[Devar Magan] Pootri Paadadi Ponae…

My first in Ilayaraaja’s composition. #Devar-Magan (a.k.a) #Thevar-Magan, a film that had won 5 national awards; #Ilayaraaja losing it to none other than our #A.R.Rahman in a tie situation. What more could have made it sound so beautiful – “A student winning over his teacher”. #Vaali’s excellent lyrics, Ilaiyaraaja’s tune, Mano’s voice, and the video […]

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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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[Marupadiyum] nalam vaazha ennaalum en vaazhthukkal…

A song to console….A fantastic composition, perfect all rounder (good lyrics, brilliant music and an awesome rendition)… one of Ilayaraaja’s best Movie: Marupadiyum Poet: Vaali Music Director: Ilayaraja Singer: S.P.Balasubramaniam Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1)-(2)-(2)-(1) (1)நலம் வாழ எந்நாளும் என் வாழ்த்துக்கள் தமிழ் கூறும் பல்லாண்டு என் வார்த்தைகள் nalam vaazha ennaalum en vaazhthukkal, thamizh koorum pallaandu en vaarthaigal, My wishes […]

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[Raaman Abdullah] un madhamaa yen madhamaa aandavan yendha madham …

Movie:Raaman Abdullah Poet: Vaali Singer: Nagoor E.m. Haniffa Music Director: Ilayaraja Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(3)-(2)-(4)-(2)-(5)-(2)-(3) (1)Hey yethanaiyo sithanungha kathiyaachi, kathi kathi thonda thanni vathiyaachi, suthamaagha sonnadhellaam poralaiyaa, mothamaaga kaadhula dhaan yeralaiyaa, So many saints have been constantly shouting about it, the shouting has gone on and on till the throats went dry, was it not enough […]

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[Thiyagam] Nallavarkellam saatchigal rendu …

wow! Kannadasan magic, after a long time here 🙂 Movie: Thiyagam Music Director: Ilayaraaja Singer: T.M.Sounderajan Poet: Kannadasan Song sequence: (1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(1)-(2) (1)நல்லவர்க்கெல்லாம் சாட்சிகள் ரெண்டு ஒன்று மனசாட்சி ஒன்று தெய்வத்தின் சாட்சியம்மா (2)நம்பிக்கை வைத்து கல்லையும் பார்த்தால் தெய்வத்தின் காட்சியம்மா அதுதான் உள்ளத்தின் காட்சியம்மா அதுதான் உண்மைக்கு சாட்சியம்மா (1)Nallavarkellam saatchigal rendu , ondru manasaatchi ondru deivathin satchiyamma, (2)nambikkai vaithu kallayum paarthaal , […]

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[Mannan] Amma endrazhaikadha uyirillaye …

This song is dedicated to the greatest living person on this planet, My Mother. She has and will always be my greatest source of inspiration. The song  is a gem , with the lyrics of Vaali, wonderful music of ilayaraja, soulful rendition of Yesudas, and  perfect emotions from Rajini…. it just can’t  get better 🙂 Wishing […]

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[Guna] Appanendrum ammaiyendrum…

This song is deep! get ready to dive in 🙂 thanks to  Vijay for the suggestion! Movie: Guna Poet: Vaali Music Director and Singer : Illayaraja Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(5)-(6)-(1)-(7)-(8)-(9)-(1)-(2)-(3)-(1)-(2) (1)அப்பனென்றும் அம்மையென்றும் ஆணும் பெண்ணும் கொட்டி வச்ச குப்பையாக வந்த உடம்பு ஞான பெண்ணே குப்பையாக வந்த உடம்பு appanendrum ammaiyendrum aanum pennum, kotti vechcha kuppaiyaaga vandha udambu, nyaana penne kuppaiyaaga vandha udambu, […]

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[Naan kadavul] Pichai paathiram yendhi vandhen…..

No Words to depict this beauty! listen and ponder! Thanks to Vijay for the suggestion Movie: Naan kadavul Poet: Ilaiyaraja Music Director: Ilayaraja Singer: Madhu balakrishnan Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(4)-(5)-(1)-(2)-(6)-(6)-(7)-(8)-(9)-(10)-(11)-(1)-(3)-(1) (1)பிச்சை பாத்திரம் ஏந்தி வந்தேன் ஐயனே என் ஐயனே (2)யாம் ஒரு பிச்சை பாத்திரம் ஏந்தி வந்தேன் ஐயனே என் ஐயனே Pichai paathiram yendhi vandhen, aiyane en aiyane, yaam oru pichai […]

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[Varumayin Niram Sivappu] Nalladhor veenai seidhe …..

