Tag: Gangai Amaren

aruvadai naal

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 157/365 – Oru Kaaviyam – Aruvadai Naal

Aruvadai Naal isn’t the usual movie that you would expect from a first time director. But GM Kumar was courageous enough to make such a film. It showed the dilemma...

/ June 14
ennai oruvan ennai oruvan

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 149/365 – Ennai Oruvan

When Ilaiyaraaja grew in stature, there were songs written about him. Vaali used his wordplay to glorify his friend – Raja Kaiya Vacha, Raja Rajathi Rajan Indha Raaja are some...

/ June 5
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
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
alli thandha bhoomi

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 116/365 – Alli Thandha Bhoomi

The series had to take a break because I wrote a post on Ilaiyaraaja Copyrights Issue and I didn’t want to dilute the problem. I am in back in the...

/ March 29
hey maina

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 107/365 – Electronic/Disco Special – Hey Maina

Maaveeran was quite an ambitious project but Rajinikanth was remaking Amitabh’s movies. Maaveeran was the remake of Mard that had an audacious plot but somehow became a box-office hit. Maaveeran...

/ March 7
vizhiye nalama

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 103/365 – Vizhiye Nalama

Manobala started his career as an Asst.Director to Bharathiraja. He was the most trusted lieutenant of Bharathiraja after Bhagyaraj. His talent was evident when he started his solo career with...

/ March 3
thendral kaatre thendral kaatre

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 94/365 – Thendral Kaatre Thendral Kaatre

Gangai Amaren had quite a run in the late 80s and 90s with his rural-based movies that had simple plots, amazing comedy from Goundamani – Senthil duo and of course...

/ February 20
hey rasathi

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 88/365 – Hey Rasathi

This is one of my favourite songs and features in my all-time best songs list of Raaja. Actor from street plays tries to woo a village girl, and the song...

/ February 12