Ilaiyaraaja

In Tamil Film Music, SPB’s Singing Is A Guideline To Follow: Sathyaprakash

“I am being recognized but that is not enough for a singer, I want to keep doing something new every…

Once Upon A Time In Kollywood: Ilaiyaraaja And The Electro-Synth Pop Revolution In Tamil Film Music

Ilaiyaraaja’s most prodigious output in ‘computer music’ came in the years between 1986 and 1992. Here’s a curated list through…

Maamanithan Teaser Talk: A Family Loving Auto-Driver’s Journey With Politics

The teaser shows Vijay Sethupathi in many looks as he undertakes a journey to make his dreams and wishes come…

Finding The Roots Of Mani Ratnam’s Geethanjali

When Mani Ratnam made Geethanjali in 1989, it created a sensation at the box office. Awards and grand words of…

It Is AR Rahman Before A Game, And Ilaiyaraaja After: Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin

The cricketer speaks about his YouTube Channel, being part of Delhi Capitals in the IPL, his intense love for movies…

Remembering SP Balasubrahmanyam Through Geethanjali

Tracing the contours of SPB's voice through the Mani Ratnam-Ilaiyaraaja classic.

Remembering SP Balasubrahmanyam Through The MSV Era, The Ilaiyaraaja Era, And Beyond

A journey through the great singer’s songs in Tamil cinema, by the two great composers who used him the most,…

So Long, Balu Sir!

SP Balasubrahmanyam who strode like a colossus in the Indian film music scene is no more. Sujatha Narayanan stitches together…

I Became A Different Person After Listening To AR Rahman Speak At The Oscars: KKR Captain Dinesh Karthik

The cricketer speaks about the films he loves, Shah Rukh Khan's leadership, admiration for directors Raju Hirani and Vetri Maaran,…

Yuvan Shankar Raja And Ilaiyaraaja: Like Father, Like Son?

On the younger composer’s birthday, a fanciful exercise that wonders if at least one set of “Yuvan songs” is rooted…

A Not So Happy Coronam: A Brief History Of Malayalam Cinema’s Big Onam Clashes

As the age-old Onam film-viewing tradition moves to the small screen this year with the release of Kilometres and Kilometres,…

Pianist Lydian Nadhaswaram Explores The World Of Acting With Atkan Chatkan And Composes Music For Mohanlal’s Ambitious Barroz

Piano prodigy Lydian Nadhaswaram speaks about his acting debut, presented by AR Rahman, his favourite music composers, music practice and…