2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 4

Song: Bhoomi BhoomiMovie: Chekka Chivantha VaanamComposer: AR RahmanSingers: Shakthisree GopalanLyricist: Vairamuthu While I am still trying to roll off from the magnificent impact of Shakthisree’s voice in the sweet and sensitive ‘Nenjukulle’, here comes another cutting edge masterpiece from AR Rahman giving her the space to play with thunders this time…

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 5

Song: ThaabangaleMovie: 96Composer: Govind VasanthaSingers: Chinmayi, Pradeep KumarLyricist: Uma Devi “Thaabangale” evokes a genuine awakening to the beauty of longing. It romanticizes the borderline despair of estranged love with dignity and such grace. There’s an unreal sense of being in a paradise hosting only that couple who crave each other&#8217…

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 6

Song: Endhira Logathu SundariyeMovie: 2.0Composer: AR RahmanSingers: Sid Sriram, Shashaa TirupatiLyricist: Madhan Karky It has been 14 months since the 2.0 jukebox released on YouTube. I still remember waiting outside a retail store back in 2003 so that I could grab from the carton the first cassette of the ‘Boys’ album…

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 7

Song: AnthaathiMovie: 96Composer: Govind VasanthaSingers: Chinmayi, Govind Vasantha, Bhadra Rajin, NassarLyricist: Karthik Netha ‘Anthaathi’ is a delightful journey, brilliant in parts especially Chinmayi’s rendition of the verses “Konjam pooraname…” putting us into a deep trance leading seamlessly to the endearing portions – “Kadhale Kadhale”. The composer deserves…

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 8

Song: PullinangalMovie: 2.0Composer: AR RahmanSinger: Bamba Bakya, A.R. Ameen, Suzanne D’MelloLyricist: Na. Muthukumar Tamil songs have had a special place for Chittu Kuruvi over the years. When it hops and tweets by the window sill, and Sivaji Ganesan looks at it ecstatically and delicately calls out, “Ye Kuruvi…Chittu Kuruvi…