Wishing you all a wonderful DEEPAVALI with yet another masterpiece of Mahakavi Bharathi… Movie: Varumayin Niram Sivappu Poet: Subramanya Bharathi Singer: S.P.Balasubramaniam Music: M.S.Viswanathan Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(1)-(1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1) (1)நல்லதோர் வீணை செய்தே அதை நலங்கெடப் புழுதியில் எறிவதுண்டோ nalladhoar veeNai seydhae adhai nalanggedap puzhudhiyil eRivadhuNdoa having made a wonderful veena (a musical instrument), would the creator(of the veena) throw […]

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[Bharathi] ninnai charanadaindhen…..

Addicted to Bharathi Songs…. Presenting for your Pleasure, get ready to dwell in magic!! Movie:Bharathi Poet: Subramanya bharathi Singer: Bombay Jayashree Music : Ilayaraaja Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(1) (1)நின்னைச் சரணடைந்தேன் கண்ணம்மா நின்னைச் சரணடைந்தேன் ninnai charanadaindhen, kannamma, ninnai charanadaindhen, I surrender unto you, oh beloved (the ultimate truth), I surrender unto you, (2)பொன்னை உயர்வைப் புகழை விரும்பிடும் பொன்னை […]

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[Unnal Mudiyum Thambi] Akkam Pakkam Paaradaa ….

Beautiful song…. so much to learn from it … seems so relevant now 🙂 Poet: Pulamaipithan Music Director: Ilayaraja Singer: S.P. Balasubramaniam Movie: Unnal Mudiyum Thambi Song Sequence: (1)-(1)- (2)- (3) -(3)-(1)-(4)-(5)- (5)- (1)- (6)-(7)-(7)- (1)- (2) -(3)-(1) (1)அக்கம் பக்கம் பாரடா சின்ன ராசா ஆகாசப் பார்வை என்ன சொல்லு ராசா akkam pakkam paaradaa chinna raasaa, aagaasa paarvai enna sollu raasa, […]

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[Naan potta savaal] nenje un aasai yenna…

Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(2)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(2) Movie: Naan potta savaal Poet: Puratchidasan Singer: T L Maharajan Music Director: Ilayaraja (1)nenje un aasai yenna, nee ninaithaal agaadhadhenna oh heart, what is your desire? If your thoughts are strong there is nothing impossible ( you can achieve anything that you think),  (2)indha bhumi, andha vaanam, idi minnalai thanguvadenna, this earth , and […]

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[Marupadiyum] ellorukkum nalla kaalam undu…

Movie: Marupadiyum Poet: Vaali Music Director: Ilayaraja Singer: K.J. Yesudas Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(1) (1) எல்லோருக்கும் நல்ல காலம் உண்டு நேரம் உண்டு வாழ்விலே இல்லாருக்கும் நல்ல மாற்றம் உண்டு ஏற்றம் உண்டு உலகிலே ellorukkum nalla kaalam undu, neram undu vaalvile, illaarukkum nalla maattram undu, yettram undu ulagile, For all of us ,  good times are guaranteed in our lives, even […]

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[Sindhu Bhairavi] Manadhil urudhi vendum ….

Movie:  Sindhu Bhairavi Lyrics :  Subramanya Bharathi Music Director: Ilayaraja Singer: K. J. Yesudas Song Sequence : (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(6)-(7) (1)மனதில் உறுதி வேண்டும் (2)வாக்கினிலே இனிமை வேண்டும் நினைவு நல்லது வேண்டும் நெருங்கின பொருள் கை பட வேண்டும் manadhil urudhi vendum, vaakkinile inimai vendum, ninaivu nalladhu vendum, nerungina porul kai pada vendum, There should be determination (strength) in the  mind, There should […]

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[Dharma Dorai] aan enna penn enna…

Movie: Dharma Dorai Poet: Vaali Singer: S. P. Balasubramaniam Music director: Ilaiyaraaja Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(3)-(4)-(4)-(5)-(1)-(6)-(5)-(1) (1)aan enna penn enna, nee enna naan enna, ellaam oar inam dhaan, ada naadenna veedenna, kaadenna medenna, ellaam oar nilam dhaan, neeyum paththu maasam, naanum paththu maasam, maarum indha vaesham, what(/who) is man? what(/who) is a women? what(/who) are you?what(/who) am I? […]

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