Topic started by laks (@ dialup57.black-hole.com) on Thu Jun 11 21:54:32 EDT 1998.
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Kamal everybody knows him as a versatile actor. Each film he tries to make something different, whether it satisfys us all the times or not. But he his also a good singer. After yester years were the actor was suppose to be a good singer also, he had sung a very good number of songs.
Can you contribute to this list of his songs.
gyairu ollithanilea thingal kukakvanthal
sundari neeum sundaran niyanum
ammama vandhadu inge singakutti
raja kaiyavaccha (??)
poettu vachha kathal tittam
Kanmani anbodu kathalan
saravanabava guha vadivalaga
thai pongalum vandthadu palum ponguthu
potta vazhiyu vazhiyu
- From: KOMALI_hassan (@ bones.deneb.com)
on: Fri Jun 12 02:51:28 EDT 1998
Looks like "mano SIR" inspired this thread !!!!
Kamal "good singer" ????
Yeh! his best is "kaNmani anbOdu.."
ONLY Kamal can sing those lines "manithar uNarthu koLLa.."
Looks like ONLY IR has given K most of the chances!!!
for the list..
- munnoRu kAlathilE murunga kAi kAttukuLLa (??)
from 3m pIrai
- yesterday I saw this in TV "kAsumEla kAsu vandhu"
endRa KODUMAIYANA song sung by K
- Devar Maganla SPByudan oru pAttu
(silambu sandai pAttu ???)
- From: haris (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Fri Jun 12 03:45:36 EDT 1998
1. rukku rukku - avvai shanmugi
2. then pAndi cheemayilE - nAyakan
3. muthE muthammA - ullAsam
4. - aval appadi thAn
5. inji iduppazhagi - dEvar magan
6. kokkarakkO kozhi - kalaignan
7. chonnabadi kElu - singAravElan
8. marugO mArugo - sathi leekavathi
7. vikram vikram - vikram
8. - nammavar(instruments-E illAdha pAttu)
9. ninaivO oru paravai - sigappu rOjAkkal
10. Adi pattam thEdi pArthu - Michael MKR (this song was edited or censored in the film)
- From: Chandramouli (@ kcpxy4.att.com)
on: Fri Jun 12 09:27:52 EDT 1998
The song from Aval Appadithaan is
"Panneer Pushpangale". There is one more song from Avargal.
- From: Chandramouli (@ kcpxy4.att.com)
on: Fri Jun 12 09:29:32 EDT 1998
I got it now its
"Vizhiorathu Kannavo illai"
from Raaja Paarvai and not Avargal
Sorry for the mistake
- From: Srinath (@ socks8d.raleigh.ibm.com)
on: Fri Jun 12 12:18:52 EDT 1998
"Pon Maane Theduthe" from Oh Maane, Maane, which incidentally was picturised on Mohan !
- From: Mano (@ wheel122.watstar.uwaterloo.ca)
on: Fri Jun 12 14:47:39 EDT 1998
Adi pattam thEdi pArthu - Michael MKR is by Mano and KS.Chitra.
- From: Veera Akkoor (@ 1cust159.tnt2.det2.da.uu.net)
on: Fri Jun 12 20:22:41 EDT 1998
His tough song and the best to date would be definetly song from Singaravelan "Pottu vaitha kaathal thittam" was in a very high picth which even SPB refused to sing.
He is a genius and a sishyan of the inimatable Balamurali.
- From: Sathiya Keerthi (@ synergy.nus.edu.sg)
on: Fri Jun 12 21:38:00 EDT 1998
Kamal mentioned the following in an interview.
Once he had a severe fracture during a fall in a movie
shooting, and was ruled-out of acting for several months.
During one of those "free" days, he met Balamurali
on a flight from Bombay to Madras. When chatting,
Kamal was telling Balamurali that he was wondering
how to utilize his time during those free months.
Balamurali immediately asked Kamal: Why don't you
come and learn to sing carnatic music from me?
Kamal was tremendously surprised at this offer
and instantly agreed. He went on to say, with a
smile: ennai oru sishyanaaga vaiththirukka ivar
EdhO periya paavam paNNiyirukkaNum. He also sang
a carnatic-based-song (quiete nicely) that Balamurali
taught him. There was also an interview with
Balamurali. He mentioned that Kamal had a good
talent for singing, and was a good learner.
- From: Viswa (@ webgate6.mot.com)
on: Mon Jun 15 01:12:36 EDT 1998
Sundari Neeyum Sundaran NAnum pAttai vittu vitteergaLE. I would rate him high as a singer for his diction of this song. His Malayalamish diction is pretty good.
- From: Veera Akkoor (@ 1cust32.tnt2.det1.da.uu.net)
on: Thu Jun 18 20:49:07 EDT 1998
I have the cassete here with me. Recently when I had gone to India during pongal I recorded the program (kamal's interview). I am in detroit. If any one needs it I can send it to them
- From: Manjula (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Thu Jun 25 02:09:59 EDT 1998
Ghnayiru oli malayil thingal kulikka vanthaal - song from Maalai suddava is too good sung by Kamal Hassan.
- From: Muruganantham (@ )
on: Sat Aug 12 21:36:22 EDT 2000
Here are some of the songs of Kamal.
