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Music for every mood!

MTV VJ and actor, Purab Kohli who recently appeared in the film Rock on!!, opens his music vault to Nikhil Taneja.

music Updated: Jan 28, 2009 20:00 IST
as told to Nikhil Taneja

MTV VJ and actor, Purab Kohli who recently appeared in the film Rock on!!, opens his music vault to Nikhil Taneja...

Song during school years:Summer of ’69 from Reckless (Bryan Adams).. though it was more like the summer of ’94

Song during college years:Boom boom boom from 1 Polish 2 Biscuits and a Fish Sandwich (The Outhere Brothers)

Song during first love: More than words from Extreme II: Pornograffiti (Extreme)

Song during first heartbreak: All out of love from Lost in Love (Air Supply)

Song for all seasons: Shiny happy people from Out of Time (R.E.M.)

Song to headbang to: Enter sandman from Metallica’s self-titled album or I-E-A-I-A-I-O from Steal This Album! (System of a Down) or Zehreele from Rock On!! (Suraj Jaggan)

Song to dance to: World, hold on from Western Dream (Bob Sinclair) or Maa da laadla from Dostana (Salim Shehzada)

Song for gymming: Same as the ones to dance to

Song for long walks: Paris (Joshua Kadison)

Song for drives: It can’t be just one song.. it has to be my entire hard drive’s music

Song for rain: Tip tip barsa paani from Mohra (Sadhana Sargam and Sonu Niigaam)

Song for mornings: Soundtrack of Motorcycle Diaries or some opera

Song for parties: Tubthumping (I get knocked down) from Tubthumber (Chumbawmba)

Song when stressed: Allah ke bande from Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II (Kailash Kher)

Song when cheerful: The 59th street bridge song from Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme (Simon and Garfunkel)

Song when romantic: Hallelujah from Various Positions (Leonard Cohen)

Song when mad as hell:Bullets with butterfly wings from Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (The Smashing Pumpkins)

Song when inspired: Title track from Kandisa (Indian Ocean)

Song to serenade a girl with: Hallelujah from Floating into the Night (Jeff Buckley)

Song to be serenaded with: Title track from When did you leave heaven (Lisa Ekdahl)

Song of a colleague: Savera (Ankur Tiwari)

Song that you featured in: Le chale from My Brother Nikhil (Shaan)

Song that others connect you with: Kya mujhe pyaar hai from Woh Lamhe (Kay Kay).. funnily, my bobbing around in the video got me more attention than ever before

Song that best describes you: Bits and pieces of many songs

(as told to Nikhil Taneja)