In Tamil Nadu Holi does not have any grand celebration kind of festival but kollywood showed the celebration through their movies too in songs. Presenting few Tamil songs showing grand celebration of Holi festival on screen.
Holi Holi Holi (Rasukutti)
Though in Tamil Nadu people do not celebrate North Indian festivals but Rasukutti is set in a village in Tamil Nadu where one could see people celebrating what is essentially a North Indian festival. The credit goes to lyricist Vaali, who put the word Holi as the signature lyrics of the song. The song from the K Bhagyaraj film has become popular in and remembered Holi songs in Tamil films. The song was sung by the famous duo SP Balasubrahmanyam and S Janaki, this duet is a remarkable IIliyaraaja kind of melody.
Andhimazhai Megam (Nayakan)
One of the oldest Tamil songs showing the grandness of Holi, the Nayakan’s was also composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The song was used on multiple levels in functions. Reportedly the first time was shot in Mumbai and had a deep impact on audiences. Then for the second time, how the protagonist played by Kamal Hassan showed a massive fight and people accepted him as his leader. Then for the third time when the protagonist's family became emotional and to show the happiness the song has its dynamic strategy.The song was written by Pulamaipithan and sung by TL Maharajan and P Susheela and all songs shot in Chennai!
Katravai Patravai (Kaala)
Holi is a festival of colors and forcibly sprinkle of colors is acceptable in this festival, therefore director Pa Ranjith implemented an idea by using black as the suppressing color in one of the movies of Rajinikanth. Kaala has a deep impact and in this movie Holi is celebrated as a revolution instead of a festival.
Melala Vedikudhu (Arrambam)
In Arrambam the song Melala Vedikudhu was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and the song is a kind of answer showing flashbacks of the movie. The happy life of the protagonist in Mumbai and the song showing celebration of Holi in a song with family. The playback of this song was done by Vijay Yesudas, KG Ranjith and Shweta Mohan and written by Pa Vijay.
Deewana Deewana (Gemini)
The movie Gemini is a story about a gangster (Vikram) of Chennai. The director showed the love songs of a gangster hero and a simple Marwari heroine. The director used some visuals from holi celebration scenes. The playback is given by melody queen Sadhna Sargam and this romantic number is given by Bharathwaj.
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