Month: April 2017

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 143/365 – Zindabad Jil Jil Prema

I know some of my readers might be wondering why I have been posting random songs without a particular pattern. April is a month A-Z challenge in the blogging world...

/ April 30

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 142/365 – You are my dream (Kamagni)

Kamagni (not to be confused with some of the B-Grade movies from Telugu, Tamil and Telugu) is a directorial venture of cinematographer, Ashok Kumar. It explored the  sexuality of a...

/ April 29

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 141/365 – Mumbai Express Background Score

Some of Kamal’s comedy movies don’t get the necessary fame when they get released but it becomes a cult hit. Most prominent example that I could think of is Panchathanthiram...

/ April 28

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 140/365 – Mannava Mannava – Walter Vetrivel

Every night millions of Tamil music lovers sleep to the songs of Ilaiyaraaja (including me), but his lullabies are literally like sleeping pills. If I listen to Thene Thenpandi Meene,...

/ April 27

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 139/365 – Veru Velai Unakku Illaye

Maapillai was the remake of Chiranjeevi’s Attaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu. The original was directed by A.Kondirami Reddy. In accordance with the remake culture of those days, the movie was remade...

/ April 26

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 138/365 – Uchi Malai Megangal

Female solo sings have become a rarity in Tamil cinema. There was a time that it was so common in normal action masala movies and they were used to introduce...

/ April 25

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 137/365 – Thenmozhi Anbu Thenmozhi

Solla Thudikuthu Manasu was the fourth directorial venture of B.Lenin, the editor. If you see it as a story, it’s too naive and contrived. His earlier directorial attempts were pretty...

/ April 24

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 136/365 – Sollatha Ragangal

There are quite a number of songs that are recorded for a movie but never makes it to the screen as they get cut during the editing process. If you...

/ April 23

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 135/365 – Rasave Unnai Naan Ennithan

This song is a staple diet for hardcore Ilaiyaraaja fans but it came back in to the popular list after few singers started singing this in Airtel Super Singer (probably...

/ April 22

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 134/365 – Poongatre Ini Pothum

Ilaiyaraaja is a master in using the same tune for happy and sad situations by doing minor changes. There are other music composers who have tried this idea but never...

/ April 20