Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman slammed the remix model of his unique tune ‘Masakali’ showcased in director Rakeysh OmPrakash Mehra’s movie ‘Delhi 6’. The brand new model — that includes actors Sidharth Malhotra and Tara Sutaria — has been blasted for its lack of originality.
“No quick cuts, correctly commissioned, sleepless nights, writes and re-writes. Over 200 musicians, 265 days of artistic brainstorming with the purpose to provide music that may final generations. A staff of a director, a composer and a lyricist supported by actors, dance administrators and a relentless dance crew,” tweeted Rahman, a number of hours after the remix dropped. He additionally posted a hyperlink of the unique tune for his followers to focus on the hole in high quality.
Director Mehra reduce straight to the jugular and tweeted that the remix model will “injury your ear-drums”.
“Delhi6, the film & its songs created with such luv & ardour, let’s save the unique creations for generations to come back,” tweeted Mehra.
He additionally retweeted a publish of his follower with a picture of a lifeless pigeon (a chicken that featured in his tune in ‘Delhi 6’ lifeless and bleeding with the caption ‘Masakaali massacred’.
The unique ‘Masakali’ lyricist Prasoon Joshi additionally implored the music big label behind the re-mix model, T-Sequence, to sensitively deal with the originals.
“All songs written for #Delhi 6, together with #Masakali near coronary heart. Unhappy to see when unique creation of A R Rahman, Prasoon Okay Joshi and singer Mohit Chauhan insensitively utilised,” mentioned Joshi.
The hashtag #saynotoremixes has additionally been trending ever because the up to date model of ‘Masakali’ was launched.
The brand new model is an abysmal recreation of an exquisite tune that was picturised on ‘Delhi 6’ stars Sonam Okay Ahuja and Abhishek Bachchan, its lead actors. Whereas Okay Ahuja hasn’t instantly tweeted, she prolonged her assist and displayed solidarity with the unique tune creation staff by retweeting Joshi’s tweet.
The brand new model options actors Malhotra and Sutaria trapped in a resort room after rains in a steamy dance video. It has garnered 14 million views and the feedback and reactions to the infamous re-mix has been scathing and bitter. It has been sung by Tusli Kumar and Sachet Tandon. The music of the brand new model was created by Tanishk Bagchi.
Gulf Information tabloid reached out to T-Sequence who declined to remark at the moment.