Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 37/365 – Non-Film Albums Special – Raajavin Ramanamalai

Ilaiyaraaja is an ardent Ramana Maharishi devotee. He visits Ramanasramam frequently and also sings songs when he visits the Arunchalaeswara Temple at Tiruvannamalai. I am an atheist and my relationship...

/ December 7

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 36/365 – Remembering Jayalalitha – Thavikuthu Thayanguthu

Puratchi Thalaivi J Jayalalitha passed away yesterday and her acting paved her way to the leader she became. Nadhiyai Thedi Vandha Kadal was the last Tamil movie that she acted...

/ December 6

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 35/365 – India 24 Hours Theme

Ilaiyaraaja has this notorious luck – some of his brilliant compositions never made it to the screen or public viewing. The most important one is his Symphonic Work in 5...

/ December 5

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 34/365 – Non-Film Albums Special – Swappnam

It’s so usual for western composers to create music for their broadway musicals and Grammy has a separate category for such albums. The flip side of having film based musical...

/ December 4

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 33/365 – Paradise – Non-Film Albums Special

One of the problems with fans like us is that we tend to ignore the non-film albums of the film music composers. Not so surprisingly, these albums allow brilliant music...

/ December 3

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 32/365 – Inge Iraivan

Sir, I Love You is a 1991 movie directed by GN Rangarajan. He assisted SP Muthuraman and his first movie was Kalyanaraman with Kamal Hassan. His best was Karaiyellam Shenbagapoo....

/ December 2

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 31/365 – Vaan Megam

I know the rains had a bad impact last year in Chennai. But people have to welcome rains in a bad monsoon year. We are having the worst monsoon year...

/ December 1

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 30/365 – Paadi Vaa Thendrale

Mudivalla Aarambam was directed by N.Moideen with Sarath Babu, Jothi and Rajesh in the lead. This song has interesting guitar progressions and flute interludes. Wish we had a good recording but...

/ November 30

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 29/365 – Kungumam Manjalukku

Liyakat Ali Khan is known for his fiery dialogues in movies like Pulan Visaranai, Captain Prabhakaran and Makkal Aatchi. He also directed Vijayakanth in a number of films, the most...

/ November 29

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 28/365 – Enna Sugamana

Garjanai has an interesting history. The movie was originally made in Malayalam with Jayan (Krishnan Nair) in the lead. Jayan passed away in a helicopter crash while shooting for Kollikalam....

/ November 28