Tuesday, November 10

3 Idiots (Music) - Arre bhaiyya, Aal Izz Well!!!

Movie - 3 Idiots (Hindi)
Director - Rajkumar Hirani
Producer - Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Cast - Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani, Mona Singh, Parikshit Sahni, Javed Jaffrey
Music - Shantanu Moitra
Lyrics - Swanand Kirkire
Singers - Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, Swanand Kirkire, Shantanu Moitra, Suraj Jagan, Sharman Joshi
Story, Screenplay, Dialogues - Rajkumar Hirani, Abhijat Joshi
Audio on T-Series
Release Date - 25th December 2009

The wait for the year's most awaited movie is finally over. 3 Idiots is releasing on December 25th, 2009. The music of the film was launched on the internet, another brilliant marketing technique by the film's lead actor Aamir Khan. The launch had all the stars, makers and  musicians of the film interacting with users from all over the world on video chat. Like Vidhu Vinod Chopra's last 3 films (Parineeta, Lage Raho Munnabhai, Eklavya), the music and lyrics for this films is also by Shantanu Moitra and Swanand Kirkire respectively. The expectations are naturally high because the viewers already know that this film is going to be a brilliant one by default because of the names involved in it. And does it deliver up to the expectations? Yes it does!! It has great music and wonderful lyrics. Most songs are by Shantanu's favourite singers Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal and Shaan. 

The first track is 'Aal Izz Well' by Sonu Nigam, Swanand Kirkire and Shaan. It is sure to be the next anthem in colleges and among the youth, after Rang De Basanti's 'Paathshaala'. The song has energetic vocals, fun lyrics and a catchy tune. Sonu Nigam who does majority of the vocals brings in all the fun through his delivery. The chorus part of 'Aal Izz Well' is extremely catchy and has already become immensely popular after the promos came on air. Swanand Kirkire has given some great lyrics, the theme of which can be encapsuled in the lines, 'Koi na jaane apna future kya hoga.. To honth ghuma, seeti bajaa, seeti bajaa ke bol, Aal Izz Well'. A great beginning to the album. The song leaves you on a high note. You'll love it even more with repeated hearings. And the video promo that is out now has got a tremendous response so far. Loads of fun. (4.5/5)

The next track is the romantic number, 'Zoobi Doobi', by Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal. A lovely number composed in a waltz mode, Sonu and Shreya make it more interesting with their wonderful singing. A romantic song featuring Aamir and Kareena, dancing to the rain in full filmy style, this song even has some clever lines which go 'Jaisa filmon mein hota hai, ho raha hai hu-ba-hu.' The lovely waltz mode of the song is maintained throughout and that gives the song an old world feel. Shreya outshines Sonu in certain portions of the song. (Not that Sonu is any less brilliant). A lovely number which makes you feel like dancing to it. The video should make things more interesting hopefully. (4/5) 

'Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh' by Shaan and Shantanu Moitra is a soulful track which talks about a lost friend. Swanand Kirkire has written some great lyrics in this song, which is about a great person who changed the lives of his friends by his free spirited character. A situational track, sung very well by Shaan, this track has a nice, soulful tune also by Shantanu Moitra. A song that would work very well in the film, this song is interesting to listen nevertheless, especially because of the lyrics. (4/5)

'Give Me Some Sunshine' by Suraj Jagan and Sharman Joshi is all about liberation. It is all about expressing oneself freely, without oppression of any kind. This song is wonderfully written and composed, with a western feel to it. It is a completely pleasant and positive song which has some lines recited very well by Sharman Joshi. New singer Suraj Jagan's voice sounds great and suits this song perfectly. The guitar interludes are awesome. 'H2SO4' makes an appearance in the lyrics once again after 'Paathshaala' in the lyrics of this song. But it is used in a much more funnier line here. The instrumental portions remind you of the music of Taare Zameen Par at certain instances, but that goes away once the vocals come in. All in all, an excellent, inspiring song. (4/5)

'Jaane Nahin Denge Tujhe' by Sonu Nigam is yet another soulful number about friendship. Sonu Nigam's vocals go from being soft and melancholic to super powerful with ease. He proves yet again in this song why he is considered one of the best singers of our country. The lyrics are great yet again and the song leaves you with a different feel once you are done with it. This song is also a situational track which would work better along wit the film. Sonu's vocals and the lyrics are the highlights of this song. (4/5)

There are two remix tracks, one is the remix of 'Aal Izz Well' and the other is of 'Zoobi Doobi' by Dj A-Myth/Darshan. They are just like regular remix tracks. Nothing to talk about. 

Summing up, 3 Idiots has a great soundtrack with a mixture of fun, romantic, soulful, inspiring and powerful songs. Shantanu Moitra and Swanand Kirkire have consistently given good music in the past, and does the same with this album too. And these tracks should work very well with the movie, and we need not worry about that at all becuase Raju Hirani is the director. With 2 films alone, he achieved a great position among the best directors of the country. In 2006, 2 pathbreaking films released - Rang De Basanti and Lage Raho Munnabhai. This movie has the cast of Rang De Basanti (Aamir, Sharman, Madhavan) and the creative team of Munnabhai (Raju Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Shantanu Moitra, Boman Irani, etc). So we can expect a greater film this time around. Cant wait for the 25th of December. As far as the music goes, 'Aal Izz Well, Bhaiyya!!'.

Rating - 4/5


  1. Five point someone... Hope it'll be a good movie.....!!!

    And nice awesome review macha....!!!

  2. apparently its not five point someone.. they started with 5 point someone but ended up writing a better screenplay...

  3. oye.... it s 5 point someone's adaptation... u've not read 5 point some one nd also not seen the film... yet...! then why s this 'better than ' comparison nd all...! jus because u love aamir khan nd raju hirani... romba too much

  4. u idiot... i quoted watever raju hirani said about the movie.. and its true.. the movie is not five point someone.. get ur facts right before coming up with such stupid comments..
    and wats wrong if i love aamir and raju hirani, anybody sane will love them.. u r just trying to show some bloody attitude by criticizing them.. temme one thing bad about raju hirani.. and its my blog.. i write my opinions on it.. no one's forcing u to read it.. kore naalayi ninte chorichil thodangiyittu.. nee ingottu thirichu varumallo.. appo vachittondu.. ninte padam irangatte.. kaanichu tharaam.. :P