Paiyaa (soundtrack)

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Paiyaa
Paiyaa CDfront01.jpg
Original Release Cover
Soundtrack album by Yuvan Shankar Raja
Released 22 November 2009
Recorded 2009
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 24:47
28:20 (Second release)
Language Tamil
Label Think Music
Producer Yuvan Shankar Raja
Yuvan Shankar Raja chronology
Yogi
(2009)Yogi2009
Paiyaa
(2009)
Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai
(2009)Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai2009
Singles from Paiyaa
  1. "Thuli Thuli"
    Released: 22 November 2009
  2. "En Kadhal Solla"
    Released: 22 November 2009

Paiyaa is the soundtrack to the 2010 Tamil romantic-action film of the same name, directed by N. Linguswamy and starring Karthi and Tamannaah. The soundtrack album originally includes five and an additional track composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and was released on November 22, 2009 by Think Music. The release coincided with a promotional event held at Sathyam Cinemas in Chennai, India.

Most notably the album is the fiftieth album of the Chennai-based Think Music label, which was founded in 2007.[1] During a press conference held by Think Music in mid-March 2010, it was announced that, thanks to the enormous success of the audio, an additional track has been composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and included in the film at an appropriate place.[2] The new CD including the new track, titled "Yedho Ondru", was released during the release of the film in early April.[3]

Tracks[edit]

Tamil version (original)[edit]

Track list
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Thuli Thuli" Haricharan, Tanvi Shah 4:49
2. "Poongatre Poongatre" Benny Dayal 5:27
3. "Adada Mazhaida" Rahul Nambiar, Saindhavi 4:32
4. "Suthuthe Suthuthe Bhoomi" Karthik, Sunitha Sarathy 5:01
5. "En Kadhal Solla" Yuvan Shankar Raja, Dj Dilshad 4:58
Total length: 24:47
Second release
No. Title Singer(s) Length
6. "Yedho Ondru" Yuvan Shankar Raja 3:33
Total length: 28:20

Telugu version[edit]

Track list
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Chiru Chiru Chiru" Chandrabose Haricharan, Tanvi Shah 4:49
2. "Mandaara Poovalle" Bhuvana Chandra Benny Dayal 5:27
3. "Arere Vaanaa" Vennelakanti Rahul Nambiar, Saindhavi 4:32
4. "Chuttesai Chuttesai" Bhuvana Chandra Karthik, Sunitha Sarathy 5:01
5. "Nee Yadalo Naaku" Vennelakanti Yuvan Shankar Raja, Tanvi Shah 4:58
Total length: 24:47

Reviews[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Behindwoods 2.5/5 stars

The album generally received highly positive reviews and responses from critics and audiences alike. The songs got immensely popular among the masses immediately, witnessing grand sales and making it very big in audio markets, due to which even the stocks of audio CDs got over soon.[4] Becoming sensational hits very soon after its release, the songs were topping the Tamil music charts in the following weeks.[1][5][6] The album has reportedly become 2010's biggest selling audio and the top selling ringtone as well.[7] Moreover, as per the report of a national broadcasting agency, the song "Thuli Thuli" has become the first Tamil song to be featured in an all India index of the Top 20 songs on radio for the month of April 2010, indicating this song was played on all Indian FM radio stations more often than any other song in the history of Tamil film music ever.[7] Yuvan Shankar Raja's songs as well as his film score were also often cited to be the biggest plus and the backbone of the film besides playing an important role for the film's success.[8][9][10]

Reception[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Ceremony Award Category Name Outcome
Edison Award
Best Female Playback Singer Saindhavi Won
Big Entertainment Award
Best Music Director Yuvan Shankar Raja Won
Best Lyricist Na. Muthukumar Won
Best Music Director (Jury) Yuvan Shankar Raja Nominated
Best Male Singer (Jury) Haricharan for Thuli Thuli Nominated
Popular Album of the Year 2010 Paiyaa Nominated
Popular Song of the Year 2010 Thuli Thuli Nominated
En Kadhal Solla Nominated
Popular Melody of the Year 2010 Thuli Thuli Nominated
Popular Duet of the Year 2010 Rahul Nambiar & Saindhavi for Adada Mazhaida Nominated
Popular Song Sung by a Music Director Yuvan Shankar Raja for En Kadhal Solla Won
Popular Male Singer of the Year 2010 Rahul Nambiar for Adada Mazhaida Nominated
Haricharan for Thuli Thuli Nominated
Popular Female Singer of the Year 2010 Saindhavi for Adada Mazhaida Nominated
Mirchi Listener's Choice of the Year 2010 Yuvan Shankar Raja & Haricharan for Thuli Thuli Won
Best Music Director Yuvan Shankar Raja Nominated
Best Male Playback Rahul Nambiar for Adada Mazhaida Nominated
Best Female Playback Saindhavi for Adada Mazhaida Nominated
Vijay Award for Best Music Director Yuvan Shankar Raja Nominated
Vijay Award for Best Male Playback Singer Haricharan for Thuli Thuli Nominated
Vijay Award for Favourite Song En Kadhal Solla Won
Best Album of the Year Paiyaa Won
Mirchi Listeners’ Choice – Best Song of the Year En Kadhal Solla Won
Mirchi Listeners’ Choice – Best Album of the Year Paiyaa Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "50 film albums & Think Music rocks!". Sify. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  2. ^ "One more song in 'Paiyya'". IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 2010-03-20. 
  3. ^ "PAIYAA'S NEW CD". Behindwoods. Retrieved 2010-03-20. 
  4. ^ Mahesh, R. Richard. "Who’s making it big in audio markets?". planetradiocity.com. Retrieved 2009-12-16. 
  5. ^ "TOP 10 SONGS". Behindwoods. Archived from the original on December 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-16. 
  6. ^ "Karthi’s Paiyya postponed!". Sify. Retrieved 2010-02-13. 
  7. ^ a b Pillai, Sreedhar (2010-06-01). "Yuvan’s musical magic!". Times of India. Retrieved 2010-06-01. 
  8. ^ "Movie Review:Paiyaa". Sify. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  9. ^ "Paiyaa Tamil Movie Review". IndiaGlitz. 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  10. ^ "Paiyaa - Tamil Movie Reviews". Behindwoods. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  11. ^ "Simbu, Trisha & Enthiran win Awards". Kollytalk.com. 2011-02-14. Retrieved 2011-05-19. 
  12. ^ "Recognising icons of entertainment". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 May 2011. 
  13. ^ "Rhythmic ripples of ‘Mellisai’ mark function". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 May 2011. 
  14. ^ "Nominees of Idea Filmfare Awards South". Indiaglitz. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  15. ^ "RADIO MIRCHI MUSIC AWARDS 2010 – WINNERS LIST". kuraltv.com. Retrieved 13 September 2011. 

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