The much awaited film Ram Leela by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is all set to hit the screens next month. The film, which is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, set in modern day Gujarat, has music that has been composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali himself. Bollywood Celebden presents Ram Leela Music Review.
The director who composed music for the second time, churned out a perfect blend of soothing, emotional songs; garba songs and party songs. Though we feel his obsession with garba songs gives us an overdose of them; they are good to listen to. The sound-track consists of 10 songs in all.
Of the 10, the makers have released videos of 4 songs. Of the remaining 6, Poore Chaand; Ang Laga De; Dhoop and Laal Ishq are emotional songs crooned by top notch singers like Shreya Ghoshal, Shail Hada, Arjit Singh and relative newcomers like Aditi Paul. All of those are soulful and some, like Poore Chaand and Dhoop are impeccable.
Of the other two, one is an all out party song Ram Chahe Leela Chahe which has been sung by the newcomer Bhoomi Trivedi, this song is really peppy and catchy. The last song whose video has not been released so far is More Mani Tanghat, which is yet another garba song.
There is one thing common to all of these songs and that is they have that subtle underlying of Indian traditional musical influence and that makes them more magical.
Then there are the ones whose videos have been released. Here you go!
Lahu Munh Lag Gaya
This song shows Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh looking their traditional best and unlike many garba songs, this has that naughty flirtatious element to it. The slow song which picks up pace somewhere in the middle, is mesmerizing and catchy at the same time. It’s beats make you want to jump into a dance. The chemistry is also captivating as you see them flirting with each other subtly and eventually, they kiss.
Tattad Tattad (Ram Ji Ki Chaal)
This song is probably like the intro of the male lead in the movie. This shows Ranveer Singh dancing away to glory, showing off his perfectly sculpted body. The beats filled song is perfect when at a party where no one cares how you dance.
Though beats-filled and catchy and dripping with chemistry, this song was not really necessary; going by rest of the sound-track. If someone listens to this song first, without knowing anything about the movie, they will probably end up thinking the movie is some slapstick nonsense.
Nagada Sang Dhol
Among all the songs in the movie, this will probably end up being an all time favorite of everyone. It gives a sense of Deja Vu as it reminds the listener of the song Dholi Taro Dhol Baje from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s earlier film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. This song has been sung by Shreya Ghoshal and it portrays Deepika Padukone dancing garba to the song. It is probably the best garba song ever. It has that trademark Sanjay Leela Bhansali grandeur.
Ang laga de
Ang laga de is a slow romantic number sung by Aditi Paul and Shail Hada, and in this one, Ranveer’s oh-so-hot and chiseled bod has over shadowed Deepy’s pretty face. The passionate chemistry between Ranveer and Deepika gets more intense in Ang laga de. There is also a sizzling steamy kiss between the duo.