Tag: 365 day project

kamagni you are my dream

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 142/365 – You are my dream (Kamagni)

Kamagni (not to be confused with some of the B-Grade movies from Telugu, Tamil and Telugu) is a directorial venture of cinematographer, Ashok Kumar. It explored the  sexuality of a...

/ April 29
mumbai express background

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 141/365 – Mumbai Express Background Score

Some of Kamal’s comedy movies don’t get the necessary fame when they get released but it becomes a cult hit. Most prominent example that I could think of is Panchathanthiram...

/ April 28
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
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
poongatre ini pothum

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 134/365 – Poongatre Ini Pothum

Ilaiyaraaja is a master in using the same tune for happy and sad situations by doing minor changes. There are other music composers who have tried this idea but never...

/ April 20
nenje un aasai enna

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 132/365 – Nenje Un Aasai Enna

There was a time when every actor was stung by the Western bug in Tamil cinema and Rajinikanth was not an exception. Naan Potta Savaal was an attempt to establish...

/ April 18
laali laali

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 130/365 – Laali Laali

Ilaiyaraaja’s lullabies are special. It does make you sleep unlike other music composer’s lullaby songs. Laali Laali is one of the most beautiful lullabies from Raaja but rarely played on...

/ April 16
kekkalayo kekkalayo

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 129/365 – Kekkalayo Kekkalayo

Kasthurimaan was a high-point in Meera Jasmine’s career. She won state awards for both versions of the movie (Tamil and Malayalam) and won filmfare in Malayalam for the brilliant portrayal...

/ April 15
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
hey orayiram

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