Tag: ilayaraja

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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 115/365 – Paaku Vethalai

My Dear Marthandan is an album that I go back to every now and then due to sheer enjoyment that it gives me. The songs are exuberant (except for a sad...

/ March 17
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 100/365 – Love and Love Only

No, it’s not from Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. An independent film-maker from Australia wanted to make a cross-cultural love story with Ilaiyaraaja’s music and the maestro obliged. I don’t know how many...

/ February 28
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 99/365 – Mudhal Murai Partha Nyabagam

Needhane En Ponvasantham had one thing that wasn’t there for other recent Ilaiyaraaja movies  – “good marketing”. The quality of Raaja’s music never changes but it’s not the only thing...

/ February 27
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 98/365 – Thavikiren Thavikiren

Time is one of those movies with a brilliant album and bad “everything else” (maybe, I can accept picturizations of a couple of songs). It will go from a simple...

/ February 24
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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