35th MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (SEPTEMBER 2017)

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 10

♪ Albums Reviewed: Baadshaho, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Daddy, Poster Boys, Lucknow Central, Simran, Bhoomi, Haseena Parkar, Newton & Judwaa 2

♪ Music Composers: Tanishk Bagchi, Ankit Tiwari, Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Café, Tanishk-Vayu, Sajid-Wajid, Olefonken, Rishi Rich, Sonny Ravan, Sunai Marathe, Shreyas Iyengar, Arjunna Harjaie, Rochak Kohli, Sachin-Jigar, Rachita Arora, Meet Bros & Sandeep Shirodkar

Now on with the awards:

35th Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

Singer of the Month (Female) : Shashaa Tirupati for Kanha (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan) AND Sunidhi Chauhan for Pinjra Tod Ke (Simran)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Sachin Sanghvi for Kho Diya (Bhoomi) AND Mohit Chauhan for Baras Ja (Simran)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Sachin-Jigar for Kho Diya (Bhoomi)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Tanishk-Vayu for Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

• Album of the Month: Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (Music by: Tanishk-Vayu; Lyrics by: Tanishk-Vayu Singers: Ritu Pathak, Brijesh Shandilya, Tanishk Bagchi, Shashaa Tirupati, Ayushmann Khurrana, Raja Hasan, Rajnigandha Shekhawat & Arman Hasan; Music On: Eros Music)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Amit Mishra & Neeti Mohan for Meer-E-Kaarwaan (Lucknow Central) AND Arijit Singh & Priya Saraiya for Tere Bina (Haseena Parkar)

• Lyricist of the Month: Irshad Kamil for Chal Tu Apna Kaam Kar (Newton) AND Priya Saraiya for Tere Bina (Haseena Parkar)

 

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: Kho Diya (Bhoomi) AND Kanha (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan)

• Best Dance Song: Lagdi Hai Thaai (Simran)

• Best Sad Song: Kankad (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan) {serious strain of pathos running through this one, though it may not seem so at first listen}

• Best Club Song: Chalti Hai Kya Nau Se Barah (Judwaa 2) {didn’t have any other to choose! Please suggest if you do!}

• Best Classical-Based Song: Kho Diya (Bhoomi) AND Kanha (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Aa Toh Sahi (Judwaa 2)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Chal Tu Apna Kaam Kar – Raghubir Yadav (Newton)

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Lagdi Hai Thaai (Simran)

• Best Backing Vocals: Pinjra Tod Ke (Simran)

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Teen Kabootar (Lucknow Central) AND Laddoo (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Piya Aa (Haseena Parkar)

• Best Humorous Song: Chal Tu Apna Kaam Kar (Newton) AND Laddoo (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan)

• Best Rap in A Song: Raftaar for Teen Kabootar (Lucknow Central)

• Best Remake: Kaavaan Kaavaan (Arjunna Version) [Lucknow Central]

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Newton (Eros Music)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : N/A

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : N/A

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Rachita Arora for Newton

• Music Label of the Month: T-Series (Simran, Lucknow Central, Bhoomi, Judwaa 2, Baadshaho, Poster Boys & Daddy)

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Sachin Sanghvi for Kho Diya (Bhoomi)


Reviews Next Month: Chef, Aksar 2, Secret Superstar, Golmaal Again, Rukh and more..!!

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34th MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (AUGUST 2017)

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 9

♪ Albums Reviewed: VIP 2 – Lalkar, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Partition 1947, Qaidi Band, A Gentleman, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz & Sniff

♪ Music Composers: Sean Roldan, Vickey Prasad, Manas-Shikhar, Sachet-Parampara, Pritam Chakraborty, Tanishk Bagchi, Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Samira Koppikar, Tanishk-Vayu, A.R. Rahman, Amit Trivedi, Sachin-Jigar, Gaurav Dagaonkar, Debojyoti Mishra, Abhilash Lakra, Joel Dubba & Mujtaba Aziz Naza

Now on with the awards:

