Tag: Gangai Amaren

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
jal jal salangai kulunga

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 79/365 – Jal Jal Salangai Kulunga

There was a time in Tamil cinema when Ramarajan churned out movies targeted towards B and C centres. Ponnuketha Purushan was one such that didn’t do well at the box...

/ January 30
Nandavanam Poothirukkuthu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 74/365 – Nandavanam Poothirukkuthu

Illam was the remake of Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam – a sleeper hit in Malayalam that cemented the position of Sreenivasan as a writer. The Malayalam version was directed by Sathyan Anthikad with Mohanlal...

/ January 25
Kathi Sandai Podamale

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 20/365 – Kathi Sandai Podamale

How about a song based on a tune from another movie? It wasn’t because Ilaiyaraaja had a dearth of creativity, it was because he is more creative and cheeky. Jallikattu...

/ November 20
Kannan Naalum

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 12/365 – Kannan Naalum

This is an interesting song – it’s a song sung by the heroine at her lover’s engagement with another woman. The first half of the song is quirky, more like...

/ November 12
Maadhulam Kaniye

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 10/365 – Maadhulam Kaniye

Song Maadhulam Kaniye Movie Saami Potta Mudichu Director R.Sunderrajan Singer Ilaiyaraaja and S Janaki Actors Murali and Sindhu Lyricist Vaali or Gangai Amaren – couldn’t pinpoint correctly  

/ November 10
Oru Muthukili

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 8/365 – Oru Muthukili

Today’s choice is a rare movie that didn’t do well at the box office. It had some interesting compositions and I am showcasing one of them. Thaiyamma was based on the...

/ November 8

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja 353/365 – Voice of Ilaiyaraaja – Machi Mannaru

Day 353/365 Machi mannaru Movie: En Uyir Thozhan Director: Bharathiraja Sung with Chitra Lyricist: Gangai Amaren

/ January 19

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja 347/365 – Voice of Ilaiyaraaja – Seevarali Thotithile

Day 347/365 Sevvarali Thotathile Movie: Bhagavathipuram Railway Gate Director: R Selvaraj Actors: Karthik, Rajalakshmi Sung with Uma Ramanan Lyricist: Gangai Amaren

/ January 13

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja 339/365 – Voice of Ilaiyaraaja – Kadhal Enbathu

I think Raaja voiced more songs for Janakaraj than any actor. Mostly Raaja’s voice is used in a montage sequence. Murali was one other actor he sung a lot for....

/ January 4