I just wanted to go for a popular choice because this song has been ringing in my head since I started this electronic/disco special. There are only handful of songs that can match the brilliance of this song. I am told that the Va Va in the first line is same note sung in two different octaves.

Another interesting aspect is the way male chorus is used in the song – listen to the second interlude.

Song Va Va Pakkam Va
Movie Thanga Magan (1983)
Director A Jegannathan
Singers Vani Jayaram, SP Balasubramaniam
Actors Rajinikanth, Poornima
Lyricist Muthulingam
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Va Va Pakkam Va
Va Va Pakkam Va is best example of the 80s disco and electronic music introduced by Ilaiyaraaja to Tamil films. The male chorus in second interlude is a cracker.

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