Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 97/365 – Kannale Kadhal Kavithai

It’s tougher to choose songs that are popular. The idea of this series is to bring back songs that are not usually featured in lists and FM stations. I am...

/ February 23

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 96/365 – Ennavendru Solvathamma

As we are nearing the end of February, I am moving towards the popular love songs and this is one of my favourites when it comes to a song that...

/ February 22

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 95/365 – Sivappana Chinna Pappa

Prathap Pothen is a lucky director when it comes to the music of Ilaiyaraaja. He got some funky, quirky and not the usual tunes from Raaja. This one is no...

/ February 21

A story (and songs) of love – beyond Ilaiyaraaja and Rahman

It was an idea that stemmed out of a contest from Chennai Bloggers Club (more on it later), and I was out of my comfort zone. Krupa (my partner in...

/ February 20

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 94/365 – Thendral Kaatre Thendral Kaatre

Gangai Amaren had quite a run in the late 80s and 90s with his rural-based movies that had simple plots, amazing comedy from Goundamani – Senthil duo and of course...

/ February 20

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 93/365 – Sengamalam Sirikkuthu

Dhavani Kanavugal was an interesting movie with a stellar star cast. Bhagyaraj got Sivaji and Bharathiraja to do extended cameos for him. And most of the supporting actors made it...

/ February 18

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 92/365 – Oru Ragam Tharatha Veenai

If you are a hardcore Ilaiyaraaja fan, this song will be on your list because this is one of those songs that gets featured in discussions. The speciality of the...

/ February 17

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 91/365 – Adho Andha Nadhiyoram

One of the most ambitious political movies of Vijayakanth came nearly 12 years before his actual entry into politics. It was directed by Liaquat Ali Khan (he was the default...

/ February 16

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 90/365 – Minmini Paarvaigal

I deliberately stayed away from posting any songs on Valentine’s day. But I will post rare love songs from Ilaiyaraaja stable for remaining days of the month. Julie Ganapathy was...

/ February 15

9 underrated love stories in Tamil cinema

It’s February and posts on Tamil romantic movies are inevitable. Be it the mainstream media or bloggers, romance in Tamil movies starts with Mani Ratnam and ends with Gautam Menon....

/ February 14