Category Archives: Music

Sachin Gupta goes on 9 days ‘maun vrat’ before composing new music

Indian music composer and singer Sachin Gupta who has composed music for films like Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, Mere Dad Ki Maruti, Table No. 21, Prince and Doorie is currently on a 9 days maun vrat before starting the composition for his new music album. Sachin is a strong believer in Satguru and believes in his saying ‘Vaak shudhi helps in internal peace’.

The main idea behind this silence is to hear whatever the universe is saying and to understand how the birds and the trees feel as they too cannot speak and express themselves through words. He is currently on his 6th day of maun vrat.

Popularly known as the Bob Marley of India Sachin Gupta has taken this step right before beginning the composition of his new music album because he feels that the music, that is coming in the industry is all the same and its high time that we try and get new kind of compositions for our music lovers.

This is a new thing that is being done by Sachin Gupta as no other music composer has tried this before. So, you never know it might become a new trend in order to increase the level of talent in the music industry.

Harrdy Sandhu all set to shoot for his upcoming single ‘Kya Baat Ay’ in Istanbul

Harrdy Sandhu, whose last successful pop hit ‘Naah ‘became a rage amongst the youth is all set to release his new single Kya Baat Ay. With a lean body and dapper looks, Harrdy will be seen romancing Carolina Mouram a gorgeous Brazilian Model in the video. Conceptualized by Sony Music, the song has been shot in the beautiful locales of Istanbul and is a dream watch.

Heart throb Harrdy had surprised fans with his killer dance moves in Naah and promises to showcase more of these in the upcoming video. Giving a hint of what to expect, Harrdy says “This new song is unique, I promise it is like something you have never heard before. The song’s hook will definitely stick with listeners. I think this will give Naah a massive competition.:)”

Sony Music and team have been working on this song with the artist and decided on another dance song for Harrdy. With a rhythmic groove and some serious moves, the song video will definitely be the biggest pop hit this year.

DJ Shaan and Celina Sharma’s new single SAY YES is out

SHAAN who recently made history by becoming the first Indian DJ to sign a major international label deal with the prestigious Virgin EMI/Universal Music Group released his latest single ‘Say Yes’ on Friday 21st September 2018. The song features the incredible Celina Sharma, a 16-year singer/songwriter from Australia. The track beautifully combines the classic harmonious sounds that SHAAN is known for along with a raw melodic touch by Celina.

SHAAN and Celina who are both under the same management roster, Rounded Talent met in Mumbai to collaborate on the track where the video which was also shot later.

“As soon as I heard Celina, this song simply had to happen! I was astonished by the maturity in her voice. For someone so young, she has definitely put a lot of hardwork in her singing career already which drove me towards making this song with her. I want to promote young talent through the platform given to me by my audience. This song is just a start on the long road ahead. I look forward to establishing myself as a major mainstream artist globally. Being in the capable hands of Virgin EMI we also have some really exciting things to come, which I can’t wait for everyone to hear”, shares SHAAN about this collaboration and other projects he is eagerly waiting to share with the world.

Celina Sharma makes her debut as an artist with this single and is very grateful for the opportunity to present her music to India. “I am so excited about this song. We recorded it when I was 15 and to have the opportunity to work with SHAAN and for him to believe in me is amazing; can’t thank him enough for the opportunity! The whole process of recording & shooting the video in Mumbai was so enjoyable and one I won’t forget”.

SHAAN adds, “Say Yes for me is super catchy, and every time I hear it I cannot help but sing it! I hope all the fans in India and beyond will get behind it”.

‘Say Yes’ is released on Colaba Records/Virgin EMI globally and will be available at all reputable streaming platforms globally.

Darshan Raval releases his new #HappyLove pop single ‘DO DIN’

Known to give Bollywood the biggest hits this year with Chogada, Kamariya and Sonedo, heart throb Darshan Raval releases his new pop single Do Din. With a dash of romance and a lot of dance, the song video is an easy yet absorbing video with Darshan luring viewers with his boyish charm.