1. narikadhai - Moondram pirai
2. potta madiyuthu - Sathya
3. santhu pottu - Devar mahan (with SPB)
4. kanmani anbodu - Guna (with SJanaki)
5. sonnabadi keelu - singaravelan
6. ammamma Per sollum pillai
7. raaja kaiya vacha - Apporva sagotharargal
8. pottu vacha - Maichel madana kama rajan
- From: eden (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Mon Aug 14 01:03:03 EDT 2000
`ninaivO oru paravai' in sigappu rOjAkkaL and `inji iduppazhagi' in devar magan are two excellent KH-SJ-IR numbers -both of which, I feel, have stood the test of time!
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Mon Aug 14 01:49:06 EDT 2000
I guess Ninaivo oru paravai is a great song. Also he has sung "Muthe muthama" in ??? (music:KR).
- From: Rumour monger (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Mon Aug 14 01:50:48 EDT 2000
Kamal is a compulsive singer. He compels his MD's to make him sing a song. Rumour has it that this was the reason for his so called reluctance to accept ARR. No kamal song in Indiayan u see. Now with Tenali he would be glorifying ARR shortly. Please wait and watch the fun.
- From: driotte (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Mon Aug 14 16:28:46 EDT 2000
BTW, looks like Kamal is out to prove his mettle in singing it would seem, not just content to sing for the pleasure of being a singing star. Witness the variety in his songs: dappanguthu (Kaasu mela), High pitch (raja kaiya vetcha, pottu vitta kaadhal thittam), low pitch (a duet in Kaadhala Kaadhala, Inji iduppazhagi), false voice (ruku ruku) etc. Irrespective of what his voice sounds like, I think he has proven himself to be a singer of vast range and control.
- From: pankaja valli (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Mon Aug 14 18:23:55 EDT 2000
maachans VIKRAM, VIKRAM!!!! marunthutelaey!!! pattuna athu paatu 1000ram, spb VARALAM, 1000RAM HH varalam, to me none other than kamal could have sung that better, thudikuthu bujam...., you guys should listen to IR praising about kamal's singing talent in GUNA-audio cassette(studio version) where he goes..."kamal has a better voice dimension-than SPB himself"- his rendition of paneer pusphangelae and ninaivo oru paravai are class and so is "velli orathu kanavum"-in raajaparvai a song in "ennakul oruvan-megam kottatum"-not to forget the one and only instance in southern cine world of an actor lending his voice to another in "ponmannai theduthae"-IR was the only one who set him out.
then pandi chemaiyelae
raaja kaiya vetcha number
- From: Babu Krishnan (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Mon Aug 14 23:34:22 EDT 2000
IMHO..though KH is not a great singer..he is definetely a very competent singer capable of singing a variety of songs. His Raghupathy Raghava Rajaram in Hey Ram is also a good one. Paigalla nambadhey and Thanmaanam ulla nenjam in Mahanadhi and Maarugo Maarugo from Sathi leelavathi are some of his other good numbers. For the records, he has also rendered one song in Saranam Iyappa..'Anna Vaada thambi vaada'. One more song recorded for Aboorva Sahodharargall, 'Ammava naan kaala thottu kumbudanum doi', made it to some prerecorded cassettes.
- From: V Shankar (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Wed Aug 16 02:39:42 EDT 2000
Kamal has sung a song in Theru Vilakku and Gnaayiru Oli Mazhayil is from Antharangam
- From: Ramki (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Wed Aug 16 07:58:01 EDT 2000
Shankar could you please tell me the starting line of 'theru viLakku'song??I have listened to only once.Its a 'gaana'type song rite?
- From: Ravy (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Wed Aug 16 09:16:57 EDT 2000
That was a duet. 'madura pakkam en machchan ooru'
MD- gangai amaran
- From: driotte (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Wed Aug 16 16:48:51 EDT 2000
What is voice dimension??
- From: uyire (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Fri Aug 18 08:15:33 EDT 2000
Kamal sang "Muthey Muthamma" for Karthik Raja in Ullasam. the song was picturised on Ajith!!
And of course, the title song from 'Hey Ram'. Surprising that the man can reach such a high pitch. In one place you can hear him struggling to keep his voice from breaking.
- From: darul (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Sat Aug 19 05:24:48 EDT 2000
MahaNadhi MahaNadhi ….A song Peyikala…Bothama with the kids!
Is also sung by Kamal
- From: Neels (@ )
on: Tue Apr 10 04:50:51 EDT 2001
Add the Thenali song to the list.
BTW, I laughed out loud when I read a Hindi journalist cum Music Critic writing...
"Inspired by Aamir Khan's display of singing talent in 'Ghulam', 'Aati Kya Khandala', South actor Kamal Hassan has tried his hand at singing in his home production (safe?) Hey Ram!"
Idu eppadi irukku? This man has sung over 50 songs (even Hindi ones in remakes such as 'Appu Raja')... and this is the kind of trash people write...
Why doesn't he come up with a compliation (say a 5 album set) of the songs sung by him?
- From: Yakko (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Tue Apr 10 15:04:00 EDT 2001
Neels, that is really funny :) Where did you read this trash?
- From: Philosopher (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Tue Apr 10 17:34:38 EDT 2001
"Adi Pattam thedi parthu" is not in Michael MKR - it is from Ponnumani and sung by Mano.
- From: sabesan (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Tue Apr 10 18:05:10 EDT 2001
nopes Philosopher - it is from MMKR - and yes its by Mano and SJ (not sure about the female voice though)..... but the song was not in the movie....
- From: doubter (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Tue Apr 10 18:44:03 EDT 2001
Actually the song is 'aadip pattam thEdi xxxxx vedhai pOttu', sung by Mano and Chitra.
xxxx - sannal/channal/jannal....
And philosopher is right about ponnumaNi
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