Monday December 20, 2010
Vastadu Naa Raju (Music review), Telugu – Mani Sharma
Hello Everybody opens with music strangely similar to Band Baaja Baaraat’s Tarkeebein, but goes on to become a standard, catchy hero-intro song. Padha padha goes massy, and even its hook is stale; much like the pointlessly recycled Sadaymiya. Olla has minimal, interesting techno arrangements, but the tune is awful. Nathone nuvvu forced pathos sounds more like a nursery rhyme, but the composer redeems himself in the last two melodies – Kalagane veyla, cleverly invoking Reetigowlai raaga, and Yedho yedho, a simple, masala melody that harks back to parts of Chitchor’s ‘Gori tera’! Mani and his melodies do the trick again.
Keywords: Manchu Vishnuvardhan, Taapsee, Mani Sharma, Vastaadu Naa Raju, vastadu naa raju