Paiyaa is the soundtrack to the 2010 Tamil romantic-action film of the same name, directed by N. Linguswamy and starring Karthi and Tamannaah. The soundtrack album originally includes five and an additional track composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and was released on November 22, 2009 by Think Music. The release coincided with a promotional event held at Sathyam Cinemas in Chennai, India.
Original Release Cover
|Soundtrack album by|
|Released||22 November 2009|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
28:20 (Second release)
|Label||Think Music Sony Music|
|Producer||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Yuvan Shankar Raja chronology|
|Singles from Paiyaa|
Most notably the album is the fiftieth album of the Chennai-based Think Music label, which was founded in 2007. During a press conference held by Think Music in mid-March 2010, it was announced that, thanks to the enormous success of the audio, an additional track has been composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and included in the film at an appropriate place. The new CD including the new track, titled "Yedho Ondru", was released during the release of the film in early April.
Tamil version (original)Edit
|1.||"Thuli Thuli"||Haricharan, Tanvi Shah||4:49|
|2.||"Poongatre Poongatre"||Benny Dayal||5:27|
|3.||"Adada Mazhaida"||Rahul Nambiar, Saindhavi||4:32|
|4.||"Suthuthe Suthuthe Bhoomi"||Karthik, Sunitha Sarathy||5:01|
|5.||"En Kadhal Solla"||Yuvan Shankar Raja, Dj Dilshad||4:58|
|6.||"Yedho Ondru"||Yuvan Shankar Raja||3:33|
|1.||"Chiru Chiru Chiru"||Chandrabose||Haricharan, Tanvi Shah||4:49|
|2.||"Mandaara Poovalle"||Bhuvana Chandra||Benny Dayal||5:27|
|3.||"Arere Vaanaa"||Vennelakanti||Rahul Nambiar, Saindhavi||4:32|
|4.||"Chuttesai Chuttesai"||Bhuvana Chandra||Karthik, Sunitha Sarathy||5:01|
|5.||"Nee Yadalo Naaku"||Vennelakanti||Yuvan Shankar Raja, Tanvi Shah||4:58|
The album generally received highly positive reviews and responses from critics and audiences alike. The songs got immensely popular among the masses immediately, witnessing grand sales and making it very big in audio markets, due to which even the stocks of audio CDs got over soon. Becoming sensational hits very soon after its release, the songs were topping the Tamil music charts in the following weeks. The album has reportedly become 2010's biggest selling audio and the top selling ringtone as well. Moreover, as per the report of a national broadcasting agency, the song "Thuli Thuli" has become the first Tamil song to be featured in an all India index of the Top 20 songs on radio for the month of April 2010, indicating this song was played on all Indian FM radio stations more often than any other song in the history of Tamil film music ever. Yuvan Shankar Raja's songs as well as his film score were also often cited to be the biggest plus and the backbone of the film besides playing an important role for the film's success.
|Best Female Playback Singer||Saindhavi||Won|
Big Entertainment Award
|Best Music Director||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Won|
|Best Lyricist||Na. Muthukumar||Won|
|Best Music Director (Jury)||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Nominated|
|Best Male Singer (Jury)||Haricharan for Thuli Thuli||Nominated|
|Popular Album of the Year 2010||Paiyaa||Nominated|
|Popular Song of the Year 2010||Thuli Thuli||Nominated|
|En Kadhal Solla||Nominated|
|Popular Melody of the Year 2010||Thuli Thuli||Nominated|
|Popular Duet of the Year 2010||Rahul Nambiar & Saindhavi for Adada Mazhaida||Nominated|
|Popular Song Sung by a Music Director||Yuvan Shankar Raja for En Kadhal Solla||Won|
|Popular Male Singer of the Year 2010||Rahul Nambiar for Adada Mazhaida||Nominated|
|Haricharan for Thuli Thuli||Nominated|
|Popular Female Singer of the Year 2010||Saindhavi for Adada Mazhaida||Nominated|
|Mirchi Listener's Choice of the Year 2010||Yuvan Shankar Raja & Haricharan for Thuli Thuli||Won|
|Best Music Director||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Nominated|
|Best Male Playback||Rahul Nambiar for Adada Mazhaida||Nominated|
|Best Female Playback||Saindhavi for Adada Mazhaida||Nominated|
|Vijay Award for Best Music Director||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Nominated|
|Vijay Award for Best Male Playback Singer||Haricharan for Thuli Thuli||Nominated|
|Vijay Award for Favourite Song||En Kadhal Solla||Won|
|Best Album of the Year||Paiyaa||Won|
|Mirchi Listeners’ Choice – Best Song of the Year||En Kadhal Solla||Won|
|Mirchi Listeners’ Choice – Best Album of the Year||Paiyaa||Won|
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