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Top 15 Tamil Folk Songs to Refresh your Mood

Folk songs are probably the most loved songs in India. We all loved to listen to folk songs and shake our legs. In Bollywood, there are so many actors and actresses who come from Tamil Nadu. Also, the Hindi film industry copies many Tamil movies. But do you know, Tamil Nadu is mainly famous for the best Tamil folk songs? Yes, it’s true, and here you will be aware of the top 15 Tamil folk songs that you can listen to refresh your mind. 

Tamil Folk Songs list for Dance

These are  some of the best folk songs in Tamil that you can listen to:

  1. Oodha Color Ribbon
  2. Soi Soi
  3. Appadi Podu
  4. Aaluma Doluma
  5. Kala Sala Kala Sala
  6. Otha Sollala
  7. Dia Dia Dole
  8. Royapuram Peter
  9. Ek Do Teen Chaar
  10. Danga Maari Oodhari
  11. Paisa Note
  12. Maruvarthai
  13. Kannaana Kanney
  14. Tharame Tharame
  15. Verithanam


#1. Oodha Color Ribbon


This is one of the all-time famous folk songs in Tamil. The lyrics of this song are based on the theme of teasing a girl he loves. The choreographer of this song is Dinesh Master. Dinesh Master gives some amazing steps to this song. The song is included in the Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam film and the music director is D Imman. This song is highly appreciated by the audience.

#2. Soi Soi



The music director of this song is D Imman and it’s featured in the movie Kumki. The movie was released in 2013 and Vikram Prabhu and Lakshmi Menon play the lead characters of this movie. The music of this song reminds you of the village music with instruments like drums.

#3. Appadi Podu


Another best folk songs in Tamil will surely give you entertainment. Appadi Podu song was featured in the Ghilli movie. Trisha Krishnan and Vijay perform this song. Chilli movie was released in 2004 and directed by Dharani. “Appadi Podu” was directed by Vidhya Sagar. Bear in mind, the song is not only famous in the south film industry but also it has a remake song on the Hindi film – ‘ Hum na Tode’ which is featured in the Boss movie. No need to say, each of us danced to this song during our school days. 

#4. Aaluma Doluma                             


Aaluma Doluma is mainly famous for its fast as well as energizing beats. The song is featured in the Vedalam movie. Ajith Kumar, Shruti Haasan, and Lakshmi Menon perform on this song. The lyrics were given by Rokesh. The song is sung by Badshah and Ravichander. Vedalam movie was released in 2016. 

#5. Kala Sala Kala Sala

Kala Sala is another famous folk songs in Tamil that we include in our list. Richa Gangopadhyay and Silambarasan perform on this song. Kala Sala song features in the Osthee film. L.R. Eswari and T.R. Rajendran sang the Kala Sala song in the lyrics of Vaali and the music director of the Osthe film is S. Thaman. 

#6. Otha Sollala

You can see this song in the Aadukalam movie starring Taapsee Panu and the popular actor Dhanush. G V Prakash Kumar is the music director of the Aadukalam movie and the song is sung by Velmurugan. The song has a fast and nonstop beat that encourages you to shake your leg when the song is playing. It’s one of the all-time favorite Tamil folk songs. 

#7. Dia Dia Dole

Dia Dia Dole song features in the award-winning movie Avan Ivan. The movie starts with Janani Iyer, Arya, and Vishal Reddy. We include Dia Dia Dole in the list of top 15 Tamil folk songs and it’s sung by Suchitra. This song shows an excellent story of two brothers’ passion.

#8. Royapuram Peter

You will see this song in the Maan Karate movie. Do you know, there’s a place in Chennai and the song is in the awards of it?  According to Radio Mirchi, this is one of the best ever Tamil folk songs. The music director of this movie is Anirudh Ravichandran and R D Raja is the lyricist. The movie was released in 2014. 

#9. Ek Do Teen Chaar

It’s the remake of the Hindi Ek Do Teen Chaar song. This song is included in the Anjaan movie starring Suriya Sivakumar and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. The song is sung by Yuvan Sankar Raja and Na. Muthukumar is the music director of this amazing movie. 

#10. Danga Maari Oodhari

The movie itself shows the picture of Tamil folk dance. Besides, Danga Maari Oodhari is one of the best songs and we put it in the list of top 15 Tamil folk songs. You will see this song in the Anegan movie starring the versatile actor Dhanush. Danga Maari Oodhari song is sung by Naveen Madhav and Marana Gana Viji. Rokesh is the lyricist and the music director of the film is Harrish Jayaraj. 

#11. Paisa Note

The song features in the Comali movie. It’s sung by Hiphop Tamizha with an outstanding energy level. The amazing visuals of this song influenced many people to add the Paisa Note to their watchlist. We can assure you that once you hear this song, you will listen to it all the time. 

#12. Maruvarthai

The Maruvarthai song was composed by the debut music director Darbuka Siva. It features in the Enai Nokki Payum movie. Though the film release was delayed, the song was appreciated by the audience. Moreover, this song is the best attraction of the movie. 

#13. Kannaana Kanney

This amazing song is sung by Sid Sriram and you will see this song in the Viswasam movie. The song shows the deep emotion between a father and daughter. Thamarai is the lyricist of this song. Kannaana Kanney’s song is one of the best Tamil folk songs ever made. 

#14. Tharame Tharame

This song is composed by Ghibran and it’s sung by Sid Sriram. Viveka wrote the lyrics of this song. The song features in the Kadaram Kondan movie. The song tells us the relationship between a husband and wife during pregnancy. This is an excellent song and we include it in the list of top 15 Tamil folk songs. 

#15. Verithanam

Thalapathy Vijay sang this song for AR Rahman. This is a leg-shaker song. The lyrics of this song are written by Vivek. You will see this song in the Bigil movie. 

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Many people love to listen to and watch Tamil folk songs. Are you one of those? If so, then the good news is for you. Here are the top 15 Tamil folk songs of all time that you can listen to and shake your legs. 

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