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BOMBAY TIMES (June 25, 2012)
If the music of a film makes it to chartbuster lists before it even releases, half of a producer’s job is done. And in the case of Cocktail, producer Dinesh Vijan seems to be experiencing the same kind of high. His next Cocktail, a fresh youthful entertainer, which marks Saif Ali Khan’s comeback as a loverboy and also features Deepika Padukone in a smouldering new look, has received a tremendous response for its music. Following the first two chart-thumpers, Tumhi Ho Bandhu and Daaru Desi, the recently released track Yaariyaan too has become quite popular in a short while.
Pritam has created the tracks of Cocktail, and having worked earlier with the team on Love Aaj Kal and Agent Vinod, Vijan says that the music composer from the beginning knew the kind of music they wanted. “Although the film, set in London, is about modern characters, the basic emotions are Indian. So, the soundtrack is essentially folk in flavour. But, we have also incorporated rock and electronic sounds,” he explains, adding that the folk influences have worked for them.
For instance, the song Tumhi Ho Bandhu, which took 45 days to make, became viral with positive word-of-mouth within a short span. With simple yet poignant lyrics like ‘Jag mujhpe lagaye pabandi, main hoon hi nahi iss duniya ki’ by Irshad Kamil, Tumhi Ho Bandhu has been sung by Kavita Seth and lip-synced by Diana Penty in gorgeous locales of Cape Town. Says Pritam, “We got the melody very early, but we More >