Lockdown cheer: From ‘Moonu’to ‘Master’, Anirudh Ravichander enthralls fans with live YouTube concert


“So, what do you want me to perform?” requested composer Anirudh to his hundreds of fans.

He didn’t obtain any cheers or whistles. But there have been tons of of feedback that stored piling on, so quick that the younger composer couldn’t even maintain observe.

The scene was unfolding on YouTube, the place Anirudh was performing a live internet concert to make Tuesday night just a little further particular for his fans. “I’m very happy doing something like this in such tough times and entertaining you all,” mentioned Anirudh, who urged individuals to ‘stay home and be safe’ throughout this lockdown interval as a result of Coronavirus scare.

From his debut flick 3 (Moonu), to the upcoming Vijay-starrer Master, Anirudh took his web viewers on a musical journey, as he dished out hit numbers like ‘Why This Kolaveri Di’, ‘Oh Penne’, ‘Aaluma Doluma’, ‘Marana Mass’ and ‘Kutti Story’ from eight years in his profession.

All he had was a small keyboard (”I can’t recreate all songs fully right here, sorry about that”) however as soon as the composer took off, there was no stopping the ‘rockstar’, as he’s popularly recognized in Kollywood. There was no set playlist that he had previous to the concert — he took requests from the feedback and performed them impromptu.

The standouts from the concert was his vocal rendition of ‘Aathi’ (Kaththi) and the theme music of Kaththi and ‘Vaathi Coming’, which had him showcasing his exemplary keyboard enjoying abilities. ‘Yennai Matrum Kadhale’ from Naanum Rowdy Taan was one other spotlight, for it noticed ‘singer’ Anirudh attain the musical heights that Sid Sriram achieved within the music. The composer additionally ensured to maintain his Telugu fans comfortable by doling out two numbers from his debut Telugu movie Agnyathavaasi and Jersey. The Vijay-starrer Master, which occurs to be Anirudh’s newest launch, bought some particular therapy because the composer entertained listeners by performing just a few strains from all of the songs.

The ‘Anirudh Live’ was a singular expertise for fans of widespread Kollywood music, for it passed off minus the refrain, crowds, cheers and the near-perfect acoustics that you simply often affiliate with such performances. Some lyrics have been missed, and a few notes may need been off, however for that two-plus hours, Anirudh’s music unfold cheer to hundreds of fans worldwide who’re indoors as a result of coronavirus scare.

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