34th Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

Singer of the Month (Female) : Yashita Sharma for Phir Nayi (Qaidi Band)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Arijit Singh for Hawayein (Jab Harry Met Sejal) AND Armaan Malik for Barfani (Babumoshai Bandookbaaz)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Manas-Shikhar for Gori Tu Latth Maar (Toilet: Ek Prem Katha) AND Amit Trivedi for Phir Nayi (Qaidi Band)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Pritam Chakraborty for Jab Harry Met Sejal

• Album of the Month: Jab Harry Met Sejal (Music by: Pritam Chakraborty, Diplo & Rocky Wellstack; Lyrics by: Irshad Kamil; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Shahid Mallya, Arijit Singh, Shalmali Kholgade, Shefali Alvares, Dev Negi, Aman Trikha, Sultana Nooran, Jyoti Nooran, Nikhita Gandhi, Mohit Chauhan, Tushar Joshi, Jonita Gandhi, Mohammed Irfan, Cuca Roseta, Pardeep Singh Sran, Tochi Raina, Nikhil D’Souza, Diljit Dosanjh, Neeti Mohan; Music On: Sony Music)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Arijit Singh & Yashita Sharma for their songs in Qaidi Band AND Sonu Nigam & Palak Muchhal for Gori Tu Latth Maar (Toilet Ek Prem Katha)

• Lyricist of the Month: Irshad Kamil for Safar (Jab Harry Met Sejal)

 

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: Hawayein (Jab Harry Met Sejal)

• Best Dance Song: Raula AND Radha (Jab Harry Met Sejal)

• Best Sad Song: Gori Tu Latth Maar (Toilet Ek Prem Katha)

• Best Club Song: Beech Beech Mein (Jab Harry Met Sejal)

• Best Classical-Based Song: Barfani (Babumoshai Bandookbaaz)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Bandook Meri Laila (A Gentleman)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Gori Tu Latth Maar (Toilet Ek Prem Katha)

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Parinda (Jab Harry Met Sejal)

• Best Backing Vocals: Backing vocals in Gori Tu Latth Maar (Toilet Ek Prem Katha)

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Twist Kamariya (Bareilly Ki Barfi)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Poshampa (Qaidi Band)

• Best Humorous Song: Twist Kamariya (Bareilly Ki Barfi)

• Best Rap in A Song: Peter Muxka Manuel in Jag Mag (Qaidi Band)

• Best Remake: Ghungta (Babumoshai Bandookbaaz)

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Babumoshai Bandookbaaz (Saregama)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : Parampara Thakur for Subha Ki Train (Toilet Ek Prem Katha)

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : Sachet Tandon for Subha Ki Train (Toilet Ek Prem Katha)

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Manas-Shikhar for Gori Tu Latth Maar (Toilet Ek Prem Katha)

• Music Label of the Month: YRF Music (Qaidi Band)

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Jonita Gandhi for Yaadon Mein (Jab Harry Met Sejal)


Reviews Next Month: Baadshaho, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Daddy, Poster Boys, Lucknow Central, Simran, Haseena Parkar, Bhoomi, Newton, Judwaa 2 and more..!

33rd MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (JULY 2017)

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 8

♪ Albums Reviewed: Mom, Guest Iin London, Munna Michael, Mubarakan, Jagga Jasoos, Raag Desh, Lipstick Under My Burkha & Indu Sarkar

♪ Music Composers: A.R. Rahman, Raghav Sachar, Amit Mishra, Tanishk Bagchi, Javed-Mohsin, Vishal Mishra, Gourov-Roshin, Tanishk-Vayu, Meet Bros, Pranay Rijia, Amaal Mallik, Rishi Rich, Yash Anand, Rana Mazumder, Siddharth Pandit, Zebunnisa Bangash & Anu Malik

Now on with the awards:

33rd Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

Singer of the Month (Female) : Shashaa Tirupati for Chal Kahin Door (Mom)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Arijit Singh for Phir Wahi (Jagga Jasoos) AND Tushar Joshi for Musafir (Jagga Jasoos)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Rana Mazumder for Tujhe Namaami Ho (Raag Desh) AND A.R. Rahman for Chal Kahin Door (Mom)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Pritam Chakraborty for Jagga Jasoos

