Tamil songs and music videos are enjoyed by a wide range of people in Southeast Asia. The Indian states of Tamil, Nadu, Puducherry, the Andaman island, the Nicobar island, as well as Sri Lanka, and Singapore all consider Tamil as their official language, the language is actually spoken by almost 70 million people worldwide.
Tamil is one of the longest-surviving languages today, and the music of Tamil has a rich history and a variety of movie soundtracks and pop crossover hits. In this article, you will be able to read about the 5 most popular Tamil songs ever, including the favorites and new music videos. Let’s take a look:
1. Ek Do Teen
This song from Anjaan stars Samantha and Suriya. The song is sung by Suriya and the female part of the song by Andrea Jeremiah. Apart from Samantha’s emotional steps in the movie, people liked this song because of Suriya’s singing. The song comes in fifth on this list with more than 17 million views on YouTube.
2. Fy Fy Fy
This song is featured in the movie Pandiyanadu which is directed by Suseenthrian, starring Lakshmi and Vishal Menon. The song was composed by D Immam and it is performed by Remya Nambessan. A lot of viewers were and still are eager to listen to Ramya’s voice after seeing her star at the movie. With more than 18 million views on YouTube, this song took fourth place for the most viewed Tamil song video.
Neram is a bilingual movie that was directed by Alphonse Putharen, starring Nivin Pauly and Nazriya Nazim in the leading roles. This song that comes in the height of the movie was penned by Jagathy Sreekumar. Besides adding more lyrics to the song, it was sung by Shabareesh Varma and the composer of the song is Rajeh Murugesan. The music video was released in 2013 and was a tribute to Jagathy Sreekumar who has an accident a year before its release. This song has 19 million views and is at the third place.
4. Why this Kolaveri?
This song was sung and written by Dhanush and it was featured in the movie “3” starring Shruthi and Dhanush Haasan in the leading roles. The music was composed by Anirudh Ravichandran and it was officially the first song that he composed. In fact, this song was his stepping stone to popularity. The song was released in 2011 and it quickly became the most searched for video in India. This song stands in second place with more than 29 million views on YouTube.
This romantic song is from a movie that has Amy Jackson and Vikram in the lead. The film was quite popular and with the popularity of the movie came the popularity of the songs from the movie as well. Mersalaayiten was written by Kabilan and it is sung by Anirudh Ravichander and Neeti Mohan. All of Shankar’s movies have one or more folk songs in it which is evident from various movies. Since Mersalaayiten has a traditional touch, it was able to reach a lot of people. The song has been viewed more than 34 million times and it is in the first place in this list.