. No surprise it has become an instant hit. In addition to the film track, the album provides the bonus of several remix versions. It is going to be a craze in the clubs and discos for a long time to come.

2. Dildara Listen here

Singer: Shafqat Amanat Ali, Vishal, Shekhar and Clinton Cerejo

"Dildara" has the soulful appeal with the Sufi style rendering of Shafqat Amanat Ali. Vishal, Shekhar and Clinton Cerejo's choir provide the supplementary voices creating the resounding impact. Kumaar gave the words. It is a kind of song that is must in a Shah Rukh film combining romance with the Sufi element for universal appeal.

3. Bhare Naina Listen here

Singer: Nandini Srikar, Vishal and Shekhar

"Bhare Naina" is the kind of love song which will easily cross the generation divide. It will appeal to the old lovers of classical music as well to the young. Nandini Srikar's singing brings out very well the fusion of Indian classical with the Western ballad. Vishal and Shekhar provide the desired support with their voices. Prague Philharmonic score provides the enduring poignancy. Panchhi Jalonvi penned the lyric. It will gain popularity like "Mora Piya Bolat Nahin" after the release of the film.

4. Criminal Listen here

Singer: Akon, Vishal and Shruti Pathak

"Criminal" shows Akon with his full flourish and at his romantic best. Vishal and Shruti Pathak provide excellent support. Kumaar wrote the song.

Sidd Coutto's English song "Right By Your Side" is a lovely number penned by Anvita Dutt.

5. Raftaarein Listen here

Singers: Vishal and Shekhar

Raftaarein brings Vishal and Shekhar in full flourish as singers. Vishal also penned the song.

6. Jiya Mora Ghabraaye Listen here

Singers: Sukhwinder and Vishal

Sukhwinder completes the memorable album with "Jiya Mora Ghabraaye" with Vishal's support in voice and writing. It is a great job very well done.

Rating: 4/5