Of late, Bollywood Music Industry has been growing rapidly, not only in
terms of young and fresh talents joining the marathon, but also how a
wider range of music potentials are experimented each year. From various
mash up editions, to remixes, are being introduced. Medleys, have been a
part of the old times, when mixing songs from different movies during a
wedding occasion was very popular. Basically, while there's just so
much going on around, how do you expect me, the DJ, to just sit and
procrastinate my work? What am I being paid for? Your entertainment!
So here's BollyCurry's favorite DJ presenting news on how B-Town has been coping with melodious medleys!
Hrithik Roshan, Rani Mukherjee, and Kareena Kapoor starer, also
presented a wonderful medley during the engagement sequence of Tina and
Raj. The medley has a dramatic start with the break of a glass, and
after there's no stop. "Naa Chahun Hira Moti" is the first in line,
followed by "Pyaar Mein Sauda Nahin", "Jhooth Bole Kawwa Kaate", "Diwale
Dulhaniya Le Jayenge" and many others, each symbolizing the feeling of
that character, and how the love triangle between the protagonists was
shaping the plot. Once again, some amazing moves by the respective
actors, and definitely a treat to watch!
love story of Prem (Salman Khan) and Priya (Rani Mukherjee) had not even
begun, when this medley was brought in. Different then the rest, this
medley was a fusion of various heartbreaking and rather sad songs, after
Prem's break up with Nisha (Raveena Tandon). Not any occasion or
wedding picture, instead this was pictured at a picnic spot. Among the
very many track used, some notable ones were "Tadap Tadap", "Dost Dost
Naa Raha", "Yeh Duniya Yeh Mehfil" and "Sheesha Ho Ya Dil Ho". If you're
a fan of Salman Khan, you definitely don't want to miss out on seeing
his emotional side.
fondly known as K3G, this film needs no introduction. Every scene is
this movie is captured within the mind of it's audience ever since the
first time they watch it. Not a very large medley, but definitely a
notable one. This particular one happens during the Karwachauth
festival, as the ladies await the appearance of the moon. It happens as
such that Pooja (Kareena Kapoor) dares Rohan (Hrithik Roshan) to say the
truth in front of everyone. In order to win the dare, and not directly
reveal the truth, Rohan begins the medley. He starts with "Wah Wah Ram
Ji" and then moves the mike to Pooja, who introduces the mega hit track
"Bole Chudiyaan". The medley may not have left a huge mark, but the main
track "Bole Chudiyaan" surely made the audience drool for years after
the movie released, and is still used during various occasions.
those classical love stories, and one of, if not the most praised film
of Salman Khan. This one was not a selection of songs chosen from
previous movies, but rather a conversation between Prem and Suman, in
which they were conveying their feelings for each other. Once again,
it's a wedding occasion, and the medley gets kicked off by Prem, who
sings it directing at Suman; "Jaa Jaa Mujhe Na Ab Tu Yaad Aa". Suman
then does her part with "Tumhari Nazar Kyun Khafa Hogayi", and their
unstoppable heart-to-heart dialogue went on. The expressions and the way
each song was used, is a pleasure to watch.
sure that anyone who is an ardent bollywood movie watcher, will
definitely know about this super hit flick of the 90's. During the
wedding reception of Vivek and Sadhna, Vinod (Saif Ali Khan) and Sapna
(Karisma Kapur) present a fun-filled parody cum medley on all the
family members. Tracks like "Didi Tera Devar Deewana", "Papa Kehte Hain
Bada Naam Karega" among others were used in a personalized version to
mimic every character. This medley is still considered to be one of the
best medleys in bollywood; pure entertainment with a blend of perfect
song syncing! Hence if you haven't watched this one yet, you're really
missing out on a good piece of amusement!
such additional concepts and creativity in the movies of the 90's is
what made them such classical blockbusters that they are today;
something which the current movies definitely lack. We at BollyCurry
only wish to see some blast from the past come back and make add some
sparkle which makes Bollywood a unique platform. Before surfing away, be
sure to leave your comments on what you feel about medleys and their
impact in movies!
Writer: Sonia R.
Editor: Hershi J.
Graphics: Aanchal V.