Farrata – Armaan/Adithyan – Amartya Rahut | Tumhari Sullu (2017)


Movie: This song appeared in 2017 hit T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment’s dramedy Tumhari Sullu (Your Sullu) directed by Suresh Triveni and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Tanuj Garg, Atul Kasbekar and Shanti Sivaram Maini. The movie starred Vidya Balan, Manav Kaul, Neha Dhupia, etc. Vidya Balan won the Filmfare Best Actress Award for her role in this film.

Sulochana Dubey aka Sullu (Vidya Balan) is a Virar-based middle-class housewife living with her family. She and her husband, Ashok Dubey (Manav Kaul) have a happy life with their 11-year old son Pranav (Abhishek Sharma). She wants to be a working woman but being a school-dropout; she cannot do any of the white collar jobs. Her 2 elder twin sisters are always critical of her achievements and ridicule her business ideas that failed. She likes to participate in contests and always wins some prize or the other. Ashok is a manager in a tailoring company. The job is frustrating because other than him the other workers are elderly, including the owners. They are all unreasonable and unresponsive.

One day, Sullu wins a contest by her favorite radio station and she receives a call from RJ Albeli. Upon request by Albeli, Sullu sings a retro song that the people at the radio station find funny. She has won a pressure cooker and she is told to pick it up from the radio station. The next day, she goes about her normal routine as a housewife and this song is heard in the background.

Song: The lyrics of this song were penned by Siddhant Kaushal and the music was composed by Amartya Rahut.

The song talks about how bubbly and vivacious the girl is.

Video: Cinematographer is Saurabh Goswami.

The video opens with a teenager balancing himself on some rods placed on an open roof area. Vidya Balan is seen cooking. At the same time, she throws a towel to her forgetful Manav Kaul, who is in the bathroom. She gets Manav Kaul and little Abhishek Sharma ready for their working day. Vidya Balan gets ready to go to the radio station.

The song continues as Vidya Balan leaves for the radio station. Simultaneously, teenagers are shown playing and dancing about. She takes a rickshaw to a bus stand and boards a bus. The song peters out and the video ends as she reaches the elevator of the building that houses the radio station.

Artists: The playback of this song was sung by Armaan Malik and Adithyan and the onscreen performances are by Vidya Balan, Manav Kaul, Abhishek Sharma and others.

Cultural Influence: This typically filmi song depicts the liveliness of the heroine. The song and the artists are good. The video is watchable for the same.

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