Below are the swaras (below the video that explains the lead on guitar) for the Nizhalgal movie song by Ilayaraja, Madai thiranthu. Below the Swaras are the chords for the song along with a video of rhythm guitar playing while the song is being sung.

Based on the natural minor scale, the song moves through the scale and proves to be a good exercise while being melodically satisfying.

Here is a swara – note table that can help you with finding the swaras irrespective of the pitch you choose. Choose any Sa note as you wish and find the remaining swaras.

Madai thiranthu Ilayaraja song Chords