Arjun-Parineeti's Ishaqzaade hits theatres today. Will Arjun impress with his acting prowess?
There's a fire in his eyes that makes him different from a regular newcomer. Arjun Kapoor is set to debut with Ishaqzaade on May 11 opposite Parineeti Chopra. ...
Boney Kapoor’s son Arjun, who is also Sonam Kapoor’s cousin, bagged his first movie Ishaqzaade through the social networking site Facebook.
Arjun Kapoor once weighed 140 kgs and had to lose 68 kilos to make it as an actor.
Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra in a still from Ishaqzaade.
Parineeti and Arjun play Ishaqzaade.
Arjun-Parineeti in a still from Ishaqzaade.
Arjun and Parineeti ride a bike.
Arjun reveals that he never wanted to debut with a typical chocolate boy role.
Parineeti in action mode.
On first listen, the Ishaqzaade album may not grab you by the ears, but give it a chance to grow on you, and it will. The title track opens with an unconventional trumpet tune and floats on the voice of Javed Ali, joined by Shreya Ghoshal. Chokra Jawan
is a desi number that’s reminiscent of Beedi
makes you sit up and listen intently. It’s clearly the winning song in the album.
Amit Trivedi uses Shalmali Kholgade’s husky tones and Kausar Munir’s fresh lyrics to express young love and coming of age in a fresh manner. The song starts out as a soft, typically romantic number. Then, when one least expects it, it reaches a crescendo, a la a classic love rock ballad, with electric guitars, drums and full-throated vocals. The harmonium fillers between the verses lift the melody and give it a rustic sufi feel.
Singer Shalmali says, “The lines had a lot of Urdu… being a Maharashtrian, it was a bit tough. Director Habib Faisal had to really explain the word and the emotions behind it. It was like acting in the dubbing room! As for Amit, he makes you feel like he is your friend.”
Though the song may not go down as an all-time classic, it definitely brings home yet another gem in contemporary Bollywood sound.