Tag: Ilaiyaraja


Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 105/365 – Parijatham

There is no other music composer in India who has explored and experimented genres like Ilaiyaraaja. The way he mixes electronic pop sound with traditional instruments brings out the best...

/ March 5
gundu onnu vachirukken

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 104/365 – Gundu Onnu Vachirukken

Ilaiyaraaja has a ball when it comes to fun songs. These songs show how he can switch genres with ease in one single song. Arangetra Velai was the remake of Ramji...

/ March 4
Enthan Kaikuttaiyai

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 101/365 – Enthan Kaikuttaiyai

Some of you might have forgotten this beautiful song from Isai Paadum Thendral. The song has a Hindustani touch it but I might be wrong. Isai Paadum Thendral is a...

/ March 1
love and love only

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 100/365 – Love and Love Only

No, it’s not from Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. An independent film-maker from Australia wanted to make a cross-cultural love story with Ilaiyaraaja’s music and the maestro obliged. I don’t know how many...

/ February 28
mudhal murai

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 99/365 – Mudhal Murai Partha Nyabagam

Needhane En Ponvasantham had one thing that wasn’t there for other recent Ilaiyaraaja movies  – “good marketing”. The quality of Raaja’s music never changes but it’s not the only thing...

/ February 27
thavikiren thavikiren

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 98/365 – Thavikiren Thavikiren

Time is one of those movies with a brilliant album and bad “everything else” (maybe, I can accept picturizations of a couple of songs). It will go from a simple...

/ February 24
kannale kadhal kavithai

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 97/365 – Kannale Kadhal Kavithai

It’s tougher to choose songs that are popular. The idea of this series is to bring back songs that are not usually featured in lists and FM stations. I am...

/ February 23
ennavendru solvathamma

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 96/365 – Ennavendru Solvathamma

As we are nearing the end of February, I am moving towards the popular love songs and this is one of my favourites when it comes to a song that...

/ February 22
sivappana Chinna pappa

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 95/365 – Sivappana Chinna Pappa

Prathap Pothen is a lucky director when it comes to the music of Ilaiyaraaja. He got some funky, quirky and not the usual tunes from Raaja. This one is no...

/ February 21
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