Joined: 26 April 2006
The odd couple
Javed Akhtar and Himesh Reshammiya team up for Namaste London
Kunal M Shah
In what comes across as an improbable combination, popular singer Himesh Reshammiya and poet-lyricist Javed Akhtar are going to team up soon. Akhtar is penning the lyrics for a soundtrack composed by Reshammiya.
The film that will see the merging of the popular with the intense, is Vipul Amrutlal Shah's forthcoming project Namaste London.
Talking about this unusual jugalbandi, Reshammiya says, "Javedsaab is an icon, and has a great body of work. I always dreamt of composing songs written by him."
There will be nine songs in all. Reshammiya says, "Each song will accentuate the different facets of love and romance. I will sing three songs myself and I hope to silence my detractors who complain that my music is becoming repetitive."
Javed Akhtar is looking forward to it as well. He says, "Himesh is a phenomenon. When we first met, he held my hand and said, 'Javedsaab, I want your poetry'. That one statement did the trick."
Akhtar feels that he qualifies to be in the popular category too. "I've always written for commercial films and I'm very proud of it. The only thing I refuse to do is write vulgar lyrics or lines that are grammatically incorrect," he says.
• Javedsaab is an icon and has a great body of work. I always dreamt of composing songs written by him – Himesh Reshammiya
Himesh Reshammiya Fanclub Part 7...Yippee
Author: jani-yeh Replies: 402 Views: 26606
|jani-yeh||402||26606||15 July 2009 at 4:14am by Summer3|
Author: basanti_diya Replies: 45 Views: 4473
|basanti_diya||45||4473||22 April 2009 at 4:53am by pikku05|
Sonu Nigam v/s Himesh Reshammiya
Author: jyoti_jot Replies: 12 Views: 5709
|jyoti_jot||12||5709||14 April 2009 at 10:13am by raveena_d|
Author: vijaykkk Replies: 1 Views: 661
|vijaykkk||1||661||08 October 2008 at 4:33am by Summer3|
Retro Cafe this week - Javed Akhtar Saab
Author: greatmaratha Replies: 4 Views: 1383
|greatmaratha||4||1383||14 November 2006 at 8:50pm by noorejahaan|
Popular Channels :
Quick Links :