Hungama 2 director Priyadarshan’s journey began in the 80’s with the superhit Malayalam comedy Poochakkoru Mookkuthi. One of India’s most prolific hitmakers, he has worked actively in four languages with films across genres. Slotting his films based on success and originality, here’s a fun exercise to better understand a fascinating career.
The music in Illaiyaraaja’s collaborations with directors like Bala, Balki, Kamal Haasan, Prakash Raj and Mysskin isn’t about making independent hits, which could bring audiences to the theatre. This is music that captures abstract ideas in a story and makes them evocative by converting them to sounds