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Music of 'LUCK BY CHANCE' ruling all world music portal charts


Posted on: January 11, 2008

Beginning the year on a lucky note BIG Music, the music arm of Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd, released the music of the film 'LUCK BY CHANCE' to an eagerly awaiting audience. With music by the hip trio Shankar, Eshaan and Loy and lyrics penned by maestro Javed Akhtar, the songs have been getting thumbs up by music buffs on all popular world music portals like iTunes, emusic, napster & amazon. The music album is contemporary and vibrant, having shades of inspiration, romance, feel good, Sufi and has received a 5 star rating on iTunes. 'Awesome music', 'Must have', 'Great work by Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy' seems to be fast becoming the user reviews not only in iTunes, but other portals as well. Presented by Excel Entertainment Pvt Ltd & BIG Pictures, the film marks the directorial debut of Zoya Akhtar and will hit the screens on 30th January, 2009 worldwide.

Zoya, the ecstatic director of the movie adds "It's really exciting, as I have received a great feedback and people from all over are writing to me telling me how they have been able to access the music from these portals. This has really widened the reach."

Kulmeet Makkar, Chief Executive Officer, BIG Music & Home Entertainment says, "Today's music audience is spread across the globe. Hindi film music lovers constitute a significant portion of this audience and it is our constant endeavour to reach across to them. Our marketing and distribution focus has been done keeping the digital platform in mind. We have ensured that the music of Luck By Chance is made available directly and through our partners on mobile, internet & physical markets. The success and popularity of the album is a testimonial to our commitment towards quality content".

'LUCK BY CHANCE' with seven orchestrated songs gives a mix flavour of soulful melodies to foot tapping dance numbers. 'Yeh Zindagi Bhi' is the opening credit song; pictured beautifully on the 'film industry' with Shekhar Ravjiani & Loy Mendonsa lending their voices in the background. 'Baawre' sung by Shankar himself along with Loy Mendonsa features Hrithik in the best of his moves. With a grand circus as the backdrop, a stunning Isha Sherwani matching steps with Hrithik, Russian dancers, clowns, colours - it is the perfect high energy 'item' song. Mahalaxmi Iyer and Amit Paul lend their voies to 'Pyaar Ki Dastaan', a beautiful romantic duet. 'Yeh Aaj Kya Ho Gaya' supported by the powerful Sunidi Chauhan and picturised on Konkona Sen Sharma captures Javed Akhtar at his best. 'Sapnon Se Bhare Naina' stands out as the song of the album. With Shankar's commanding vocal, a very resolute Farhan on screen, the lyrics are soul stirring and sure to put you in the 'upbeat about life' mood. 'O Rahi Re' has the quintessential Javed Akhtar touch - thoughtful, happy, sad, and contemplative. Medival Punditz comes in for a spectacular remix of 'Baawre'. In a nutshell, the album has something for everyone - the perfect romantic duet, the 'jhakaas' item song, the soul-searching thought, the optimism and never say die spirit.

Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani & Farhan Ahktar, the film portrays different characters coming to Mumbai, with dreams in their eyes to make it big in Bollywood. A struggling actor, an aspiring actress, a successful but superstitious producer, a lucky superstar, a yesteryear Diva and more gives you the complete Bollywood Masala. 'LUCK BY CHANCE' has an interesting star cast of Farhan Akhtar, Juhi Chawla, Konkana Sen, Isha Shervani, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia & has Hrithik Roshan in a special appearance.

About BIG Music & Home Video:

BIG Music & Home Entertainment, a Reliance BIG Entertainment Company, came into existence just over a year ago in month 07, with the intention of dominating the music & home video business in the country.

The company is the exclusive licensee to 4 of Hollywood's prestigious studios Universal Pictures International BV, Warner Home Video, Paramount Home Entertainment Global & Dream Works Animation SKG, Inc for release of all VCD, DVDs and Blue Rays in India and select SAARC countries

This year BIG Home Video brought the biggest Hollywood blockbusters straight to your Home from extravagant super heroes like Hulk, Iron Man, Indiana Jones and Bat Man- Dark Knight to the adorable animated Kung Fu Panda and adding a finishing touch with a hint of drama and romance with Sex and the City. BIG offers Hollywood films dubbed in regional languages like Tamil, Telugu, Bengali Malyalam and Gujarati apart from Hindi.

On the home front BIG Home Video released the biggest blockbusters of 2008 like Welcome, Jodhaa Akbar, Singh is Kinng and Rock On!! on home video.

BIG Music on the other hand released some of the chart-busting music with films like Rock On, Johnny Gaddar and Cash, to name a few.

For more information contact:
  • BIG Pictures
    Preeti Puri Sharma
    Cell : +91 9323367815
    Email : Preeti.Purisharma@relianceada.com
  • Imagesmiths
    Sanchita Dubey
    Cell : +91 9820041300
    Email : sanchita@imagesmiths.in


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