Month in Review – June 2018 (Hindi Music)
Pratyush Saran · July 05, 2018 · 2 Minute Read
As summer became monsoon, the musical seasons began to change, too. Here are the songs, albums, and artists that rocked the Hindi charts.
Album of the Month
Raazi by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Raazi is one of the best films of 2018 — and its soundtrack is equally memorable. Several stalwarts of the music industry joined hands for this one, and boy, did they deliver! Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Gulzar (writing for his daughter, director Meghna Gulzar) gave us some of the best tracks of this year, ranging from the patriotic “Ae Watan“ to a soulful melody in the form of “Raazi,” sung by the current king of the charts, Arijit Singh. This album is a major deal.
Playlist of the Month
Indie-pop is the rage once again — the genre is experiencing a resurgence amongst people of all ages. From “Aaya Na Tu“ to “Gal Sun,“ we can’t stop humming to this melodious collection of tracks. Every song is laced with a sense of romance, and we’ve included popular tracks from singers like Bhuvan Bam, Arjun Kanungo, and Ash King.
Artist of the Month
From making videos in his bedroom to winning awards at international platforms, Bhuvan Bam has definitely come a long way. With more than 8 million subscribers on YouTube, Bhuvan finds a massive amount of traction and goodwill, no matter what he does. In addition to his crazy acting skills, he’s also a gifted singer. His latest single, Safar, crossed 1 million streams in less than two weeks on Saavn, quite naturally, earning him the title of Artist of the Month.
Song of the Month
“Aapke Aa Jane Se” by Mohammad Aziz and Sadhana Sargam
A small clip of Dancing Uncle, a.k.a. Sanjeev Srivastava, dancing at his relative’s wedding went viral a few days back – making him an overnight celebrity! Even Govinda, who featured in the original song, couldn’t help but shake a leg with him. The viral video brought the relatively forgotten song into the limelight after almost 30 years since it released, making it our Song of the Month. “Aapke Aa Jane Se,” from Rakesh Roshan’s directorial debut, Khudgarz, is back!
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