• Album of the Month: Jagga Jasoos (Music by: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya & Neelesh Misra; Singers: Arijit Singh, Nikhita Gandhi, Vivienne Pocha, Amit Mishra, Tushar Joshi, Pritam, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Geet Sagar, Antara Mitra, June Banerjee, Ashwin, Himanshu, Aaroh & Sunny; Music On: T-Series)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Arijit Singh & Nikhita Gandhi for Ullu Ka Pattha (Jagga Jasoos)

• Lyricist of the Month: Amitabh Bhattacharya for Musafir (Jagga Jasoos) AND Irshad Kamil for Chal Kahin Door (Mom)

 

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: Jhumritalaiyya (Jagga Jasoos)

• Best Dance Song: Ullu Ka Pattha (Jagga Jasoos)

• Best Sad Song: Phir Wahi (Jagga Jasoos)

• Best Club Song: Kooke Kawn (Mom)

• Best Classical-Based Song: Be Nazaara (Mom)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Raakh Baakhi (Mom)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Jigi Jigi (Lipstick Under My Burkha)

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Chal Kahin Door (Mom)

• Best Backing Vocals: Vivienne Pocha for Ullu Ka Pattha (Jagga Jasoos) AND Suzanne D’Mello for Kooke Kawn (Mom)

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Kooke Kawn (Mom)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Le Li Jaan (Lipstick Under My Burkha)

• Best Humorous Song: Khaana Khaake (Jagga Jasoos)

• Best Rap in A Song: Blaaze in Kooke Kawn (Mom)

• Best Remake: Hawaaon Mein Woh Aag Hai (Raag Desh)

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Raag Desh (T-Series)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : Darshana KT for Muafi Mushkil (Mom)

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : Tushar Joshi for Musafir (Jagga Jasoos)

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Rana Mazumder for ‘Hawaaon Mein Woh Aag Hai’, ‘Tujhe Namaami Ho’ and ‘Ghar Chaado’ (Raag Desh)

• Music Label of the Month: T-Series (Jagga Jasoos, Raag Desh, Lipstick Under My Burkha, Mom, Mubarakan, Guest Iin London)

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Jonita Gandhi for Raakh Baakhi (Mom)


Reviews Next Month: Jab Harry Met Sejal, Toilet Ek Prem Katha, Haseena Parkar, A Gentleman, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, Qaidi Band

32nd MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (JUNE 2017)

Phew!! That was a long, long month, and ‘Tubelight’ album releasing so late didn’t help me at all!

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 8

♪ Albums Reviewed: Dear Maya, Dobaara, Sweetiee Weds NRI, Behen Hogi Teri, Bank Chor, Raabta, Shab & Tubelight

♪ Music Composers: Anupam Roy, Sandman (Sandeep Patil), Arko Pravo Mukherjee, RaOol, Macks Wolf, Samira Koppikar, Palash Muchhal, Jaidev Kumar, Raaj Aashoo, Shah Jahan Ali, Kaushik-Akash-Guddu for JAM8, Rishi Rich, Yash Narvekar, Amjad-Nadeem, JAM8, Meet Bros., Rochak Kohli, Kailash Kher, Baba Sehgal, Shamir Tandon, Shrikanth Sriram & Pritam Chakraborty

Now on with the awards:

32nd Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

Singer of the Month (Female) : Harshdeep Kaur for Sune Saaye (Dear Maya)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Arijit Singh for O Saathi (Shab) AND Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Tinka Tinka Dil Mera (Tubelight)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Anupam Roy for Sune Saaye (Dear Maya), Samira Koppikar for Ab Raat (Dobaara), Amjad-Nadeem for Tenu Na Bol Pawaan (Behen Hogi Teri) AND Mithoon for O Saathi (Shab)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Pritam Chakraborty for Tubelight

