Music Review: OUATIM Dobara has some good tunes

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Pritam’s music in Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara are good enough to be played on loop, writes Joginder Tuteja.

Songs of the 2010 hit Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai like Pee Loon and Tum Jo Aaye — composed by Pritam — are popular even today.

Now, he returns with the film’s sequel, Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara, with Rajat Aroraa (the film’s writer) as the lyricist, and expectations are manifold.

More so, since films featuring Akshay Kumar and directed by Milan Luthria have time and again boasted of some chartbuster songs.

And the music for the sequel does not disappoint either.

Ye Tune Kya Kiya is a well-tuned qawalli, where Pritam shows us what he is capable of. Rajat Aroraa’s lurics are terrific, his words are rooted to the core and Pritam’s composition further ensures that the essence of a quintessential ‘qawalli’ is maintained right through it’s five minute duration. What adds authenticity are Javed Bashir’s vocals that gel well with the overall flow of the song. A winner.

What is not a winner though is the re-creation of Tayyab Ali (by Anupam Amod) from Amar Akbar Anthony….

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