Udta Punjab music rocks
It is a tough task to put together a theme-based soundtrack for a film and make it interesting and entertaining enough to find an audience. Amit Trivedi and Shellee make it happen with Udta Punjab, writes Aelina Kapoor Shahid Kapoor playing a rapper in Udta Punjab, there are expectations that composer Amit Trivedi and lyricist Shellee will come up with something exciting.There is an eclectic sound that begins the proceedings for a Udta Punjab
The late Shiv Kumar Batalvi had written a poem titled Ikk Kudi, which now finds itself in a movie. Amit Trivedi ropes in Shahid Mallya and Diljit Dosanjh respectively for a solo version eachFrom the fast pace Udta Punjab has taken so far, it is time for the proceedings to get a tad relaxed. Unfortunately, this slows down the pace of the soundtrack as well and one ends up missing the euphoria that is actually expected from the film.
Thankfully, guest lyricist Varun Grover’s work in the title song, Ud-daa Punjab, enhances the momentum and brings the album back on track.
Right from the rhythm, to the pace to the composition, to the singing by Vishal Dadlani and Amit Trivedi… everything fits in well. In fact, you don’t really expect rap portions in this song, especially after the way it starts. However, it is most welcome along with the dhol. Good fun! it make it interesting and entertaining enough to find an audience. Amit Trivedi and Shellee make it happen with Udta Punjab.