• Album of the Month: Tubelight (Music by: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya & Kausar Munir; Singers: Amit Mishra, Nakash Aziz, Kamaal Khan, Dev Negi, Tushar Joshi, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Jubin Nautiyal, Atif Aslam, K.K., Javed Ali, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Papon, Akashdeep Sengupta, Vivienne Pocha, DJ Phukan, V. Chandana Bala, Marienne D’Souza, Nisha Mascarenhas & Shazneen Arethna; Music On: Sony Music)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Arko Pravo Mukherjee & Asees Kaur for Kaari Kaari (Dobaara) AND Nikhita Gandhi & Arijit Singh for Raabta (Raabta)

• Lyricist of the Month: Irshad Kamil for Sune Saaye (Dear Maya), Puneet Sharma for Ab Raat (Dobaara) AND Amitabh Bhattacharya for Main Agar (Tubelight)

 

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: O Saathi (Shab)

• Best Dance Song: Naach Meri Jaan (Tubelight)

• Best Sad Song: Tinka Tinka Dil Mera (Tubelight) AND Ab Raat (Dobaara)

• Best Club Song: Raabta (Raabta)

• Best Classical-Based Song: Kaari Kaari (Dobaara) AND Sune Saaye (Dear Maya)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Teri Yaadon Mein (Behen Hogi Teri) AND Raabta (Raabta)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Afiya (Shab) AND Naach Meri Jaan (Tubelight)

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Sune Saaye (Dear Maya) AND Kaari Kaari Reprise (Dobaara)

• Best Backing Vocals: Jubin Nautiyal, Vivienne Pocha & DJ Phukan for the traditional shepherd calls, and Vivienne Pocha, Shazneen Arethna, Marienne D’Souza & V. ChandanaBala for their chorus, both in Tinka Tinka Dil Mera (Tubelight)

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Tashreef (Bank Chor) AND Raabta (Raabta)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Naach Meri Jaan (Tubelight)

• Best Humorous Song: Tashreef (Bank Chor) AND Hum Hain Bank Chor (Bank Chor)

• Best Rap in A Song: Naezy & Pardhaan for BC Rap Knockout: Mumbai Vs Delhi (Bank Chor)

• Best Remake: Raabta (Raabta)

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Dear Maya (Zee Music Company)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : Nikhita Gandhi for Raabta (Raabta)

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : N/A

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Yash Narvekar for Teri Yaadon Mein (Behen Hogi Teri)

• Music Label of the Month: Zee Music Company (Dear Maya, Dobaara, Behen Hogi Teri)

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Neha Bhasin for Awaari Reprise (Shab)


Reviews Next Month: Mom, Jagga Jasoos, Munna Michael, Guest Iin London, Mubarakan, Indu Sarkar, Daddy, Jab Harry Met Sejal

31st MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (MAY 2017)

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 5

♪ Albums Reviewed: Meri Pyaari Bindu, Sarkar 3, Hindi Medium, Half Girlfriend & Sachin: A Billion Dreams

♪ Music Composers: Sachin-Jigar, Ravi Shankar, Rohan-Vinayak, Niladri Kumar, Abhijit Vaghani, Sukhbir, Guru Randhawa, Intense, Rajat Nagpal, Tanishk Bagchi, Farhan Saeed, Mithoon, Rahul Mishra, Ami Mishra, Rishi Rich & A.R. Rahman

Now on with the awards:

31st Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

• Singer of the Month (Female) : Parineeti Chopra for Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Arijit Singh for Haareya (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Sachin-Jigar for Ek Jindari (Hindi Medium)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Sachin-Jigar for Meri Pyaari Bindu

• Album of the Month: Meri Pyaari Bindu (Music by: Sachin-Jigar; Lyrics by: Kausar Munir, Priya Saraiya & Rana Mazumder; Singers: Parineeti Chopra, Arijit Singh, Nakash Aziz, Jonita Gandhi, Clinton Cerejo, Dominique Cerejo, Monali Thakur, Jigar Saraiya, Sanah Moidutty & Sonu Nigam; Music On: YRF Music)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Clinton Cerejo & Dominique Cerejo for Iss Tarah (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Lyricist of the Month: Kausar Munir for Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

