Dec 28, 2007
SPB ATTACKS THE PRESENT DAY MUSIC DIRECTORS
Playback Singer and film producer S.P.Balasubramaniam in a scathing attack about the present day music direction in films was nothing but what the duo M.S.Viswanathan and Ramamurthy had done in the past. The present day music directors had picked up, what the duo threw as wastes on the dust bins. Before uttering this word, he wanted everyone to apologise him for using the word. SPB came out publicly while eulogising the music directors who were honoured at the audio release function of the Tamil film Vellithirai produced jointly by Moserbaer and Duet Movies. During his speech SPB said, he had set right his Tamil diction after he visited the two for a chance who drove him out for his Tamil pronunciation was very bad then. Hence, with the desire to sing for films he started learning the language.
Prakash Raj who is acting in Velli Thirai decided to honour the veteran music directors and the playback singer P.B.Srinivos.
Speaking at the function Malayalam actor Mohan Lal has said, that he was happy over his film was produced in Tamil.
Lyricist Vairamuthu while praising the two music directors, said the two had set an example for the true friendship in their personal lives as well in music direction. Vairamuthu recalled that his lyrics in Roja, Dharmapathini would have the lyrics that would aptly represent the duo's music direction. The lyricist praised the actor Prakash Raj for made an attempt to honour the music director and the playback singer PBS.
Speaking at the function, the music director M.S.Viswanathan said that some decades ago Ilayaraja, Shankar and Vidya Sagar were all the members of the music family of MSV and Ramamurthy. When all were separated they become good music directors about which he felt happiness. He said that there was no age limit for music. There was a wrong notion prevailing, that
a particular song or songs may not suitable for a particular age or ages. He had seen a lot of songs were enjoyed by all age groups. MSV said, even now he could do music direction, provided that the songs must have matter and a good meter (payment of money). MSV said that he did not like having a separate function for himself. He said that the credit of becoming a music director was due to his colleague Ramamurthy who was a guidance in his life.
Posted by N.THYAGARAJAN at Friday, December 28, 2007