Tag: Kamal Hassan

japanil kalyanaraman kadhal un leelaiya

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 154/365 – Kadhal Un Leelaiya

As I had mentioned in my “Michael Madana Kamarajan” post, there are quite some songs from Kamal-Ilaiyaraaja combination that didn’t make the final cut. This song is one more from...

/ June 10
michael madana kamarajan michael madana kamarajan

50 Tamil movies to watch before you die – 35 – Michael Madana Kamarajan

There are a lot of movies that will not bore you when you watch them more than once. But there are only a few movies that will fascinate you every...

/ June 10
mumbai express background

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 141/365 – Mumbai Express Background Score

Some of Kamal’s comedy movies don’t get the necessary fame when they get released but it becomes a cult hit. Most prominent example that I could think of is Panchathanthiram...

/ April 28
sollatha raagangal

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 136/365 – Sollatha Ragangal

There are quite a number of songs that are recorded for a movie but never makes it to the screen as they get cut during the editing process. If you...

/ April 23
laali laali

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 130/365 – Laali Laali

Ilaiyaraaja’s lullabies are special. It does make you sleep unlike other music composer’s lullaby songs. Laali Laali is one of the most beautiful lullabies from Raaja but rarely played on...

/ April 16
hey orayiram

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 126/365 – Hey Orayiram

Meendum Kokila was originally launched with J Mahendran but later he was replaced with GN Rangarajan. Even Mahendran hasn’t talked about this movie in his autobiography. Nevertheless, it had a...

/ April 10
Barla Barla

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
japanil kalyanaraman appappa thithikkum

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 109/365 – Electronic/Disco Special – Appappa Thithikkum

Japanil Kalyanaraman is the first sequel in Tamil cinema. Kalyanaraman was an interesting character and could have spawned a series of movies. But the screenplay and storyline of Japanil Kalyanaraman...

/ March 9
Sandhya Ragapu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 64/363 – Telugu Special – Sandhya Ragapu/Kadhal Ragamum

Indran Chandran is one of the most underrated movies of Kamal Hassan (so is the music). Kamal as GK Rayudu, a corrupt mayor was one of his best negative characters....

/ January 9
Tarali Raada Tane Vasantham

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 58/365 – Telugu Special – Tarali Raada Tane Vasantham

Tamil movie audience have this burning question – Why Unnal Mudiyum Thambi didn’t win those awards that it deserved? The answer is that it was originally made in Telugu as...

/ January 3