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Bengali Audio Songs Album ‘Ghumiyechhe Sohor’ Released

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Singer, composer Prashant’s debut Bengali album ‘Ghumiyechhe Sohor’ consisting of modern songs was recently released in the august presence of musical stalwarts Girija Devi, Hariharan and Usha Uthup at Story.

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With this album, Prashant promises to touch the hearts of many listeners with his soulful voice and great compositions in this Bengali album. Comprising of nine soulful tracks and one instrumental number, the lyrics of this album has been penned down by Srijato. The songs in the album are Dak Eshechhe Dure Jaoyar, Khule Rakha Chithera, Phire Ashe Sritira Sei Rodera Meghera, Ghumera Hete Jaye, Rater Tarae, Theme Aashe Keno Ke Eta Jaane, Ghumiyeche Sohor Ratree Nijhum &  Akhono Dure Royeche Sokal. There is a Hindi version of the song Ghumiyeche Sohor in the album titled Choti Choti Bate. The album also consists of a Solo Violin version of Ghumiyechhe Sohor.

The tracks in the album narrate the feeling of an individual staying abroad. The person becomes nostalgic when he thinks about his days back at home and questions his decision about leaving his homeland.                                           Music-Album-Ghumiyechhe-Sohor

Mahua Lahiri of Asha Audio said “We are extremely happy to bring out this music album on contemporary music. Prashant is an extremely talented musician. With this Bengali music album, he will be surely winning the hearts of many people”.

Speaking at the occasion, Prashant said “I am extremely honored that musical stalwarts like Girija Devi, Hariharan and Usha Uthup are present for this music album release. I will also like to thank Asha Audio for believing in my compositions and bringing out the album from their company. I just wish I am able to strike a chord with the audience”.

Ghumiyechhe Sohor is priced at Rs 149/- and the music album will be easily available across all the leading music shops of the country.

Priyanka Dutta

Bengali Girl Band ‘Teetas’ records for New Album ‘Mewa’

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Musical bands by girls are a rare phenomenon in Kolkata. Many music bands have come up in the past years, but they all constitute of male members. However Teetas, an upcoming musical group is the first female music band of Kolkata.

Named after the Teetas River, Mary started this Government Registered Folk Fusion Musical Band in 2008. All the performers in this music band are talented, energetic and lovers of music. The band recently recorded songs for their upcoming music album Mewa at a South Kolkata studio.

The Band Teetas performs almost all the varieties of Bengali folk songs like Tusu, Jhumur, Gomvira, Sarigan, Bhawaiya, Vatiali, Chotka, Chad Petanor Gan, Alcap, Dhamail. Lalan, Radharaman. Apart from the folk songs of Bengal, they also perform the folk songs from the other states in India. Teetas has its own compositions and also sings songs which are immensely popular among the people. The members are also interested to present the folk songs in a fusion form of music, where the use of instruments, sound and vocals will be traditional as well as contemporary. Teetas released its, first puja album “UJAN BEYE TEETAS” in 2009.

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Apart From Mary, Simontini Bhadra (vocals), Poulami Banerjee(vocals),Ablu Chakraborty(keyboardist),Rajarshi Ghosh (Bass Guitar),Sandip Das (Lead Guitar), Hablu Goswami(electronic percussion & acoustics leather instruments),Pradip Dutta(drummer) helped the band in the recording.

While speaking to Sholoana Bangaliana Mary said, “You will be happy to know that the songs are very unique on their own and are very rich”. The songs carry a perfect blend of Folk and fusion with them. Each and every song creates a particular ambience and that is only possible because of our Keyboardist and Arranger Ablu Chakraborty.

The four songs in the album Mewa includes Aij keno mor Pransojoni (dhamail), Sal Toley Bela Dubilo ( Jhumur), Haisha Mori, Kainda Mori and Ja Ja Lagor.

Sholoana Bangaliana wishes the girl band all the best for their musical endeavors in future.

 

Priyanka Dutta

 

 

Upcoming Bengali Film Highway Music Launched

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What happens when the charm of a relationships fade over time? The same smile that charmed you may not appear as appealing as it was when you first saw it. Director Sudipta Chattopadhyay’s film Highway deals exactly with these turmoils in the relationships. The music lunch of this upcoming Bengali film took place at STOY in the presence of actress Koel Mullick, Parambrata Chatterjee, Ujjaini, Anupam Roy and Sudipta Chattopadhyay.


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“The film has seven songs. Since this is an urban film, the songs have an earthy rustic touch to it. This will appeal more to the listeners. When I heard the script, I could relate easily with it. Hence finding the singers for the songs was not a big deal. The songs in the album are romantic yet peppy and also melodious” said music director Anupam Roy. Silajit, Arijit Singh, Anupam Roy, Tanya Sen, Ujjaini and Prashmita Paul have lent their voices to the songs in the film.

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The film Highway is about a couple who despite having a love marriage develop a gap in their relationship. Even after trying for a long time, they fail to bridge this gap. Koel Mullick plays the role of a Bengali girl Sohini Dasgupta while Parambrata plays the role of a non-Bengali guy.

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“One of the fondest memories from this film is during the hot sweltering May heat when we shot in Darjeeling for a few days. This was a blessing in disguise for us” said actor Parambrata Chatterjee. The actor had earlier worked with the director many years back when he was nineteen. Parambrata has also shot the promotional music video of the song Protidin for this film.

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“Highway has been used as a metaphor. The ups and downs in life and also in the relationships have been highlighted in the film. The film’s USP is the portrayal of real life issue like the tedium in a relationship which has been highlighted with gusto by the director” said actress Koel Mullick.

The film shall be releasing in theaters on 8th of August.

Priyanka Dutta

 

 

Singer Amit Kumar Records Hindi Single for Composers Munna–Raj; Song to Go Live on Digital Platform

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Eminent and popular singer Amit Kumar recently recorded for a maiden Hindi song of music director Munna Raj titled “Wada Na toro”. The song has been written by Sreeraj Mitra and will be released across various digital platforms by Asha Audio Company on the singer’s birthday on the 3rd of July.

Wada na Toro has a peppy and romantic feel to it. One will also be reminded of the 70’s and 80’s while listening to the song. “This was a conscious effort on my part to take the listener back to the golden era in music. This has got reflected in the tune as well as the lyrics of the song. The soundscape is however modern. This song will remain speial as this is our first Hindi composition with Amit da lending his melodious voice to the song” said music directors Munna-Raj.

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Renowned musicians from RD Burman’s team including Shyam Raj & Prem Sodha have played for this song. Music arrangement, mastering and sound designing has been done by Som Chakraborty.

Munna – Raj have earlier composed Bengali non – film albums with Amit Kumar, Abhijeet, Kumar Sanu and others. Their last album, Phele Asha Din, was a big hit too.

With the Digital platform gaining prominence, it is increasingly becoming easier to reach out to the global audience without worrying about the distribution of the physical products. Asha Audio will be releasing various Hindi ‘Singles’ on the digital platform, sung by renowned singers, in the coming days, revealed Mahua Lahiri of Asha Audio.

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A listener will be able to download the song after 3rd July 2014 onwards by simply logging on to the Asha Audio website www.ashaaudio.net and click the link of the song. The song can also be downloaded from YouTube, ITunes, Amazon, Nokia Ovi, Saavn.com. Caller Tune of the song will be available in Vodafone, Airtel, Aircel, Idea, Docomo, BSNL & Virgin.

Priyanka Dutta