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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  app_engine on Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:10 pm

Some voice in favor of IR's concert...from Suba.Veerapandian:

alaikal.com/news/?p=115848


ஈழ ஆதரவு என்பது எவர் ஒருவருக்கும் ‘மொத்தக் குத்தகைக்கு’ விடப்படவில்லை
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இவ்வளவு வேண்டாம்… இளையராஜாவின் இசை நிகழ்ச்சி முடிந்து, பத்து நாள்களுக்குப் பிறகு வரவிருக்கும் தீபாவளியைத் தமிழ்நாட்டுத் தமிழர்களோ, தமிழ் ஈழத் தமிழர்களோ கொண்டாடக்கூடாது என்று இவர்களால் அறிவிக்க முடியுமா?
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1988ஆம் ஆண்டு, ‘ஈழ மக்களைக் கொல்லாதே, இந்திய ராணுவமே திரும்பி வா’ என்ற கோரிக்கையை முன்வைத்து, ‘ஈழத்தமிழர் உரிமைப் பாதுகாப்புக் கூட்டமைப்பு’ கையெழுத்து இயக்கம் ஒன்றை நடத்தியது. பல்வேறு துறைகளைச் சார்ந்த புகழ்பெற்ற 300 பேர் அவ்வறிக்கையில் கையொப்பமிட்டனர். நீதியரசர் வி.ஆர்.கிருஷ்ணய்யர், முரசொலி மாறன், சுரதா, வைரமுத்து, மு.மேத்தா, சுந்தரராமசாமி, அசோகமித்திரன், ஞாநி, பாலுமகேந்திரா, கலைப்புலி தாணு உள்ளிட்ட பலர் அன்று கையொப்பமிட்டனர். அந்த வரிசையில் ஒருவராய், இளையராஜாவும் கையெழுத்திட்டிருந்தார் என்பதைப் புதிதாய்ப் புறப்பட்டிருக்கும் ஈழ ஆதரவாளர்கள் அறிவார்களா என்று தெரியவில்லை.

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Nerd on Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:11 pm

kv wrote: All contestants have been singing (quite poorly) IR songs so far.
Yeah, unbelievable that they are finalists. That, he/she is so young crap does not hold water becuase I have seen far superior talents on the mallu reality shows. And goes to show how difficult those songs are to sing and how great those original singers were. Saw one girl struggling with maalaiyil yaarO manathOdu pEsa. Gasping for breath so much that I thought she d collapse any minute. Could not even do 10% of what Swarna had done.

And the orchestra - Rs.150 kuduththa idhai vida eppadi better-aa kidaikkum?! Strings section it seems, with 4 untuned violins. Even on this front malluland is far superior. Some real talents behind those instruments too on the reality shows.

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Bala (Karthik) on Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:58 am

kv wrote:One thing that I've always fantasized about is the bass guitar getting a special spotlight during Raaja concerts. Alas, it has never been the case so far. Take for example even one of the rehearsal videos here featuring poovE sempoovE. The bass lines in the 2nd interlude are #HisDeadlinessSatanRaaja but they don't, not even for a moment, show the bassie on the screen. Mad

skr, when you're there at the rehearsal, can you try bringing up this point? Tell them there's a whole bunch of us who are crazy of Raaja's bass usage, eagerly waiting to know more about it and would give anything to get a little peek into the man's mind on this subject.
Yes. Bassies are the unseen lot. Also in my nitpick list is the (lack of volume) from the drum kit.

BTW, saw 2-3 videos from the Be With Me program. "Ilaiya nila"/"en iniya pon nilave" was just heavenly. Youtube la paakkave mei silirkkudhu, nerla romba pramaadhama irundhirukkum. Unfortunately, full-a illa. Motta harmoniuthula lude vaasikka aaramikkaraan, adhukkulla cut iaruchu

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Bala (Karthik) on Sat Oct 27, 2012 11:07 am

Regarding super singer @Nerd
I say blame the parents and other adults involved. Nalla paattukkal laam naama idhu panradhu dhaane. Of course, the kids have a mind of their own and it's better that way also. Aana, adhungalukku competitive edge venumna aambala kural la paadra modern song dhaan paadanum nu fix pannirukkaanga. Dei, adhunga kuzhandhainga da!. Disgusting show, disgusting orchestra, disgusting judging.


