1. Kannae Kalaimane: -
The song features in the movie Moondram Pirai and '
K J Yesudas' is the singer. The song has deep rooted meanings to it in the lyrics of ‘
Kannadasan’. ‘Ilayaraja’ is the Music Director of the song. An interesting fact about this song is that Kannadasan had just taken two minutes to write this song after listening to the situation for the song. It coincidentally happened to be his last recorded song before his death in 1981.
2. Pottu Vaitha: -
The song got famous for the movie it featured in mainly. ‘
Idhayam’ is the film name, and it’s a beautiful plot about Love. Ilayaraja is the music director, and Vaali wrote its lyrics. The music had a great hit for its beautiful and meaningful lines sung by Yesudas.
Deivam Thandha Veedu: -
Aval Oru Thodarkathai is the movie in which this song features in and Yesudas is its singer. Kannadasan is the lyricist with '
M S Viswanathan' being the Music director. The lyrics had meanings relating to an orphan’s suffering mainly, and it’s a motivating song.
4. Aarariraro: -
All that a baby craves for is a mother’s lullaby. This song features in the movie Raam with a different concept. Raam is the son of
Saranya Ponvannan, and he is over-protective of his mother and sings her this beautiful song and puts her to sleep. It’s rare to hear a lullaby in a masculine voice and Yesudas gave a hit song with
Yuvan Shankar Raja as the Music Director and ‘
Snehan’ as the lyricist.
5. Poove Sem Poove: -
A tune with Romantic lines sung by Yesudas is in the movie Solla Thudikudhu Manasu in the lyrics of ‘Rangarajan’ and Vaali. Ilayaraja is the Music Director of the song. It is appreciated for its Lyrics mostly.
6. Senthalam Poovil: -
The song features in the movie
Mullum Malarum; Yesudas has sung it with Kannadasan as the Lyricist. The music is rhythmic and melodious at the same time, and that made it become a hit song and is remembered through decades.
7. Unnaithane: -
This song features in the movie Nallavanuku Nallavan with Ilayaraja as the Music Director and ‘
Vairamuthu’ is the lyricist and Yesudas sang the song. It’s a romantic tune that received appreciation from the public for its Music especially.
8. En Iniya Pon Nilave: -
Yesudas is the singer of the song, and he had given an interview stating that the song was difficult to sing as its chords and pauses were unique and the main reason it became a hit was for this reason. It features in the movie Moodu Pani and
Gangai Amaran is the lyricist and Ilayaraja is the Music Director.
9. Kanavu Kaanum: -
Kanavu Kaanum is a tune that everybody must listen to when feeling demotivated. The song features in the movie Neengal Kettavai and Ilayaraja is the Music Director. Yesudas sang this song in the Lyrics of Vairamuthu. It goes without saying that the Trio combination of Ilayaraja, Yesudas and Vairamuthu is a feast for the ears and the hearts of the audience.
10. Vellai Pura Ondru: -
Vairamuthu is the Lyricist of this song and it features in the movie
Puthu Kavithai and Ilayaraja is the Music Director to which Yesudas sang the song. The actors of the film are ‘
Rajinikanth’, Jyothi, and ‘