|Paintra: Divine / Nucleya / Vineet Kumar Singh|
Yes, for the second consecutive week, we pick Paintra, the anti-establishment, rebellious dance/rap addiction as the Bollywood Song of the Week. Check out why we chose the song last week at this link.
Catching Mukkabaaz this week at the theaters also helped me place the song in a new light. Ironically, though a notable, offbeat and catchy soundtrack, the use of the songs at key moments where silence would have done better undermines the film's key moments.
Rachita Arora's beautiful music does convey mood, but the repetitive use of the songs as the movie background score rankles. Just silence would have worked so well at key scenes. So this is in context of the film's audio-visual impact.
Do give the Mukkabaaz soundtrack a listen, an interesting experience for music lovers looking for something variant from the usual Bollywood template.
Paintra fits right into the texture, mood, and context of the movie, placed at the right place and very astutely picturized.