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Bhagam Bhag Music Review

Bhagam Bhag Music Review
Akshay Kumar, Govinda, Lara Dutta, Paresh Rawal, Tanushree Dutta, Arbaaz Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Rajpal Yadav, Asrani, Manoj Joshi, Jackie Shroff
Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd. & Popkorn Motion Pictures Pvt Ltd.
Pritam Remixed
Saturday, November 25, 2006 • Hindi Comments

Bhagam Bhag is an eagerly awaited film. After all, Govinda is making a comeback with this one. But then Govinda has come to be associated with a certain kind of music. And people have always liked his kind of song-n-dance too. So, as a listener does the music of Bhagam Bhag sounds befitting a Govinda movie? No, not at all. Even from Pritam's standards, this sound track disappoints. Except for all the versions of Tere Bin and Bhagam Bhag (Leave out the ragga mix), none of the songs make you go wow! Signal and Afreen do have their moments but they don't satisfy in totality. Moreover, the influences from his own creations `Pyaar Ke Side Effects' and `Apna Sapna Money Money' are clearly audible. I leave it to you whether you'd want to check out these numbers on the radio or actually shell out Rs 160 for a mixed bag album. Read on to make up your mind..

Tere Bin is a light romantic ditty with Kunal Ganjwala and Sunidhi Chauhan getting into the comfy groove. Kunal is perfect for such kind of numbers and he doesn't let down either. Fine harmonies and choruses add generous amorous doses to this lovey dovey number. Gentle-on-your-nerves rhythm pattern and sedate music arrangements ensure that you shall have a good time listening to this one. Nothing outstanding, but enjoyable fare for sure..

Tere Bin Remix by DJ Amit has an appealing keyboard melody that starts the proceedings on a cute-n-somber note. And then the tempo picks up big time. The added bass line and Kunal-Sunidhi's snazzy vocals makes for a rocking time on the dance floor. Play on dude.

Tere Bin Reprise is a lounge mix that begins on silken piano notes making you feel as if you are entering Elton John's territory. Laidback rhythm coupled with electronic flute welcomes Kunal Ganjwala's vocals. Shreya Ghoshal replaces Sunidhi Chauhan and I think that's a good move. For her soft-n-soothing voice does full justice to this lovely number that you feel like listening again and again. Wonderful production values and apt music arrangements add a touch of class. Switch off the lights and lose yourself in the magic of romance.

Signal is a typical Remo Fernandes number where he lets lose his carnival-spirit while the saxophone blares full throated. Come to think of it that the song involves Govinda, you don't mind the garish music arrangements. For there's only one chi-chi and we all love singing-n-dancing on full-of-life numbers. But somehow, the manner in which the word `Signal' has been enunciated in chorus is too crass. No, it's not hip either. So, on one hand you have fine singing of Remo and Suzanne and on the other hand, the repetition of Signal makes for a strange contrast. A mixed bag.

Signal Remix by DJ Amit is a jarring experience. Too much usage of vocoder effect spoils the whole show. Even Remo and Suzanne don't sound good either. Something is missing.Hey, please switch to the next track.

Aa Khushi Se Khudkushi Kar Le is the typical bhangra beats number identifiable with Pritam. Sunidhi Chauhan in her characteristic style renders this high octane number. Alright it may be good for the dance floor but the song lacks grace. Even a rambunctious song can have an element of polish. There are moments when one feels as if Sunidhi goes off key. Rhythm designing is quite a khichdi and doesn't make you feel like tolerating it beyond a point. Thankfully it doesn't have a remix version.

Bhagam bhag by Neeraj Shreedhar is an attitude-prone number with funny sounds and English rap-pin around. In all it would keep you riveted and there isn't be a dull moment while listening to this one. The bhangra-pop rhythm is developed well and Neeraj Shreedhar sings in tandem too. I can already imagine Akshay and Govinda cavortin