[Kappalottiya Thamizhan] odi viLaiyaadu paappaa

Another beauty from #Mahakavi, one that every child must listen to. Movie: Kappalottiya Thamizhan  Poet: Subramanya Bharathiyar Singers: Sirkazhi Govindarajan, Jamuna Rani, Rohini Music Director: G. Ramanathan ஓடி விளையாடு பாப்பா ஓடி விளையாடு பாப்பா நீ ஓய்ந்திருக்கலாகாது பாப்பா oadi viLaiyaadu paappaa oadi viLaiyaadu paappaa nee oayndhdhirukkalaagaadhu paappaa run and play actively! Oh child! run and play actively! […]

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[Bharathi] kaaNi nilam vaeNdum paraasakthi

A beautiful song, depicting everyone’s dream. #Mahakavi asks the supreme power to grant him his ideal home and life in return for his awesome poems :), quite a business-man he was! Beautiful verses! Poet: Subramanya Bharathi Singer: Unnikrishnan காணி நிலம் வேண்டும் பராசக்தி காணி நிலம் வேண்டும் அங்குத் தூணில் அழகியதாய் நன்மாடங்கள் துய்ய நிறத்தினவாய் அந்தக் காணி நிலத்திடையே ஓர் […]

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[MAHAKAVI BHARATHI] chinnanjiru kiliye kannama…

A #Mahakavi song describing the love of a mother to her child, soulfully rendered by #BombayJayashree Poet: Subramanya Bharathi Singer: Bombay Jayashree Movie: Kuttram kadithal Singers: Rakesh Raghunanthan, Yazhini Music director: Shankar Rengarajan சின்னஞ்சிறு கிளியே கண்ணம்மா! செல்வக் களஞ்சியமே! என்னைக் கலி தீர்த்தே உலகில் ஏற்றம் புரிய வந்தாய்! chinnanjiRu kiLiyae kaNNammaa! selvak kaLanjiyamae! ennaik kali theerthae ulagil aetRam puriya vandhaai! Oh juvenile […]

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[Parasakthi] Nenju porukkuthillaiye…

  This song from the movie “Parasakthi”, has been adapted from the poem titled, “Nenju Porukkuthillaiye” by #MahaKavi #Bharathiyaar. It is  about the poet’s frustration over the fatalistic mentality of his countrymen, who live in a constant state of fear about everything. He laments over their willingness to immerse themselves in superstition and nonsensical thinking, yet never make the effort […]

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[Kappalottiya Thamizhan] Vandemaatharam enbom

Happy Independence day!!! A gem from the movie #KappalottiyaThamizhan. A #Bharathi song. I do not think that this song would need any more introduction. A classic made evergreen by #SeerkazhiGovindarajan’s voice, and beautifully composed by #GRamanathan. Movie: Kappalottiya Thamizhan Poet: Subramanya Bharathi Singers: Seerkazhi Govindarajan Music: G. Ramanathan Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(3)-(4)-(5)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(6)-(6)-(7)-(7)-(8)-(7)-(8)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(9)-(9)-(9) (1) வந்தேமாதரம் என்போம்… (2) எங்கள் […]

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[Bharathi] Vande maataram jaya vande maataram..

Wishing every Indian a happy independence day! As this glorious country steps into another year of independent existence, let us hope that our unity in diversity grows in strength. Let us learn to accept people as they are, no matter what their backgrounds, their religious affiliations or their ideologies! Let us strive to take our […]

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[Moodar Koodam] Achamillai, achamillai, acham enbathu illaye

This is a legendary song from Bharathiyaar! Many musical versions of this song exist. This one is the newest from the movie Moodar Koodam. Delve into Bharathiyaar magic! The first part of the song has been translated before here Movie: Moodar Koodam Poet: Subramanya Bharathiyaar Singer: SPB Charan Music Director: Natarajan Sankaran Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(3)-(4)-(5)-(6)-(7)-(8) […]

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[Bharathi] Nirpathuve nadapathuve parapathuve…

Wow, I feel so awed by these lines, these lines questions the validity of our perceptions/views/ beliefs/thoughts about this world… brilliance is one word which sums it! do pay attention to each word ( can be interpreted in multiple ways, this is my interpretation). Movie: Bharathi Poet: Subramanya Bharathi Singer: Harish Raghavendra Music: Ilayaraaja Song […]

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[Mahakavi Bharathi] pala vedikkai manidharai pole naan veezhven endre ninaithayo?

[paypal_donation_button align=”center”] The Best of Mahakavi’s verses Poet: Subramanya Bharathi Singer: Kamal Haasan தேடிச் சோறுநிதம் தின்று பல சின்னஞ்சிறு கதைகள் பேசி மனம் வாடித் துன்பமிக உழன்று பிறர் வாட பலசெயல்கள் செய்து நரை கூடி கிழப்பருவ மெய்தி கொடும் கூற்றுக் கிரையெனப்பின் மாயும் பல வேடிக்கை மனிதரை போலே நான் வீழ்வேனென்று நினைத் தாயோ? Thedi choru nidham thindru pala chinnanjiru kadhaigal pesi manam vaadi thunbamiga […]

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[Bharathi] mogathai kondru vidu …

One of the best songs from Bharathi; had never heard this before. I bet everyone will instantly fall in love with this composition. Total respect for Mahakavi Bharathi 😀 I urge each one of you to share this gem, for the love of Mahakavi:D Poet: Subramanya Bharathi Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(4)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(5)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(6)-(6)-(7)-(7)-(8)-(1)-(9)-(9)-(9)-(10)-(10)-(11)-(11)-(11)-(11)-(12)-(12)-(12)-(1)-(1) (1)மோகத்தைக் கொன்றுவிடு, அல்லாலென்தன் மூச்சை நிறுத்திவிடு; (2)தேகத்தைச் சாய்த்துவிடு, அல்லாலதில் சிந்தனை மாய்த்துவிடு; mogathai […]

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[Kai Kodutha Deivam] Sindhu nadhiyin misai …

[paypal_donation_button] A wonderful patriotic composition by Mahakavi which talks of national integration, some parts of the song are in “sundara telungu” 🙂 which I don’t fully understand. If some one can help, well then we are already one step closer to national integration :D.. Also don’t miss out Bharathi’s idea of connecting rivers of our […]

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[Anjathe] achcham thavir, naiya pudai…

Another Mahakavi Gem 🙂 Movie: Anjathe Poet: Subramanya Bharathiyaar Music Director: Sundar C babu Singer: Mysskin Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(7)-(7)-(8)-(1) (1)அச்சம் தவிர் நையப்புடை மானம் போற்று ரௌத்திரம் பழகு achcham thavir, naiya pudai, maanam potru, routhiram pazhagu, keep fear away, strike hard (the evil) , value (revere) honor, practice rightful anger, (2)ஆண்மை தவறேல் தாழ்ந்து நடவேல் சூரரைப் போற்று தீயோர்க்கஞ்சேல் […]

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[Ezhavathu Manithan] Kakkai siraginile nanda laala…

The song depicts the extreme devotion of a devotee to the lord ( nandalaala – (krishna)), that in everything he feels/sees god.. another wonderful composition of Mahakavi!   Movie:Elavathu Manithan Poet: Mahakavi Bharathiyaar Singer: K.J Yesudas Music Director: L.Vaidyanathan Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(4) (1)காக்கை சிறகினிலே நந்தலாலா நின்றன் கரிய நிறம் தோன்றுதையே நந்தலாலா Kakkai siraginile nanda laala, nindran […]

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