Ilayaraja (1943-0) is a Kannada Music Director, Singer known for the movies Drushya(2014), Nammoora Mandara Hoove(1996), Prasad(2012)

Other NamesGnanadesikan
Date Of Birth2 June 1943
Age81 years 1 months 17 days
Place Of BirthPannaipuram, Theni, Tamil Nadu
TeacherDhanraj Master
Debut MovieAnnakili
SonsKarthik Raja(music director/ singer) , Yuvan Shankar Raja(music director/ singer)
DaughterBhavatharini(music director/ singer)
BrotherGangai Amaran
an Indian film composer who works predominantly in the South Indian cinema since the late 1970s. Regarded as one of the finest music composers in India, Ilaiyaraaja is also an instrumentalist, conductor, singer, and a songwriter. He has composed more than 5000 songs and is the only composer in the history of cinema to provide film scores for more than 1000 films, particularly being acclaimed for his background scoring

Ilayaraja: Photos, Pictures

(All Ilayaraja Photos)
Young ilayaraja: an old picture
Young ilayaraja: an old picture

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. He has won four Indian National Film Awards
  2. he is a recipient of Padma Bhushan, awarded by the Government of India.

Ilayaraja: Filmography (39)

(All Ilayaraja Movies)
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2016 Game[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2016 Idolle Ramayana[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2016 Abbayitho Ammayi[Music Director]
2015 Mythri[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2014 Oggarane[Music Director]
2014 Drushya[Music Director]
2012 Prasad[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2011 Hare Rama Hare Krishna[Music Director]
2010 Suryakanthi[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2010 Nannavanu[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2010 Zamana[Playback Singer]
2009 Bhagyada Balegaara[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2009 Prem Kahani[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2007 Aa Dinagalu[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2003 Namma Preethiya Ramu[Music Director,Playback Singer]
2001 Usire[Music Director]
1999 Prathyartha[Music Director]
1998 Hoomale[Music Director,Playback Singer]
1997 Bhoomi Geetha[Music Director,Playback Singer]
1997 Prema Raga Hadu Gelathi[Music Director]
1996 Gulaabi[Music Director,Playback Singer]
1996 Nammoora Mandara Hoove[Music Director,Playback Singer]
1996 Shiva Sainya[Music Director,Writer (Lyrics),Playback Singer]
1989 Namma Bhoomi[Music Director]
1986 Sathya Jyothi[Music Director]
1985 Ajeya[Music Director]
1984 Accident (Kannada)[Music Director]
1984 Nagara Mahime[Music Director,Playback Singer]
1983 Pallavi Anupallavi[Music Director]
1983 Nyaya Gedditu[Music Director,Playback Singer]
1981 Bhaari Bharjari Bete[Music Director]
1981 Garjane[Music Director]
1981 Geetha[Music Director]
1981 Nee Nanna Gellalare[Music Director]
1981 Shikari[Music Director]
1980 Janma Janmada Anubandha[Music Director]
1979 Priya[Music Director]
1979 Urvashi neene nanna preyasi[Music Director]
1978 Maathu Tappada Maga[Music Director]