Category: Projekt Ilaiyaraaja

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 70/365 – Poonthendral Kaatre Vaa

There are some intriguing filmmakers in Tamil Cinema. R.Ranjith Kumar is one such. He started his career with a slew of low-budget movies Udhayamgirathu, Manjal Nila and Anbe Odi Vaa....

/ January 19

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 69/365 – Maragatha Veenai

Last few weeks I have been posting songs from Malayalam and Telugu movies. Before I start posting Kannada and Hindi songs, I thought I would tread into some rare Tamil...

/ January 18

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 67/365 – Telugu Special – Rudramadevi Original Score

Rudramadevi is another orchestral brilliance from Ilaiyaraaja. The score was performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Directed by Gunashekar, the movie traced the life of Rani Rudramadevi, of Kakatiya Dynasty...

/ January 16

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 66/365 – Enga Ooru Pongalukku

I was dabbling until the last moment whether to go ahead with a celebratory post. I don’t think most farmers in my state are celebrating Pongal like they would. Hit...

/ January 14

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 65/365 – Telugu Special – Hope Original Score

Hope was 2006 Telugu movie that dealt with teenage suicides forced by the current education system. A critically acclaimed movie directed by Satish Kasetty had D Ramanaidu and Kalyani in...

/ January 11

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 64/363 – Telugu Special – Sandhya Ragapu/Kadhal Ragamum

Indran Chandran is one of the most underrated movies of Kamal Hassan (so is the music). Kamal as GK Rayudu, a corrupt mayor was one of his best negative characters....

/ January 9

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 63/365 – Telugu Special – Ku Ku Kokila Raave

Sitaara was the debut movie of Bhanupriya and it was based on the novel by Vamsy – Mahal Lo Kokila. It’s an interesting story of how Bhanupriya was roped in...

/ January 8

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 62/365 – Telugu Special – Shubhalekha Andukunna

Kondaveeti Donga is one of the biggest hits in Chiranjeevi’s career. A vigilante Robin Hoodish movie (pretty similar to Malaiyur Mambattiyan) worked magic for Chiranjeevi. The movie was dubbed in...

/ January 7

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 61/365 – Telugu Special – Priyathama

Priyathama (probably the name was inspired by the song from Prema) released when actor Rahman was in his peak acting all the South Indian Languages. I don’t know whether it...

/ January 6

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 60/365 – Telugu Special – Kalaya Nijama

It’s rare when Ilaiyaraaja playbacks in a language other than Tamil. This song should have been rendered by SP Balasubramaniam but he couldn’t due to some illness. Probably, Ilaiyaraaja sang...

/ January 5