Tag: Ilayaraja

Om Sivo Hum – Naan Kadavul Songs

Naan Kadavul songs review: Bala could have made Naan Kadavul even without songs. But then you will have to satisfy the distributors and theatre owners. And Tamil viewers are not yet ready to accept movies sans songs. So Ilayaraja’s songs are bonus to the movie. I think IR is no more in the competitive league. …

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Ilayaraja & A.R.Rahman

As India rejoices in A.R.Rahman’s recent achievement in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ as best background music director, I am reminded of Ilayaraja’s feat in 1993.  He became the first and only Asian to perform a full symphony for the London Royal Philharmonic orchestra.  He supposedly did this in a month’s time.  This also earned him the title …

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