Tag: Vaali

panivizhum maalayil panivizhum maalaiyil

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 163/365 – Panivizhum Maalayil from Meera

When you rope in Asha Bhonsle to sing in your movie, will you give her lyrics or not? Ilaiyaraaja had the audacity to use her only for humming “La La”...

/ June 22
kettum pattanam

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 159/365 – Kettum Pattanam

There is no better voice than Ilaiyaraaja’s when it comes to pathos. It just breaks you and brings out the emotions. Tamilians who have moved abroad for work have a...

/ June 16
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
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
ithu-engal-neethi ithu engal neethi

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 150/365 – Neethi Ithu Engal Neethi

SA Chandrasekhar is known for his anti-establishment movies, and Ithu Engal Neethi was one such movie. It didn’t do well at the box-office, but it had Vijay as a child...

/ June 6
mannava mannava

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 140/365 – Mannava Mannava – Walter Vetrivel

Every night millions of Tamil music lovers sleep to the songs of Ilaiyaraaja (including me), but his lullabies are literally like sleeping pills. If I listen to Thene Thenpandi Meene,...

/ April 27
uchi malai megangal

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 138/365 – Uchi Malai Megangal

Female solo sings have become a rarity in Tamil cinema. There was a time that it was so common in normal action masala movies and they were used to introduce...

/ April 25
sollatha raagangal

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
rasave unnai naan ennithan

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 135/365 – Rasave Unnai Naan Ennithan

This song is a staple diet for hardcore Ilaiyaraaja fans but it came back in to the popular list after few singers started singing this in Airtel Super Singer (probably...

/ April 22
irandum ondrodu ondru

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 127/365 – Irandum Ondrodu Ondru

There was a time when Rajinikanth remaked almost every other movie of Amitabh Bachchan. Most of the movies were produced by Balaji but later even other producers started remaking movies....

/ April 11