There seems to be talent simply pouring into the Indian film industry right now – and here’s another fantastic debut! The Tanu Weds Manu soundtrack is composer Krsna’s first foray into Hindi film – and he nails it.
It’s a smart move opening with RDB’s ‘Sadi Gali’. Sadi Gali – a Punjabi superhit from around 2005 – is a thumping dancefloor anthem of a song, upbeat and utterly exuberant – setting an excellent tone for what is to come.
Krsna’s first original composition is the dreamy love song, Yun Hi, featuring Mohit Chauhan’s smooth vocals supported by Ujjaini on backup. Often in Hindi films, the love songs are all so similar they end up sounding the same (I’m not dissing them either – I’m a huge fan of the classic soaring, stand on a mountain top love song!). Yun Hi distinguishes itself with varied and creative instrumentation – a range of percussion and woodwind, interesting use of percussive rhythms, and an inventive melody that shies away from conjuring up the usual clich