Tag: Ilaiyaraaja

maane maragathame maane maragathame

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 162/365 – Maane Maragathame

Prashanth was churning out more movies than any other actor at one point in time – He was doing more than 4-5 movies a year – when Vijay Sethupathi had...

/ June 21
kadhal neethana

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 161/365 – Kadhal Neethana from Time

I still remember going to this movie on a rainy day at an empty theatre in Thanjavur. We were exactly ten people watching the movie, and the only thing that...

/ June 20
malare pesu malare pesu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 160/365 – Malare Pesu

Geethanjali (not to be confused with the Telugu Movie) was a home production of Ilaiyaraaja. The film was produced under the Pavalar Creations, and it was directed by K Rangaraj....

/ June 17
Aanazhagan aanazhagan

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 158/365 – Nillatha Vennila – Aanazhagan

Every male actor wants to try a female role in their acting career. Some do it as part of a song, and some other do it through cross-dressing. Aanazhagan was...

/ June 15
Yele Ilangiliye yele ilangiliye

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 156/365 – Yele Ilangiliye/Singara Cheemaiyile

Do you remember the guy who asks Padayappa “Andha Pambu Puthukulla Kai Vittingale, Kadichirathungala”? He started his career as a film-maker and his first movie as a director was Idhu...

/ June 13
bharathan bharathan

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 155/365 – Azhage Amudhe – Bharathan

When Rajinikanth was remaking Amitabh Bachchan movies, Vijayakanth was remaking Sunny Deol movies from Bollywood. Not so surprisingly, the brawn of Sunny Deol matched Vijayakanth’s style. Bharathan was the remake...

/ June 12
japanil kalyanaraman kadhal un leelaiya

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 154/365 – Kadhal Un Leelaiya

As I had mentioned in my “Michael Madana Kamarajan” post, there are quite some songs from Kamal-Ilaiyaraaja combination that didn’t make the final cut. This song is one more from...

/ June 10
michael madana kamarajan michael madana kamarajan

50 Tamil movies to watch before you die – 35 – Michael Madana Kamarajan

There are a lot of movies that will not bore you when you watch them more than once. But there are only a few movies that will fascinate you every...

/ June 10
Chinna Veedu chinna veedu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 153/165 – Jaakiratha Jaakiratha Chinna Veedu

Few directors had creative ways of showing their title cards. Singeetham Srinivasa Rao and Kamal gave us Kadhai Kelu Kadhai Kelu, but Bhagyaraj takes elaborate time in unveiling his credits....

/ June 9
ivalthane

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 151/365 – Ivalthane/Emega Bharathi

Now and then, some movies have strong female leads. One of the few actors who did more substantial lead roles was Bhanumathi, and she produced, wrote and directed her movies....

/ June 7