Tag: Kamal Hassan

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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
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 130/365 – Laali Laali

Ilaiyaraaja’s lullabies are special. It does make you sleep unlike other music composer’s lullaby songs. Laali Laali is one of the most beautiful lullabies from Raaja but rarely played on...

/ April 16
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 126/365 – Hey Orayiram

Meendum Kokila was originally launched with J Mahendran but later he was replaced with GN Rangarajan. Even Mahendran hasn’t talked about this movie in his autobiography. Nevertheless, it had a...

/ April 10
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 120/365 – Barla Barla

This song is what I call a Ilaiyaraaja Genre – A folkish tune but the interludes are filled with western wind instruments and techno beats  – the seamless transition will...

/ April 3
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 109/365 – Electronic/Disco Special – Appappa Thithikkum

Japanil Kalyanaraman is the first sequel in Tamil cinema. Kalyanaraman was an interesting character and could have spawned a series of movies. But the screenplay and storyline of Japanil Kalyanaraman...

/ March 9
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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
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 58/365 – Telugu Special – Tarali Raada Tane Vasantham

Tamil movie audience have this burning question – Why Unnal Mudiyum Thambi didn’t win those awards that it deserved? The answer is that it was originally made in Telugu as...

/ January 3
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 31/365 – Vaan Megam

I know the rains had a bad impact last year in Chennai. But people have to welcome rains in a bad monsoon year. We are having the worst monsoon year...

/ December 1
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 19/365 – Varudhu Varudhu

I am continuing with the “Songs to con the villain” genre. Thoongathey Thambi Thoongathey is what you call a mass masala movie in which twins are switching places to save...

/ November 19
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 14/365 – Aadungal Padungal

A children’s day special from the Robin Hoodish Guru Song Aadungal Paadungal Movie Guru Director IV Sasi Singer SP Balasubramanaiam Actors Kamal Hassan, Sri Devi, YG Mahendran Lyricist Kannadasan  …

/ November 14