Tag: Project ilaiyaraaja

Yele Ilangiliye yele ilangiliye

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 156/365 – Yele Ilangiliye/Singara Cheemaiyile

Do you remember the guy who asks Padayappa “Andha Pambu Puthukulla Kai Vittingale, Kadichirathungala”? He started his career as a film-maker and his first movie as a director was Idhu...

/ June 13
bharathan bharathan

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 155/365 – Azhage Amudhe – Bharathan

When Rajinikanth was remaking Amitabh Bachchan movies, Vijayakanth was remaking Sunny Deol movies from Bollywood. Not so surprisingly, the brawn of Sunny Deol matched Vijayakanth’s style. Bharathan was the remake...

/ June 12
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
thottam konda rasave thottam konda rasave

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 152/365 – Thottam Konda Rasave

Pagalil Oru Iravu touched upon a delicate issue and still couldn’t comprehend how they took the movie to the theatres. It was wonderfully handled by IV Sasi and Ilaiyaraaja’s music...

/ June 8
ivalthane

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 151/365 – Ivalthane/Emega Bharathi

Now and then, some movies have strong female leads. One of the few actors who did more substantial lead roles was Bhanumathi, and she produced, wrote and directed her movies....

/ June 7
ennai oruvan ennai oruvan

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 149/365 – Ennai Oruvan

When Ilaiyaraaja grew in stature, there were songs written about him. Vaali used his wordplay to glorify his friend – Raja Kaiya Vacha, Raja Rajathi Rajan Indha Raaja are some...

/ June 5
kuyil pattu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 147/365 – Kuyil Pattu

Raj Kiran’s first movie was En Rasavin Manasile directed by Kasthoori Raja, Dhanush’s father. It was the same reason why Dhanush chose to work with Raj Kiran in his first...

/ May 5
yaaradi naan thedum

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – Title Songs – Yaaradi Naan Thedum

Tamil cinema loves sentiments, both on-screen and off-screen. One of the famous sentimental aspect is having Ilaiyaraaja Title song of the movie. In fact, the title song of Karagattakaran mentions...

/ May 3
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
mannava mannava

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 140/365 – Mannava Mannava – Walter Vetrivel

Every night millions of Tamil music lovers sleep to the songs of Ilaiyaraaja (including me), but his lullabies are literally like sleeping pills. If I listen to Thene Thenpandi Meene,...

/ April 27