Topic started by Neels (@ ppp45-203.lvsb.vsnl.net.in) on Tue May 12 12:08:03 EDT 1998.
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Does any other composer have this unique achievement of having ALL the songs from his debut album copied from various sources, like Hindi Films, Arabic, Punjabi folk and even Hindi POP, other than our man Sirpi (Film: Ullathai Alli Tha).
Its amazing how he was lauded by the press for his "foot-tapping numbers" from this album.
I strongly feel that most Tamil magazine critics are not qualified to write reviews.
- From: Udhaya (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Tue May 12 13:39:24 EDT 1998
For the nth time: without inspiration and translation, most art will not progress. Without translations of Russian and Spanish literature, most English readers would never have known Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, or the Columbian Nobel prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez. If you thought that was a tangent, let me draw the parallels in music.
Would any true TFM fan not like "Megame Megame" by Vani Jayaram? As long as the source is acknowledged, I have no qualms about adaptations, translations, or in an accusatory tone, copying. Every new artist in a field starts out imitating the Masters in the field before growing into his or her own. Neels, from the sources you have given, we could call Sirpi a "Reader's Digest" of TFM because he derives from such varied traditions. I love the song "Chittu chittu kuruvikku". I doubt it if I would like the source song in Hindi as much. I welcome Sirpi to TFM and wish him all the success and look forward to him evolving into his own.
- From: Bhaskar (@ ww-tp03.proxy.aol.com)
on: Wed May 13 02:26:24 EDT 1998
A Unique Deceivement Indeed! :-)))
- From: Rajaraman (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Wed May 13 05:03:56 EDT 1998
U.A.Thaa was not his first film. He scored for Gokulam, Captain and a few more movies before finding the rhythm.. ;-)
- From: Sankaran (@ webgate0.mot.com)
on: Wed May 13 09:07:21 EDT 1998
Hey,can you spot something here?Though Sirpi had scored music(which was mostly original) before UUA,he shot into fame only after he started flicking??Any morals from this ??
- From: Guess_Who (@ gatekeeper.oracle.co.uk)
on: Thu May 14 03:39:16 EDT 1998
Gokulam was excellent - I loved most of the songs in it. UUA was OK and I must say, it was good to hear copied songs with Tamil words and all that....Also, it's the listenability of this stuff which makes it popular. The more catchy it is, the more popular it gets.
- From: vijay (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Thu May 14 18:09:49 EDT 1998
though the songs might have been catchy in ullathai alli thaa the melody was zilch,totally missing. azhagiya laila seems to have been inspired by mukkaala with mano once again singing in false voice.he has made it a trend now ,spoiling good numbers.i love u had a good start
but the in between stanzas were not all that
appealing.'seivana thirundach chei' is a popular saying in tamil.even if u flick songs,do a good job and do not goof up like sirpi.
- From: subramanian (@ firewall.camcnty.gov.uk)
on: Thu Aug 26 13:23:47 EDT 1999
Punjabi s in general are very beautiful isnt?
- From: Velaiyaththavan (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Thu Aug 26 13:40:57 EDT 1999
Bananas are very good for health. Columbia is a wonderful place.
- From: Kooththan (@ dhcp-css-consult-12.redbrick.com)
on: Thu Aug 26 17:06:24 EDT 1999
But I like oranges.
- From: kuttai :-) (@ psiphi.umsl.edu)
on: Thu Aug 26 18:55:07 EDT 1999
- From: yvs mani (@ hub.nic.in)
on: Fri Aug 27 00:35:02 EDT 1999
I like all ths songs from Gokulam. Whenever I feel depressed, I hear the songs from Gokulam which makes me fresh.Earlier, I thought that MD of Gokulam is SAR.
Just a year back I came to know that MD is Sirpi.
Therkka adikuthu kaattu, Antha vaanam enthan kaiyil vanthu serum,
Naan medai meedu paadum thendral kaatru,sevvanthi poovu eduthu, Pudhu rosa poothirukku etc , I like very much.
I think he did a good job in Nattamai also, Kotta pakkum kozhunthu vethalai, Meena ponnu meena ponnu were good.
Even though UaT is a big hit, I did n't like it much.
- From: kumar (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Fri Aug 27 03:35:50 EDT 1999
but where is sirpi now?!
- From: RR (@ proxy.krdl.org.sg)
on: Fri Aug 27 04:52:52 EDT 1999
He is doing music (after a long time) for C.Sunder's Aththai magan (* karthik,ramya krishnan).
- From: bb (@ schubert.crhc.uiuc.edu)
on: Fri Aug 27 11:49:11 EDT 1999
aththai magan itself is in production for a looooooong time:)
- From: yvs mani (@ hub.nic.in)
on: Mon Aug 30 00:27:28 EDT 1999
He has scored music for "Poo maname vaa" by Ramarajan, sangeetha.
The song "Thottu thottu selluthadi" was good from the above movie.
He is one of the MDs in the film "Suyamvaram" ( 24 hours record film)
along with Deva, SAR.
- From: maithreyi (@ dynamic25.pm17.san-jose.best.com)
on: Fri Sep 3 17:40:59 EDT 1999
gokulam songs were really good, maybe the film didn't do really good, the songs were not well recognised.Esp songslike, andha vaanam endhan....,therkae adikudhu kaathu.I also love his song
" Laila... laila nee thanae andha laila.."
from Nandhini.SPb was real great in that.
- From: V-k (@ )
on: Tue Apr 29 13:23:43 EDT 2003
anyone can helo me with Kogulam mp3 songs?
- From: PRANA (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Mon May 12 02:26:39 EDT 2003
WHY ONLY MOVIES OF SIRPI'S IS DISCUUSED UPTIL 1998
HIS OTHER HITS CAN ALSO BE BROUGHT TO THE HIGHLIGHT. MANY OF THE SONGS ARE HIGHLY MELODIOUS WITH DIFFERENT UNIQUE RAGAS WHICH HAS A CLASSICAL FEATHER TOUCH. THE LIMELIGHTS ARE THENDRAL THENDRAL FROM RASI., NAAN VANAVILLEYA PATHAN, FROM MOOVENDAR, KADHAL KADHAL & NEEYILLAI NILLAVILLAI FROM POOCHOODEVA, ALPHS MALAI KATHU VANDU FROM TEDENINEN VANDHADHU, VENNILAVE FROM KANNAN VARUVAN.AND THE LATEST SUPER DOOPER HIT VARUSHAMELAM VASNTHAM & UNNAI NINNATHU. ALL SONGS ARE OF HIGHLY SUPEREB AND MELODY!!!!! GREAT WORK DONE INDEED MR.SIRPY
- From: RAMYA (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Tue May 13 05:20:14 EDT 2003
Hai! your song " Naan onn pinnadi" from PAVALAKODI is super ya! This is our suprabhatham
in our house. other songs Aanthaman theve is also good melody. All the best to do many more great compositions.
- From: Shiva (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Tue Oct 7 01:10:22 EDT 2003
Hi I am shiva.. I want to download the song NAN VANAVILLAYE PARTHEN from MOOVENDAR what should I do..
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