Ilaiyaraaja

Why Ilaiyaraaja is the Linchpin of Tamil Cinema?

Sylvian Patrick
Jun 2, 2018 · 8 min read

A primer on Linchpin Theory

A short history of Tamil film music

The rise of Raaja

Reason 1: The birth of Ilaiyaraaja genre

Reason 3: The rise of new-age directors

80s Tamil movie directors and their debut movies with Ilaiyaraaja
90s Tamil movie directors and their debut movies with Ilaiyaraaja

Reason 4: The impact on Tamil culture

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Sylvianism

Sylvianism started as a personal blog that views and skews of Sylvian Patrick. Now it is slowly moving towards a multi-authored blog with writers from different walks of life. You will find articles on movies, music, marketing, food, gender issues, politics, humour and poetry.