The Darkish Facet Of Life: Mumbai Metropolis Music Overview

The Darkish Facet Of Life: Mumbai Metropolis Overview {1.5/5} & Overview Score


One take a look at the title The Darkish Facet of Life – Mumbai Metropolis and it appears extra apt for a guide than a function movie. Nonetheless, that’s certainly the case for this movie which has a mixture of newcomers and skilled actors with Mahesh Bhatt being seen in a vital half as effectively. Whereas Azeem Shirazi is the most important contributor because the lyricist, a number of composers come collectively to create half a dozen songs within the movie.


The form of sound that kick-starts ‘Aawargi’ reminds one of many form of music that Vikram Bhatt repeatedly brings in his movies. Jubin Nautiyal is efficient because the singer on this Sabir Khan composition which is put collectively by Azeem Shirazi. The difficulty although is that the tune sounds dated by a minimum of a decade. Therefore, regardless that it has a mushy really feel to it, the general influence isn’t the type that makes you revisit it once more on loop.

The tune that follows subsequent is titled ‘Tu Mujhse Nikalta Nahi’ and has the form of hook-line which is certainly catchy. In a much bigger movie with a bigger setup, this Prakash Prabhakar composed and heard tune could effectively have discovered good traction. Once more, the tune isn’t distinctive however nonetheless has that quintessential Bhatt contact to it which makes it stand out. Furthermore, Tanveer Gazi places collectively a very good spin of phrases, particularly the title.

Keep in mind ‘Manali Trance’ from The Shaukeens? The tune which follows, ‘Saanp Seedhi Wala Saanp’, is on the identical strains and belongs to the trance style. As a matter of reality Tripty Sinha sings this one too in the identical model as that of Neha Kakkar and does handle to make an influence too. It’s a new crew of composer Sandeep Batraa and lyricists Azeem Shirazi and Ozil Dalal who pair up for this promotional tune which is predicted to herald good leisure quotient.

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Nonetheless, a bit of influence that had been created thus far is diluted to a serious extent by Rashid Khan composed ‘Ae Zindagi’ which is as unhappy because it will get. From the composition, writing (Nisar Akhtar) in addition to the singing (Altamash Faridi Brothers) perspective, the tune is basically miserable and simply does not make you root for all of it. A sluggish transferring quantity that’s all about pathos, separation and the truth that life does not have a lot to supply to the protagonists, this one belongs to the quick-skip selection.

One other newcomer, Shaan Asif Raj, is the composer for ‘Muddaton’ which begins with the sound of guitar. Seemingly a live performance quantity, this Azeem Shirazi written tune is rendered by Amit Mishra. A mushy rock quantity, ‘Muddaton’ tries to herald the form of temper that was created by ‘Solar Raha Hai’ [Aashiqui 2]. Although it does fall brief, it nonetheless makes for a good hear in spite of everything. Had it carried extra punch to it, this one may effectively have discovered itself a greater viewers.

‘Aawargi Deewangi’ is the tune that concludes the album and its miserable notes do probably not assist the trigger. On the identical strains as ‘Ae Zindagi’, this one is written by Aslam Sani with music by Ahsan Ahmed. There’s simply nothing in there which arrests your consideration and regardless that Mohammed Irfan is the singer right here, you do not actually discover a lot leisure quotient in there.


The music of The Darkish Facet of Life – Mumbai Metropolis is a blended bag and although there is no such thing as a actual chartbuster on the market, two-three songs a minimum of maintain your consideration whereas at play.

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‘Tu Mujhse Nikalta Nahi’, ‘Saanp Seedhi Wala Saanp’, ‘Muddaton’