Name Is Ali
flying around Singapore and saving the world as the superhero
Krrish, Bollywood’s favourite hunk Hrithik Roshan is
back on the big screen as an international thief who finds
time to gyrate his hips between robbing treasures around the
contained in this 29-minute soundtrack are the catchy tunes
he shakes his bon-bons to.
traditional Bollywood tunes, this latest big budget soundtrack
features songs which will appeal to the hip, cool and techno
crowd. There is lots of electronic synthesizer music composed
by Pritam. And the lyrics penned by Sameer are sensual, sensational
and somewhat titillating, in English nonetheless!
in us would tell you that this phenomenon in recent Bollywood
productions is a globalizing trend that fuses two very different
believe us, once you play this disc, you’d not be thinking
about all these unnecessary notions. You’d be tapping
your feet, snapping your fingers and nodding your heads to
the enjoyable rhythms.
There is the goofy “My Name is Ali” which is clearly
a song about a guy introducing himself to a girl, to some
comedic effects. There is the big number “Dil Laga Na”
which features some exotic Brazilian beats, which complements
this first Bollywood movie to be shot in Brazil. And there
is the show stopping “Dhoom Again” which will
make you want to get down to the nearest dance floor available,
that is, if you think you can dance like Roshan.
would we think lots of budget has been thrown into this album,
like the movie itself?
further than inside the CD sleeve, where you would get not
one, not two, but five character cards showcasing fashion
apparel sponsored by London designer label Pepe Jeans. The
cards also have printed autographs of the show’s five
stars on them.
girls can ogle at Roshan’s hot bod while the boys can
keep the Aishwarya Rai card in their wallet.
that is not enough, the producers decided to throw in a bonus
disc entitled “YRF Hits” with ten more Bollywood
tunes (yes, all of techno genre) to make your next party more
happening and exotic and happening.
if you’d care whether anyone understands the lyrics.
by John Li