 

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: Haareya (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Best Dance Song: Iss Tarah (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Best Sad Song: Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Best Club Song: Iss Tarah (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Best Classical-Based Song: N/A

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Khol De Baahein (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Mard Maratha (Sachin: A Billion Dreams) AND Ganpati Aarti (Sarkar 3)

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Thodi Der (Half Girlfriend)

• Best Backing Vocals: Dawn Cordo, Arun Kamath & Shambhavi Singh for Hoor (Hindi Medium)

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Ek Jindari (Hindi Medium)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Iss Tarah (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Best Humorous Song: Ye Jawaani Teri (Meri Pyaari Bindu)

• Best Rap in A Song: Arjun for Suit Suit (Hindi Medium)

• Best Remake: Thodi Der (Half Girlfriend)

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Sachin: A Billion Dreams (Junglee Music / Times Music)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : Parineeti Chopra for Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin (Meri Pyaari Bindu) AND Anjali Gaikwad for Mard Maratha (Sachin: A Billion Dreams)

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : Rahul Mishra for Tu Hi Hai (Half Girlfriend)

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Farhan Saeed for Thodi Der (Half Girlfriend)

• Music Label of the Month: Junglee Music / Times Music (Sachin: A Billion Dreams) {Because YRF released ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’s music in a very weird way, and all the other albums except ‘Sachin’ were bad!}

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Parineeti Chopra for Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin (Meri Pyaari Bindu)


Reviews Next Month: Dobaara, Dear Maya, Behen Hogi Teri, Sweetiee Weds NRI, Raabta, Bank Chor, Guest Iin London, Tubelight, Shab & Mom

30th MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (APRIL 2017)

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 5 + 1 Tamil

♪ Albums Reviewed: Mirza Juuliet, Begum Jaan, Noor, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Maatr + Kaatru Veliyidai (Tamil)

♪ Music Composers: Krsna Solo, Anu Malik, Amaal Mallik, M.M. Kreem, Fuzon, Kavita Seth + A.R. Rahman

Now on with the awards:

28th Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

• Singer of the Month (Female) : Madhushree for Soja Zara (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion) AND Prakriti Kakar for Hai Zaroori (Noor)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Javed Bashir for Seene Mein Lagi Aag (Mirza Juuliet)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Amaal Mallik for Hai Zaroori (Noor) AND Krsna Solo for Seene Mein Lagi Aag (Mirza Juuliet) AND M.M. Kreem for Soja Zara (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Anu Malik for Begum Jaan

• Album of the Month: Begum Jaan (Music by: Anu Malik; Lyrics by: Kausar Munir & Rahat Indori; Singers: Asha Bhosle, Sonu Nigam, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Kalpana Patowary, Altamash Faridi, Shreya Ghoshal, Anmol Malik, Kavita Seth & Arijit Singh; Music On: Junglee Music / Times Music)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Sonu Nigam & Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Aazaadiyan (Begum Jaan)

• Lyricist of the Month: Kausar Munir for Aazaadiyan (Begum Jaan) AND Manoj Muntashir for Soja Zara (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

 

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: Seene Mein Lagi Aag (Mirza Juuliet)

• Best Dance Song: Holi Khelein (Begum Jaan) AND Soja Zara (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

• Best Sad Song: O Re Kaharo (Begum Jaan) AND Hai Zaroori (Noor)

• Best Club Song: N/A (Gulabi 2.0 from Noor doesn’t quite fit the bill)

• Best Classical-Based Song: Soja Zara (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion) AND Holi Khelein (Begum Jaan)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Hai Zaroori (Noor)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Holi Khelein (Begum Jaan)

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Seene Mein Lagi Aag (Mirza Juuliet)

• Best Backing Vocals: Backing Vocals in Soja Zara (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Uff Yeh Noor (Noor)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Aazaadiyan (Begum Jaan)

• Best Humorous Song: Uff Yeh Noor (Noor)

