Best of Indian music-Week1

Song of the week
Compilation of posters from the movies featured in the article.

Here are the picks for week 1 of Best of Indian music series.

Maana ho tum:
Language: Hindi
Movie Name: Toote Khilone
Year: 1978
This soulful track is a part of Ketan Anand directorial “Toote Khilone”.The song is penned by national award winning lyricist Kaifi Azmi and sung by multiple national award winning singer K.J.Yesudas.Music is composed by Bappi Lahiri.Thanks to Bappi Lahiri and Yesudas,”Maana Ho Tum” still sounds fresh even after 40 years of its release.

Listen to Maana Ho Tum

Anisuthide Yako Indu:
Movie Name: Mungaru Male
Year: 2006
This melodious song is a part of 2006’s blockbuster Kannada movie “Mungaru Male”.Song was penned by renowned lyric writer of Karnataka “Jayanth Kaykini” and sung by Sonu Nigam.Music is composed by Software engineer turned music composer Manomurthy.Music of Mungaru Male had broken all the previous records by selling more than 2 lakh CD copies.This song made singer Sonu Nigam,a very popular voice among Kannada audience.

Listen to Anisuthide Yako Indu

En Kanmani:
Language: Tamil
Movie Name: Chittu Kuruvi
Year: 1970
This brilliantly composed track is a part of 1978 release “Chittu Kuruvi”Song was penned by legendary Tamil lyricist Vaali and composed by music maestro Ilayaraja.This evergreen track is sung by legendary singers P Susheela and S P Balasubramanyam. Composer Ilayaraja has used an innovative and complex musical technique called “Counterpoint” in this song. This brilliantly composed track is still popular among music lovers.

Listen to En Kanmani En Kadhali

O my friend:
Language: Telugu
Movie Name: Happy Days
This song is a part of Telugu cult classic “Happy Days”.”O My Friend” beautifully summaries the beauty of friendship.This song is penned and composed by lyricist, poet Vanamali and Micky J Mayer respectively.Singer Karthik’s soulful voice is one of the main reason for the success of this song and album.”O my friend” had fetched the prestigious Nandi award for both Karthi and Micky J Mayer.

Listen to O My Friend song

Kolakulil kuzhi ketto:
Language: Malayalam
Movie Name:Nivedyam
Year: 2007
This melodious song is a part of 2007 Malayalam film “Nivedyam”.The song is penned by national award winning director and lyricist A K Lohitdas and composed by legendary composer M Jayachandran.For lending their melodious voice,both Vijay Yesudas and Shwetha Mohan had received Kerala state award in the best singer category.Opening flute portion of the song is still popular among people as caller tune and ringtone.

Listen to the song Kolakuzhal Villi Ketto

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