Month: January 2017

Pagalil Pournami

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 80/365 – Karaiyoram Kaathu

Pagalil Pournami is a confusing horror movie directed by VMC Hanifa. The first half and the second half will be disjointed. I think VMC Hanifa got inspired by Shining and...

/ January 31
jal jal salangai kulunga

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 79/365 – Jal Jal Salangai Kulunga

There was a time in Tamil cinema when Ramarajan churned out movies targeted towards B and C centres. Ponnuketha Purushan was one such that didn’t do well at the box...

/ January 30
Adhe Kangal movie Review

Movie Review : Adhe Kangal – Half-blind

Adhe Kangal starts perfectly and sets up the tone for the movie. In fact, the love that blossoms between Varun (Kalaiarasan) and Deepa (Shivada) is tentative, and it gives you...

/ January 29
kanavu palithathu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 78/365 – Kanavu Palithathu

Vetri Padigal is one of those movies that followed the Ramki – Nirosha pair. It would be an interesting exercise to check the number of movies that these two acted. Vetri...

/ January 29
endrum vanaveliyil

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 77/365 – Endrum Vanaveliyil

Kelviyum Naane Bathilum Naane is an entertaining thriller – A mother’s revenge on a guy who she thinks is the reason for her daughter’s suicide. I don’t know whether the...

/ January 28
vel muruganukku

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 76/365 – Vel Muruganukku

Ilaiyaraaja fans from the previous generation tell me that this song was quite popular during the late 1980s. This song epitomises of what people call as “Ilaiyaraaja Genre” – funky,...

/ January 27
vaanilla thenila

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 75/365 – Vaanilla Thenila

There are many music composers who provide good songs to certain movies but don’t concentrate enough in another – it could be because of the inability of the directors to...

/ January 26
Nandavanam Poothirukkuthu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 74/365 – Nandavanam Poothirukkuthu

Illam was the remake of Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam – a sleeper hit in Malayalam that cemented the position of Sreenivasan as a writer. The Malayalam version was directed by Sathyan Anthikad with Mohanlal...

/ January 25
unna pola aatha

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 73/365 – Unnai Pola Aatha

There is no other music composer in this world who could bring the greatness of motherhood like Ilaiyaraaja. Be it pathos or happiness, he makes sure, he will tear you...

/ January 24
Alangara Ponnunjale

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 72/365 – Alangara Ponnunjale

Sonnathu Neethana is a 1978 movie directed by CN Muthu. Don’t confuse it with another movie with Suresh in the lead that had a musical score from Malaysia Vasudevan. This...

/ January 23