Rajinikath as Guru Ragavendra – Ilayaraja tamil musicians birthday dedication


Yesterday was Maestro Ilaiyaraja’s birthday (6/3/2011) this post and the song is dedicated to him!

(Lyrics taken from the internet and translation done by me)


The Movie

In this song sequence Super star Rajinikanth plays “Guru Ragavendra” a saint of the Kannada language. (He himself is a devotee of this saint and known for his spiritual inclination and he do Sadhana in  the Himalayas and Swami Dayananda ashram Rishikesh)

This song sequence

The lady dancer dances well in the initial stages as per the raga or composition of Ragavendra but due to her arrogance and ignorance about the qualities of Ragavendra, she stumbles and unable to dance as per the composition and  admits her limitations.  This Tamil language movie came in the year 1986.  Maestro Ilayaraja was the musician for this hit song !!

Guru Ragavendra  –  A Tamil movie song sequence 

English  Meaning in bold letters

 

 

adal        kalaye devan thanthathu

Dance    art      God     given

devanin aadalilthaan jeevan vanthadhu

 In God’s    Dance           life     came

devanin aadalilthaan jeevan vanthadhu

(aadal kalaiyae)

malligaiyai vennsangaai vandinangal oothum

Jasmine      counch             bees        play

mellisaiyin                    OsaipOl    mella siriththaal

Like light  music  sound      she gently smiled

malligaiyai vennsangaai vandinangal oothum

mellisaiyin OsaipOl mella siriththaal

vanna vanna maelaadai…. aaaa…..

color   color   dress           

vanna vanna maelaadai punainththaadum paingili

color   color  dress          wear and dance   parrot

maankoottam mayanga thaavi thaavithaan vanthaal

Herd of deers  attracted  jump   jump    she came

vanna vanna maelaadai punainththaadum paingili

maankoottam mayanga thaavi thaavithaan vanthaal

(aadal kalaiyae)

chiththira naattiyam niththamum kaattidum

picturesque  dance  always        showing

sittridaithaan       kannparikkum                   minnkodiyO

narrow waist   blindening the eyes  lightening

chiththira naattiyam niththamum kaattidum

sittridaithaan kannparikkum minnkodiyO

vinnilae vaazhnththirukkum vennira nilaaa….

sky             living                       white color moon

pennena kaaleduththu vandhatho ulaa….

As women  taking the leg  came    stroll

munnazhagum         pinnazhagum         ponnazhagO

Beauty of front  beauty of back  beauty of gold

mullirukkum kallirukkum poovazhagO

With thorn    with toddy   beauty of flower

thalaisirandha kalai vilanga nadam puriyum

great                art    shine   dance   performing

pathumaiyO…. puthumaiyO…

sculpture          innovative

sathangaigal thazhuviya    pathangalil palavitha

 Foot rings     embracing   foot            various

jathi swaram varumO….

       tune        come

kural vazhi    varum animozhi oru           sarasa             baashaiyO

voice via     come language  one  passionate     language

surangalil puthu sugangalai tharum chaarukesiyO

Tunes       new      pleasure   provide  a raga

sa sa sa sa sa sa sa ri ga ma ma

thaka dimi sa sa sa sa sa sa pa da ni ri sa

ga ma ga ri ga ri sa ma ga ri dha

ni ri sa ni dha pa sa ni dha pa

tharikidathOm tharikidathOm

tharikidathOm tharikidathOm

(aadal kalaiyae)

The Movie

In this song sequence Super star Rajinikanth plays “Guru Ragavendra” a saint of the Kannada language. (He himself is a devotee of this saint and known for his spiritual inclination and he do Sadhana in  the Himalayas and Swami Dayananda ashram Rishikesh)

This song sequence

The lady dancer dances well in the initial stages as per the raga or composition of Ragavendra but due to her arrogance and ignorance about the qualities of Ragavendra, she stumbles and unable to dance as per the composition and  admits her limitations.  This Tamil language movie came in the year 1986.  Maestro Ilayaraja was the musician for this hit song !!

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