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25 All Time Greatest Solos of Maestro Ilaiyaraaja!

By - June 02, 2016 - 10:15 AM IST

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One of the biggest challenges for a Maestro Ilaiyaraaja fan is to pick the best song from his sea of eternal music. The greatest problem is- how to pick the songs when each song is as unique as a pearl? Every song has its own grace, persona and touches a different heartstrings whenever it is heard. But on the eve of Maestro’s birthday today, we are bringing you a unique set of playlist which is as individualistic as the legendary man himself. Maestro Ilaiyaraaja is known for solos which can strike different emotions every time. Today, we bring you some of these greatest solos which touched thousands of hearts in South India.  These solos include both male and female and the list itself speaks of the versatility and mastery Ilaiyaraaja has on human emotions- and how to strike the bull’s eye with music! 
  1. Raja Rajadhi Raja- Gharshana- SPB (Dance- Party)
  2. Chukkalle Tochave- Nireekshana- K.J.Yesudas (Pathos)
  3. Ye Naavade Tiramo- Sankeerthana- K.J.Yesudas (Philosophical)
  4. Ade Neevu Ade Nenu- Abhinandana- SPB (Optimistic)
  5. Tarali Raadha- Rudraveena-SPB (Positivity)
  6. Aamani Paadave- Geethanjali-SPB (Nature)
  7. Aakasam Lo Aasala Harivillu- Swarna Kamalam- S.Janaki (Women Independence)
  8. Vatapatra Saayiki- Swathi Muthyam- P.Suseela (Lullaby)
  9. Vennello Godari- Sitara- S.Janaki( Sadness)
  10. Raanela Vasanthale- Dance Master- K.S.Chitra (Ballad)
  11.  Priyathama Na Hrudayama- Prema- SPB (Pathos)
  12. Hello Guru Premakosame- Nirnayam-SPB (Teasing)
  13. Hey Panduranga- Shirdi Saibaba Mahatyam- K.J.Yesudas(Devotional)
  14. Yamuna Thatilo- Dalapathi- Swarnalatha (Devotional-Love)
  15. Maate Raani- O Papa Laali- SPB (Breathless)
  16. Nenoka Sindhu- Sindhu Bhairavi- P.Suseela (Philosophical)
  17. Manaku Dosti- Mantri Gari Viyyankudu- SPB (Revenge)
  18. Ilalo Kalise- Anweshana- S.Janaki (Fear)
  19. Rajadhi Rajanu Nenu Raa- Aa Okkati Adakku- SPB (Daydreaming)
  20. Oka Brundavanam- Gharshana- Vani Jayaram (Relaxed)
  21. Yeppudu Oppukovaddhu Raa Otami- Pattudala- K.J.Yesudas (Positive Attitude)
  22. Evevo Kalalu Kannanu- Jwala- S.Janaki (Introspective)
  23. Kadhaga Kalpanaga- Vasantha Kokila- SPB (Lullaby)
  24. Aa Kanulalo Kalala Naa Cheli- Aalapana- SPB (Classical Dance)
  25. Prema Ledani- Abhinandana- SPB (Love Failure)
 
These are just drop in the ocean from the legendary composer. Remembering this marvel songs, iQlikmovies wishes Maestro Ilaiyaraaja a very happy birthday and a musical year ahead!