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Govindudu Andarivadele Music Review

Govindudu Andarivadele Music Review
Parameswara Art Productions
Ram Charan, Srikanth, Kajal Aggarwal, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Rao Ramesh, Vennela Kishore, Sameer
Krishna Vamsi
Bandla Ganesh
Yuvan Shankar Raja
An 'andarivadu's album
Monday, September 15, 2014 • Telugu Comments

The title says it all. The film has got eclectic situations for distinct songs.  And the album doesn't belie our expectations.

As Yuvan joins hands with Krishna Vamsi, we are in for an album with a difference.

Watch out for a range of lyricists (read Suddala, Sri Mani, Chandra Bose, Ramajogayya, Sirivennela and Laxmi Bhupal), who write a song each and give us a lyricial treat.  As for the singers, they are Yuvan's best choices for sure.

Neeti Rangu Cheeralona
Artist: Hariharan
Lyricist: Suddala Ashok Teja

It is a happy coming together of the philosophical Suddala Ashok Teja, the thoughtful Krishna Vamsi and the profound musician Yuvan Shankar Raja.  So, a musical of this nature was fitting.  With excellent lyrics that evoke the beautiful images of culture, this song has Hariharan's beautiful rendition taking the front seat.  The choice of the singer proves a big plus.

Gulabi Kallu Rendu Mullu

Artist: Javed Ali
Lyricist: Sri Mani

What is a Krishna Vamsi film that borders on the sensual even while interspersing romance?  This one has lyrics by the trendy Sri Mani, who lends the song a modern tinge by using technological terms, among others.  Javed Ali's apt voice makes the song all the more romantic because it has to have that freaky touch.  An average music-wise, the song passes muster.

Ra Rakumara

Artist: Chinmayee
Lyricist: Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry

It sounds like the Maestro Illaiyaraja-meets-AR Rehman.  The deeply lyrical Sirivennela makes the song one of the best thematic songs in recent times.  For all the inspired music, Chinmayee's haunting voice makes the song all the more special.

Prathichota Nake Swagatam

Artist: Ranjith
Lyricist: Ramajogayya Sastry

This intro-like song reveals the hero's attitude.  If the lyrics by Ramajogayya Sastry elicit the character's worldview, with all the attendant morality and confidence, the music is not modish enough to captivate the attention of the masses.  The theme is quite good and Ranjith's redoubtable rendering of the number makes it a hero.

Bavagari Choope

Artists: Ranjith, Vijay Yesudas, Surmuki, Sri Vardhini
Lyricist: Chandra Bose

It's time for a romantic collective.  With all the qualifications to grab the audience's attention, this song with profound lyrics gets it all right.  Ranjith and Vijay Yesudas, on the one hand, and Surmuki and Sri Vardhini, on the other hand, add the requisite youthful spirit.  Chandra Bose is at it again, delivering both entertainment and thought at once.  The best of the album comes as a wholesome package and as a song where Yuvan Shankar Raja sheds his style of subdued music.

Kok Kok Kodi

Artists: Karthik, Haricharan, Manasi, Rita
Lyricist: Laxmi Bhupal

The song has that jamboree feel.  The lyrics by Laxmi Bhupal get into the skin of Krishna Vamsi-ism.  Karthik delivers a dekko whereas Haricharan, Manasi and Rita join him in delivering an electrifying output.  The song has all the ingredients to be a hit song adding to the situation in the film as well.  Yuvan Shankar Raja moves away from any Kollywood influence to dish out an authentic Telugu number

Verdict: From jamboree songs to romantic numbers to profound ones, this album lives up to the image that Krishna Vamsi's albums have carved out for themselves.  Yuvan belches out two refreshing numbers by changing his style a bit.

Rating: 3/5