I have no special thing to say about this mesmerizing song. This song is unique due to the fact that it does not assume the tone of devoted prayer as most Hindu devotional songs but one of thankfulness to God.
Kurai Onrum Illai is a very popular song from Smt. M.S.Subbulakshmi in South India and is sung in the ‘thukda’ section of many Carnatic concerts.
The lyricist and the composer Sir.Rajagopalachari ( Rajaji) wasnot a popular composer of Carnatic music and “Kurai Onrum Illai” is his sole Carnatic composition that has gained widespread recognition.
I have sung this song for the Navarathiri Golu in one of my neighbour’s home
Song : Kurai ondrum illai
Composer : Sri. Rajagopalachari
Lyrics: Sri. Rajagopalachari