The man who has composed music for over 1000 movies, Ilaiyaraaja, has surprised everyone by calling Superstar Rajinikanth a wonderful director and fantastic screenplay writer. Yes, in a recent interview to a popular daily the maestro has divulged some interesting facts about Rajinikanth and much more.
Praising Rajinikanth's screenplay writing skills, he even
recollected a memorable chat he had with the Lingaa star a few
years ago, Ilaiyaraaja said,"I once asked him why don't you write a
script for yourself? You can write so well. For which Rajinikanth
answered by saying swamy, that is different swamy".
Also praising Kamal Haasan's singing ability,
Ilaiyaraaja has disclosed that among all the actors those who have
sung for him, the best singer is undoubtedly Kamal Haasan. "His
grasping power is fantastic, be it the scene or music", said the
Talking about Amitabh Bachchan, he not only called Big B
unbelievable, very nice and wonderful, but also termed him a very
good singer. "I have heard him sing before I composed music for
him. Balki made me listen to that. His singing is very nice and he
keeps his sur in mind",said the legendary music director.
Ilaiyaraaja's latest work is Shamitabh that features
Amitabh Bachchan and Akshara Haasan in the lead. The film which is
directed by Balki has already received positive reviews directed
towards the background score and performances based on its trailer.
The songs of Shamitabh too is attracting positive reviews
from critics as well as fans.
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