Friday, July 26, 2013
Happy Birthday K.S.Chitra
Happy Birthday to K.S.Chitra - A Singer who is an Epitome of Perfection. I just can't tell you how madly I love Chitra's voice and singing. Here is a list of my personal favorites. I am sure there are 1000s of greater songs, but these are my favorites
Aayiram Thirunaal Boomiyil Varalaam (Pudhu Vasantham) Composer - S.A.Rajkumar
Raat Hamaari Toh (Parineeta) Composer - Shanthanu Moitra
This song stayed in my midnight melodies playlist for years
Pudhidhai kaetkum Puththam pudhu keerthanam (Raman Abdhulla) Composer - Ilaiyaraaja
Chitra's voice in this song is as Refreshing as the morning dew
Kannalanae (Bombay) Composer - A.R.Rahman
No Chitra playlist is complete without this song. That yearning in the the way she sing the last "Kannalanae" - Exquisite!
Nadodi Mannargalae Vanakkam Vanakkam (Vaanamae Ellai) Composer - Keeravani
A personal favorite.
Pul Veli Pul Veli thannil (Aasai) Composer - Deva
Oththayila Ninnadhenna (Vanaja Girija) Composer - Ilaiyaraaja
Chitra's singing in this song never ceases to amaze me.
Anbae anbae Nee yen Pillai (Uyirodu Uyiraga) Composer - Vidhyasagar
That effortlessness in hitting the high note!
Kaaththu Kaaththu yena Kaaththu (Uzhavan) Composer - A.R.Rahman
Severe Nostalgia. A song very close to my heart.
Yethedho Ennam Valarthaen (Punnagai Mannan) Composer - Ilaiyaraaja
A flower in full blossom
Ullaasa Poongaatrae (Kolangal) Composer - Ilaiyaraaja
That Clarity! That no-fuss Singing!
Anbae Nee enna andha (Pandian) Composer - Ilaiyaraaja
One of my all time favorites. I could spring back to life from death bed listening to this song.
Theendai Mei Theendai (En Swasa Kaatrae) Composer - A.R.Rahman
Paniyo, thaeno, nee suvaiththaal yenna aa aa aa aa aa aaaaaaa - Goosebumps!
Shaam Dale Sona (Piya Basanti) Composer - Sandesh Shandilya
The whole Piya Basanti album is #Chitra delight, but her singing is most serene in Shaam dale
Vanna Poongavanam (Eeramaana Rojavae) Composer - Ilaiyaraaja