Mani Ratnam – A. R. Rahman! One is an extraordinary filmmaker and the other is a gifted musician – and when these two big names collaborate, it’s a film aficionados’ delight. A.R. Rahman’s tunes for Mani Ratnam’s films are blend of western, folk, cabaret and Indian. From intricate melodies to techno beats, A.R. Rahman’s music has been used in a lot of the filmmaker’s work. While his latest album, O Kadhal Kanmani is topping the charts, we give you some fantastic tunes from the duo.
Pudhu Vellai Mazhai (Roja)
Shot in the picturesque location of Kashmir, the song beautifully shows a newly married couple blissfully enjoying their life. This melody transports you to another world!
Sadana Sargam’s honey-coated voice did justice to a well-shot romantic song that starred Shalini and Madhavan. We dare you to listen to this song without thinking of your loved one!
This is a beautiful melodious number based on a real-life couple, Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan. It lyrically and magically uplifts your soul!
Oru Deviamthanda Poove (Kannathil Muthamittal)
A lyrically moving song, Oru Deivam Thandha had a melancholic tone that showcased the beauty of the visuals.
Sanda Kozhi (Aaytha Ezhuthu)
A bitter-sweet number that portrayed the relationship between a married couple.
Moongil Thottam (Kadal)
It doesn’t matter that the movie didn’t do well, the songs were certainly a hit. Especially ‘Moongil Thotam’ – A song that only a master composer can come up with.