Friday, October 17, 2008

Vishal Sekhar - the promising musical duo of the present decade.

Vishal Sekhar – the promising musical duo of the present decade.

Vishal Sekhar, the renowned musical duo consisting to Vishal Dadlani and Sekhar Ravjiani, had created a lasting impression on the listeners of bollywood music for the last decade. They had catered to the taste of the cinematic audience and updated themselves with the requirement of the present times.

In the early part of their career they gained recognition with their performance in the films Jhankar Beats and Musafir. But the cinematic audience got flabbergasted with their brilliant composition in the film in Salaam Namaste. The songs “salaam namaste”, “my heart goes” were some of the songs which became extremely popular with the youth of India. The smart performance of Preeti Zinta and Saif Ali Khan was ably supported by the westernized compositions of Vishal Sekhar and the film became very very successful.

They again impressed the viewers with their composition in Abhishek Bacchan’s film Bluff Master. The songs in the film were impressive followed by the reasonable performance of Priyanka Chopra. In the film Zinda, Vishal Sekhar’s composition “zinda hoon mai” became a big hit. The film was based on suspense and violence but the music was also impressive.

Vishal Sekhar again impressed the audience with their compositions for the film Golmaal. The song “golmaal golmaal everything is going to be golmaal” maintained the message relating to chaos and confusion which was the theme of the film. Their music in the film Case was also impressive.

They got the biggest break from Farah Khan and Shahrukh Khan in the film Om Shanti Om. All the songs of the film became super hit. The major songs included “om shanti om”, “tumko dekha haito”, etc. The title song “om shanty om” almost had the entire film industry together including legends like Dharmender, Jeetender, Shabana Azmi, Rekha, etc., who danced with Shahrukh Khan. Sonu Nigam’s song “tumko dekha haito” became super hit.

While contribution in notable films made Vishal Sekhar famous, their style of composition was eve reached to viewers different TV Channels when they conducted Music competitions like Sa re ga ma pa Challenge 2007 and Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar, where they adjudicated the musical performance of youth stars like Rahul Vaidya, Abhijeet Sawant, Prajakta Shukre and others.

The young generation feels that their wavelength are matched by the musical scores of Vishal Sekhar. In 2008 they already created waves with their composition in Tashan and Bacchna Aye Haseeno. The songs in Tashan like “falak tak” and “dil dance mare re” sung by Udit Narayan, Sukhwinder Singh and Sunidhi Chauhan and “dil hara” sung by Sukhwinder Singh became hits.

They almost blasted the audience with the composition in Bachna Aye Haseeno, picturised on Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukune and others with songs like “khuda jane” sung by KK Kunnath and Shilpa Rao, “ahista ahista” sung by Lucky Ali and Shreya Ghoshal, “small town girl” sung by Shankar Mahadevan. Their music in the film Dostana picturised on Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bacchan, John Abraham with songs like “jaane kyun”, “desi girl”, “kuch kum” will again amaze the viewers. The audience expect them to continue to give their innovative music in the years to come.

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