Film Language Tag: playback singer
A singer, particularly in Hindi-language cinema, who pre-records songs for actors to lip-sync in a film.
4 Film Clips
This scene is a montage that isolates Satya (J.D. Chakravarthi) and Vidya (Urmila Matondkar) and further establishes their intimacy, showing that Satya is not just a rugged, tough gang member, but complex and emotional as well. This intimacy exposes viewers to his true feelings and makes him more human, as opposed to a hypermasculine criminal.
Siras (Manoj Bajpayee) listens and sings along to a song by the legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar. He sings along while listening as if the lyrics were representative of his life.
Pyare (Rehman Khan) spys on Jameela (Waheeda Rehman) and the other unveiled women attending a birthday party held by his sister, while they sing a knowing song about men who take peeks at unveiled women, sung by playback singers Asha Bhosle and Shamshad Begum.