Tag: Rajinikanth

Aayiram Kodi

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 23/365 – Remembering Balamuralikrishna – Aayiram Kodi

While your Facebook timeline is going to thrust you with “Oru Naal Podhuma” and “Chinna Kannan Azhaikkiran”, I am going to point you to a poignant song from Kavikkuyil, quietly....

/ November 23
Un Mela Oru Kannu

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 18/365 – Un Mela Oru Kannu

Tamil cinema always finds some quirky situations for songs. One of the situations that was exploited heavily in the 80s and early 90s was the -“item song to con the...

/ November 18

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 9/365 – Ellarume Thirudangethan

I had a different song for today but some announcements made by the Indian Prime Minister made me change the song. I am posting the song without any comments. Sorry...

/ November 9

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja II – 4/365 – Maapillaikku

Raaga of the day – Karaharapriya. The song shows how a classical raaga is perfectly adapted as a film song. And one of the masterpieces of Rajinikanth Raaga : Karaharapriya...

/ November 4
Maadathile Kanni Maadathile

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season 2 – 3/365 – Maadthile Kanni Maadathile

The third raaga of this week – Brindavana Saranga. Maestro has some interesting compositions in this Raaga and this one is the pinnacle. Raaga : Brindavana Saranga Song : Maadathile...

/ November 3
Best tamil movies of 2014

The Annual Kollywood Roundup 2014 from Sylvianism

Although I wrote less number of reviews this year due to my PG study plans, I watched 75 movies out of the 200+ Tamil movies released this year. To be...

/ December 31
Lingaa movie review Lingaa Movie Review

Lingaa Movie Review : Why we should let go ‘Super Star’ and bring back Rajinikanth

When King Lingeswaran is introduced in Lingaa, he is shown reading a book titled “The Hero of Thousand Faces” by Joseph Campbell (it’s historically wrong because the book was first...

/ December 14
kochadaiyaan movie review

Movie Review: Kochadaiyaan – Child’s Play

Kochadaiyaan's failure to capture the imagination of audience is more disheartening because it will discourage directors to try such innovations. It's not only the animation that let down the movie...

/ May 29

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja 338/365 – Voice of Ilaiyaraaja – Ullukulla Chakravarthi/Maratha Vachavan

Day 338/365 Ullukulla Chakravarthi / Maratha Vachavan Movie: Panakkaran Director: P Vasu Actors: Rajinikanth, Gowthami Lyricist: Ilaiyaraaja

/ January 3

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja 326/365 – The Comical Scores of Ilaiyaraaja Part 3

Day 326/365 6. Padikkathavan Director: Rajasekar Actors: Rajinikanth, Sivaji Ganesan, Ambika     7. Karagattakaran Director: Gangai Amaren Actors: Ramarajan, Kanaka, Goundamani, Senthil    

/ December 22