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2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 6

Song: Endhira Logathu Sundariye
Movie: 2.0
Composer: AR Rahman
Singers: Sid Sriram, Shashaa Tirupati
Lyricist: 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 …

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 7

Song: Anthaathi
Movie: 96
Composer: Govind Vasantha
Singers: Chinmayi, Govind Vasantha, Bhadra Rajin, Nassar
Lyricist: 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 …

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 8

Song: Pullinangal
Movie: 2.0
Composer: AR Rahman
Singer: Bamba Bakya, A.R. Ameen, Suzanne D’Mello
Lyricist: 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, …

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 9

Song: Geedhaara Kiliye
Movie: Nimir
Composer: Darbuka Siva
Singer: Sathya Prakash
Lyricist: Mohan Raj

Beginning on such a beautiful classical note in the heavenly voice of Sathya Prakash, much like a playful duel with the shivering violin in the background, the song takes a stupendous twist with Keba’s outstanding guitar …

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 10

Song: Kaarkuzhal Kadavaiye
Movie: VadaChennai
Composer: Santhosh Narayanan
Singers: Sriram Parthasarathy, Vijaynarian, Ananthu, Pradeep Kumar, Santhosh Narayanan
Lyricist: Vivek

There aren’t many romantic melodies better than ‘Poovaasam Purapadum Penne’ from Anbe Sivam. Sriram Parthasarathy’s solemn attention to those subtle yet tougher variations elevated that song to one of the best …