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Positive, Inspirational, Motivational theme Tamil Song picks

Our best 10 picks among the 20 songs we analyzed. A mix of new and old - Enjoy !

Album Song Why picked? Listen & Watch the song on You Tube*

Album: Mayavi
Song: Kadavul thantha ...

Kadavul thantha azhagiya vazhvu,
Ulgam muzhuthum avanathu veedu,
Kangal moodiye vazhthu padu ...

A surprise melodic composition from Devi Sri Prasad, who is known for his foot tapping numbers.

Pazhani Bharathi's lyric

"Ethu varai vaazkkai azaikkiratho ...
athu varai naamum chenrudivom
vidaiperum nerum varum pozhuthu .. sirippinil nanri solliduvom"

is very thoughtful.

Translation & Lyric in above video
Movie scenes in below video

Album: Oomai Vizhigal
Song: Tholvi nilai ena ninaithal ...

Urimai ilanthom, Udamai ilanthom,
Unarvai Ilakkalama ...
Unarvai koduthu, Uyirai valartha
Kanavai marakkalama ..

A song which inspires to chase the dream despite setbacks. A movie which rocked the movie industry in 1980s; produced by film school students. Music by Manoj Gyan and lyric by Abhavanan.

Album: Autograph
Song: Ovvoru pookalume ...

This song secured National Award for the lyricist Pa.Vijay. Well orchestrated by Bharathwaj and picturized by Cheran.

Yaarukillei porattamm
Kannil enna neerotamm
Oru kanavu kandaal.
Atha thinam muyandraal
Oru naalil nijamaaghumm

Inspiring, positive outlook lyrics. Read the English translation in the video.

Album: Vettaikaran
Song: Unnai Arinthal.. Ne Unnai Arinthal ...

A requirement for any success is a knowledge about one self. Well, Kannadasan has documented this in 1960 in this classic song composed by KV Mahadevan. MGR plays the song.

Unnai arindal, Nee Unnai arindal,
Uzhagathil Poradalam ...
Uyardalum, thalthalum,
thalai vanagamal nee vazhalam...

Watch out, it is a Karaoke video, not sung by TMS ;-)

Album: Ethir Neechal
Song: Vetri Venduma pottu paruda Ethir Neechal ...

Success comes to those who swim against the mainstream. This song highlights that theme. First movie for K.Balachander (director) and Sirgali Govindarajan (Singer). Vaali's lyric for V.Kumar's music!

In this video, the song is sung by Sirgali's son!

Album: Jeyam Kondan
Song:Ore Or naal ...

Have you ever wondered what can happen if you decide to change your habits for a day? Evergreen Vaali, again, this time for Vidyasagar's composition.

"anbu maanidaa sonnal kelada
vetri ragasiyathai avan kandaan
evan adikkadi thannai pudhupithan
avan vaazhvile ingu jeyam kondaan"

Album: Panathottam
Song: Ennathan Natakkum Natakattume ...

"if something can go wrong, it will" - The famous Murphy's law came into life only in 1978; However, this song was written by Kannadasan in 1960. According to Kannadasan "If something is going wrong, allow it to go wrong .. as it will fix by itself" :)

Composed by Viswanathan Ramamurthy, acted by MGR. Watch out: Thalaivan in this song refer to God :)

Album: Azhagiya Tamil Mahan
Song: Ella pugalum Oruvan Oruvanukke ...

A R Rahman's famous Oscar quote "Ella pugalum Iraivanukke". This song came before his Oscars so now you know the origin :) BTW, do you notice any similarity in tempo with "Jai Ho"?

Album: Padaiyappa
Song: Vetri Kodi Kattu ...
Vazhkaiyil Ayiram thadai kallappa,
thadai kallum unakkoru podikkallappa ,,

Energizing music by AR Rahman with Vairamuthu's lyrics acted by Rajanikanth.

Album: Sindhu Bhairavi
Song: Manathil Urithi Vendum ...

Bharthiar's classic poem with positive message - Be strong in mind ! KJ Jesudoss's voice with Ilayaraja's composition. A lullaby! Lyric below.


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