Tag: 365 day project

goodsu vandiyile

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
eduthu vacha paalum

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
dhinamum sirichi

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
chinnamani kovilile

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
Barla Barla

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
adi kaana karunguyile

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
siru kootula

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
raasave unnai vidamatten

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 117/365 – Raasave Unnai Vidamatten

It’s indeed true that Rajkiran gets the best folk based songs from Ilaiyaraaja (along with Ramarajan). It could be because of the stories that stuck to the roots or the...

/ March 30
disco sound

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 114/365 – Disco Sound

Warning: Please use your headphones when you listen. Some sounds in the song are NOT SAFE FOR WORK. I took a break yesterday as I didn’t want to do anything but...

/ March 16