Iruvar – Kannai Kattikolathey

All Right Now” is a single by the English rock band Free. The song, released in mid-1970, hit #2 on the UK singles chart and #4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. “All Right Now” originally appeared on the albumFire and Water, which Free recorded on the Island Records label, formed by Chris Blackwell. In 1991, the song was remixed and re-released, reaching #8 on the UK singles chart.

“All Right Now” was a #1 hit in over 20 territories and was recognised by ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers) in 1990 for garnering 1,000,000 plus radio plays in the U.S. by late 1989. In 2006 the BMI London awards included a Million Air award for 3 million air plays of All Right Now in the USA.

According to drummer Simon Kirke, “All Right Now” was written by bassist Andy Fraser and singer Paul Rodgers in the Durham Students’ Union building, Dunelm House.

One of the engineers during the recordings of “All Right Now” was Roy Thomas Baker, who would later become Queen‘s producer (he mixed “Killer Queen“, “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Don’t Stop Me Now” among others). (Source)

Artist: Free

Track: All Right Now

Album: Fire and Water

Year: 1970

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Iruvar (English: The Duo) is a 1997 Indian Tamil political drama film co-written, produced and directed by Mani Ratnam. The film which is loosely based on the relationship between cinema and politics in Tamil Nadu, featuresMohanlal in lead role along with Prakash Raj, Aishwarya Rai, Revathi, Gouthami, Tabu, and Nassar. Rai, a former Miss World, made her screen debut through this film in dual characters. The film had a very successful score and soundtrack composed by A. R. Rahman and the cinematography was by Santosh Sivan. It was dubbed and released in Malayalam in the same name and Telugu as Iddaru

The film was showcased in the Masters section at the 1997 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was a critical success and won the Best Film award at the Belgrade International Film Festival and two National Film Awards. In 2012, Iruvar was included by critic Rachel Dwyer in the 2012 British Film Institute Sight and Sound 1000 greatest films of all time which is considered to be one of the most respected film polls all over the world. (Source)

Movie: Iruvar

Track: Kannai Kattikolathey

Year: 1997

Music: A R Rahman

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