Why has Bollywood music lost its melody these days?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Think of all the melody songs in Bollywood. Now think of the way they were picturised. What do you see? Scenic locales. Two people in love. Or somebody pining for a loved one. Dreams. And so on. Well, cinema was inspired by actual society back then. It was an exaggerated…

What Hindi song(s) gives you goosebumps or makes you cry?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Thank you for the A2A. For a song to give me goosebumps, it has to have lyrics that hit me right in the feels. There are only a handful of those… Maa… – Taare Zameen Par Jab koi baat bigad jaaye… – Jurm Aye ajnabi… – Dil Se Tu hi…

What songs from 2000-2016 will become classics and be listened to far into the future? (let’s say 30 years from now)?

Answer by Raakhee Venugopal: I guess all Keralites would vote for the songs of ‘Premam’(2015) 😀 All the songs were enormous hits and have the potential to become all-time classics…particularly ‘Malarey…’ And then you have some other melodies like ‘Kalabham tharaam…’ from ‘Vadakkumnathan’(2006) There is also ‘Kolakkuzhal vili ketto…’(2007) from ‘Nivedyam’ The song ‘Picha vecha…

Who are the most beautiful female singers from around the world?

Answer by Raakhee Venugopal: There was a time when it was hard to find a beautiful face and a beautiful voice go hand-in-hand. But now, there are so many drop-dead-gorgeous singers. In no particular order, here are my favorites along with my favorite songs sung by them… Kanika Kapoor Favorite song…   Ariana Grande Favorite…

Which musical piece makes you cry, always?

Answer by Raakhee Venugopal: Let’s say I’m just glad to see so many inputs from people who agree that musical pieces do make them cry. When I tell people about this, they think I’m pretty silly. There are some songs that make me bawl my heart out. A lump comes to my throat at the…

What are the best feel-good Malayalam songs?

Answer by Raakhee Venugopal: Here are few songs that make me fall more and more in love with my Keralam! < ‘One’ – Thaikkudam Bridge Every time I hear and/or see this music video, my heart swells with pride and love! :’) ‘Otta thumbi’ – Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum I don’t think any other song has brought…

What is your favorite song right now?

Answer by Raakhee Venugopal: Here are a few of my current favorites…basically they’re on loop mode on my mobile playlist 🙂 Oru Karimukilu – Charlie – It’s been a long time since I watched and heard such a complete song in every sense of the word. Beautiful music. Amazing visuals. Dulquer Salman looks like a…