There are huge hopes from big guns like Pritam, Shankar Ehsaan Loy and A.R. Rahman as 2009 is round the corner. While Pritam and Rahman have seen the biggest number of releases in 2008, Shankar Ehsaan Loy offered Rock On that clearly came up with a new definition of music. Now each of these composers is all set to make a big impression in the month of January with three big soundtracks looking at hitting the stands.
First to come would be Shahrukh Khan's home production Billu Barber where Pritam would be announcing his arrival. While Anu Malik composed music for Main Hoon Naa, MM Kreem created music for Paheli and Vishal–Shekhar were roped in for Om Shanti Om. Now Pritam has made an entry into the Shahrukh Khan's camp with Billu Barber. No wonder, there are good expectations from music here.
Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy are expected to do something one up over Rock On as they return to create music for a Farhan Akhtar film. A regular with Farhan Akhtar–Ritesh Sidhwani productions ever since the days of Dil Chahata Hai the trio is expected to add one more to the list with the music of Luck By Chance.
Last but certainly not the least; January should see the release of A.R. Rahman's soundtrack of Delhi 6. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Rahman created history with Rang De Basanti. Now the two reunite for Delhi 6 which should yet again give audience a unique and unconventional soundtrack. Clearly, this is one of the most keenly anticipated soundtracks.
With a wide range of music announcing its arrival in the first month of the year, one looks forward to an entertaining and eventful musical year ahead.