Padi Padi Leche Manasu is an upcoming romantic entertainer starring Sharwanand and Sai Pallavi in lead roles. Music for the film is composed by Vishal Chandrasekhar who gave some brilliant numbers for Krishna Gadi Veera Prema Gaadha earlier. The film is directed by feel good filmmaker Hanu Raghavapudi.
The album begins on a breezy note with the title song Padi Padi Leche Manasu sung wonderfully by Armaan Malik and ably supported by Sindhuri Vishal. Krishna Kanth proves once again that he is a promising talent in romantic song lyrics. The way in which acoustic guitar blends effortlessly to soft electric guitar is quite commendable. The interludes are quite rich and replete with sitar, soulful violin and beautiful chord progression. The real catch is when the acoustic guitar is used as a base for this Indian classical bits!
Kallolam is a feel good number sung by Anurag Kulkarni. Composed in raaga Jog, the song is quite well written by Krishna Kanth once again. The song also beautiful usage of acoustic guitar and live drumming. The song aims to build a bridge between Indian melody with sublime soft rock ballad and the composer does it in ease.
The album goes into a funky mode with Hrudayam Jaripe which has great blues effect in terms of the acoustic guitar and Yazin Nizar’s low octave vocals are a biggest asset. The song swings between Raaga Naata and Kaanada with great ease and softness. The interludes are beautifully woven and brings about a pleasant feel. Krishna Kanth should be thoroughly appreciated for neat Telugu lyrics without tampering with western portions. The second interlude is a thorough beauty with the expansion of Raaga Karaharapriya in the midst of bass guitar.
The star singer Sid Sriram makes his presence with a soulful number Emaipoyave which has trance beats and a majestic tinge of softness throughout. The electric guitar is quite mellowed and blends breezily to the lead tune. The song doesn’t sound too pathos or slow paced and the composer brings about a speedy feel to it
Now, O Lovely Laalana arrives which has a classy feel to it. The song follows the beautiful raaga Kharaharapriya with the usage of thavil and impressive presence of electric guitar. The trance beats give an additional layer to the song with swiftness and perfection. The song stands out quite unique by giving a classical touch to the overall album.
The finale gathers energy with Urike Cheli Chilaka which has an effortless blend between funkiness, classical flavor and also gripping rhythm. The song also has a folksy feel to it with the lead vocalists Rahul Sipligunj and M.M.Mansi. The lyrics are impressive with conversational feel to it.
Padi Padi Leche Manasu is an album high on experimentation and also freshness.
Our Picks: Padi Padi Leche Manasu, Emaipoyave, O Lovely Laalana