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Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya (Animation): Music to the Ears

I found myself humming along. Both the background music and the songs — clearly, a film about musicians will have lots of songs, and appropriately, both Goopi and Bagha use their skills to the hilt — are superb.

Music Review: Raazi

Starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal, the film is about a Kashmiri girl who is trained as an undercover agent and married to a man in the Pakistani army ahead of the 1971 Indo-Pak war.

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Hichki music review: Present Continuous

Hichki might not be the finest album but Jasleen Royal deserves credit for putting together seven very listenable tracks.

Music review of Padmaavat: Sounds of War

The film’s politics, its tenor, the positioning and representation of its main characters a certain way is more than just incongruous, but what isn’t is the director’s ode to his blue-eyed raga, which, in the past, has featured in most of his films.

Music review of Mukkabaaz: Packs a light punch

Music review of Mukkabaaz: While composer Rachita Arora delivers at times, one wonders if the film needed the touch of a Sneha Khanwalkar to nail the textures for a film like this.

‘Mr. X’ Music Review: The effect the music leaves behind is at best parodic if not clumsy

Every song is half-cooked and seems to have been created in a tearing hurry.

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Wazir music review

Three years later most of Mo Funk has been transferred to a song titled Khel khel mein in Bejoy Nambiar’s Wazir to become the album’s finest piece.

Music This Week: Chris and the Sugar Factory

The opening beat in the title song provides a gleaming groove just before going into ‘woah oh oh’ and their conventional avenues.

Beat Box: NH 10

Le chal mujhe composed by Bann Chakraborty is easily the best song in the album and has five versions.

Beat Box: Dum Laga Ke Haisha

The title track in Kailash Kher and Jyoti Nooran’s voices is a riot and not in a good way.

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