Topic started by RAJAN (@ proxy-145.iap.bryant.webtv.net) on Thu Jan 8 23:28:55 EST 1998.
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- From: N.Sundar (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Sat Aug 22 07:15:04 EDT 1998
Isai gnani intha ulagirku maa perum azihiya
sothu..Intha ulagam azhinthalum avar isai
iyarkaiyilaavadhu kettu kondirukkalam..
Avar oru MUMMURTHIYIN AVATHARM...
Evaralum Endha nilaiyilum avaridam
Avar isail intha ulagam sangamikha en
- From: kiruba (@ slipper.watcom.on.ca)
on: Sun Aug 23 19:19:35 EDT 1998
Does Paamaran want IR to make a World Tour raising money for the poor/downtrodden of TN/India ?
A very good idea. But did IR ever read this article ? I feel now that IR has grown big, he is obliged to make TN/Indian music popular among the rest of the world. He has gained enough financially and emotionally from the people of TN. Now he should do something to make our music popular across the seas. He is the most capable person I can think of. If RaviShankar, Zakir Hussain and Nusrat Fateh ALi Khan can get an audience outside even IR can. If he has to change the format of his music (eg. drop lyrics) so be it.
(Compare this to other Music Directors vending foreign music in TN to make money)
- From: S.P MAHENDRAN (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Sun Aug 23 23:17:00 EDT 1998
Well said my friends.I see and respect IR as a god.He can do which one other people can't do.IR is really more than a genius.IR is a gift from the god to all of us.The god Saraswathi is create IR perspectely.He is the best ever was and best ever will be.He will do many chances in tamil film music in the future.What IR do always have good meaning.If i want to describe about IR,i must read about him very deeply in books.The books also do not enough to introduce and appreaciate him.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
- From: Murali Sankar (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Mon Aug 24 00:36:04 EDT 1998
I am really excited about knowing about IR. Please provide information regularly.
- From: paamaran (@ )
on: Mon Jun 12 02:19:31 EDT 2000
ungaL mail kandu magizhnthEn.
pEsa niRaiya uLlathu viraivil thodarbu kolgirEn.
thangal karuththukkalukku mikka nanri.
- From: G.Kalyan (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Fri Jun 16 05:01:05 EDT 2000
IR is such a great maestro enpathu marukka mudiyatha oru unmai.However,he was over shadowed by Rehman only b'cas of Rahman's recording quality. As the latter used some latest equipments he was able to do it quite easily.But no doubt rehman also gives some great incredible tunes. But after hearing to some of the G.Ramanathan songs i feel that illiaraja is greatly influenced by G.R and has adopted lots of ragams in film music as adoptd by G.R. But the way IR gices the interludes for a song & the way he has handled violins & flute I think no body on earth has handled it so far as he has done.He is a real immortal & it is unbeleivable that a person from a village origin has produced such a great music so far.my pranams to that maestro. Long live IR
- From: eldred (@ m37.chn.vsnl.net.in)
on: Fri Jun 16 09:55:30 EDT 2000
we have listened lots of film music but why IR music alone reflects the human feelings as it is. is there any difference in his compositions? did any anyone think about it? i think i have an ans i need someone who has good music knowledge, of course an IR fan.if willing contact me at email@example.com. who knows we could come up with some disovery, its my second plea
- From: Venky Venkatachalam (@ )
on: Thu Mar 14 22:06:52 EST 2002
I am a great fan of Isaigyanni Illiaraja and looking for his life history. Is there any web site where I can get these details????
- From: Sambavam (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Fri Mar 15 03:36:30 EST 2002
Try Raaja.com and look under biography.It is the most comprehensive IR site of the net.
- From: Good Heart (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Fri Mar 15 13:00:11 EST 2002
I didn't get a chance to read your letter to KB. But IMO, if someone in this world, who has got more rewards for what he deserves, then it is KB and KB only. Barring movies like Unnal Mudiyum Thambi, Thanneer Thanneer, and few more to add, he has not given a clean movie. All his movies will be "kochai"fying relationships. If i start to site some examples, then i will end up in writing a thesis on it. All i am wondering is can't he think straight? Can't he make movies that people can sit with their families and watch? In simple words can't he make a good movie? I am very much doubting his standards. How come anyone with these kinda talents is considered as the "iyakunar sigaram"? Is that means there are no talents in tamil film industry? No it is not the truth. When people like mahendran etc., are not geting their due credits, how come KB is still considered as a great(???!!!) director? People has hyped him very much and made him a big guy. If we had continued to support him he might have made movies equal in standard to the typical shakila kinda movies. Thank God!!!