• Best Rap in A Song: Uncredited rap from Gulabi 2.0 (Noor)

• Best Remake: N/A {No good ones; the only one was Gulabi 2.0}

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Mirza Juuliet (Zee Music Company)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : N/A

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : N/A

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : N/A

• Music Label of the Month: Junglee Music / Times Music (Begum Jaan)

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Prakriti Kakar for Hai Zaroori (Noor)


Reviews Next Month: Meri Pyaari Bindu, Hindi Medium, Half Girlfriend, Sachin – A Billion Dreams, Raabta

29th MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (MARCH 2017)

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 8

♪ Albums Reviewed: Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Commando 2, Machine, Trapped, Phillauri, Anaarkali of Aarah, Poorna & Naam Shabana

♪ Music Composers: Amaal Mallik, Akhil Sachdeva, Tanishk Bagchi, Mannan Shaah, Gourov-Roshin, Dr. Zeus, Alokananda Dasgupta, Shashwat Sachdev, Jasleen Kaur Royal, Rohit Sharma, Salim-Sulaiman, Rochak Kohli & Meet Bros.

Now on with the awards:

28th Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

• Singer of the Month (Female) : Rekha Bhardwaj for Badnaam Jiya De Gaari (Anaarkali of Aarah) AND Shreya Ghoshal for Rozana (Naam Shabana)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Romy for Sahiba (Phillauri)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Rochak Kohli for Rozana (Naam Shabana) AND Rohit Sharma for Badnaam Jiya De Gaari (Anaarkali of Aarah) AND Shashwat Sachdev for Sahiba (Phillauri)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Salim-Sulaiman for Poorna

• Album of the Month: Poorna (Music by: Salim-Sulaiman; Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya; Singers: Arijit Singh, Raj Pandit, Vishal Dadlani & Salim Merchant; Music On: Zee Music Company)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Raj Pandit & Vishal Dadlani for Poori Qaaynaat (Poorna)

• Lyricist of the Month: Amitabh Bhattacharya for Poori Qaaynaat (Poorna) AND Manoj Muntashir for Rozana (Naam Shabana)

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: Rozana (Naam Shabana) AND Sahiba (Phillauri)

• Best Dance Song: Badri Ki Dulhania (Badrinath Ki Dulhania) AND Naughty Billo (Phillauri)

• Best Sad Song: Badnaam Jiya De Gaari (Anaarkali of Aarah) AND Roke Na Ruke Naina (Badrinath Ki Dulhania)

• Best Club Song: Tamma Tamma Again (Badrinath Ki Dulhania)

• Best Classical-Based Song: Badnaam Jiya De Gaari (Anaarkali of Aarah)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Dheemi (Trapped)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Sahiba (Phillauri) AND Dum Dum (Phillauri)

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Poori Qaaynaat (Poorna)

• Best Backing Vocals: Mansheel Gujral in Humsafar (Badrinath Ki Dulhania)

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Tamma Tamma Again (Badrinath Ki Dulhania)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Badnaam Jiya De Gaari (Anaarkali of Aarah)

• Best Humorous Song: Aashiq Surrender Hua (Badrinath Ki Dulhania)

• Best Rap in A Song: Anushka Sharma in Naughty Billo (Phillauri)

• Best Remake: Tamma Tamma Again (Badrinath Ki Dulhania) [Remade by Tanishk Bagchi from Bappi Lahiri’s original]

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Poorna (Zee Music Company)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : Shilpi Paul for Naughty Billo (Phillauri)

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : Romy for Dum Dum & Sahiba (Phillauri)

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Akhil Sachdeva for Humsafar (Badrinath Ki Dulhania) AND Alokananda Dasgupta for Trapped (album) AND Shashwat Sachdev for the four songs from Phillauri

{all three debutants of the month were unignorable! Beautiful!}

• Music Label of the Month: Zee Music Company (Poorna, Trapped & Anaarkali of Aarah)

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Nakash Aziz for Chatur Naar (Machine) {Mind you, this award is only for vocals; couldn’t find any other unusual but great choice…!}


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