The viral hit “Why this Kolaveri,” a song about love failure has amassed over 14 million views on youtube.com, featured on the BBC world service, and shared by 3.5 million people on facebook, all in just two weeks! The song has officially taken the folk sound of Tamil Nadu & South India to the global scene. The Tamil cinema song sung by Kollywood actor Dhanush (in English) has caught the imagination of many, spawning different versions which now flood Facebook feeds across the net. Watch the original version here. Today we feature the pure Tamil version of this infectious song by Nakkeeran. Check out the video below.
With a passion for the Tamil language and culture, Nakkeeran expresses himself through the music he creates. The budding independent Tamil singer from Malaysia is currently based in the United Kingdom. At the beginning of 2011 he released his solo album titled “Shades of NAKKEERAN,” which features collaborations with producers and artistes from the UK & Malaysia including Charles Bosco, Rabbit Mac & British RnB singer Arjun. You can view Nakkeeran’s music profile here.