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Ada... A Way of Life Music Review

Ada... A Way of Life Music Review
Ayesha Jhulka,Rahul Roy,Milind Gunaji,Saurabh Dubey,Nauheed Cyrusi,Ayaan Ahmad
Tanvir Ahmad
Kazaan Ahmad
A R Rahman
An enchanting Rahman experience
Friday, May 30, 2008 • Hindi Comments

The music of " ADA " comes as a breath of fresh air. There is everything one can wish for in a complete music album - romantic duets, the pain of separation, the heart rendering cry of a questioning soul, the playfulness of youth - every mood, every sound, and each word captured in an enchanting experience.   

Born out of passion of Tanveer Ahmad (producer and director), comes a story of love, passion, justice, need, sacrifice, suffering. Ayaan Ahmad & Nauheed Cyrusi have given powerful performances as the main protagonists.

The album opens with `Ishq Ada Hai'. The male version has been crooned by Rashid Ali who seems to Rahman's favourite for now making his presence felt in Rahman's `Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' too. The track is very much unlike Rahman with intensifying vocals and guitar interludes. The track has s sufi touch to it and isn't Rahman's finest of the album, yet keeps you tuned.

The female version brings in another newcomer Parul Mishra in her complete innocence carrying the lyrics forward. The voice is refreshing and draws you to the soulful expression of emotions. The female version indeed over rules the male version.

`Hawa Sun Hawa' mesmerizes you right from the start with Alka Yagnik's humming. The melodious track reaches the splendid status with Sonu Nigam'svoice and the flute work. The track is complte srene , feel good number with Rahman's stamp all over it.

`Gumsum' brings in Sonu and Alka once again for a number that is more on the peppier side ccarrying the grandeur feel often associated with Yash Chopra films. The track is sweet and romantic enough to reignite that romance from within.

`Gulfisha' brings in well orchestrated music. The track has been crooned by Sonu and Sunidhi Chauhan. The track truly belongs to Sunidhi who carries the sleek genre of the track. The track does remind us of a few compositions from `Rangeela'.

Rahman finally steps into the vocals with `Meherbaan' a soft, smooth, highly romantic track .Rahman's voice enhanced by the lyrics brings in complete serenity. This track is no doubt the finest of the album. The instrumental version of the track too is splendid.

`Tu Mera Hai' opens with the melodious voice of Chitra on a high note. Chitra who has been away from the Hindi playback circuit impresses with this passionate track. The obsession theme of the track is further brought out by Sukwinder Singh who does his bit to raise the tempo after his contribution to Rahman's `Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' album.

`Hai Dard' brings in Udit Narayan to a deeply remorseful track. The track which carries the theme of separation fails to make a mark and is averagely sounding.

`Milo wahan wahan' calls for deep attention towards the lyrics. The track brings in the melodious Alka Yagnik but moreover brings in a name very much popular on the southern front-Jayachandran. Jayachandran croons to excellence to a Hindi number and soon draws you close to serenity.

To conclude, ADA brings immense talent with the voices of Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, A R Rahman, Chitra, Sukhwinder Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan, Rashid Ali & Richa Sharma romances with Nusrat Badr's lyrics. The film has 10 songs  that caters to various moods and promises some great compositions.

Rating : ***1/2