Published By: Alfaraz Laique

Best albums of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy

The trio of Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa is responsible for giving us memorable albums. From producing classical tunes to hip hop beats, they have done it all in the film industry and have won several accolades. They came together in the late 90s and have given music to some of the biggest films of the 21st century.

Indian film industry is very unique and it is vastly different from other film industries of the world. The biggest factor which separates it from other industries is the use of dance and music in the films. As a result, the Indian audience has witnessed some of the great musicians in the last 100 years of the film industry. Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy is a name which is synonymous with music in India from the last 20 years. Let’s talk about their best albums.

Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

This Karan Johar movie starring an ensemble of Shahrukh Khan, Priety Zinta, Rani Mukherji and Abhishek Bacchan is known for its ahead of the time storytelling and great music. All the songs of the movie were composed by the talented S-E-L trio and the album became a rage. It is still popular among the audience and we can see people listening to the songs from the movie in a romantic evening. It is worth noticing that Shankar Mahadevan is a classically trained singer and therefore you can find his songs as a singer in almost every S-E-L album.

Kal Ho Na Ho

You can say that some of the best work of the trio has come under the banner of Dharma productions. This 2002 movie again starring Shahrukh Khan and Priety Zinta became an instant hit and its music was one of the main reasons behind the success. This album is very special for the fans of the composers as it established their name in the industry and made people realize their true potential. Each song from the movie has a separate fan following and people still dance, cry and smile to these songs.

Jhoom Barabar Jhoom

Shad Ali is known for the music in his films. The director is known to have a great taste in the music and his first collaboration with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy proved it right. The musical released I the 2007 has a great amalgamation of Indian folk and classical tunes with western beats. The music album is penned by Gulzaar and the songs are sung by highly talented singers including KK, Sukhwinder, Mahalaxmi Iyer, etc. The trio of talented composer is responsible for bringing this album to life with their music.