Music Director Ilaiyaraaja

Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja
03-06-1943
Theni, Tamil Nadu, India
967
Annakili ( Tamil )

Music Director Ilaiyaraaja Movies List

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Puthir ( Tamil )
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Thandavakonae ( Tamil )
Director : Subbu Sujatha
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Ungal Viruppam ( Tamil )
Artist : Amruth , Anjana
Director : V.S.Karunagaran
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Director : G.Siva
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Sila Samayangalil ( Tamil )
Director : Priyadarshan
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Sabaash Naidu ( Tamil )
Director : T.K. Rajeev Kumar
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Ammayi ( Tamil )
Director : G.Shankar
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Tamilarasan ( Tamil )
Artist : Vijay Antony
Director : Babu Yogeswaran
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Maamanithan ( Tamil )
Director : Seenu Ramasamy
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Naadi Thudikuthadi ( Tamil )
Director : Selva
Music Director : Ilaiyaraaja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
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Top 10 Ilaiyaraaja Movies at the Box Office

1
Ki And Ka
Ki And Ka ( Hindi )
Opening Day collection:₹ 7.30 Cr
Overall Domestic:₹ 53.57 Cr
Total Collection: ₹ 72.20 Cr
2
Rudrama Devi
Rudrama Devi ( Telugu )
Opening Day collection:₹ 8.35 Cr
Overall Domestic:₹ 47.83 Cr
Total Collection: ₹ 53.25 Cr
3
Shamitabh
Shamitabh ( Hindi )
Opening Day collection:₹ 3.50 Cr
Overall Domestic:₹ 20.07 Cr
Total Collection: ₹ 26.02 Cr

Popular Ilaiyaraaja Songs

1
Pilla Picture ( Ranarangam )
Singers:
Lyricist:
2
Unna Nenachu ( Psycho )
Singers: Sid Sriram
Lyricist:
Duration: 4:36 Minutes

Ilaiyaraaja Biography

Ilaiyaraaja is an Indian film composer who works in the South Indian cinema predominantly in Tamil since mid 1970s. Widely regarded as one of the the greatest Indian music composers of all time, Ilaiyaraaja is also an instrumentalist, conductor, singer, and songwriter. He has composed more than 6500 songs and provided film scores for more than 1000 films, also being acclaimed for his exceptional background scores. Singers S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra and S. Janaki have sung more of his songs than any other singers. He integrated folk—in Tamil—and introduced western musical sensibilities into the South Indian musical mainstream. Ilaiyaraja is also known for creating music by fusing symphonic orchestration with traditional Indian instrumentation, often performed by Budapest Symphony Orchestra. In 1993 he organised a full symphony performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London and thus became the First Indian to compose a full symphony, with Ravi Shankar being the only other Indian to do so. He is also the first Asian to compose a full symphony performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He has won five Indian National Film Awards (the highest film honor in India); three for Best Music Direction and two for Best Background Score. In 2010 he has received Padma Bhushan, awarded by the Government of India. In the 2000s, he composed a variety of non-film music, including religious and devotional songs, an oratorio, and world music. He is usually referred to by the title Isaignani (English: Musical Genius), or as The Maestro. Ilaiyaraja is a gold medalist in classical guitar from Trinity College of Music, London. In 2003, according to an international poll conducted by BBC, more than half-a million people from 165 countries voted his composition Rakkamma Kaiya Thattu from the 1991 film Thalapathi as the fourth in the world's top 10 most popular songs of all time. He was also nominated in the Best Indian album Music Awards category at US based Just Plain Folks Music Organization, which is the largest grassroots music organization in the world, and stood third for his "Music Journey: Live in Italy". In 2012 he received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for his creative and experimental works in music field. In 2014 he has been chosen for his outstanding contribution to the Indian film music and was awarded the SIES Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati National Eminence award. In 2015, he was also honoured with the Centenary Award for lifetime achievement at the 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Panaji, Goa. On December 31, 2015, he was nominated by the Kerala Government for Nishagandi Puraskaram, the top award conferred by the Kerala Government's Tourism Ministry, for his artistic excellence and contributions to the Indian film industry. Popular world cinema portal Taste of Cinema placed Ilaiyaraja at the 9th position in its list of 25 greatest film composers in the cinema history thus becoming the only Indian to feature in that list. In a poll conducted by CNN-IBN celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema in 2013, Ilaiyaraaja was voted as the greatest music composer of India with a maximum of 49%.

List of awards & nominations received by Ilaiyaraaja

National Film Awards (India)
Best Music Direction (Background Score)
Award : National Film Awards (India) in 2015
Movie : Thara Thappattai
Year : 2015
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Best Music Direction
Award : Tamil Nadu State Film Awards in 2008
Movie : Ajanthaa
Year : 2008
Kerala State Film Awards
Best Music Direction (Background Score)
Award : Kerala State Film Awards in 1994
Movie : Sammohanam
Year : 1994
National Film Awards (India)
Best Music Direction
Award : National Film Awards (India) in 1985
Movie : Sindhu Bairavi
Year : 1985
National Film Awards (India)
Best Music Direction
Award : National Film Awards (India) in 1983
Movie : Saagara Sangamam
Year : 1983

Popular Co-Stars of Ilaiyaraaja

Goundamani
128 Movies
Manorama
78 Movies
Kamal Hassan
74 Movies
Prabhu Ganesan
69 Movies
Vijayakanth
59 Movies
Rajinikanth
58 Movies

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