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Ilaiyaraaja's songs cannot be monetised without his permission: Madras HC

June 05, 2019 9:06 am

Ilaiyaraaja had filed the suit in 2014 against the music recording companies and others for allegedly infringing his copyright over the songs composed by him.

Ilaiyaraaja should be thankful to young composers

June 03, 2019 12:50 pm

C Prem Kumar's 96 and Thiagarajan Kumararaja's Super Deluxe doubled down on Ilaiyaraaja needle drops. Not like director Todd Phillips of War Dogs but in a way that would be favoured by Quentin Tarantino.

Happy birthday Ilaiyaraaja: Dhanush, Khushbu Sundar, Kamal Haasan and others wish Isaignani

June 02, 2019 6:46 pm

Dhanush, Khushbu Sundar and G. Dhananjayan among others wished Ilaiyaraaja on his 76th birthday today.

Ilaiyaraaja: I keep thinking about music

June 02, 2019 11:47 am

Ilaiyaraaja, who turns 76, gets talking about his early years as a music director and why his tunes have a unique space in the hearts of both commoners and connoisseurs.

I feel blessed to have Ilaiyaraaja on board for my film: Vijay Antony

January 21, 2019 9:30 pm

Babu Yogeswaran directorial Tamilarasan will have Remya Nambeesan paired opposite Vijay Antony. The music of the film will be composed by Ilaiyaraaja.

Top Tamil actors unite to celebrate Ilaiyaraaja 75

January 14, 2019 12:18 pm

Ilaiyaraaja is expected to perform with a live orchestra at Ilaiyaraaja 75. The tribute event will also see top south Indian actors and technicians in attendance.

Happy birthday Ilaiyaraaja: Here are five iconic themes from the Isaignani

June 02, 2018 10:56 am

Happy birthday Ilaiyaraaja: As music maestro Ilaiyaraaja celebrates his 75th birthday, we take a look at some iconic themes that have originated from Isaignani’s famed harmonium.

Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja receives Padma Vibhushan

March 21, 2018 12:02 am

Ilaiyaraaja was recommended for the prestigious award by the center for his contribution to the field of music and the Tamil language. He has composed thousands of songs in a decorated career spanning nearly five decades.

Ilaiyaraaja honoured with Padma Vibhushan

January 25, 2018 8:58 pm

Ilaiyaraaja has mainly composed for Tamil films but has also given music to various Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. In a career spanning over four decades, the legendary composer has given music in over 1000 films.

Ilaiyaraaja sings for Maari 2 leaving Dhanush super thrilled

January 17, 2018 1:36 pm

Dhanush is super excited about his upcoming film Maari 2 as music mastero Ilaiyaraaja has lent his voice for a song in the film. The film also stars Sai Pallavi and Tovino Thomas in the lead roles.


Happy birthday Ilaiyaraaja: Rare photos of the maestro

June 03, 2019 7:27 am

On the occasion of Ilaiyaraaja’s 75th birthday, here is a look at some rare photos of the music composer from the Express Archives.