With virtually no advertising for the low-key film of Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi, one would think that with such a long gap of a Kajol film, the opposite would be true. Either the idea is to surprise everyone with a good film when no one has expectations to begin with, or its a mistake film every actor/actress has, such as Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya for Kajs. Either way, with a music director like copycat errr "inspirational" Anu Malik and a low-profile movie like KKKM, expectations, are, well, low.
Tumko Sirf Tumko is well-sung by Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik, but the direct copy off the Sholay music discounts the song greatly. Though Sanu is competent, other singers could have done greater justice to the song. The music is soothing and gentle, having the potential to make the Top 10 list. The two versions, the duet and the Sanu solo, are both good, though I prefer the former. The Sholay lift is too much for me to digest, though, so I have to give due credit and discount it out of respect for the original Sholay crew, hence, the song is good, but passable as a copy errr "inspiration". Good lift
I clump the next few songs together as they all fall under the
"Good but impactless" songs, with potential change upon the filmīs release.
Rahi Hai (Sanu, Yagnik) is a song that comes and goes without impact, a
listen while the movie still has to release and a watch in the theater.
The album offers nothing fresh or original...Maybe, maybe worth a tape...but be prepared to do a lot of fastforwarding.