Tag: KJ Yesudas

chinnamani kovilile - Vanna Vanna Pookkal Ilaiyaraaja

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 121/365 – Chinnamani Kovilile

Balu Mahendra never comes with song situations without reason. Vanna Vanna Pookal is about a young man who falls in love with a woman who has eloped from her to...

/ April 4
adi kaana karunguyile - Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran Ilaiyaraaja 400x300

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 119/365 – Adi Kaana Karunguyile

Poonthotta Kavalkaran was directed by Senthilnathan – son of Jambulingam who directed Nam Naadu with MGR. He went on to make many other movies but none made a mark like...

/ April 2
disco queen - Isai Paadum Thendral Ilaiyaraaja 400x300

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 113/365 – Disco Queen

I didn’t know about this song until recently. It was intriguing initially, and Sivakumar’s antics didn’t help much. At first, it will sound like electronic-pop to you, then the song...

/ March 14
parijatham - Nilavu Suduvathillai ilaiyaraaja 450x300

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 105/365 – Parijatham

There is no other music composer in India who has explored and experimented genres like Ilaiyaraaja. The way he mixes electronic pop sound with traditional instruments brings out the best...

/ March 5
Enthan Kaikuttaiyai - Isai Paadum Thendral Ilaiyaraaja 400x300

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 101/365 – Enthan Kaikuttaiyai

Some of you might have forgotten this beautiful song from Isai Paadum Thendral. The song has a Hindustani touch it but I might be wrong. Isai Paadum Thendral is a...

/ March 1
kannale kadhal kavithai - projekt ilaiyaraaja cover2 375x250

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
oru ragam tharatha veenai - projekt ilaiyaraaja cover2 375x250

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
minmini paarvaigal - Julie Ganapathy Ilaiyaraaja 400x300

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 90/365 – Minmini Paarvaigal

I deliberately stayed away from posting any songs on Valentine’s day. But I will post rare love songs from Ilaiyaraaja stable for remaining days of the month. Julie Ganapathy was...

/ February 15

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 85/365 – Kanna Varuvaya Meera Ketkiral

Manadhil Urudhi Vendum is one of the favourite movies of my mum. The song is when a divorced woman falls in love with a single man but unable to accept...

/ February 8
Maragatha veenai - MaragathaVeenai Ilaiyaraaja

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