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B-town’s love for Holi songs may have lessened, but it hasn’t died.music Updated: Feb 27, 2010 02:52 IST
There’s something about Holi songs that puts a curve on our faces. A little mischief here, a lot of nakhra there — they epitomise B-Town’s undying love for flirtation. And yes, there’s sex appeal dripping through them.
had Amitabh Bachchan playing around with Rekha, garam Dharam could be seen wooing Hema Malini in
Holi Ke Din
. The treatment of almost all songs has been the same —
and white saris, they’re all there. If Juhi Chawla and Sunny Deol got cheeky with
Ang Se Ang Lagana
, Akshay Kumar pleaded with Priyanka Chopra in Do Me a Favour… Let’s Play Holi from
. Even classics such as
Holi Aayi Re Kanhayee (Mother India)
Aaj Na Chodenge (Kati Patang)
boasted gaiety and naughtiness.
But with cinema getting ‘real’, fimmakers’ love for the ‘Holi brand of music’ has taken a beating, the only exception being a song written by lyricist Irshad Kamil for the upcoming Aishwarya Rai-starrer
. Let’s see if
can recreate her