Illayaraja attended the party himself and also cut the cake gifted by the organizers. Later, they distributed food to three orphanages and to the FEFSI workers. But, the best gift received was from his son ilayaraja,kank,karthik raja, who arranged an exclusive on air show for his father on 92.7 BIG FM. Karthik had donned the role of a RJ for the first time just for his father.
Illayaraja has earned great honours for the Indian film music since the last 30 years. He is a great treasure for the country and a master in the folk, Carnatic and the Western Music. A gold medalist from the Trinity College of Music, London, Illayaraja has scored music for more than 4500 songs.
It was a special moment for 92.7 Big FM as ilayaraja,kank,karthik raja celebrated the day with them. The show included a collection of celeb interviews and some memorable moments between the father and son. The audience were also regaled with a sum up of the maestro"s life so far.
One of the lucky listeners of 92.7 Big FM, who shared his birthday with the maestro, got a chance to celebrate the day with ilayaraja,kank,karthik raja. An elated Karthik shared his excitement saying, “I am hosting the show so that I can pay a tribute to the listeners of my father. I have never presented him such a special birthday gift ever before."
We hope the maestro continues to enthrall us with memorable music for a long time to come.