Friday, September 22, 2006

connect - Narumugaiyae from Iruvar to the following book



narumugaiyae features various phrases from sangam literature. One of it is " Sembulam peitha neerthuli pol anbudai nenjam kalandhadhuvae"

this is a song from kurunthogai written by Sempulapeyaneerar. Vikram Chandra got the title of his novel from the english translation of the very same song.

bonus fundaes: 1.Vikram chandra also wrote th script for Mission:Kashmir
2. I think, 'Naetru vari nee yaro naan yaro' from vaazhkai padagu is also derived from the very same kurunthogai song albeit without using the same words.

3 Comments:

  • good ones srini!

    By Blogger anantha, at 4:41 PM  

  • vikram chandra = brother of Anupama Chopra, wife of Vidhu vinod chopra .She is a journalist and has written this book on Sholay.

    Vikram's other sister is Tanuja Chandra, the director of the trash called Sangarsh and the to-be released Zindaggi Rocks

    By Blogger BLOGESWARI, at 7:49 PM  

  • good fundaes blogeshwari!

    By Blogger Srini, at 10:01 PM  

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