Oru Thalai Raagam is a 1980 Tamil romance film written, music composed, lyrics written and directed by T. Rajendar. Poster source: Amazon.… [Click to read the rest] “Nostalgic Tamil Song 101: Vaasam Illaa Malar Idhu by T. Rajendar 1980”
I thought it is best to start the year with a Tamil classic from the early 1980s which has some of the best soundtracks by Illayarajaa. Image source: Amazon… [Click to read the rest] “Nostalgic Tamil Song 101: Classic Kadhal Oviyam by Ilaiyaraaja 1981”
(The many faces of the great man in multiple roles all these years and he still making headlines even now. Image source: http://www.bollywoodlife.com)
In terms of acting, after the great Sivaji Ganesan, we were lucky to have Kamal Haasan taking up the lead when it comes to powerful acting. And over the years, he has not let us down with powerful storyline and acting (still remember this?).… [Click to read the rest] “Tamil Song 101: Kamal’s Ponmaanai Theduthey Classic”
(The dependable Sergeant Saunders with his platoon from the TV hit series, Combat! Image source: Pinterest)
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Lately, I have been watching M*A*S*H (the series) – last seen on national TV in the 1980s (or earlier, I can’t recall) and I must say that I almost missed something rather brilliant.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 21 – Best Old TV Series”
(One of the greatest female singer from the 1980s music arena – Madonna who still tops my playlist for 1908s songs. Image source: http://mediaimages.boxedart.com)
I don’t why but I recall the good old 80’s as I sat in front of the laptop doing work and listening to A-Ha’s “Take on me”.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 16 – Great Groovy 1980s Music”
Still, remember the time when Formula 1 was unknown and a distance away and all we have was the Bike GP (Grand Prix)?
And to colour them was Rothmans Honda, Lucky Strike Suzuki and Marlboro Yamaha. I still remember entering my uncle’s room one day and there on the wall, was a large poster of Kevin Schwantz taking a corner on his Lucky Strike Suzuki.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 15 – Fast Exciting Motorcycle Grand Prix”
(Remember this guy in the late 80s? He used to be and still is one of my role model and “super” hero. Picture source: www.davegeeonline.com)
For those watched the TV series MacGyver in the late 80’s, you will appreciate this. MacGyver (acted convincingly by Richard Dean Anderson) never really used violence to solve problems; he always used his mind to solve one.