Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
Friday, May 30, 2003 16:49 IST
By Santa Banta News Network

Sooraj Barjatya is back from a hiatus with an impressive star studded movie called Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon. If you are Rajshri buff, then the title of this movie won't look unfamilair to you. With Hum Saath Saath Hain's music falling flat, Mr Barjatya decided to make some chages this time and hired unique Anu Malik to do the trick for this Hrithik and Kareena starrer.

The album hits off with "Chali Aayee" crooned by Chitra and KK. It is a very high pitched song and has a bit diffrent tune to it's credit too. Chitra's shrilling voice in the song make us realise that it needed someone like Asha Bhosle to do the justice. "Sanjana, I Love You" is a fast track song with a little prelude by Sunidhi Chauhan. KK joins them too but in vain as the song lacks it's soul. Chitra doesn't stop here and renders "Bani, Bani". Her voice is as high-pitched as ever, but this dandiya tune is hip and happening courtesy of her effervescence. "Aur Mohabbat Hai" by Shaan is a mushy ballad that´s pleasant on the ears, but even with all the choral support and orchestration, there´s no musical passage that one could call extremely memorable.

KK and Chitra make a comback with "O Ajnabi". She may only be crying in the latter version, but both are a sad state of affairs. "Kasam Ki Kasam" with Chitra and Shaan is comparitively Okay affair. But when it´s buried in a pile of musical corpses, you probably won´t care either way. It seems like Pooooo... is stuck with Kareena Kapoor as she is made to sing "Papa Ki Pari" rendered by Sunidhi Chauhan. A song composed as a western track, it is set in a lighter vein and should be accommodated well by the campus crowds.

The opening riffs of KK´s "Ladka Yeh Kehta Hai Ladki Se" are the lofty standards to which the rest of the MPKDH soundtrack should have aspired. The whole song is evocative of a light summer breeze, but Barjatya has wisely used the "Husna ka mara hoon" solo for the first few trailers of the film. Maybe because he knew the rest of the soundtrack just doesn´t measure up.

"Bhatke Panchi" by Chitra is a slow and a purely situational track. It's about sadness being associated with love and drags a bit. Since Chitra´s the only singer in the otherwise okay tune, maybe the screech is actually the singer´s own voice upon realizing how Malik has made her sound in the rest of the album. "Prem! Prem! Prem!" is a supposedly ´bonus track´ that actually has the audacity to have Chitra proclaim to KK and Shaan "Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon". All in all Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon disappoints you to the core.

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