Ilayaraja Aayiram, a grand event to honour isaignani’s achievement in scoring music for thousand movies in forty years of his musical career which is all set to take place on February 27th in Chennai.
As a prelude to the mega event “Ilayaraja Aayiram”, an inaugural function took place in Prasad studios, Vadapalani. Many eminent personalities from the film fraternity attended the inaugural function including veteran producer Sri. Panju Arunachalam, Actor prabhu, Actress Lalitha kumari, Sri kalaipuli .S.Dhanu (President,Tamil film producers council), Shri. G. Shiva (FEFSI), T. Shiva (Secretary, Tamil film Producer’s council).
Veteran producer Shri. Panju Arunachalam, who introduced Ilayaraja through his movie “annakilli” into film industry says, “I am here not just to cherish his achievement in composing thousand movies, I wish the music maestro continues to accomplish greater feats in the years to come”.
Successful producer Sri kalaipuli .S.Dhanu talks about the event, “We would raise to the occasion to support this mega event to honour the music maestro and I feel thankful to Vijay Television for organising this great tribute to honour Ilayaraja sir”.
Mr. Nasser renders his support stating that, “Isaignani Ilayaraja is an invaluable asset to the Tamil film industry, so it’s our duty to celebrate him and his accomplishments.
South Indian artists association along with producer’s council, are planning ahead to make event successful”.
Actor Prabhu expresses his heartfelt thanks to Isagnani, “He has composed music for my movies which became a hit numbers, so he has helped me become who I am today”
Renowned producer Mr .T.Shiva says “As a token of gratitude, the entire film industry will be present to honour Isaignani for his successful journey in scoring music. In this show, evergreen songs which are near to everyone’s heart from Isaignani Ilayaraja’s composition will be performed in front of him”.
When asked about this mega event to Vijay television’s General Manager, Mr. K. Sriram says, “Isaignani is celebrated by the whole world. So, a show of appreciation for him is a remarkable event. We take immense pleasure in thanking Isaignani Ilayaraja for permitting us to organize this great show”.
“In my point of view, music composition for thousand movies is just a number. I cannot be proud of myself for this. When they said the event is a tribute for my music, I consider that it will be a tribute for the almighty who has gifted me with a wonderful talent of music. So I am glad to take part in this function” says Ilayaraja.
Like stars in the sky, the show will see his fans, great musicians and celebrities and on the whole, it will be entirely a different visual treat that the industry has never seen before.