By Hindustan Times
Pritam has been hit with several allegations of plagiarism in recent times. With Barfi!, the music director hits back at critics with a vengeance through the soundtrack that has eight numbers. It's vintage Pritam at his best.
The album kicks off with the title track Barfi! with the sound of whistles greeting the listener. The song has a very English charm and has Mohit Chauhan behind the mike. He provides a light and soulful start to the number, bringing a smile on. Its peppy yet simple beats are a total delight, while the lyrics bring out the naughtiness of Ranbir's character in the movie.
There is another version of the song Ala Barfi!. Crooned by Swanand Kirkire, this is a bit different from the original and has more focus on the vocals. It is reminiscent of Kishore Kumar's q