Tamil star Dhanush’s song Kolaveri Di released in 2011 but it continues to charm listeners even today. The song from his film 3 has crossed 100 million views on YouTube since its release. The song achieved the feat on Wednesday. Sony Music released the song online on November 16, 2011.
Sung and written by Dhanush, Kolaveri Di captured people’s imaginations with its music and colloquial lyrics and immediately became a song of the people. Composed by 18-year-old Anirudh Ravichander, the song with funny lyrics is sung in an unconventional manner by Dhanush himself and was a part of his film 3, which was directed by his wife Aishwarya. The film also stars Shruti Haasan.
The video had a raw feel to it, similar to an unplugged recording, making it extremely relatable for the viewers.
Kolaveri a highly popular slang among Tamil youth, normally used to silence a cranky person in a group. It is among several Tamil words which youngsters use between themselves without implying actual meaning.
Watch Dhanush croon Kolaveri Di here: