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Fight Club Music Review

Fight Club Music Review
Suniel Shetty, Zayed Khan, Ritesh Deshmukh, Dino Morea, Sohail Khan, Aashish Choudhury, Ashmit Patel, Rahul Dev, Yash Tonk, Amrita Arora, Diya Mirza, Neha Dhupia
Vikram Chopra
Sohail Khan
An entertaining score
Saturday, January 28, 2006 • Hindi Comments

Pritam has been on a ride post 'Dhoom' with number of popular Bollywood soundtracks since then. Call it a coincidence but almost all his recent movies have been action-dramas, be it 'Dhoom', 'Chocolate' or 'Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena'. Also each of them has had young crowds as the target audience. Well, 'Fight Club' seems to be no different with a combination of action and youth that makes the movie an ideal candidate for a popcorn entertainer. Pritam seems to be an ideal choice as a composer for this Vicky Chopra directed flick that has lyrics by Mayur Puri. A multistarrer with as many as 5 heroes [Zayed Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Sohail Khan, Dino Morea, Aashish Chaudhary], 3 heroines [Dia Mirza, Neha Dhupia and Amrita Arora] and 4 villains [Suniel Shetty, Ashmit Patel, Yash Tonk, Rahul Dev], the movie has 4 songs [with a remix version for three of them], each of which work quite well as a package.

1) Yeh Khuda (Original and remix) [K.K., rap by Indee, remix by Ishq & Vish]

What happens if you sitr together 'Dus Bahane' [Dus] and 'Saara Jahaan Kahey Ishq Hai Jhootha' [Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena]? 'Yeh Khuda' is born! But does one feel betrayed? Naah, because yet again Pritam manages to come up with a peppy club song that sets your feet in motion from first note itself [literally]! Just hear out the song's beginning when a female croons 'Yaara Mere Yaara' from a distance and you know that this is THE club song that is already a hot favorite at the dance floors today. Yes, there is a deja vu feel while this song by K.K. is played but who cares if the rhythm is good enough to be cherished all over again. This number about the carefree attitude of 4 dudes in question is a fun number that leaves a good taste in mouth when it ends. As expected, for a song belonging to this genre, a remix version was almost mandated and the version by Ishq & Vish doesn't really disappoint. Welcome to the party zone!

2) Chhore Ki Baatein (Original and remix) [Amit Kumar, Shweta Pandit, original music by Ali Zafar, remix by Iimu Ali]

Oh, isn't it a wonderful sight to watch Amrita Arora gyrating to this one? Though the song is about 'Chhore Ki Baatein', the focus is more on 'Chhori' [Ms. Amrita] all the time that makes this hip swaying number pretty delicious. A peppy romantic track by Amit Kumar [what a comeback!] and Shweta Pandit, it comes with a surprise as for a change the source behind the inspiration is credited on the album cover. An Ali Zafar song originally ['Channo' from 'Huqa Pani], this Indianised version turns out to be pretty catchy as well and soon creates an identity of its own with the arrival of Amit Kumar in the picture. He croons the number in his own inimitable manner and gives Dino Morea a hit dance number to cheer about. Iimu Ali adds on his own nuances to the remix version and continues the fun mood of the album.

3) Joshile Java Ho [Shweta Pandit]

After 'inspiration' across the borders, Pritam chooses to get inspired from within boundaries, and surprisingly from his home territory when he re-arranges his own 'Mummy Ko Nahi Hai Pata' [Chocolate] to become 'Joshilay'. A'jump-on-the-dance-floor number' [just like Tanushree's seductive 'Mummy'], it has a good visual appeal due to presence of beauties Amrita Arora and Dia Mirza who almost seem like Siamese twins while sharing the frame together. Shweta Pandit does sing with a lot of 'josh' and though the song belongs to the typical category of 'heard today gone tomorrow', it guarantees that it won't disturb the pace of the action movie due to its own fast track approach.

4) Bolo Na Tum Zara [Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, lyrics by Neelesh Mishra, remix by Mansour]

The best track in the album comes towards the end. The tune of this lovey-dovey romantic number is such that Pritam may have as well opted it to be