October 5, 2022

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Legendary Music Maestro Singer Ilaiyaraaja Turn 78 Today

India’s famous musician Ilaiyaraaja has a special identity in the South film industry as well as in Bollywood. He is also known as Music Maestro for his skills. Ilaiyaraaja has given many evergreen songs in his career, which the audience still likes to listen to. His songs are lively and full of emotion. Ilaiyaraaja has composed the tunes of about 7000 songs so far. He has composed music for Hindi films like ‘Sadma’, ‘Cheeni Kum’, ‘Mahadev’, ‘Paa’ and ‘Hey Ram’. Today Ilaiyaraaja is celebrating his 78th birthday. On this special occasion, superstar Kamal Haasan has wished Ilaiyaraaja on his birthday in a special way.

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Kamal Haasan has shared a picture with Ilaiyaraaja on Twitter and wished him a happy birthday with a beautiful caption. Let us tell you that the pair of Kamal and Sridevi was seen in the film Sadma released in the year 1983. Along with this, the songs of the film also touched the hearts of the audience. ‘Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le’ is also a song from the same film whose music was given by Ilaiyaraaja.

 

In 1986, Ilaiyaraaja became the first Indian musician to record Indian film songs through a computer for the film Vikram. Not only this, director R. K. Selvamani claims that Ilaiyaraaja composed nine songs in just 45 minutes for his film Chembaruthi (1992), which is a record.

In 2015, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan honored Ilaiyaraaja for composing music for 1000 films. Ilaiyaraaja is also credited with bringing Western music to South Indian music. Apart from this, Ilaiyaraaja was honored with the Padma Vibhushan Award in the year 2018.

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