So, after that loooonnnggg month of May with albums that just wouldn’t end, here we are finally, with me having reviewed (almost) all the albums of the films releasing in the month of May. So now it’s time for the monthly awards for May!! Hope you guys agree! 🙂


13th Music Mastani Monthly Awards


• Singer of the Month (Female) : Neeti Mohan for Mohabbat Buri Bimari (Version 2), Ka Kha Gha, Dhadaam Dhadaam, Naak Pe Gussa, Sylvia & Behroopia (Bombay Velvet)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Sonu Nigam for O Sathi Mere (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Tanishk-Vayu for Banno (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Amit Trivedi [Bombay Velvet — Excluding ‘Fifi – Jata Kahan Hai Deewane (Mikey McCleary Mix)’ & ‘Mohabbat Buri Bimari (Version 1) – Remixed by Mikey McCleary’]

• Album of the Month: Bombay Velvet (Music by: Amit Trivedi, Mikey McCleary & O.P. Nayyar; Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya & Majrooh Sultanpuri; Singers: Neeti Mohan, Shefali Alvares, Shalmali Kholgade, Papon, Mohit Chauhan & Suman Sridhar; Music On: Zee Music Company / Sony Music, Fifi on Saregama)

• Musical Jodi of the Month: Mohit Chauhan & Neeti Mohan for ‘Behroopia’ (Bombay Velvet) AND Anupam Roy & Shreya Ghoshal for ‘Journey Song’ (Piku)

• Lyricist of the Month: Manoj Yadav for Piku & Bezubaan (Piku)



• Best Romantic Song: Behroopia (Bombay Velvet)

• Best Dance Song: Banno & Ghani Bawri (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

• Best Sad Song: Dhadaam Dhadaam (Bombay Velvet)

• Best Club Song: Mohabbat Buri Bimari (Bombay Velvet) [it’s a night club!]

• Best Classical-Based Song: O Sathi Mere (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: All the songs from ‘Bombay Velvet’ and Old School Girl (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Ghani Bawri (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

• Song With Best Use of Fusion: Journey Song & Teri Meri Baatein (Piku)

• Best Backing Vocals: Amit Trivedi for ‘Naak Pe Gussa’ (Bombay Velvet) & Other Male Vocalists for ‘Sylvia’ (Bombay Velvet)

• Best Sound Effects in a Song: The Bombay Velvet Theme (Bombay Velvet)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: All songs from ‘Bombay Velvet’ except ‘Behroopia’

• Best Humorous Song: Banno (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)



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

[NOTE: Because ‘Bombay Velvet’ was not overrated, but well-appreciated and noticed.]

• Newcomer of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer — Female) : Swati Sharma for ‘Banno’ (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer — Male) : Anupam Roy for ‘Journey Song’, ‘Bezubaan’, ‘Lamhe Guzar Gaye’ & ‘Teri Meri Baatein’ (Piku)

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Anupam Roy (Piku) & Tanishk-Vayu for ‘Banno’ (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

• Music Label of the Month: Zee Music Company (Bombay Velvet, Piku, Gabbar Is Back, Ishqedarriyaan & Kuch Kuch Locha Hai)


So those were the monthly awards for May 2015!! Hope you liked them, and above all, agree with them! 🙂 If not, no worries, wait for next month! 🙂


Next “dish”: Dil Dhadakne Do, Chefs: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy

Reviews Next Month: Dil Dhadakne Do, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, ABCD 2, Hero, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Guddu Rangeela & More!!!