[Bharathi] Agni Kunjondru Kandaen

No words to express! Just delve into #Mahakavi and get inspired! Movie: Bharathi Poet: Subramanya Bharathi Singer: K. J. Yesudas Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1)-(1)-(1) (1) அக்னிக் குஞ்சொன்று கண்டேன் அதை அங்கோர் காட்டிலோர் பொந்திடை வைத்தேன் (2)வெந்து தணிந்தது காடு (3)தழல் வீரத்தில் குஞ்சென்றும் மூப்பென்றும் உண்டோ akkinik kunjjondRu kaNdaen adhai anggoar kaatdiloar pondhdhidai vaithaen vendhdhu thaNindhdhadhu kaadu thazhal […]

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[Mouna Ragam] MandRam vandhdha thendRalukku…

This song has stolen the hearts of millions; it is the hypnotic mix of Ilaiyaraaja’s music, Vaali’s lyrics,  S. P. Balasubrahmanyam’s voice, Maniratnam’s direction, Mohan and Revathi’s expressions and P.C Sreeram’s photography! I really hope we made justice translating this one! The music was adapted recently by Ilaiyaraaja himself for Cheeni Kum (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGG8ObpHEow) Movie: Mouna […]

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[ Salangai Oli ] vedham aNuvilum oru naadham

Thanks to Shankar for the suggestion! Movie: Salangai Oli (Sagara Sangamam) Lyrics: Vairamuthu Singers: S. P. Balasubramanyam, S. P. Sailaja Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(1)-(7)-(8)-(9)-(9)-(10)-(1)-(2)-(1)- (1)வேதம் அணுவிலும் ஒரு நாதம் (2)நான் பாடும் ராகங்கள் நாத விநோதம் சாவின் ஓசை கேட்கும் போதுன் பாதம் ஆடாதோ vaedham aNuvilum oru naadham naan paadum raagangaL naadha vinoadham saavin oasai kaetkum poadhun paadham […]

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[Sindhu Bhairavi] PaadaRiyen PadippaRiyen …

#Ilaiyaraaja’s magic all the way, one of his best albums! This song is based on the Saramati Ragam! Sindhu Bhairavi was one of K.Balachander’s most memorable masterpieces! Apparently (according to exponents of music), this song is a brilliant illustration of the musical prowess of folksongs, evident in the way the “paadariyen” portion seamlessly blends with […]

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[Bharathi] Edhilum inggu iruppaan…

This song is divine! The Singer #MadhuBalakrishnan (http://lyricaldelights.com/2011/12/22/naan-kadavul-pichai-paathiram-yendhi-vandhen/) does wonders with Genius #Ilaiyaraaja’s music. The poet #Pulamaipithan needs a special mention for the beautiful choice of words! This song is sure to melt your heart! Delve into its magic! Movie: Bharathi Poet: Pulamaipithan Singer: Madhu Balakrishnan Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1)-(2)-(1) (1)எதிலும் இங்கு இருப்பான் […]

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[Kannukkul Nilavu] Iravu pagalai thaeda..

This song by #PalaniBharathi captures solitude so wonderfully! It depicts the angst in the heart of a person in search of something (which he himself doesn’t know) due to his solitude! beautiful verses! #Yesudas does a neat job too 🙂 Movie: Kannukkul Nilavu Poet: Palani Bharathi Singer: K. J. Yesudas Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1)-(2)-(1) […]

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[Mahanadhi] Thai pongalum vandhdhadhu

Wishing Every one a Happy #Pongal (Thai Thirunaal). May this Pongal bring a lot of prosperity and brightness into every one’s life. Presenting a wonderful song from the movie #Mahanadhi which aptly conveys the essence of what Pongal is all about (The harvest festival!). On this auspicious day, we are delighted to be announce the […]

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[Johnny (1980)] en vaanilae ore vennilaa…

Just to complete the masterpieces from the movie Johnny, presenting another spectacular composition of #Ilaiyaraaja. Lyrics penned by #Kannadasan. #Sridevi and #Rajini emote so well to the lyrics. Movie: Johnny (1980) Poet: Kannadasan Singer: Jency Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(1)-(2)-(1) (1) என் வானிலே ஒரே வெண்ணிலா
 (2) காதல் மேகங்கள் கவிதை தாரகை ஊர்வலம் en vaanilae ore […]

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[Johnny (1980)] kaatRil endhdhan geedham..

Another gem of a song from the movie Johnny! From the genius #Isaignani. Today is #Rajini’s B’day too! Wishing #thalaivar a very happy birthday and may he live hale and healthy for the next many years! Movie: Johnny (1980) Poet: Gangai Amaran Singer: S. Janaki Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1)-(2) (1)காற்றில் எந்தன் கீதம் காணாத […]

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[Kattradhu Thamizh] paRavaiyae engu irukkiRaai

This is a classic! Vocals by #Ilaiyaraaja, music composed by #YuvanShankarRaja. I personally consider this to be one of Yuvan’s best album till data, just for the versatilely he displayed with this album, showing that he could compose a very different genre of music than his comfort zone! #Ilaiyaraaja, so beautifully captures the pain and the […]

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