Song: Vasantham Paadivara
Music: T Rajendar
Singers: SP Balasubramaniam
Lyrics: T Rajendar
Actors: Srinath, Jyothi, Rajeev, Sivaranjani
Film: Rayil Payanangalil
Our song of the day is ‘Vasantham Paadivara’ from one of T Rajendar’s best known films, Rayil Payanangalil. Late actor Srinath plays a singer in this film. He performs at all the famous stages in Madras, gaining popularity with the romantic numbers he sings for his lover in the audience.
In his career spanning over three decades, T Rajendhar, known as TR, has given us blockbuster films and composed evergreen tracks. His best movies came out in the 80s. When Ilaiyaraaja, Vaali and Vairamuthu ruled the music scene, he entered cinema as the composer and lyricist for Oru Thalai Raagam in 1980. He went on to make his mark as a composer, filmmaker, TV anchor, politician, screenwriter, producer and more.