- From: Kiran (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Sun Mar 17 20:03:15 EST 2002
ENGLISH PLZZZZZZZZZZZ !!SOMEONE TRANSLATE THE TITLE FOR MEEEEEEEEEEEEE !!
- From: PRABAKAR (@ )
on: Wed Mar 27 00:40:47 EST 2002
i want the approximate number of good listeners of IR's great music.in india or world wide over ARR. please contact my mail id is firstname.lastname@example.org
- From: Super * Fan.. (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Sat Mar 30 03:43:07 EST 2002
Yararuku enna azhudhi irukko.. adhaan.. maaplai nadakkum. Ennadhan talent kodulthalam, adha use panni raaja.. namma manusala idam pudichalam, avaru innum enga povanum 'ngardhu.. aandavan ninaikra maari dhaan..
indha cinema'la ellam solluvangale.. naan america'la porandhiruka vendiyadhu thappi thavari inga porundhutenn'nu.. andha mmaaari thappi porandhutaro ennamo.. Lucky John Williams, Lord Webber..
- From: muprabhu (@ )
on: Thu Sep 4 02:12:32 EDT 2003
ur comments on raja is nice
- From: Kavin malar (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Thu Sep 4 05:50:26 EDT 2003
After reading it completely.. i shed tears.
This is the thought of each and every music lover in Tamil Nadu.
- From: Panjaman aka rajasaranam (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Thu Sep 4 16:13:18 EDT 2003
ungal kadithangalai 97il paditha pozhudhu naanum negizhthuthaan poanen. ungalai oru murai chennai tamizhisai vizhavizhum santhithullaen. ungalukku nyabagam irukaathu!
matrabadi ungalin intha kadithathai meendum ippozhuthu padikkum pozhuthu ithu atheethamana karpanayo endru thodrugirathu. thanathu vazhvizhum vazhmuraiyilum pachai parpapaanai maari vitta Rasaiyya iyer idam vegu athigamaga ethirparkirom naam. avarin isai kku mattum naam rasigargalai iruthu vidalam.
melum tamizh isaiyai avar innum sumanthu kondu irupadhai ( yesuvin siluvaigalai pozh) naam paaraatuvom. matrabadi avar intha samuga viduthalai patri yellam pada povathillai enbadhil naam thelivu kolhvom. aanmiga thedal moolamaga avar intha piravi choolalil irunthu viduthalai
peruvathai patri mattumae sinthithu kondirukkum pozhuthu matravargalin viduthalai patri yaen kavalai pada pogiraar.
avaratha isaiyin chootchumangalai kondu tamizh isaiyai innum vidamal pidithu kondu irukkum avarin pidivathathai katru namakkana isaiyai namathu viduthalaikaana isaiyai naame uruvakka vendum.
- From: Kavin Malar (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Tue Sep 9 03:27:19 EDT 2003
Panjaman aka rajasaranam !
I read one article in "Theeranadhi" before few months expressing your thoughts about raja.
- From: prabhu (@ )
on: Sun Nov 2 03:38:15 EST 2003
neenga pitha makan patthi enna ninaikringa
- From: mu.prabhu (@ )
on: Wed Jan 7 11:54:37 EST 2004
- From: rajasaranam (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Wed Jan 7 12:20:09 EST 2004
thozhar mu.prabhu avargalukku,
Isaiarasanin/gnaniyin meethu enakkum vimarsanangal undu. athu veru vagai aanavai, pannaipura dalithugalin vethanai niraintha vazhakaikku intha arasan ethuvum seiya villayae endrum... pannaipurathil nilavi varum irattai kuvalai murayai orae oru paraiyin satham kondu rasaiyyaval odukki vida mudiyum endrum...naangal nanbugirom. entha makkalin isaiyai avar patti thotti ellam virpanai seitharo avargal innum adimayai thangal vazhakaiyai thoduravathai kandu manan vethumbikirom... matrapadi avar isaikku endrum saranamae - naan rajasaranam.
