Tag: Ilayaraaja

naane raaja

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 108/365 – Electronic/Disco Special – Naane Raaja

Neengal Kettavai was a detour to what Balu Mahendra was doing but he did take the usual vengeance story in his style. And casting Thiagarajan and Banu Chander was even...

/ March 8
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
parijatham

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
adichen kadhal parisu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 102/365 – Adichen Kadhal Parisu

Every actor has this step-son based family drama movie. The step-son takes care of the father and mother while their off-springs abandon them. Kamal had Per Sollum Pillai while Vijayakanth...

/ March 2
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
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
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