Created to have fun the works of well-known music composers like ARR and Ilaiyaraaja, these memes depict how their music can transport listeners.
From Chennai floods to Tamil Nadu Meeting elections, film releases to cricket matches, protests to the coronavirus pandemic, Tamil meme pages have been discussing a variety of matters by means of memes. Whereas some meme developments like ‘Dupatta Podunga Doli’ have been problematic, many developments have acted as a medium to have fun folks’s love for cinema and music. The most recent addition to the lengthy checklist is the ‘Vibe Music’ meme development.
With stellar composers like AR Rahman, Ilaiyaraaja, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Anirudh, GV Prakash, Harris Jayaraj, Santhosh Narayanan and Vijay Anthony, amongst others, producing hit tracks, Tamil cinema has carved a particular place for itself within the Indian movie trade and these composers have develop into family names. Many hit numbers are well-received by audiences amidst a lot fanfare on social media. As a rule, their music is credited for mesmerising listeners and placing them right into a trance.
The Tamil vibe music development, which is flooding our Instagram feeds, was born from the concept of taking this phrase fairly actually and picturising what listeners being despatched right into a trance would appear like. These memes depict how your favorite music composers needn’t have magical powers to make you fly or bounce with pleasure, however nonetheless handle to take action, for they’ve their compositions to perform that.
1) “Hitting” the proper chords
If composer AR Rahman’s tune hooks by no means fail to impress you, these memes may be your cup of tea. In one of many memes, we see a clip from Madhurey the place Vadivelu, who’s observing Mouna Vratham (silence fasting), shuts down the facility provide in his home whereas repairing the TV. Vijay, who’s unaware of the identical, activates the electrical energy swap inflicting a mini explosion. Poor Vadivelu finally ends up strolling out with a charred face.
Within the vibe music model of this clip, it’s not Vijay however AR Rahman who causes the ‘blast’ with the strains Nagira Nagira from standard romantic monitor ‘Kadhal Sadugudu’. And it’s not Vadivelu, however listeners ending up with a charred face. Besides right here, they’re so positively overwhelmed by the tune that they begin floating in an interdimensional area crammed with hearts upon listening to the refrain strains from the monitor.
It’s fairly frequent to comment how a tune could be a veritable nectar to the ears. It might be proper to presume that the meme maker behind this video heard the expression and determined to promptly discover a comedy clip to visualise this state of affairs. As an alternative of Goundamani pouring boiling scorching oil into Senthil’s ears, we see AR Rahman blessing our ears with the honeyed vocals of ‘Sahana Pookal’ from Rajinikanth starrer Sivaji.
In one more meme, AR Rahman hits the viewers with the harmonious background music of ‘Pudhu Vellai Mazhai’ from Roja.
Related templates have been used to point out how composer Yuvan Shankar Raja too by no means fails to “hit” the proper chords.
2) Therapeutic powers of Ilaiyaraaja’s music
Indians are popularly identified for having a home-made treatment helpful for nearly any sort of well being hazard; Tamilians are identified for prescribing good previous Ilaiyaraaja songs as a treatment to place one’s thoughts comfortable. Initially shot as a satirical clip by Tamil YouTube channel Paridhabangal to take a dig at godmen claiming to have divine therapeutic powers; the meme options Ilaiyaraaja as an angel curing stressed listeners and calming them down along with his soulful tracks.
Versus painful moments from cinema being become memes, this video options characters from Vadivelu’s comedy scenes from the movie Aanai, being moved by KJ Yesudas’s celestial voice in ‘Kanne Kalaimane’. Set to tune by Maestro Ilaiyaraaja, not solely does the melancholic ‘Kannae Kalaimanae’ stay etched within the hearts of music fanatics, it’s standard to the date because it was the final tune penned by lyricist Kannadasan and was reportedly written by him beneath 5 minutes.
Created in the identical vein because the earlier memes, we discover a video the place Kamal Haasan’s heartwarming monitor ‘Neela Vaanam’ performs within the background, whereas characters from Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara movie are immersed within the tune in a trance-like state.
An vital scene from Mozhi the place Prithviraj forces MS Bhaskar to cry is utilized in one other meme to attract parallels between Haris Jayaraj creating soul-stirring compositions like ‘Venmathi’ from Minnale.
3) Teleporting music lovers to a brand new world
The creator of this meme, maybe a fan of composer GV Prakash, reaffirms how GV Prakash’s skill to teleport listeners to a unique world or period can merely not be questioned or undermined. The meme options GVP within the place of late comic Vivek in a comedy sequence from Uthama Puthiran the place he’s heard saying, “Do you know that if I determine to, I can create a brand new world?” That is adopted by strains from ‘Pirai Thedum’ sung by GV Prakash and his spouse, singer Saindhavi. Marking Dhanush’s first tune as a lyricist, the sombre monitor relies on the emotional. turmoil the feminine lead goes by means of as she helps the hero in his pursuit of objective.
Some songs trigger an emotional outpour and a few fill your coronary heart with heat. GV Prakash ‘Yaathe Yaathe’ is the sort of tune that motivates folks to interrupt into dance and that’s exactly what occurs on this meme. It depicts how even late actor Sivaji Ganesan wouldn’t have been ready to withstand grooving to the tune.
4) Musical metaphors coming to life
Identify the metaphor popularly used to heap praises about music and you might be more likely to discover a ‘vibe music’ meme that has introduced the metaphor to life by visualising it. In a single such video, Pradeep Kumar’s music turns into the drug listeners can’t dwell with out.
As is the case with every other meme development associated to cinema, fan wars are inevitable. In what might be referred to as a faceoff, we discover Haris Jayaraj soothing followers with songs like ‘Manjal Veyil’, ‘Venmathi’, ‘Vaarayo Vaarayo’ and ‘Karu Karu Vizhigalaal’, whereas Hip Hop Aadhi is bashed for his tune ‘Sivakumar Pondati’.
Nevertheless, in one other meme, the meme creator counters ‘Aadhi na haters’, by exhibiting how his discography contains well-liked romantic numbers reminiscent of ‘Kadhale Kadhale’ from Indru Netru Naalai.
5) Crossover memes
Why restrict oneself to clips from Tamil films, whereas meme creators can draw inspiration from worldwide movies, and even video video games. From Spiderman ‘vibing’ to the strains Thamarai Ilai Neer Neethana to Benedict Cumberbatch getting misplaced listening to Ayan’s ‘Pala Palakura Pagala Nee’, various Crossover memes have additionally come out of this development. Our favorite, nevertheless, is the edit that implies that Tesla’s Elon Musk attracts inspiration from ‘Ovvoru Pookalume’ tune from Autograph.
6) Memes about Vibe Music memers
It was solely a matter of time earlier than creators of vibe music memes have been trolled by their fellow memers for turning coronary heart wrenching accident clips in films right into a meme development paying tribute to their favorite songs, singers and composers. These memes take a dig at editors and creators of vibe music movies.
7) When Tamil cinema’s music composers crew up
What would occur when all these sensible composers be part of forces? Tamil cinema is but to witness one such musical spectacle however vibe music memers are a step forward, utilizing clips of combat sequences from Grasp and Thuppaki the place deliberate assaults happen. Within the vibe music model, these music composers come collectively to “shoot” or “assault” their followers with their compositions. We suppose it might be referred to as ‘Dying by music’.
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