Topic started by selvam (@ 188.8.131.52) on Wed Jul 2 11:50:05 EDT 2003.
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Poet vinthan lived next to my uncles house in chetput got a famous award for his novel paalum paavaiyum. MGR and Sivaaji jointly acted in goondukili in which he wrote,"kongum kiliaana pennai goondu kili aackivittu kottu melam kottuvathu saria thappa? saria thappa?".
He also wrote these songs which i know of,
Mayakum malai - golabakavali
pazhagum tamile paarthipan magane alagia mani sugama - paarthipan kanavu
Don't u all think he should be on our list of song writers on this site?
- From: raj (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Wed Jul 2 11:56:43 EDT 2003
selvam- Pazhagum thamizhe is by Kannadasan
but the song by Vindhan was "IDhaya Vaanin Udhaya nilave"
- From: selvam (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Wed Jul 2 12:02:25 EDT 2003
I stand corrected. You are right. Do you know if any other songs by Vinthan?
- From: bb (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Wed Jul 2 12:50:21 EDT 2003
More on "konjum kiLiyaana peNNai" here: http://www.tfmpage.com/forum/26131.1133.01.54.38.html
Was he the one who wrote books on MKT and a couple of other cinema books?
- From: S Ramaswamy (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Mon Jul 7 11:52:19 EDT 2003
Vindhan was a good novelist, short story writer who worked under the legendary 'Kalki' in the magazine named after him.
The song which he penned in 'Parthiban Kanavu', the first-ever historical romance in Tamil written by Kalki, the duet sung by PS-AMR is perhaps the best song set to tune by Veda. The beginning of the song and the voice of PS when she sings 'Idayavaanin' is amazing. I consider this as Veda's best-ever piece. It's sung when the Chola Prince Vikraman, played by Gemini, is banished from the land of his birth by Pallava king Narasimha varman, but his daughter Kundavi has already fallen in love with Vikraman. That character was played by Vyjayantimala.
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