24062021-LSTC-01.qxd 6/23/2021 11:28 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Insta poet Actor Ayushmann Khurrana on Wednesday donned the poet’s hat on Instagram, and went down memory lane recalling his college days. IANS CHANDIGARH | THURSDAY | 24 JUNE 2021 PALAK MUCHHAL FITTRAT Sheetal When we look at all the successful Indian web series, Mirzapur, Scam 1992 or with its latest season, The Family Man, there’s more than what meets the eye. There’s no denying that all three have powerful stories, but their title tracks too made a lasting impression. As we look at the music industry taking a dive into this digital world, we also talk to singers, who have sung for OTT platforms, to know about their experience. Roping in Bollywood biggies Sachin Jigar has presented the perfect blend of Tamil music and Indie vibe for the songs of The Family Man Season 2. His Tamil songs, Hey Sippi Sippi and Unnara Vaithai have captured the emotions of the story beautifully. Bandish Bandits, a series released a year ago had Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, to bring forward a fusion of Indian classical and western music. Singers like Mame Khan to Jonita Ghandi to Javed Ali to Armaan Malik came on board for this project. Nikhil D’Souza’s Tu Saath Jo had all the emotions of the protagonist After Bollywood, has OTT music become a genre in itself? Looking at the memorable theme songs from web series, it’s a probability even popular singers and composers are not ruling out web films have become the focus for the masses. The pandemic is just a phase, it will be over or we’ll figure a way to live with it. By then, we’ll get back to making music for the non-digital space too.” His experience to work for Axone, “It was really nice composing and producing a track for the movie. I found the movie very interesting. It reminded me of my own college days in Delhi.” SACRED GAMES SCAM 1992 Similar zone THE FAMILY MAN 2 A SUITABLE BOY Melody takes the digital plunge… packed into one song from the series Sunflower. New series Grahan has National Award-winner lyricist Varun Grover teaming with music composer Amit Trivedi for two songs. Who would have thought what started as a trendsetter from Divine’s powerful Kaam 25 in Sacred Games would become a normal affair three years later? One cannot skip without mentioning actress Tabu singing Muddat Hui Hai in The Suitable Boy. The same way, Vaaroon, a wedding song of Guddu and Sweety from Mirzapur has its own fans as Dil Kaafir of Dia was going to sing it. In future also, if a good melody comes my way for an OTT platform, I would sing it.” FOUR MORE SHOTS PLEASE But Beautiful is one series known for its songs from the first season itself, which is why the recent instalment had five songs soundtrack album with all known faces, Amaal Malik, Akhil Sachdeva, Sandman and Kabir. Palak says, “Amaal Malik had sent me the song. He asked me if I would be interested in singing it. As soon as I heard the melody, I was sure that I Mirza’s Kaafir. The song Yaara Teri Yaari from Four More Shots Please is an ode to friendship by talented singer Darshan Raval. Melody matters For singer Palak Muchhal, her song Kya Kiya Hai Tune in Broken But Beautiful Season 3 stayed with her till now. With already over 1million views, Broken Only route to follow SUNFLOWER PAPON With theatrical releases still on hold due to the pandemic, digital platforms are the only route that one can follow. Playback singer Papon, who last year sang Dance It Out for Netflix movie Axone, holds the view that OTT is the future. He says, “Web series and the music for the web space is the trend, irrespective of the pandemic. Having said that, it is not that the focus has shifted to OTT but because web series and The latest title track of Sunflower, starring Sunil Grover, reminds one of the hit theme tracks of Mirzapur, Scam MIRZAPUR 2 1992 and Bad Boys Billionaires and yet different in many ways. Singers like Prateek Kuhad, Ankur Tiwari and Nilotpal Bora have given voices to songs Kahaan Ho Tum, Rehne Do Na and De Mauka Zindagi in the series, Mismatched, Guilty and Aspirants, respectively. Visay feels, “One can easily connect with such relatable tracks. Soothing tracks with anything pleasing in terms of the lyrics stay with you for a long time.” Tisca Chopra gets a letter of appreciation from Big B What’s up with her? Tisca Chopra’s latest book What’s Up With Me has found appreciation from none other than Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. Big B has sent forth a signed thank you letter to Tisca for writing the book and sending it over to him. Tisca took to social media to share this letter. In the letter, Amitabh Bachchan wrote, “I feel certain that it will help young girls considerably to better understand and grapple with the disturbing inconsistencies and ambivalence during this period of adolescence. It seems informative and compliments every learning environment.” Tisca thanked Big B for his kind gesture. The actress wrote her book What’s Up With Me during the lockdown. She wanted to give people practical suggestions to cope with physical and emotional upheavals because of hormonal changes at puberty. Tisca began writing a letter to her daughter, Tara, about the biological changes she would inevitably face, but the more she spoke with her daughter and her friends, she felt the need to address several basic questions in detail in a language easy to comprehend. That’s what pushed her to write the book. 26th - 27th June 2021 Full Body Health Check Up 58 Tests #BanGrahanWebSeries trends on Twitter Recently, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) had taken offence saying that it shows the Sikh community in a wrong manner. During a press conference, president of the SGPC Bibi Jagir Kaur had said, “A Sikh character has been portrayed in an objectionable manner in a web series called Grahan, based on the 1984 Sikh genocide. In the series, the charge of Sikh genocide is being levelled against a Sikh character which is condemnable and fabricated.” Now, the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee has sent a legal notice to Disney+Hotstar. Manjinder Singh Sirsa, president of the DSGMC, shared the copy of the notice and wrote, “Legal notice served to @DisneyPlusHS for objectionable content and information shown in their web series Grahan trailer which shows a Sikh involved in planning/executing 1984.” Grahan,which is scheduled to premiere on the OTT platform today, has landed in legal trouble HBA1c/FBS/MPG Phosphatase, Full Body Health Checkup +Iron Profile + Hormones Pagglait team reunites Post the success of Pagglait, which was written and directed by Umesh Bist, Balaji Telefilms’ Ekta Kapoor and Sikhya Entertainment’s Guneet Monga have joined hands to sign Umesh Bist as the director for a three-film deal. Talking about it, Guneet Monga says, “I still remember the day I met Umesh sir. His vision for his stories is unmatched and it is inspiring to see his faith and commitment to a project. Team Balaji has been a delight to work with and we at Sikhya are UMESH BIST looking forward to this collaboration. We went through so amazing experiences together that it feels quite natural to continue this partnership.” Adds Bist, “It all started when I first met Guneet in 2018 and there’s no looking EKTA KAPOOR back since then. As a filmmaker, all you want is a collaborative ecosystem where the team puts all their might in doing the best for the movie and I am glad I found this in Sikhya and Balaji.” ATULAYA HEALTHCARE PVT. LTD GUNEET MONGA c m y b 5050/- H.no. 11, Sector 11A, Chandigarh T: 455 8888 -99, 9779 599 499 E: email@example.com W: www.atulaya.com 7100/-
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