Rajiv Menon reveals how he conceived Kannamoochi Yenada
director Rajiv Menon 's Kandukondain Kandukondain It is a movie appreciated by moviegoers. The multi-starrer, who had Ajith , Mammography , Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Taboo and Abbas, in the lead roles, was a critical success during its release, and the music, composed of AR Rahman , is considered as one of his best works. The music album, full of blockbusters, is a good faith classic.
One of the most loved songs from the film is Kannamoochi Yenada, which was picturised on the gorgeous Aishwarya Rai. With today being the actress' birthday, the director has shared a trivia on this song.
Writing on his Instagram page, the filmmaker posted, While shooting @aishwaryaraibachchan_arb for a Titan Diwali gifting commercial, she told me that she learnt Bharatnatyam for six years, @arrahman while doing the music for the same, spoke about western music and the jazz possibilities of Natakurinji raag. Many years later while conceiving #kannamochi song in # Kandukondain Kandukondain, I wanted to combine the dancing skills of Ash and composing ideas of AR. Now two decades later, it's Happy birthday to Aishwarya Rai and thanks to AR Rahman for his evergreen melody. (sic)
The director, whose last release Sarvam Thaala Mayam was warmly received, is planning to direct a thriller next. Meanwhile, Aishwarya Rai will be returning to Tamil films with Mani Ratnam's adaptation of Ponniyin Selvan.