Shruti (Anushka Sharma) is a 20-something no-nonsense girl from a middle class Delhi household. Focused and determined with preplanned ambitions, her goals in life are well laid out by the time she reaches her final year of college.
Bittoo (Ranveer Singh), on the other hand, has no real aim in life. As a final year college student of Delhi University, he whiles away his life having fun with his buddies, barely scraping through his exams.
Together, their friendship and business, enters the ups and downs of the lavish Delhi weddings. And while trying to find themselves, Shruti and Bittoo discover each other and realize that in the course of their journey, unke khud ke rules ki bajegi band!
The album consists of 7 kickass tracks and 2 outstanding remixes.
Singers: Salim Merchant, Sunidhi Chauhan
"Main toh ainvayi, ainvayi, ainvayi, ainvayi lut gaya!"
Dinner over. Formalities handled. Other relatives' outfits and jewellery checked.
Are you getting bored in this shaadi now? Worry not, Bittoo and Shruti, India's number one wedding planners, are here!
A jugalbandi-of-sorts between Bittoo and Shruti, Ainvayi Ainvayi is a funky, energetic number which in the film, aims to liven up a boring wedding. It uses the typical "Dilli ki boli", is peppy and absolute fun! The singers Salim Merchant and Sunidhi Chauhan have done absolute justice and added much more character to the song as well as to the film characters. Set on an energetic bhangra disco beat, this one will definitely set your adrenaline pumping!
Singers: Benny Dayal, Salim Merchant
"Satrangi sapne hain, atrangi tarkeebein!"
Canteen ka account, basketball court, girls' hostel, lecture bunk, exam mein fail! – just a few of the absolute lukhabaazi of college years! Tarkeebein will take you down memory lane, and remind you just how much fun college was! This one has GOT to be in your car.
The song starts off with a cool driving guitar riff, and continues in a mid pace with a chilled, laidback feel. A youthful song with cool lyrics, this track is perfect for both the young and old at heart. The lyrics reflect the ambitious and go-getter attitude of the youth. It also reflects the spirit of those who want to achieve a lot out of life.
Singers: Shreya Ghoshal (additional vocals by Natalie DiLuccio)
"Kadmon se meelon ka vaada ho jaayega, Aadha ishq, aadha hai, aadha ho jaayega!"
No music album is ever complete without a perfect, love ballad, and Aadha Ishq does just that.
Well rendered in the voice of Shreya Ghoshal, Aadha Ishq is a sweet song about a young girl in love, singing a very romantic tagline, "aadha ishq… aadha hai, aadha ho jaayega". Filling your heart with that warm, fuzzy feeling. For those in love, and those who want to be, this song is definitely for you!
Singers: Benny Dayal, Himani Kapoor
"Dum-Dum-Dum mast hai, kaisi yeh jast hai"
Think grandeur. Think scale. Think power. And lights, camera, action!
A unique, unabashed item number with a Sufi-rock feel, Dum Dum is the grand powerhouse track of the album. It has a heart pumping beat, cool guitar parts and superb vocals by Benny Dayal. This one will catch your attention with its perfect blend of Sufi vocals, Punjabi beats and electronic sounds, and definitely be a while before it exits the party circuit!
Singers: Amitabh Bhattacharya, Salim Merchant
"Raaston mein, kho gaya hai, mitra..."
"Mitra" itself being a beautiful word, makes up a track that is cool and contemporary, giving a new dimension to the otherwise desi album. A song about lost love, Mitra has been sung by the lyricist himself, Amitabh Bhattacharya, who renders the perfect sound and feel to the track. Effortless, laidback guitar riffs blend in supportively all through the song, making this a memorable track in the album.
Singers: Harshdeep Kaur, Labh Janjua, Salim Merchant
"Ke mehfil taa sajdi, je nache Devar Saali"
Even though you have heard this one through the ages, rediscover its soul!
Traditionally sung at Punjabi weddings, Baari Barsi is a popular Punjabi shaadi song which has now been superbly re-orchestrated by Salim and Sulaiman. Desi hip-hop Punjabi beats plus new lyrics, masala-mar-ke! If you're going to a shaadi, don't forget to take this track along!
BAND BAAJA BAARAAT (THEME)
Singers: Salim Merchant, Shraddha Pandit
"Shaadiyaan karawaangi main, Doliyaan sajawaangi main,
Band Baaja Baaraat, Band Baaja Baaraat"
You will be dancing in the streets, even if you have two left feet! The Band Baaja Baaraat Theme is a pulsating track which perfectly represents the spirit of the movie. Great beats, great tune and great rhythm; this tune will be stuck in your head for a long time!
No baaraat will now be complete without this number.
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