Month: December 2016

Nalliravu Mella Mella

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 56/365 – Happy New Year – Nalliravu Mella Mella

A very happy new year to all my readers. I hope 2017 brings good things to you 🙂 As John Oliver said in his 2016 farewell speech. “Let’s try harder...

/ December 31
Shiva Telugu Movie BGM

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 55/365 – Telugu Special – Shiva OST

Ending 2016 with a bang. Shiva is a turning point in Telugu cinema. It was one of the first movies to be produced after the Telugu cinema production moved from...

/ December 30
Best Tamil movie songs 2016

The Annual Kollywood Music Round Up – 2016

The Annual lists are finally here. I have divided the music roundup and movie roundup into two individual posts this year. Every year, it would be tough for me to...

/ December 29
Kanulu Kalanu Piliche

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 54/365 – Telugu Special – Kanulu Kalanu Piliche

Last two weeks, I was featuring songs from Malayalam movies and now I am moving to Telugu. I call the Telugu fans of Raaja more dedicated than the Tamil ones....

/ December 29
Kaveri malayalam movie

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 53/365 – Malayalam Special – Kaaveri

I asked my readers if they could guess the movie I will feature today. Few tried, but none could even get close to this album. This is an amazing Carnatic music...

/ December 28
Pazhassi Raja BGM

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 52/365 – Malayalam Special – Pazhassi Raja

Pazhassi Raja, the movie and the score are the examples of grandiose. Impeccably scripted by MT Vasudevan Nair and directed by Hariharan, this movie didn’t make any compromises in the...

/ December 27

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 51/365 – Malayalam Special – Yaathra

Yaathra is a story of a forest officer who accidentally kills a policeman during an altercation and gets a jail term. The entire story happens during a journey back to...

/ December 26

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 50/365 – Malayalam Special – Guru (Original Score)

Guru (1997) was directed by Rajiv Anchal, an award-winning artist for his sculptures. The movie features an allegorical story depicting the redemption of a young Hindu man overcome by revenge....

/ December 25
Kala pani

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 49/365 – Malayalam Special – Kala Pani

When Kala Pani was in production, India Today called it an epic gamble. No director would attempt such crazy production values for a regional language movie. Mohanlal and “Good Knight”...

/ December 23
Theeram Thedi

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 48/365 – Malayalam Special – Theeram Thedi

Unaroo was Mani Ratnam’s second movie and his first direct Malayalam movie. He was bold enough that time to depict the trade union clashes in 1984. It was critically acclaimed...

/ December 22