Darbar Songs Review

Team Credits
  • Cast: Rajinikanth, Nayanthara
  • Music: Anirudh
  • Lyrics: Vivek, Yogi B, Senthuzhan, Syan
  • Director: AR Murugadoss
  • Producer: Lyca Productions 'Subaskaran'
  • Label: Divo & Gaana

Darbar Songs Review

Chumma Kizhi
Thani Vazhi
Tharam Maara
Dumm Dumm
Thalaivar Theme
Villain Theme

A mildly entertaining album.

Chumma Kizhi: Singers – SPB, Anirudh 👍

The call is for celebration and Anirudh comes to the fore with a tune that spells fun. There’s a lot to like with the way in which the song is arranged, especially the highs which are handled superbly by the ever-dependable SPB. The lyrics are a bummer yes, but this one does what it intends to. Our PICK. 

Thani Vazhi: Singers – Yogi B, Anirudh, Shaktisree Gopalan

Anirudh slips into the mode which he’s already aced in his earlier albums such as Vivegam and Jersey (Padhe Padhe) – Yogi B helps it with his energy. The hero-cheering lyrics are easily hummable, leading to an enjoyable track on the whole.

Tharam Maara: Singer – Anirudh, Arjun Chandy 👍

This is a very non-Thalaivar like song, with a jolly and youthful ring to it. Anirudh brings back the color of a Kalyaana Vayasu, making it an enjoyable number that puts a smile on your face thanks to the lyrics. It’s going to be interesting to see how AR Murugadoss has picturized this one, our next PICK.

Dumm Dumm: Singer – Nakash Aziz

A throwback to the marriage songs of those days, with ethnic instruments taking over. Nakash Aziz’s vocals help this one through, no great shakes otherwise.

Thalaivar Theme: Instrumental 👍

Anirudh brings in the cheers with a short but terrific theme that comes in with the cheers. Top stuff. 

Villain Theme: Instrumental

Another effective theme that works out well, despite its mild arrangement.

Darbar comes off as an album from Anirudh’s lower rack, with interesting snippets here and there. There’s a ‘nice but not great’ feeling lingering now, but it could go on and create magic with the visuals that we receive. As of now, a standard issue offering. Darbar Songs Review by Siddarth Srinivas

Darbar Songs Review Rating: 3/5

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