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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Wizzy on Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:33 am

least expected pottu vaitha to be backed by female vocals.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIugi1cx6Zs

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  kv on Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:32 am

Wise decision in a way! I cant imagine any of the new guys hitting the notes in the charanam! The ladies might be slightly better in that sense! Laughing
The audacity to conceive such a charanam and kamal for his kickass rendition... afro

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  kv on Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:32 am

http://7.7 magnitude quake hits Canada west coast; Tsunami warning issued. Nothing on the Toronto side however.//

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Nerd on Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:25 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UokhIXSsuB0#! <--Respect.

Also heard that there is a Raaja special everyday from Monday on Vijay TV. After the Rahman-porn on super singer its about time.

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  skr on Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:54 pm

Had the privilege of attending the rehearsals yday at Prasad Studios ..
It was truly a magnificient site to witness and listen to such high quality music ..Its amazing to think that some of the greatest music was created in that small room ..
The disappointment however was the king IR not being there , seems he had left to Thiruvannamalai ..
Took some snaps with his portraits and his musicians who were a nice bunch of people.

As App rightly pointed out , the telugu songs are only for the US concert which is organised by Bay Area people (predominantly goltis there i believe)
There are some interesting songs in the concert like Pottu Vaitha , Naan Porandha and a song from Padicha Pulla Poongatre.

I think a host of people will host the show one of them being GVM.

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  app_engine on Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:23 pm

skr wrote:
I think a host of people will host the show one of them being GVM.

Most deserving, at the moment! Cool

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Nerd on Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:17 pm

Nakkheeran says it won't happen.

Thatstamil says it may not happen.

No news from ilayathalam's FB page. Flights have started going out in the area.

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  skr on Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:38 pm

Very bad news ..Both the Canada and US concerts have been postponed to next year.

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Nerd on Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:00 pm

That's actually a great news (for me Embarassed ) I can certainly make it next year Very Happy

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  kv on Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:30 pm


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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Nerd on Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:24 pm

Read in tfmpage that its not cancelled - http://www.nakkheeran.in/Users/frmNews.aspx?N=85247

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  skr on Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:22 pm

Nerd ,
My info is very authentic ..It has definitely been cancelled..
They are likely to take place only after Mar'13 (there could be more venues in US next time)..
In the meanwhile there is a concert planned in Aussieland which is slated at the start of the yr mostly in Feb.

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  app_engine on Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:35 pm

skr,

Any insider info as to the REAL reason?

Is it Seeman or hurricane or something else?

Just for podhu aRivu (I know it makes no difference to me one way or other) Smile

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  skr on Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:11 pm

I pm'ed you App but msg as of now is lying in my outbox and not in sentbox.
Hope the parcel reaches you Smile

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  app_engine on Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:57 am

skr wrote:Hope the parcel reaches you Smile

kitti...kitti, nanRi sArE!

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Nerd on Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:17 am

Boss already limited audience.. Why PeeyeMs? Anyway one of you forward it immediat.

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Post  app_engine on Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:19 pm

Nerd wrote: Anyway one of you

Embarassed I can't (I habitually delete after reading / replying)...anyways, in short 'nAm thamizhar' played havoc with Toronto & visa issue for many played havoc with CA it appears...

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  Nerd on Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:27 pm

nanRi'nga Surprised

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  V_S on Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:10 pm

Is it that a secret not be revealed in public?

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Re: Concerts of Raaja

Post  skr on Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:36 pm

Thanks V_S , I have now taken it off.


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Post  V_S on Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:45 pm

Thanks skr for the detail information. I suspected this. You can remove it after giving some time.

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