Posts filed under ‘Tamil Film Music’

Aayiram Taamarai

Some how, the songs that I listened to during my teens are the ones that stand out in my mind. Here is one. Aayiram Taamarai. (more…)

August 17, 2008 at 4:46 pm Leave a comment

Salangai Oli – Naada Vinodangal – Panchama varja Panchamam

I am blogging after a while. (more…)

July 10, 2008 at 9:15 pm 5 comments

Ennullil Engo

Illaiyaraja’s Ennullil engo from the 70s sung by Vani Jayaram is a classic.

Continue Reading March 5, 2008 at 4:02 am Leave a comment

Writer Sujatha

With Writer Sujatha in December 2007With Writer Sujatha in December 2007Writer Sujatha’s departure leaves a vacuum that is hard to fill.With Writer Sujatha in December 2007

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March 2, 2008 at 3:23 am 2 comments

The Music of Panneer Pushpangal – 1981

The song ananda ragam from panneer pushpangal is anyone’s favorite. (more…)

February 12, 2008 at 11:01 pm 3 comments

Tamtana namtana – Puthiya Vaarpukkal – 1979

‘Have you heard this shanmukhapriya song in a new film? It is by Illaiyaraja’,  I heard someone say this in a PTC bus back in 1979, I think. (more…)

February 12, 2008 at 3:46 pm Leave a comment

Takita tadhimi (Salangai oli) – Tamil Film Song (1983)

This is a masterpiece. Probably SPB’s best rendition ever. (more…)

February 12, 2008 at 2:51 pm 2 comments

Tamil (mis)pronunciation

It is a challenge to sing in an unfamiliar language. (more…)

February 10, 2008 at 4:31 am Leave a comment

Salil Chowdhury

There is a certain magic about the music of Salil Chowdhury. Something was markedly different about his melodies and his orchestration. (more…)

February 10, 2008 at 4:30 am 2 comments


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