Singer T.M. Soundararajan, lasting voice of popular stars in Tamil silver screen is suffering from serious health deterioration and has been receiving treatment at a hospital in Teynampet. The singer fondly called as TMS, is diagnosed with conditions of nerve damage.
Thuguluva Meenatchi Iyengar Soundararajan, born on March 24, 1923 has been rendering popular melodies for well over five decades.
T.M. Soundararajan appears in song for Nagesh starer movie Server Sundaram.
The voice of T.M. Soundararajan, is the voice of Murugan and Krishna devotional songs and philosophical songs of great Tamil lyricists is still unmatched.
How one is to peruse among his hundreds of memorable songs, that constantly plays in our ears and daily routine?
Here are few collections from the trove of his widely popular songs over many generations:
Playback for Jaishankar ~ The young super hero’s vibrant voice
Sang duet, Philosophical and political songs for MGR
MGR hitting out schadenfreude ~ Spreading the ‘Puradchi Thalaivar’s” charisma musically
mp3: Aaru maname aaru ~
Sings six commandments of the divine for Sivaji Ganesan
Memorable songs of many Sivaji starer super hit films, as jewel on the late star’s crown as ‘Nadigar Thilagam’
Giving voice to his lyricist of many songs, Kavignar Kannadasan when he made a guest appearance in the ‘Puradchi Thalaivi’ J. Jayalalithaa starring ‘Sooriyakanthi’
Giving voice to famous lyrics of Evergreen Poet Vaali for ‘King of Romance’ Gemini Ganesan
Duty of devotion ~ From Arunagirinathar ~ Muthai-tharu pathi thiru-Nagai
Voice for the bamboos in the hands of Krishna that render melody: PullagnKulal Kodutha Moongilgale ~ Live in 1992
mp3 from soundtrack:
PullagnKulal Kodutha Moongilgale
The benevolent voice: Kandhan Thiruneeru Anindhaal ~ In Praise of Lord Muruga
Voicing the unity in religions – Andru Kedpavan Arasan Maranthal ~ Justice denied at the court of the King is delivered in the court of God
T.M. Soundararajan is bestowed with many titles for his acclaimed singing and music, from “Geetha Varithi” to “Bhakthi Isai Paavalar”.
The great singer is a living voice of Tamil arts and culture. He lives in the hearts and minds of his fans around the globe.