First in a number of few posts dedicated to other fascinating Tamil / Kollywood score composers who did not appear on the tracklist of our "Play That Beat Mr. Raja #1" compilation...
Chandrabose, sometimes also known as "Chandra Bose", was a hugely popular Tamil composer who scored for around 300 movies and was kind of emblematic in the late 80's to early 90's..
Chandrabose - Kaalai Kaalai (feat S. P. Balasubramaniam & S. P. Shailaja)
At first comes one song as taken from "Manithan's score, a 1987 Kollywood blockbuster starring Rajinikanth. The movie being quite famous too for its ending with the violent and explosive death of the villain and some dreamy & beautiful music clips.
As for the anecdocte, back in 2008 when we thought for a Tamil score compilation (which was supposed to be a 2xLP record), that song was planned to appear...
Dilikku Rajavanalum - Paati Solle Thattathey
Rougher and South Indian folklore inspired second song, from "Paati Solle Thattathey"(1990) with a pic (above) taken from its cartoonish style animated generic.
To end properly comes one last extract from one of Chandrabose's most popular succes: "Raja Chinna Roja" (1989).
A S.P.Muthuraman movie based on the 1965 English Musical: "The Sound of Music".
Chandrabose - Poopoo (Raja Chinna Roja)