Devi Sri Prasad has been overwhelmed by the kind gesture of music maestro Ilayaraja at the music launch of Maranthen Mannithen, the Tamil version of Gundello Godari. Ever since he attended this function, the young musician has been posting a series of comments and pictures sharing his excitement about how Ilayaraja surprised him by making him stand beside him on the stage.
Immediately after the audio release event got over on October 28, Devi Sri Prasad took to his Twitter page and wrote, "Today is 1 of d grtest days in my Life.! Attended d audio launch of "Maranthen Mannithen" by Maestro Ilayaraja sir.! Culdnt believe.... Culdnt believe what hpnd there.. Raja sir was singin on stage n suddenly he called me n asked me to sing along..!! Greatet feeling Everr..!!" He added, "Then wn releasin d CD he again called me n made me stand next to HIM.! Its like a DREAM.! Iam still not able to believe..!! Iam FLYING..!!:) (sic)"
Devi Sri Prasad continued, "This is d BIGGEST award I can ever get.! I went till his car 2 send him off n he blessed me with d world's most MUSICAL smile!! Am Blessed!! With the "GOD of MUSIC"..!! Unforgettable Moment..!!! Am Blessed..!!! No words to describe my JOY..!! :)))" Meanwhile, he thanked Lakshmi Manchu. He tweeted, "Thx @Lakshmimanchu for a lovely audio launch of "Maranthen Mannithen" yday,which became a celebration 4 me as I met "GOD" Ilayaraja sir again! (sic)"
His excitement did not stop there. Devi Sri Prasad once again took to his account and posted a photo, which was taken during his last meeting with him. The musician wrote, "An unforgettable pic wn I met Ilayaraja sir at an audio launch a couple of years back.!!Posting 4 all Raja Sir fans.!! (sic)"