Tag: S.Janaki

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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 – 133/365 – Oru Kunguma Chengamalam

I couldn’t find more information about this movie except for the fact that it was directed by one Mr. Prasad. Interestingly, the movie had a lady dialogue writer, a lady...

/ April 19
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 125/365 – Goodsu Vandiyile

Goodsu Vandiyile never gets mentioned when people talk about Kunguma Chimizh because of other popular songs from the movie – Nilavu Thoongum Neram and Poongatre Thedathey. Goodsu Vandiyile is a...

/ April 8
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 123/365 – Eduthu Vacha Paalum

Edutha Vacha Paalum is another song that blends in perfectly with the situation. The song was written and composed for situation of the story and not randomly placed. The heroine...

/ April 6
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 117/365 – Raasave Unnai Vidamatten

It’s indeed true that Rajkiran gets the best folk based songs from Ilaiyaraaja (along with Ramarajan). It could be because of the stories that stuck to the roots or the...

/ March 30
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 111/365 – Onnum Theriyatha Papa

There was a string of movies that had Silk Smitha as the lead actress. Soorakottai Singakutti is one of them. It was a fun revenge based masala movie at had...

/ March 12
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 108/365 – Electronic/Disco Special – Naane Raaja

Neengal Kettavai was a detour to what Balu Mahendra was doing but he did take the usual vengeance story in his style. And casting Thiagarajan and Banu Chander was even...

/ March 8
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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
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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
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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