Though the Gujarati film hits screens on October 19, you can check out its soundtrack already. With songs sung by Jasleen Royal and Aishwarya Majumdar, the album is a mix of old and new that’ll have you tapping your toes.
Sharato Lagu is set to hit the screens on October 19, but you don’t have to wait a week to get a feel of this new Gujarati feature film. A complete 180-degree turnaround from his last film, Cash On Delivery, this film promises more lighthearted social commentary with the now-favourite of Gujarati cinema, actor Malhar Thakar. The film’s fun soundtrack is out already on all platforms. Featuring singers like Jasleen Royal and Aishwarya Majmudar, the film’s music is a fresh mix of new and old. While all the tracks feature a dance beat with strong vocals, they also feature departures into sargams and soft melodies of bansuri and shehnai.
Pankhi Re, sung by Yashita Sharma, Siddharth Amit Bhavsar and Amit Gadhvi, is a bright and spunky number that shines out as a potential favourite with young listeners. Its stimulating structure – with its fun, moving, melody and lively beats, guitars and banjo – makes it impossible to stop listening to it. The song even features a folk flavour in its chorus.
Man Melo stands out as the theme track in the album. Its catchy, simple melody is rendered by Jasleen Royal and Siddarth Amit Bhavsar. The lyrics, penned by Niren Bhatt, are endearing and singable. The song features lush vocal harmonies and flute interplay and has all the makings of a classic feel-good song. Watch its music video here!
Aishwarya Majmudar lends her voice to the track Pratham Shri Ganesh, a traditional Gujarati wedding song. The vocals have a lot of character, but the track itself seems a little overproduced, unnecessarily bringing back the theme of Man Melo yet again.
Music director Parth Bharat Thakkar has been behind the scores of various Gujarati films in the past, like Gujjubhai Most Wanted, Love Ni Bhavai and Daav Thay Gayo Yaar. Though this particular album lacks as much diversity in terms of melodies and instrumentation, it seems to set the perfect lively background score to the scenes of Sharato Lagu, a movie about a modern, fresh take on love and marriage.
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