Ilayaraja, one of the greatest and rarest music directors of this
millennium, turns 65 years today. Yes, today is the birthday for
our own Isaignani, an authority of South Indian Film Music.
Ilayaraja, the person who gives a new dimension to a movie, has
entered in 1976 and started his career through the movie Annakkili.
Now he is nearing his 1000 film mark, a rare achievement in the
tinsel world (after Mellisai Mannar MS Viswanathan) in all the
major Indian languages with 4000 plus songs.
Raja is the one and only Indian Music Director, who performed a
symphony in London's Royal Bill Harmonic Hall and composed an
Oratorio with using Tamil literature Thiruvasagam. Though it seems
that Raja reduced his work in films, his sons Karthik Raja – Yuvan
Shankar Raja and daughter Bhavatharini are carrying out the musical
tradition of him.
the maestro rightly, the Chief Minister M Karunanidhi will release
the audio of Uliyin Osai, a historical dream project of him today
evening at Kalaivanar Arangam.
Oneindia.in greets the maestro with immense proud and