The long-awaited soundtrack of ace director Manmohan Singh ‘s film Ik Kudi Punjab Di was released on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at Rock in Rio, sector 43 Chandigarh. Ik Kudi Punjab Di stars Amrinder Gill, Jaspinder Cheema, Aman Dhaliwal, Guggu Gill, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Rana Ranbir, Kanwaljeet Singh, Deep Dhillon, Navneet Nishan, Neeta Mahindra, Balwinder Begowal, Tarshinder Soni, Sukhbir Razia and Surinder Sharma. The film ‘s Story, Screenplay and Direction has been done by Manmohan Singh and its being produced by Manmohan Singh and Ratan Bhatia. The music of the album has been composed by Sukshinder Shinda.The songs have been sung by Amrinder Gill, Sukhshinder Shinda, Pamela Jain, Labh Janjua, Rana Ranbir, Arvinder Singh & Bobby Sandhu. The lyricists of the film are Amardeep Gill, Rana Ranbir, Jitt Salala, Nimma Loharka, Harjit Sidaki, Jhalman Singh Dhanda and Rana Madojhandia. The soundtrack consists of 7 originals and 1 remix.
Here is the track list:
1. Sochan Vich Tu – Amrinder Gill
2. Ik Kudi Punjab Di – Sukhshinder Shinda & Amrinder Gill
3. Pyar Lai Ke – Amrinder Gill
4. Salaaman – Amrinder Gill
5. Tera Mera Naa – Amrinder Gill & Pamela Jain
6. Dhin Tak Dhin – Amrinder Gill, Labh Janjua, Rana Ranbir, Arvinder Singh & Bobby Sandhu
7. Gal Teri – Amrinder Gill
8. Soch Vich ( remix) – Amrinder Gill
The song that already created a hype prior to the music release, Sochan vich is a slow number. The softness of the lyrics is equally justified by the soothing voice of Amrinder Gill. He seems to have sung this song effortlessly. The song is soothing to ears.
The title track of the film Ik Kudi Punjab Di stands out with its meaningful lyrics, the lyricist has done a job worth appreciating in delineating the existence of Kudi Punjab Di. The fast and energetic music compliments the lyrics of this woman-oriented song and so does the singing of Sukhshinder Shinda and Amrinder Gill.
The first sad number of the film Pyar Lai Ke has a nostalgic and sad feel to it. This beautifully penned song surely tugs at your heart. Amrinder Gill ones again proves his mettle in singing sad numbers with this song. The song will definitely work with the sad song lovers.
Up next is Salaaman, an upbeat foot – tapping number. The tempo is maintained all through. Its hard to ignore the traditional punjabi instruments played beautifully in this song.
Next in line, Tera Mera Naa sung by Amrinder Gill and Pamela Jain is a melodious romantic number. The song opens with a Sarangi piece (that keeps coming in between the song) which at once takes your heart. Both the singers compliment each other.
Dhin Tak Dhin – This live wire pappy number starts with a bang and is full of energy. This upbeat dance number by Amrinder Gill, Labh Janjua, Rana Ranbir & Arvinder Singh with the rap by Bobby Sandhu will surely work with audience through its youth-oriented lyrics. We catch a glimpse of Rana Ranbir ‘s multifaceted personality once again as he has not only written this song, but also lent his voice to it.
Next in line, Gal Teri by Amrinder Gill has a good feel to it. The music does justice to it as it blends in perfectly with the lyrics, composition, and Amrinder Gill ‘s voice.
The last track of the film Socha Vich is the remix version. With its faster tempo, it adds more colour to the original song.
On the whole, with the soulful lyrics, music compositions and voices; the music of the film is very appealing, pleasing and entertaining.The euphonious song of the film has already created ripples in the punjabi music and film industry. The music gradually grows on you. Comprising of a mixture of melodic, slow paced tracks on the one hand and the energetic, upbeat numbers on the other, the music leaves you yearning for more. The music has definitely raised the expectations of the audience from the film Ik Kudi Punjab Di wich is slated to be released soon. (8104)