Tamil Songs – 1980s

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Or test your knowledge by taking the quiz below.

Ilayaraja ruled the Tamil music industry in the 1980s. Below are short clips with the background music from his hit songs.

Can you guess which movie they are from?

Don’t worry about the spelling. Just spell it like it sounds, and the box will turn green.

Score: 0 / 10
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  1. shanthi says:

    very good collection…i got only 6 correct….its really interesting…I wish I know about this site earlier…

  2. 303 says:

    yay!!!.. naanga pass aagitommmmmm…. 🙂 .. adhuvum 10/10 🙂

  3. vijayabaskar says:

    pretty nice collection..its really easy to recollect the songs with the base tune… not realised that it be difficult to guess the movie name….just got 5 out of 10

  4. ravindra babu hyderabad says:

    hi nice to hear and collections

  5. kagithan says:

    2m.. 3m.. theriyala

  6. Sundar says:

    could some one help me find this song . I can just remember the starting music
    i think this movie suresh and either nadiya or purnima jayaram or revathy acted .
    Please listen to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEOOsnLaQPw you might know .
    Please let me know at rdsundar@yahoo.com

  7. Sudhakar Dhanapal says:

    Easyyyyyy.. 10/10

  8. Kartick says:

    @Sundar – Mella mella from vaazhkai.. guess u must’ve heard it in sarvam.. 🙂

  9. Ulaganathan says:

    Yeah…. Aatha Naan Pass Ayiten. 10 out of 10.

  10. kuttuvababu says:

    very easy and popular songs

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  13. Arulselvam says:

    10/10 Nice collections

  14. das says:

    yehhhhhhhhhhhhh nanum 10/10

  15. vijay renu says:

    we got 7/10

  16. DINESH says:


    10/10. BUT SONG 3 IS TRICKY

  17. Shriram says:

    got 10/10

  18. viji says:

    80’s songs are classic, romance, simply superb, its creates magic when v listen those songs people just forget the problems for sometimes enjoy the life, hates off to illayaraja for giving those awesome music, especially kamal + ilayaraja combo is a magic

  19. Anamika says:

    Pogum paadhai dhoorame vaazhum kaalam konjame
    jeeva sugam pera raaga nadhiyinil nee neendhavaa…!

  20. divya says:

    i just love raja sir

  21. madurai mouli says:

    9 answer than kandupidichen. miss aanathu 9 avathu pattu. gotha ,just’la missu.

  22. padmanaban says:

    Nice collection, good to listen best wishes. 9/10

  23. Shobhana says:

    I got 10/10 in this one too.. 🙂

  24. Kesava Pillai says:

    9/10 ,பூவே செம்பூவே …மட்டும் என்ன படம் என்று மறந்து விட்டது …

  25. Panimalar says:

    Easy. Got 10/10. Very interesting to guess.