Popcorn Motion Pictures and Balaji Motion Pictures in association with Sahara One Motion Pictures are gifting audiences EMI (Easy Monthly Instalments) this Diwali. EMI stars the talents of Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Rampal, Ashish Choudhary, Urmila Matondkar, Malaika Arora Khan and Neha Oberoi. In the director’s seat is debutante Saurabh Kadra while the music is handled by Chirantan Bhatt (‘Mission Mission’ and ‘Nobody Like You’ — Mission Istanbul), and the lyrics are penned by a list of lyrists comprising of Shakeel Azmi, Sarim Momin, Shabbir Ahmed, Hamza Faruqui, Junaid Wasi and Amar Valentine. The album has 8 songs, 2 of which are remixes of the original. Playback singers include Sunidhi Chauhan, Shaan, Mohit Chauhan, Mahalaxmi Iyer and Sanjay Dutt amongst others. EMI hits screens on the 29th of October this year.
An obvious item number, Chori Chori sung by Sunidhi Chauhan, who by now should have acquired a Phd in item numbers, starts the album. Bhatt gives music of a hip-hop-meets-the-Middle-East nature (re-lapse from Mission Istanbul anyone?) while Shakeel Azmi gets no points for using of the phrase ‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’ for what must be the zillionth time in the history of Indian music. Despite the clich