‘Pappu can’t dance saala’ is the latest offering by one of the best Indian music composers of our times, A. R. Rehman. Shocked as I was after listening to the songs of the movie ‘Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na’ (JTYJN), I almost got a heart-attack when I learnt that the maestro had composed the music for the movie. To expect anything less than the best would be unjustifiable when it comes to A. R. Rehman. That man who is known for revolutionizing the Indian music scene with his compositions (Roja, Bombay, Rangeela, Dil Se, Taal, Saathiya, Swades, Rang De Basanti, and Guru etc) would do such a dismal and forgettable job in his latest score (JTYJN) was unimaginable.
No doubt that almost all songs of Jaane Tu are big hits of the day but for the reasons that even an average music listener understands, these songs will not be remembered for long… View full article »