Ilaiyaraaja: Whole life and career in a short view
Its a great privilege to introduce a person like “Ilaiyaraaja” who is still considered as one of the greatest masters of the Indian music industry same time, he is working from the 70’s decade and so for now there is no one who can compared with him. Not from the age and not from the experience as well. This often mentioned as the milestone of Indian music industry by whom the Indian music.
Personal Of Information –
Name : Ilaiyaraaja
Nick Name : Ilaiyaraaja, Raaja , IsaiGnani , Maestro
Occupations: Film score composer, lyricist, music director, songwriter, singer, conductor, instrumentalist and Film producer
Born : 2 June 1943
Age : 74
Social Media Profile : Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter.
His birth place is in Gnanathesikan in the year of 1943 in a middle-class family in Pannaipuram Theni district of Tamil Nadu, India. When he admitted to the school for the basic education his father changed his name as “Rajaiya” but his local relative used to call him with the name “Raasayya”. This man trained under “Dhanraj Master” as a student to learn musical instruments and this was master who renamed for the first time and called him as just “Raaja”. In his first movie “Annakili” a well known Tamil film producer “Panchu Arunachalam” made the name if this in which we know him as “Ilaiya” and this means younger in Tamil language as prefix in his name “Raaja” and he named himself as “Ilaiyaraaja” because in the 1970s there was one more music director almost with the same name “A. M. Rajah” who was a popular one meanwhile. “Ilaiyaraaja’s” wife’s name is “Jeeva” and they have three children and they known with name as “Karthik Raja”, “Yuvan Shankar Raja” and “Bhavatharini” all of them are film composers and singers. “Ilaiyaraaja’s” wife “Jeeva” got a sudden death on 31st of October in 2011. this man we are talking about has a brother name “Gangai Amaran”, who is also a well known music director and lyricist in “Tamil film industry”.
List Of Tamil Movies – ( Ilaiyaraaja )
This will be somehow amazing for the fans of this age actually the music fans that this is the man who have created songs which are maximum in the numbers as a music composer. As you can see basically the numbers are counting from the time of 70’s decade and still now he is working with the music. This is going to be odd somehow if we don’t mention any name of the songs. At least you are going to have those by which he got the attention of the masters and the music fans of all time –
Aa Devarilli, Maaduva Boomi (1997), Aagaaya Thaamarai, Arukil Vandhathey, Aala Pirantha, Maharaasa, Aalolam, Paadi, Asaindhaadum Kaatrae (1992), Aananda Vellam, Neeyandro (2010), Aaraadha, Arul Marundhu, Enn Manadhai Thedi Paarthen (2011), Aariraaro Paadum Ullam, Enna Enna Kanavu Kandaayo (1993), Aathaadi Paavaada Kaathaadaa (1984), Achchuvellam Pachcharisi (1983), (1986), Adi Unna Kaanaama (1998), Athiri Paacha Kathiri Kolu (1999), Amma Amma Un Paarvaiyaal (1990), Ammaana Summa Illadaa (1998), Andha Nilaavathaan En Kayyila Pudichen (1985), Annai Illai Thandhai Illai (2007), Annamalaiyaar Mel Anbu Konden (2006), Annan Maare Thambi Maare (1983), Appavukku Payyan vandhu Ponnu 1991.