Yash Raj Film’s Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer Sultan has been touted as the most promising film of the year. While Sultan’s trailer has become very popular with over 11 million views, it is now time for a special treat for all to enjoy the music album of Sultan, which released today.
Sultan’s music album is an elaborate and melodious amalgamation of folk, local, and popular music with India’s most celebrated playback talents singing for the film. Vishal- Shekhar compose for Salman Khan for the very first time, and keeping with the Yash Raj Films tradition of eternal film music, Sultan has a varied and interesting collection of 9 songs. Irshad Kamil has penned the lyrics of this winning album.
From soulful and romantic to action packed, listen to all the music tracks of Sultan here:
Here’s a sneak peek in each of these numbers that appear in the film at crucial points.
Baby ko Bass Pasand Hai: A typical peppy number by Punjabi pop star Badshah, this song has the enthusiastic Sultan woo Aarfa by gate crashing a wedding. Vishal Dadlani, Ishita and Shalmali Kholgade also join in this peppy track. It’s a foot tapping number that will make you want to dance wherever it plays,
Jag Ghoomeya: A romantic, gentle rendition by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, this is a folk composition that talks about the purity and spirituality of true love. Meaningful and melodious, this song touches your heart with its sound. It also has a female version titled the same Jag Ghoomeya by Neha Bhasin.
440 Volt: Energetically crooned by Mika Singh, this high octane song delves into a love struck Haryanvi wrestler’s imagination. Sultan’s journey of falling in love is the crux of this catchy number.
Sachi Muchi: In the soulful voices of Mohit Chauhan and Harshdeep Kaur, this song focuses on two equals falling in love. It’s deep but happy and fun filled; and is unique as it is about love that emerges from their profession of wrestling and their life choices.
Bulleya: Sung by Papon, whose Moh Moh Ke Dhaage for YRF’s Dum Laga Ke Haisha is one of the most mellifluous numbers of 2015, this one is a heart touching qawwali about unrequited love. Poetically exploring the pain of longing and separation, this song has a pure and classic feel to it.
Tuk Tuk: A song about the celebration of life, Nooran Sisters and Vishal Dadlani sing about getting up from low phases and fighting back. It’s about life, in short.
Rise of Sultan and Sultan: The thumping title track that has already become popular with the trailer. Shekhar Ravjiani and a chorus sing about the film’s central theme. It’s about rising against all odds and fighting difficulties from within. The haunting and extraordinary track Sultan by Sukhvinder Singh and Shadab Faridi completes the music album. This song brings to life the physical and spiritual transformation of the film’s central character.
Produced by Aditya Chopra and written-directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Sultan will release this Eid 2016.