IHLS Takes Bollywood to Old School Romance
Like or dislike love stories, this one is sure to quake you off your feet. The music of I Hate Luv Storys is fresh and is love personified. We know the title is sounds so anti love but trust me the album aint! The album is very buoyant and the love quotient is soaring in every song. It’s a citified album which has all the urban culture in all songs and Vishal Shekhar the musical duo of the film has left no stones unturned to the youth culture of today. The music is peppy, new Bigg Boss 16 Full Episode, fresh, pro-love, optimistic and romantic of course. I Hate Luv Storys stars Sonam Kapoor and Imran Khan I the lead. With this movie debutante director Punit Malhotra makes his debut in Bollywood. The movie is produced by Karan Johar, Vishal Shekhar is the music duo of I Hate Luv Storys.
Starting with “Jab Mila Tu” crooned by Vishal Dadlani has spread over the masses real quick. The song maintains a good tempo to it and is very enjoyable Bigg Boss 16 Full Episode. The lyrics are penned down by Anvita Dutt Guptan. Vishal has sung the song in the way he sang Jaane Kyun from Dostana. The song has got the same upshot and so archetypal Vishal. Vishal’s singing career has surely take off and is gaining prominence in Bollywood.
Subsequently is “Bin tere”, which is arguably the most soothing poignant track in the album. It commences with English lyrics, followed by Hindi lyrics. Eminent Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali’ has voiced for the song. This beautiful rendition turns it into a soulful and melodious number. The song is really easy on ear and mellow. Even Sunidhi Chauhan plays a cameo in the end. This one is sure to make hoopla. “Bin tere” has two more versions, a remixed version, which has a fast tempo and is a bit groovy, a discotheque version. The other is a reprised version by Shekhar Ravijiani. Female Bollywood actresses are very famous in India and all over the world. This is because of their striking beauty and talent. And when it comes to Female Bollywood superstars two names are on top of the list, Katrina Kaif and Kareena Kapoor. Both beautiful and talented but often compared.
Katrina worked as a photographic model before being an actress. She has transformed herself from not being able to speak Hindi to one of the busiest and sought after actresses today. She’s certainly grown from dubbing for Namaste London, to dancing Kathak for 7 hours nonstop and working as much as she can on her Bollywood career. In her relatively short span in the film industry, she already starred with some of the biggest filmmakers in the industry, dogged by controversy because of Salman Khan’s cases and for wearing a skirt in a place of worship. Which created a lot of controversy for her, first film was Boom.
Kareena Kapoor, from the legendary Kapoor family, a young star had an amazing debut as a young Muslim in Refugee by JP Dutta’s with kid star Abhishek Bachan last 2000. Even though the movie didn’t do great, Kareena was embraced by the viewing public immensely. From her first scene, the entire nation knew that superstar was born. Kareena began a journey of a lifetime like Bollywood actresses that would lead to her to being a superstar. She was instantly signed by the biggest of producers even before her first film. She surprised audiences in her second film, Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai. Unfortunately, Kareena also faced many controversies. Her choice of words, unintentionally sometimes offend people, but this is just her character and most of these incidents were just fabricated and her words edited. But t she never let this stop her instead she used these intrigues to her advantage and made her stronger. Saying “my work will speak for me. “In Hollywood movies, Musicals are one genre that is exclusively based on songs and lyrics. With few exceptions songs are not a common narrative expression for other Genres. Though it has been observed that its musical score increases a movie’s popularity. Celine Dion’s “My heart will go on” for Titanic stayed on in public memory long after the movie left the cinema halls. The soundtrack of Love Story is one of the most enduring ever, and who doesn’t download music from Sound of Music and Mary Poppins. Many a times, blockbusters become classics because of their excellent scores. Hence, composers and songwriters are in great demand in Hollywood and thus the producers are encouraged to use songs occasionally in Hollywood films.
The origin of songs in Bollywood movies can be attributed to the “Parsi Theatre” – the popular musical plays in the early 19th Century that influenced themes and styles of the early film productions. From thereon even though the film style and content diversified, the popularity of songs remained. In the contemporary Bollywood cinema, the craft of song imaging improved with technology and its relevance and contribution enhanced the art of populous Indian storytelling techniques. The mere means of entertainment emerged as a potent narrative device.
Most of the Bollywood films are essentially consumed by audiences of Indian origin across the globe thus they are dually influenced by the Indian ethos and the western lifestyle. Former assisting the mass acceptance and the latter satisfying the mass fantasy. These movies primarily express the importance Indians as a race give to human emotions and relationships. Bollywood songs contribute effectively to this expression. They movies range from emotional sagas to patriotic legends, romantic comedies to heart stopping thrillers. Irrespective of the genre, songs find an important role to play in the narrative structure of the story. There is something for all kinds of audiences. There is entertainment packed for everyone in one movie.