- From: Capt.Manny (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Wed Jan 7 13:04:18 EST 2004
I am extremely happy and overjoyed to hear about the one and only music God of the world.. Illayaraja.Please add him to the top list of the greats...Mozart...Beethoven.
After hearing Pithamagan....he is above the rest.
- From: chinnavan (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Fri Jan 9 08:29:48 EST 2004
yarukavathu theriuma why ir gets maestro award
- From: CHINNAVAN (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Fri Jan 9 08:57:03 EST 2004
this is reason y IR got maestro award.IR composed a great music which is when A BUTTERFLY SIT TO SUCK THE HONEY FROM FLOWERS.THIS IS NOT DONE BY ANY CONTEMPORARY MUSIC COMPOSER IN THE WORLD.a GUITAR music piece composed by IR is now kept in LONDON MUSEUM.PLEASE COMFIRM THIS.
HAPPY THAMIZHAR THIRUNAAL.
- From: srinivas (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Tue Jan 13 14:04:41 EST 2004
A MESSAGE TO ALL IR FANS.
ARR destroyed IR's career is a fact, in the last 10 years how many albums of IR beat ARR in the sales.
Kadulu mariyathai sold well. So was Sethu.
How many songs in friends were good?
Remember the Kumudam article by Kalaipuli thanu he said Kamal wanted to sell the music of Abhay to a particular company because they paid for Hey ram and it didn't sell well, he even showed the 500 rs advance that the music company gave Thanu.
Poor IR couldnt do well in a period film but ARR gave a similar period film Laagan soul stirring music that sold like hot cakes all over India and the world.
After a brilliant Thalapathy, IR should have been offered hindi film music, i don't know why nobody offered IR a decent good budget hindi film.
probably they thought he cant do it.
Water finds its own level, similarly Talent cant be contained.
IR can never give hindi music with authenticity that ARR gave.
ARR graduated from TFM to HFM and now world music.
IR is still here in TFM.
IR did earn a lot of money till 92, so after that he should have done less work, make sure each song is heard everywhere, he should please both the masses and classes.
He didnt he was self obsessed with his music, that proved so bad to his career.
Manirathnam dropped him off after a great album like Thalapathy, Balachander doesnt work with him and so is his dear buddy Bharitiraja.
All the regulars with IR dumped him and his music, so after thalapathy a possible uprising graph went downwards, its going down every day which spoils his reputation.
Take an exaple of balu mahendra, his previous films like mundram pirai and eratai val kuruvi has good music but why did IR gave tunes like he did for raman abdullah and julee ganapathy.
Weren't the tunes of these two films show any class?
Why isn't IR unable to give the music he did in the past to Balu mahendra?
he lost his pace and creativity is for sure.
IR fans : dont talk about the few songs he gave in 10 years, if IR made 150 films in last ten years for example that is about 700-800 songs just citing 10-15 songs doesnt make any sense - realise.
IR has become a kanathu thavalai, all IR fans realise this but they are unable to bear it.
I feel sorry for them.
Kamal says IR is the best but why did Kamal invite ARR to do the unity of light concert in chennai to raise funds for cancer institute? he could have asked IR to do the same but kamal being a good business man realises that IR hasnt given a great deal of superb tunes in the recent times and he is not a crowd puller. IR fans think about it.
This will show the true position of how IR is in TFM.
I read a post if society doesnt accept IR's music then they are missing something, let me tell you music is beyond any religion, even an uneducated man can tap his foot or hum to a good tune so if IR cannot produce great tunes in regular frequency people will forget him.
Remember the Titanic song - every night in my dreams, even uneducated persons were whistling that song - IR fans your reasons are just funny.
Talent finds its level - it can never be contained.
IR fans dont find lame excuses - your brains will accept it but not your heart.
AHA I WHENEVER I CREATE THIS TOPIC IT VANISHES - TFM MODERATOR THIS IS NOT FAIR.
SO I AM SORRY TO SPREAD THIS MESSAGE FOR NOT ALLOWING ME TO CREATE THE TOPIC.
- From: mu.prabhu (@ )
on: Tue Mar 9 12:09:33 EST 2004
elayaraja oru porali alla,oru padaippali
anal parpaneeum pesuvadhu eppadi
arivumadhi pondror rajavidam pesuvarkala?
pesinal nalladhu nadakkuma? sindhunkal
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