[Sabaash Meena] sithiram pesudhadi …

Movie: Sabaash Meena Lyricist: Ku. Ma. Balasubramaniam Singer: T. M. Soundararajan Music Director: T. G. Lingappa Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(6)-(1) (1) சித்திரம் பேசுதடி உன் சித்திரம் பேசுதடி எந்தன் சிந்தை மயங்குதடி sithiram paesudhadi un sithiram paesudhadi endhdhan sindhdhai mayanggudhadi The portrait speaks to me! Oh dear! Your portrait speaks to me! Oh sweetheart! My mind in enchanted! dear! […]

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[Pesum Dheivam] Nooraandu kaalam vaazhga

Wishing someone on a #birthday is for a longer and prosperous life. And here is a brilliant wish that couldn’t be made any better than this. This song portrays all that is eternally prosperous like the Tamil. Not just through any literature, but specifically like the Royal Tamizh that lives in the poetry of world […]

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[Pasamalar] Malarnthum Malaradha ..

This song is set in the context where a brother and sister are seperated (rather, not in talking terms due to familial circumstances), however their love for each other transcends this seperation. They sing to their infants about how this relationship would again be strengthened by the marriage of the brother’s son with the sister’s […]

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[Deiva Magan] Kettadhum Koduppavane Krishna

#KettadhumKoduppavaneKrishna from the movie #DeivaMagan. Lyrics penned by #Kannadasan, sung by #TMS and composed by #MSV. Movie: Deiva Magan Poet: Kannadasan Singers: T.M. Soundararajan Music: M. S. Viswanathan Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(3)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(6)-(7)-(8)-(1) (1) கேட்டதும் கொடுப்பவனே கிருஷ்ணா கிருஷ்ணா கீதையின் நாயகனே கிருஷ்ணா கிருஷ்ணா kaettadhum koduppavanae kirushNaa kirushNaa keedhaiyin naayaganae kirushNaa kirushNaa The lord who answers instantaneously to our […]

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[Padithaal Mattum Podhuma] oho oho manidhargaLae

After a long time, Kannadasan Magic! Movie: Padithaal Mattum Podhuma Poet: Kannadasan Singer: T. M. Soundararajan Music Director: M. S. Viswanathan and T. K. Ramamoorthy Song Sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1) (1) ஓஹோஹோஹோ மனிதர்களே ஓடுவதெங்கே சொல்லுங்கள் உண்மையை வாங்கி பொய்களை விற்று உருப்பட வாருங்கள் oaHoaHoaHoa manidhargaLae oaduvadhenggae sollungaL uNmaiyai vaanggi poygaLai vitRu urupbada vaarungaL Oh Humans! Where are you all running […]

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[Karnan] Aayiram karangal neeti

With #Pongal coming to an end, lets praise the Sun one more time, and wish for a wonder year filled with brightness and prosperity. Here is the song #AayiramKrangalNeeti from the movie #Karnan. Singers #TMS, #Seerkazhi, #PBS and composed by #MSV and #Ramamoorthy. #SivajiGanaesan Movie: Karnan Poet: Kannadasan Singers: T. M. Sounderarajan, Seerkazhi Govindarajan, P. B. Srinivas […]

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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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[Pachai vilakku] Kelvi piranthathu andru

Wonderful verses written by #Kannadasan. Sung by #TMS, and composed by #ViswanathanRamamurthy. Movie: Pachai vilakku Poet: Kannadasan Singer: T.M.Soundararaja­n Music: M.S.Viswanathan & T.K.Ramamurthy Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(4)-(5)-(1)-(6)-(6)-(7)-(1) (1) கேள்வி பிறந்தது அன்று… நல்ல பதில் கிடைத்தது இன்று… ஆசை பிறந்தது அன்று… யாவும் நடந்தது இன்று. kelvi pirandhadhu andru… nalla badil kidaithadhu indru… aasai pirandhadhu andru… yaavum nadandhadhu indru… A question […]

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[Thiruvilaiyaadal] Paattum Naanae… Bhaavamum Naanae…

Simple, elegant, and magnificent – #PaattumNaanae #BhaavamumNaanae from #Thiruvilaiyaadal. A song written by #Kannadasan beautifully renditioned by #TMS, and composed by #KVMahadevan. #SivajiGanesan added life to the song. This song is a bliss to listen to, and I felt the same when translating it as well. Plot- Quoted from wiki “The great singer Hemanatha Bhagavathar […]

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[Bale Pandiya] neeye unakku endrum nigaraanavan..

A truly wonderful composition. The comic elements and the rhythms in the song are brilliant. Special kudos to the Music directors and the singers. Movie: Bale Pandiya Poet: Kannadasan Singers: TM. Sounderarajan and M. Raj Music: M S Viswanathan and T K Ramamoorthy Song sequence: (1)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(3)-(1)-(2)-(1)-(4)-(4)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(1)-(2)-(1)….. (1)நீயே உனக்கு என்றும் நிகரானவன் (2)அந்தி நிழல் போல் குழல் வளர்த்த […]

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[Aalayamani] Ponnai Virumbum Boomiyilae…

Yesteryear’s classic. #PonnaiVirumbumBoomiyilae from the movie #Aalaiyamani. #TMS’s voice, #kanadasan’s phrases, and music composed by #ViswanathanRamamoorthy. Movie: Aalayamani Poet: Kanadasan Singer: T. M. Soundararajan Music: M. S. Viswanathan, T. K. Ramamoorthy Song sequence: (1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(3)-(2)-(4)-(5)-(5)-(2)-(6)-(7)-(7)-(8)-(2) (1)-Intro: கருணை மகன் கால் இழந்தான் கண்ட மக்கள் மனம் ஒடிந்தார் உயிர் தோழன் கை இழந்தான் உத்தமியாள் கண் இழந்தாள் சிரித்தவரை கலங்க வைத்த தெய்வமே எங்கு […]

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[Pazhani(1965)] Annan ennada thambi ennada…

Another gem of a song from #Kannadasan, perfectly rendered by #TMS. Thanks to Vibusan Pathmanathan for the suggestion. Movie: Pazhani(1965) Poet: Kannadasan Singer: T. M. Soundararajan Music Director: M. S. Viswanathan & Ramamoorthy SongSequence:(1)-(1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(5)-(6)-(7)-(1) (1)அண்ணன் என்னடா தம்பி என்னடா அவசரமான உலகத்திலே ஆசை கொள்வதில் அர்த்தம் என்னடா காசில்லாதவன் குடும்பத்திலே annan ennada thambi ennada avasaramaana ulagathile aasai kolvadhil artham ennada kaasillaathavan […]

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