Shot over a night at the iconic Liberty theatre in Mumbai, the video is a fun breezy love story between Darshan and the beautiful Akanksha Sharma that will bring back the feeling of the first love in your life.

Produced by Sony Music, directed by the multi-talented Divya Palat and Choreographed by the Shaimak Davar Dance Company, the video has all that it takes to become a smash hit.  An ecstatic Darshan says, “I am excited to release Do Din. The song is fresh, the video is sweet and I had a great time recording and shooting it. I hope my fans enjoy this song as much as I did in creating this.”

Adds on Rohan Jha, Head – Pop Music, Sony Music India, “After the stupendous success of Tera Zikr, all of us wanted to explore an undiscovered side of Darshan in music, visuals and positioning. Do Din gave us an opportunity to do just that. I am certain Darshan’s fans will be delighted with the #HappyLove  feel of the song and the video – and he will definitely garner much love and adulation across the board.”

Composed by Darshan and written by the talented Kunaal Verma, Do Din song video released on Sony Music India’s YouTube channel and is available for download across all audio streaming platforms.

Bollywood’s Elite in love with the music of Jalebi

When everyone from Karan Johar, Badshah to Pritam is hooked to the music of a soon-to-released film, you know they are hitting the right notes when the music actually drops. The Bhatt’s are known for soulful melodies over the years and this validation further amplifies the class of music.

Karan Johar, says, “Heard all the songs of Jalebi and I’m absolutely spell bound! Kudos to Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt for creating magic, time and over again! “

But what goes into the making of the trademark Bhatt sound? It is believed that the reason their music works is because the sounds are fresh and have soulful  melodies that resonate with listeners and stick in memory.

A long-time Bhatt collaborator, Pritam narrows down the secret ingredient. “Being soulful, this is what a traditional Bollywood album is all about”.

The one word being repetitively used by everyone we spoke to, to define this soon to be released album is “soulful” and “melodic.” Some are even calling it as the surprise album of the year.

A multi-composer album, the lyrics of each of the songs are deep, enthralling and emotional and brings the album alive.

Album of the year? Guess we mere mortals will have to wait a little longer to know for sure. The Trailer of Jalebi along with its first song titled Tum Se will be released on Monday, 10th September.

After popular demand, Darshan Raval to release a #HappyLove single called “Do Din”

Heartthrob Darshan Raval who has been in the news for giving Bollywood the biggest songs this year is all set to release his new independent single “Do Din”. His social has been abuzz with how people around him have been nudging him to work on a happy love song as he known to present fans with music that is soul stirring and sad love. However his new single Do Din to be released next week , is a fun song with a dance groove that will bring an instant  smile to your face and will make you want to get up and dance.

Written by Kunaal Vermaa and composed by Darshan Raval, Denny Thakrar, the song will be shot in Mumbai’s iconic Liberty theatre. Says Darshan,” I can’t believe how everyone around wants me to work on a happy love song. I always thought I am the master of sad love, so now with this feedback, I am working and trying to change the way I think. So get ready for a love song that will add an extra beat to your heart .”

Garima Yagnik is back with her second single, ‘Naina Barse Kyun’

After the massive hit of her first single, singer and actor Garima Yagnik, niece of legendary singer Alka Yagnik, is back with her second single “Naina Barse Kyun”. It is a Hindi dance-pop track, composed by Naresh-Anand, and directed by Karan-Aryaman Marwaha.

‘Naina Barse Kyun’ is a depiction of a girl in the initial stages of heartbreak where it is ironic yet comedic about the situation. She is surrounded by the voices in her head as well as those of her friends, wondering whether the heartbreak is to be celebrated or lamented over. In her imagination, the end of her relationship is a blessing, however, there may be a part of her that wants to go back to the way she was.

Talking about the launch of the song, an excited Garima said, “This is my second release and is excited more than ever. It is challenging and there are a lot of expectations when you have such a stalwart in your family. But I have a different style of singing and voice. This track is very close to my heart and I am sure the audience will fall in love with it too. This has been a fabulous journey till now and teaming up with Karan again is a great experience.”

