The albums of movie releasing in June have been reviewed (at least whichever ones were prominent and WORTH my time :D) so now it’s yet again time for the monthly awards! 🙂 Let’s dive right in!


14th Music Mastani Monthly Awards


• Singer of the Month (Female) : Sunidhi Chauhan for Girls Like To Swing (Dil Dhadakne Do) AND Priya Saraiya for Sun Saathiya (ABCD 2)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Arijit Singh for Chunar (ABCD 2)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Mithoon for Humnava (Hamari Adhuri Kahani)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Sachin-Jigar for ABCD 2

[Since it had more variety than ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ and ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahani’, even though they all have the same rating i.e, नी]

• Album of the Month: ABCD 2 (Music by: Sachin-Jigar; Lyrics by: Mayur Puri, Priya Panchal, Vishal Dadlani, D. Soldierz, Rimi Nique & Badshah; Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Anushka Manchanda, Madhav Krishna, Priya Saraiya, Divya Kumar, Arijit Singh, D. Soldierz, Sachin Sanghvi, Jigar Saraiya, Mika Singh, Shefali Alvares, Benny Dayal, Siddharth Basrur, Shalmali Kholgade, Rimi Nique, Daler Mehndi, Tanishka Sanghvi & Badshah; Music On: Zee Music Company)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Siddharth Mahadevan & Sukriti Kakar for Pehli Baar (Dil Dhadakne Do) AND Priya Saraiya & Divya Kumar for Sun Saathiya (ABCD 2)

• Lyricist of the Month: Mayur Puri for Chunar & Vande Mataram (ABCD 2)



• Best Romantic Song: Sun Saathiya (ABCD 2) AND Humnava (Hamari Adhuri Kahani)

• Best Dance Song: Gallan Goodiyan (Dil Dhadakne Do)

• Best Sad Song: Phir Bhi Yeh Zindagi (Dil Dhadakne Do) AND Chunar (ABCD 2)

• Best Club Song: Naach Meri Jaan (ABCD 2)

• Best Classical-Based Song: Hey Ganaraya & Chunar (ABCD 2)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: If You Hold My Hand (ABCD 2) AND Pehli Baar (Dil Dhadakne Do)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Gallan Goodiyan (Dil Dhadakne Do)

• Song With Best Use of Fusion: Sun Saathiya (ABCD 2)

• Best Backing Vocals: Girls Like To Swing (Dil Dhadakne Do)

• Best Sound Effects In A Song: Happy Birthday (ABCD 2)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Humnava (Hamari Adhuri Kahani)

[It was the best I could get! None of the songs were retro as such this month! At least this sounds like some 90s Rahman compositions 😛 ]

• Best Humorous Song: Happy Birthday & Happy Hour (ABCD 2) AND Gallan Goodiyan (Dil Dhadakne Do)



• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed OR Most Underrated Album) : Dil Dhadakne Do (T-Series)

[Definitely underrated. As compared to the other two. A great youthful album, but everyone points at Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy for not being in form!]

• Newcomer of the Month 

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : Rimi Nique for Naach Meri Jaan (ABCD 2)

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : Ami Mishra for Hasi – Male Version (Hamari Adhuri Kahani)

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Ami Mishra for Hasi – Male & Female (Hamari Adhuri Kahani)

• Best Music Label: T-Series (Dil Dhadakne Do) {They promoted it beautifully!}


• Most Unusual, but Awesome Choice of Singer: Manish J. Tipu for Gallan Goodiyan (Dil Dhadakne Do)


So hope everyone agrees with MOST of the awards! ‘Coz I don’t think you can agree with everything! 😀 If you don’t agree, I hope I can satisfy you next month! 🙂 Thanks for reading!


Reviews next month: Guddu Rangeela, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Baahubali (Hindi), Bangistan, Drishyam & More….!!!

Next “dish”: Guddu Rangeela, Chefs: Amit Trivedi & Subhash Kapoor