Filmmaker-musician Vishal Bhardwaj, turns 55 on Tuesday. The filmmaker, who has given Hindi movies such good gems as Maqbool and Haider — to call simply two, has additionally composed a number of the most memorable and melodious songs. And veteran lyricist poet Gulzar has been his associate in fairly a number of of such endeavours.
Be it Omkara, the Hindi heartland adaptation of Othello (Kareena Kapoor-Ajay Devgn starrer Omkara) or Shahid’s career-defining movie Kaminey (reverse Priyanka Chopra), the mix of Gulzar and Vishal has given us songs which are rooted within the milieu and richer for it.
Launching the primary music below his personal label Dhoop Aane Do, Vishal mentioned final month in an internet convention that he was impressed by Gulzar’s poem about hope amid the coronavirus pandemic. Vishal despatched him his composition set to the phrases and Gulzar cherished it. “He heard it and mentioned ‘it is rather stunning’. I had made some musical modifications and due to that, he readjusted his lyrics. He requested me ‘’Why don’t you file it? Simply file it for me’’. When the music was recorded, I additionally began feeling good about it. There was one thing uncommon about it. Then got here the query of releasing it. For a very long time, I had this dream of proudly owning a file label, so I made a decision that is the music I ought to open my label with. I really feel it’s a nice section for my music. I need to discover extra music in me now,” Vishal had revealed.
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About working with Vishal on one in all their most well-known collaborations, Beedi, Gulzar had mentioned earlier, “Do you keep in mind Billo, the character Bipasha Basu performed in Omkara? Properly, she performs the music within the movie. Each time she opens her mouth, a cuss phrase drops. I took a cue from this and developed the music. The language of Omkara is Awadhi and so is the music.”
Right here, we check out ten songs by Vishal-Gulzar.
Raat ke Dhai Baje (Kaminey)
Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji (Ishqiya)
Chai Chapa Chai ( Hu Tu Tu)
Chod Aaye Hum Wo Galiyan (Maachis)
Tere Ishq Mein (Album Ishqa)
Naina Thag Lenge (Omkara)
Darling (7 Khoon Maaf)
O Papadwale (Makdee)
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