Song of the Day: ‘Mayakkam Enna’ from ‘Vasantha Maligai’


Song: Mayakkam Enna

Composer: KV Mahadevan

Lyrics: Kannadasan

Singers: TM Soundararajan, P Susheela

Cast: Sivaji Ganesan, Vani Sri

Film: Vasantha Maligai

On World Music Day and songwriter, composer KV Mahadevan’s 18th death anniversary, our song of the day is ‘Mayakkam Enna’ from Vasantha Maligai. Sivaji Ganesan and Vanisri’s roles were hugely popular in this romantic hit from 1972. The film is loved by Sivaji Ganesan fans especially for its songs like ‘Yarukkaga’ and ‘Oru Kinnathai’. ‘Mayakkam Enna’ is an evergreen song composed by Mahadevan with elaborate orchestration and lyrics that speak of being swept by love.

KV Mahadevan, also called Isai Thilagam, composed for more than 600 films in his career beginning from 1942 till 1993, and has worked across south Indian cinema.