Radio (2009 film)

Radio is a 2009 Indian comedy-drama film starring Himesh Reshammiya, Shenaz Treasurywala and Sonal Sehgal in the lead roles. The film is directed by Isshaan Trivedi. The movie was released on 4 December 2009. Reshammiya has received praise for his portrayal of Vivan Shah.

Radio
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Directed byIshan Trivedi
Produced byRavi Agrawal
StarringHimesh Reshammiya
Sonal Sehgal
Shenaz Treasurywala
Zakir Hussain
Rajesh Khattar
Paresh Rawal
CinematographyAttar Singh Saini
Music bySongs:
Himesh Reshammiya
Background Score:
Bapi–Tutul
Distributed byT-Series
Release date
4 December 2009
Running time
105 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

PlotEdit

Vivan is a successful RJ on a popular radio channel in the city of Mumbai. He has acquired everything in life but his marriage is unsuccessful. Even though he was not of taking a divorce, his wife Pooja takes divorce from him, the reason cited are lack of compatibility between the two. In their hearts Vivan and Pooja don't want the divorce but the fast pace of life and busy schedules interfere with her emotional balance.

Enters Shanaya, who is like a ray of sunshine in Vivan's insipid life. But initially he doesn't realize that Shanaya brings a smile to his face. Pooja at this juncture wants to return to his life. She wants him back. She shows signs of returning. But he blatantly discusses Shanaya with Pooja, but being a woman, she can see his love for Shanaya. She becomes the catalyst to bring this realization that his true love is Shanaya. Why has he closed his eyes? His attitude and response towards Shanaya go through a sea of change. Vivan reciprocates and tries to get close to her family too. Although Pooja still has a soft spot for Vivan and cares for him she realises that he wants to spend his life with Shanaya.

Who will be eventually reign on his heart? Will he take the step to make his vows with Shanaya?

CastEdit

Box Office receptionEdit

The film released on 4 December 2009.

Critical receptionEdit

Though the film was panned by many critics, Himesh Reshammiya got good reviews for his acting.

Taran Adarsh wrote," Himesh Reshammiya has grown as an actor that reflects in certain difficult moments of the film."[1]

Nikhat Kazmi of Times of India wrote, "Himesh Reshammiya tries to reinvent himself. Himesh Reshammiya as RJ Vivan Shah, does seem to have found a better groove. In fact, this new clean, casual avatar of his does seem to work".[2]

MusicEdit

All music composed by Himesh Reshammiya with lyrics by Subrat Sinha. The music of the film opened to positive reviews, with Bollywoodhungama.com giving it 4 stars out of 5. The album features couple of songs performed by musicians like Kailash Kher, Rekha Bhardwaj.

Radio
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 2009
GenreFilm soundtrack
Length56:29
LabelT-Series
ProducerRavi Agrawal (Film Producer)
Himesh Reshammiya chronology
Karzzzz
(2008)
Radio
(2009)
Milenge Milenge
(2010)

Track listEdit

Song Singer(s) Duration
"Mann Ka Radio" Himesh Reshammiya 04:22
"Zindagi Jaise Ek Radio" Himesh Reshammiya and Aditi Singh Sharma 04:48
"Janeman" Himesh Reshammiya and Shreya Ghoshal 04:04
"Piya Jaise Ladoo Motichur Wale" Himesh Reshammiya and Rekha Bhardwaj 05:34
"Damadji Angana Hai Padhare" Himesh Reshammiya and Kailash Kher 06:31
"Koi Na Koi Chahe" Himesh Reshammiya and Shreya Ghoshal 04:20
"Teri Meri Dosti Ka Aasman " Himesh Reshammiya and Shreya Ghoshal 05:44
"Shaam Ho Chali Hai" Himesh Reshammiya and Shreya Ghoshal 04:21
"Rafa Dafa Kiya Nahin Jaaye" Himesh Reshammiya 02:53

Three remixes are also included in the album.

  1. Mann Ka Radio - Himesh Reshammiya
  2. Zindagi Jaise Ek Radio - Himesh Reshammiya
  3. Piya Jaise Ladoo Motichur Wale - Himesh Reshammiya and Rekha Bhardwaj

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Radio Review 1.5/5 | Radio Movie Review | Radio 2009 Public Review | Film Review". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Radio Movie Review {2/5}: Critic Review of Radio by Times of India". Times of India. Retrieved 24 September 2021.

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