Right after the big launch, the singing diva is heading to Delhi as she currently working on WizCraft’s “Balle Balle” musical comedy, directed by Viraf Sarkari at Kingdom of Dreams, Delhi. Her other theatre endeavors include “Medha and Zoombish” directed by Hidayat Sami at Prithvi Theatre. She has been singing and acting since childhood and her previous work with Times Music includes “Meherbani”. She has previously worked with Karan-Aryaman Marwaha on the short film “Punjab”, which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival.

‘Naina Barse Kyun’ is released on 31st August 2018, so stay tuned!

Director Gifty creates magic with Guru Randhawa’s latest song

When your minds match, you make magic. And that’s what happens when Director Gifty works with popular singer Guru Randhawa.

Director Gifty and Guru Randhawa have earlier too worked on many singles and they have connected hugely with masses. While everyone knows Guru and his music, the mastermind behind the videos (most of them) is Director Gifty, who shots these videos so well, that they become intent hits.

‘Ishare Tere’, Guru’s recent single was shot by Director Gifty again and the song has already caught up with the young crowds. They decided to shoot the video and Guru who was travelling on an India tour came back to shoot for it because Director Gifty wanted that he only feature in it. Guru shot for the video continuously for 20 hours and then decided to leave. Since the song did so well on the charts, Guru was persistent at giving this his best, and making it a video that people will always remember.

The song has crossed the 100 million mark and both Director Gifty and Guru are rejoicing over it. Director Gifty says, “When I get to know that people love the songs and the videos, it feels nice as the whole effort gets paid by audience’s appreciation. This song is my favourite and I am not being diplomatic here. Also, Guru is very hard-working. Even after travelling, he was ready to shoot so long for the song and had a positive attitude about improvisations on it. That’s what I like about Guru. I have directed Guru Randhawa in ‘Made in India’ and ‘High Rated Gabru’, ‘Lahore’ and we work well together. He has a great understanding of what I perceive about each video.”

Singer Santosh Raj releases his new single SHAB

Arijit Singh is one such of a name is Bollywood that inspire & motivate millions. Recent release of album “Shab” by singer Santosh Raj is one such example as he is highly inspired by Arijit’s style of singing and idolizes him. Santosh has taken formal training in music & has worked hard to learn the art form. “Shab” is a sad romantic song which depicts the feel of loneliness & heartbreak.

The song is globally released by Right Choice Media. The music is given by talented music director Aamir Ali Sultan & the lyrics are beautifully penned by Gaazi Moin. The video features Santosh as the performer himself where he is ruling the screen with his acting skills & expressions.

The album “Shab” is beautifully shot on various locations across Mumbai. Singer Santosh Raj says he is very happy with the response he is receiving for “Shab” & the song is making a buzz among youth. The song is directed by Prince Khan  & produced by Right Choice Media.

Anup Jalota launches Abhijit Ghoshal’s Sai Album SAINATH AAO

Abhijit Ghoshal’s Bhajan album “Sainath Aao” was launched by Bhajan maestro Anup Jalota in a grand ceremony.  Ghoshal is a singer to reckon with and in addition to Bollywood  music,  he has made a name in the genre of devotional music.

At the event Anup Jalota said, “For the genre of devotional  music to flourish and thrive further in the future,  one needs a torch bearer and Abhijit is one such gem who is now ready to lead the genre in the right direction. He is an accomplished musician  and effectively sings a variety of songs. He also has the power to make people dance and enjoy his music.”

The event also saw music stalwarts like Pt. Ronu Majumdar – Flute exponent, Kuldeep Singh ji – Music Director, Smt Tulika Ghosh – classical vocalist and Abhijit’s guru,present.

Mumbai’s Income Tax Commissioner Mr. Virendra Ojha and Abhijit’s friends from the Army and Air force were also present to show their support to Abhijit.

All in all it was a beautiful event which had talented musicians of the country express their love and support towards Abhijit and the devotional music genre.