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2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> Song of the Year

Song: The life of Ram
Movie: 96
Composer: Govind Vasantha
Singer: Pradeep Kumar
Lyricist: Karthik Netha

This song has monopolized my thoughts ever since its release. There have been many travel movies and songs over the years and every time they are done right, they just make us feel that …

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 2

Song: Raajali
Movie: 2.0
Composer: AR Rahman
Singers: Blaaze, Arjun Chandy, Sid Sriram
Lyricist: Madhan Karky

Though Rahman swept the National Award in ‘Roja’ for his soulful music and announced to the world that he was here to stay, it was his audacious dance beats and rampant high-pitched singing that …

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 3

Song: Vasantha Kaalangal
Movie: 96
Composer: Govind Vasantha
Singer: Chinmayi
Lyricist: Uma Devi

It is a like a painting that vibrates hypnotically. The composer has gone full Zen here! It’s a minimalist’s dream. The sheer meditative quality in Mithun Raju’s serene guitar play elevates this track to a league of …

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 4

Song: Bhoomi Bhoomi
Movie: Chekka Chivantha Vaanam
Composer: AR Rahman
Singers: Shakthisree Gopalan
Lyricist: 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 …

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 5

Song: Thaabangale
Movie: 96
Composer: Govind Vasantha
Singers: Chinmayi, Pradeep Kumar
Lyricist: 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 …