[Indira] hey odakkaara maarimuthu

A guy returns to his hometown and first meets up with his friend on the way. What all does he wants to know? Whom all he enquires about? Has the stay away from home changed him much? All these questions are answered with the unaltered flavour of folk lingo. The song is set as question […]

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[Karnaa] Malare mounama …

Movie : Karnaa (1995) Lyricist: Vairamuthu Singers: S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki Music director: Vidyasagar Song sequence: (1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(4)-(4)-(5)-(1)-(2)-(6)-(7)-(7)-(8)-(1)-(2)-(1) (1) மலரே மௌனமா மௌனமே வேதமா (2) மலர்கள் பேசுமா பேசினால் ஓயுமா அன்பே malarae maunamaa maunamae vaedhamaa malarkaL paesumaa paesinaal oayumaa anpae Oh floret! why this silence? is silence your guiding principle? do flowers speak? when they start though, […]

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[Indira] Thoda thoda..

One of the mesmerising tunes of ARR Movie: Indira Lyricist: Vairamuthu Singers: S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra Music Director: A.R.Rahman Song sequence: (1)-(2)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(4)-(5)-(4)-(6)-(4)-(2)-(1) (1) தொடத் தொட மலர்ந்ததென்ன … பூவே தொட்டவனை மறந்ததென்ன.. thodath thoda malarndhdhadhenna … poovae thottavanai maRandhdhadhenna.. Oh dear flower, you bloomed with the touches.. But why forget the one who touched you? (2) […]

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[Bombay] Malaroadu malar inggu…

A better song for National integration/ religious co-existence? Need of the hour! #Vairamuthu, Bow! Movie: Bombay Poet: Vairamuthu Singer : Sujatha Music Director: A R Rahman Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(1)-(4) (1)மலரோடு மலர் இங்கு மகிழ்ந்தாடும் போது மனதோடு மனமின்று பகை கொள்வதேனோ? மதம் என்னும் மதம் ஓயட்டும் தேசம் மலர் மீது துயில் கொள்ளட்டும் malaroadu malar inggu magizhndhdhaadum poadhu manadhoadu manamindRu pagai […]

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[Baashha] Raa raa raa raamaiyaa…

A meaningful song from #Baasha. #Thalaivar #Rajini is at his best in this movie. He talks about a person’s life being composed of 8 phases and each phase coming with own set of resposibilities/perks which have to be enjoyed at the right time. Movie: Baashha Poet: Vairamuthu Singers: S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Swarnalatha Music Director: Deva […]

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[Avatharam] Thendral Vanthu Theendum Pothu

[paypal_donation_button align=”center”] One of the best of #Ilaiyaraaja. Beautiful lyrics by #Vaali, and sung by #Ilaiyaraaja and #SJanaki. Movie: Avatharam Poet: Vaali Singers: Ilaiyaraja, S.Janaki Music Director: Ilaiyaraja Song sequence: (1)-(2)-(3)-(1)-(2)-(4)-(5)-(1)-(6)-(7)-(1)-(2)-(8)-(1)-(2) (1) தென்றல் வந்து தீண்டும் போது என்ன வண்ணமோ மனசுல… (2) திங்கள் வந்து காயும் போது என்ன வண்ணமோ நெனப்புல… Thendral vandu theendum boodu yenna vannamoo… manasula… Thingal […]

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[Indira] Acham acham illai..

A beauty from the duo of #Vairamuthu and #Rahman. Contrast it to the acham illai acham illai song by Bharathiyaar. This song is also regarded as Anuradha Sriram’s first song. Movie: Indira Poet: Vairamuthu Singers: Anuradha Sriram, G. V. Prakash, Sujatha, Shweta Mohan, Esther, Sha Music Director: A.R.Rahman Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(3)-(2)-(4)-(4)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(6)-(7)-(8)-(8)-(9)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(3)-(10)-(10)-(11)-(11)-(2)-(12)-(12)-(13)-(14)-(14)-(15) (1)விடியாத இரவென்று எதுவுமில்லை முடியாத […]

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[Muthu] vidukadhaiyaa intha vaazhkai…

This song resonates with every one at some point in life 🙂 . Rajini’s expressions make this song a masterpiece. #rajini #muthu #superstar #rajinikanth Movie : Muthu Poet: Vairamuthu Singer: Hariharan Music: A.R.Rahman Song sequence: (1)-(2)-(3)-(4)-(4)-(5)-(1)-(6)-(7)-(8)-(8)-(9) (1)விடுகதையா இந்த வாழ்க்கை விடைதருவார் யாரோ! vidukadhaiyaa intha vaazhkai vidaitharuvaar yaaro is this life a puzzle? Who would give the […]

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[Indira] Nila Kaaigiradhu (Harini)

I am really excited to post my first “official” Tamil song to English translation. And I am even more excited to post this song (Nila Kaaigiradhu) from the movie “Indira”, for it was the first song as far as I remember asked by a friend for a translation 6 years ago. They say “Better late […]

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[Muthu] oruvan oruvan mudhalaali…..

[paypal_donation_button] Movie : Muthu Poet: Vairamuthu Music Director: A. R. Rahman Singer: S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(4)-(5)-(1)-(1)-(2) (1)ஒருவன் ஒருவன் முதலாளி உலகில் மற்றவன் தொழிலாளி விதியை நினைப்பவன் ஏமாளி அதை வென்று முடிப்பவன் அறிவாளி oruvan oruvan mudhalaali, ulagil matravan tholilaali, vidhiyai ninaippavan emaali, adhai vendru mudippavan arivaali , There is just one and only boss (GOD), every one else in […]

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