Category: Ilaiyaraja

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

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 126/365 – Hey Orayiram

Meendum Kokila was originally launched with J Mahendran but later he was replaced with GN Rangarajan. Even Mahendran hasn’t talked about this movie in his autobiography. Nevertheless, it had a...

/ April 10

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

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 124/365 – Foolishq

Let’s take a little detour for a day. This song was running inside my head yesterday and I thought I can take a detour for the Friday post. Balki adores...

/ April 7

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

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 122/365 – Dhinamum Sirichi Mayakki

The second line of the Pallavi might be offensive for few people as it uses the word “Sirukki”. It’s used as a derogatory word in common usage, but the word...

/ April 5

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

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 120/365 – Barla Barla

This song is what I call a Ilaiyaraaja Genre – A folkish tune but the interludes are filled with western wind instruments and techno beats  – the seamless transition will...

/ April 3

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

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 118/365 – Siru Kootula

Paandi Naatu Thangam is an album that every Ilaiyaraaja fan should have on their playlist. The entire album is a folk-based brilliance with some beautiful lyrics from Gangai Amaren. If...

/ March 31