‘3’ Music Review : Kolaveri and Beyond

3 marks the debut of 2 people in the Tamil film industry in a formal manner. Aishwarya Dhanush the eldest daughter of Superstar Rajnikanth and wife of the man in demand Dhanush, turns filmmaker with 3 and the music is composed by a newcomer, Anirudh Ravichander. Starring Dhanush and Shruti Hassan, the film shot into the limelight in mid November with the official unveiling of the single “ Why this Kolaveri Di” which went on to become a smashing phenomenon, not just in South India or India but also Internationally. Hence the music launch of 3 was eagerly being looked forward to by a lot of people including me. With Kolaveri the 21 year old Anirudh had showed that he had a lot of promise. And hence it was interesting to see if the rest of the album lived up to the hype generated by Kolaveri or if it was just a flash in the pan.Continue reading “‘3’ Music Review : Kolaveri and Beyond”

Why this Kolavery Di?- Dhanush and Anirudh create magic !!!

Its time for Regional Cinema to finally take a bow.While the OST of films like Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa have in the recent past managed to get noticed across the Country, generally regional films and their music do not really transcend to a Pan Indian audience. Of course there is an occasional ” Appadi Podu” ( from Gilli ) or “Aa Ante Amalapuram” ( from Arya ) which are still popular even today in far off Mumbai.But with the upcoming Tamil movie 3 directed by Aisharwaya Dhanush and starring her husband Dhanush & Shruti Hassan in the lead,things have completely reached new levels of reach & recognition.Continue reading “Why this Kolavery Di?- Dhanush and Anirudh create magic !!!”