Song: Poo Pootha Solai
Singer: SP Balasubrahmanyam, S Janaki
Cast: Sukanya, Rudra, Rahul, Ram Arjun
Film: Puthu Nellu Puthu Naathu
Our song of the day is the Ilaiyaraaja composition ‘Poo Poo Poo Poo Pootha Solai’ from Puthu Nellu Puthu Naathu, written by Ponvannan and directed by Bharathiraja. It tells the story of the son of a widow in love with a landlord’s daughter and the clash this leads to in the village. Sung by SPB and S Janaki and set to lyrics by Vaali, this song, shot in waterfalls and hills, is about how their love is like a garden in full bloom.
Bharathiraja made his directorial debut with 16 Vaiyathinile in 1977, and has directed movies such as Nizhalgal, Muthal Mariyathai, Mann Vasanai, Karuththamma and Kadal Pookal, besides films in Telugu and Hindi.