Music Maestro Ilaiyaraaja composed Tamil track
'Naandhaan ungappanda...' has found a place in the list of songs to
be played at the opening ceremony of London Olympics 2012. The
musical playlist has been short-listed by Oscar Award winning
director Danny Boyle of Slumdog
Reports say that the Ilaiyaraaja's track is one among 86 songs
that will be played at the inaugural ceremony of Olympics 2012 on
Friday, July 27. Danny Boyle is the artistic director of the event.
Michael Jackson, Adele, Sex Pistols, M.I.A. (Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam), a British recording artist and songwriter, Amy
Winehouse's songs also feature in the list.
The song 'Naandhaan ungappanda...' is a lesser-known track from
the Tamil film Ram Lakshman, which featured Kamal Hassan
and Sripriya in the leads. The track was sung by SP Balasubramaniam
and written by Vaali in 1981.