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Entire India is dancing on the tunes of these Five Tamil Songs

Five Top Tamil Songs

New India is known to have liking for songs of diverse genre and language. In the recent times, songs from South Indian film industry particularly Tamil movies have garnered mass fan following across India. These songs have been able to successfully leave lasting impressions on the minds of the listeners. All started with the song Kolaveri Di which received tremendous response from mainstream and social media alike. Kolaveri Di was sung and performed by South India’s superstar Dhanush and composed by Anirudha Ravichander. It was widely played in marriages, functions and parties all over North India. The song became so popular that even the cover versions and parodies received large number of views on YouTube. The craze for Tamil dance number in North India has been rising ever since. Songs belonging to Tamil movies released between 2015 to 2017 are still going robust on YouTube and ruling the hearts of the admirers. We are going to share top five Tamil dance numbers that are still popular not only in South India but other parts of the country as well.

Song: Aalaporam Thamizhan
Movie: Mersal
Music: A.R. Rahman
Lyrics: Viveka
Release Year: 2017
Label: Sony Music

The song Aalaporam Thamizhan is an enthralling dance number composed by Mozart of Madras A. R. Rahman. The song mainly talks about Tamil pride. It describes Tamils as people with heart of gold, who treat other people like kings. The song is having little political overtones as well since it proudly declares that Tamils are always destined to win and one day they will rule the universe. As far as music is concerned Rahman has used variety of instruments. At many places Punjabi drum beats can also be heard. Female chorus has very well supported the lead vocalist. One would be surprised to identify the voice of Kailash Kher who has very well complemented the song. Overall, it is a very enjoyable number. Beautifully shot music video is also fun to watch.

Song: Maari Thara Local
Movie: Maari
Music: Anirudh Ravichander
Lyrics: Dhanush
Release Year: 2015
Label: Sony Music

The song Maari Thara Local is also a Kuthu (dance number in Tamil) composed by Anirudha Ravichander of Kolavari Di fame. The song celebrates a local rowdy. It praises him as ‘new’ and different from others, who is good and bad at the same time. Dhanush who has played the role of a local rowdy has been repeatedly called ‘don’ of the dons in the song. The song is very well orchestrated and brilliantly arranged. The track carries fun and party element. A very strange friendliness is the spirit of the song.

Song: Aaluma Doluma
Movie: Vedalam
Music: Anirudh Ravichander
Lyrics: G. Rokesh
Release Year: 2015
Label: Sony Music

The song Aaluma Doluma is also a Kuthu number composed by Anirudha Ravichander. When this song was released the response was so wild that many speculated it may cross the popularity of Kolaveri Di. The song has already crossed more than one crore views on YouTube. The song talks about a local dada (goon) who is having a very innocent face but does cruel things. Despite of that the ‘dada’ is very cool and loved by his friends. Ravichander has used colloquial (local) language spoken in Chennai for the song. Rap from Punjabi/Hindi rapper Badshah has added extra swag to the song. Overall the music is extremely energetic, peppy and compels you stand-up and start dancing.

Song: Karuthavanlaam Galeejam
Movie: Valaikkaran
Music: Anirudh Ravichander
Lyrics: Viveka
Release Year: 2017
Label: Sony Music

The song Karuthavanlaam Galeejam is a foot tapping dance number composed by super cool music composer Anirudha Ravichander. The song is dedicated to the poor and marginalised people of Chennai city, who have worked very hard for the growth of the city. Nobody should consider a poor person useless is the explicit message of the song. This song is a super-hit among all the youths of India. Karuthavanlaam Galeejam is full of Tamil style beats with electrifying energy and lots of fun. The main USP of this song is its techno-effect and whistling in the background. The song is having more than one crore hits and one lakh likes on YouTube. The video is very well shot and a real delight to watch. Overall the song is a grooving and a fascinating dance number.

Song: Sodakku Mela
Movie: Thaana Serndha Koottam
Music: Anirudh Ravichander
Vocals: Anthony Daasan
Lyrics: Mani & Vignesh
Release Year: 2017
Label: Sony Music

Currently at the first slot, the song Sodakku Mela is also composed by one and only Anirudh Ravichander. Strong folk flavour has been fantastically added by Anthony Daasan, the lead vocalist. The song resonate typical techno impressions and is high on folk-octane. Sodakku Mela is all about problems faced by people living in the suburbs of Chennai. A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has also been filed against the song in Madras High Court because the litigant felt that the song portrayed politicians in bad light. Ever since the song has been released on YouTube, fans have gone mad to insane in loving it. People are posting lots of fan-made videos of the song. Sodakku Mela has been discussed, shared on social media platforms on a large scale not only in South India but every nooks and corners of the country.

Friends, ‘Holi’ is around and you must need some super fun dance number to groove and party on the occasion. If not added already, these five songs can be a great addition to your playlist. Happy Dancing!