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    Sticky: If given 3 chances my guess would be any one of...

    If given 3 chances my guess would be any one of the following :-

    (1) 'Ponaal Pogattum Podaa'
    (2) 'Ellorum Nalam Vaazha'
    (3) 'Nallavarkellam Saatchigal Rendu'.
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    Sticky: Just to add a tidbit to the intro. SSR who...

    Just to add a tidbit to the intro.

    SSR who was booked to act alongside NT in 'Veera Pandiya Kattabomman' (1959) refused to proceed with the shooting. Gemini Ganesh had to replace him. NT was...
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    Sticky: Murali, Thanks for the clarification. And that...

    Murali,

    Thanks for the clarification. And that reminds me of Kaviarasar Kannadhasan when he was in NS Krishnan's house lawn having a tippling session with NSK. NSK inquired from his gardener about...
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    Sticky: Thanks a lot Sivank! You know something ?Just as...

    Thanks a lot Sivank! You know something ?Just as when I hit the submit button wanting to know about the other verse this very song began to be aired in the radio (Malaysia). I cursed myself for being...
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    Sticky: Murali, In my haste I forgot what I wanted to...

    Murali,

    In my haste I forgot what I wanted to also point out. If I am not mistaken this song has three verses and was cut on both sides of the shellac record (78 rpm). I note that the re-released...
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    Sticky: Murali, Hats off to you for your painstaking...

    Murali,

    Hats off to you for your painstaking research on the song 'Yaar Antha Nilavu' . It not only provided many insights and behind the scene happenings at that point of time but also has...
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    Sticky: Thanks kingvj for your observations. At the same...

    Thanks kingvj for your observations. At the same time you will surely agree with all of us that Murali's well researched intro article has virtually left everyone with little or none to add on. That...
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    Sticky: Hi everbody! I just happened to click the...

    Hi everbody!

    I just happened to click the archives of this thread and wow! what an indepth articulation on the birth of 'Engey Nimmadhi' and 'Ellorum Kondaduvom'! Mind you I just completed reading...
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    Sticky: Hi & thanks to Ramasamy, Sharada & Murali for...

    Hi & thanks to Ramasamy, Sharada & Murali for your observations.

    Yes, Ramaswamy, you are right. 'Therodum' (Bhaga Pirivinai 1959) is a fast paced folk song. This was a period where the maestros...
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    Sticky: When MGR stopped acting in 1977 after becoming...

    When MGR stopped acting in 1977 after becoming the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu it was during this 'phasing out' period for veteran cine actors. During the mid seventies although it was MGR and...
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    Sticky: Hi everybody, I wish to slightly contradict the...

    Hi everybody, I wish to slightly contradict the popular belief that it was Ilayaraja who introduced fast-paced folk numbers through 'Annakili' (1976).

    Can anyone forget the ever green fast-tracked...
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