Popular composers Sachin-Jigar created four options for the newly released song Chad gayi hai from Akshay Kumar’s Gold before they zeroed in on the final one.


“While we were working on the film for over one and a half years, this song came up at the last minute, and was finished in a span of 20 days. We created four options for this song before we zeroed in on a final selection. We wanted a modern sound that didn’t take away from the era that the film is based on,” Sachin Sanghavi said in a statement.

Drawing inspiration from the legendary composer R.D. Burman, Sachin-Jigar produced the song using beer bottles, mugs and cans.

Sachin-Jigar created four options for 'Chad gayi hai'
Did You Know? Sachin-Jigar Had Created 4 Options For Akshay Kumar’s Chad Gayi Hai From Gold

The composers roped in Vishal Dadlani as the singer who had to embrace a Bengali accent to complement the intoxicated reel character of Akshay.

The track also features popular tabla player Zakir Hussain’s younger brother, Taufiq Qureshi, for rhythm arrangements.


“R.D. Burman has been a great inspiration to us and for ‘Chura liya…‘ he had used a glass for the song. As a musician, he used a lot of real elements to create music and since the song was about getting intoxicated we thought why not try using actual liquor bottles and give a more real-time effect to the music,” said Jigar Saraiya.

“We used close to 100 bottles and cans of different brands to procure the right sound. Infact, we had to import a few bottles but eventually we could only use a few to suit the sound of the song,” he added.

Gold, a historical sports drama, is inspired by India’s first Olympic gold medal. The film traces the “golden era” of Indian hockey through the journey of Tapan Das, a young assistant manager in 1936, who dreams of playing for an independent nation.

Directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Excel Entertainment, the film will release on August 15.




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