Tag: Ilaiyaraja

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

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

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

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

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

The Case for Ilaiyaraaja

When someone complaints on the social media, he becomes the hero, and the appellee becomes the villain. This forms the crux of the issue between Ilaiyaraaja and SP Balasubramanhyam Ilaiyaraaja...

/ March 20

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 113/365 – Disco Queen

I didn’t know about this song until recently. It was intriguing initially, and Sivakumar’s antics didn’t help much. At first, it will sound like electronic-pop to you, then the song...

/ March 14

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 112/365 – Tell Me Tell Me

Manamagale Vaa was a successful heroine-centric movie from the 1980s. The popularity of Radhika buoyed it and she was having a great run during that period. The movie was about...

/ March 13

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 111/365 – Onnum Theriyatha Papa

There was a string of movies that had Silk Smitha as the lead actress. Soorakottai Singakutti is one of them. It was a fun revenge based masala movie at had...

/ March 12

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 110/365 – Electronic/Disco Special – Va Va Pakkam Va

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...

/ March 10