• Farewell, my friend SPB

    Saturday, September 26, 2020, Chennai

    Those were the days when Ilayaraja and his brothers struggled for even one square meal in two days. They would conduct music for Bharatiraja's plays and occasionally get a chance to play the guitar for a film recording. Bharatiraja requested SPB, then an up-and-coming singer to engage them in his orchestra which used to perform light music programmes in Chennai. SPB took them on board. Later, Ilayaraja rose to such dizzy heights as a music composer that SPB wondered where that talent came from.

  • Balamurali Krishna 90th birth anniversary

    Monday, July 6, 2020, Chennai

    கர்னாடக இசை உலகின் ஜாம்பவானாகத் திகழ்ந்த எம்.பாலமுரளி கிருஷ்ணா, 1930-ம் ஆண்டு ஆந்திர மாநிலம் கிழக்கு கோதாவரி மாவட்டத்தில் சங்கரகுப்தம் என்ற ஊரில் பிறந்தவர் (ஜூலை 6). தனது 6-வது வயதிலேயே இசைப் பயணத்தை தொடங்கியவர்.

  • Yesudas-Ilayaraja combination is back for Tamil films

    Thursday, April 18, 2019, Chennai

    Noted singer K J Yesudas has recorded a song for a Tamil film after a long gap. He has now sung a song for the film Tamilarasan with maestro Ilayaraja scoring the music.

  • Visaranai bags 3 National awards, another award for Ilayaraja

    Monday, March 28, 2016, New Delhi

    The Tamil feature film Visaranai bagged three National awards on March 28 including best Tamil film. Maestro Ilayaraja bagged the National award for best re-recording for the film Thaarai Thampattai directed by Bala.

  • Discovery Tamil ties up with Thaarai Thappattai production

    Wednesday, January 6, 2016, Chennai

    Discovery Tamil and B Studios and Company Productions have entered into a brand association for ace director Bala’s film ‘Thaarai Thappattai’.

  • Music composer Ilaiyaraaja launches official website

    Friday, August 14, 2015, Chennai

    Music composer Ilaiyaraaja has launched his official website ilaiyaraajalive.com and ilaiyaraaja Official Youtube channel.

  • Acting with Amitabh a great honour: Akshara

    Saturday, January 24, 2015, Acting with Amitabh a great honour: Akshara

    Akshara Haasan, who is making her debut in Hindi film Shamitabh, says she deemed acting with Amitabh Bachchan a great honour. Akshara Haasan is the daughter of veteran actor Kamal Haasan.

  • Aarohi presents Pancham meets Isaignani

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Chennai

    A music group for charity, Aarohi, comprising professionals who sing retro Bollywood and South Indian film songs, presents Pancham Meets Isaignani in Chennai on July 4, 2014.

  • Ilayaraja, Karthik Raja wow Madurai with Tamil hits

    Sunday, April 6, 2014, Madurai

    Huge crowds thronged Tamukkam grounds here on April 5 to watch maestro Ilayaraja and his son Karthik Raja perform. The crowd included over 2,000 persons from his village Pannaipuram to watch Ilayarajavin Sangeetha Thirunaal.

  • Ilayaraja ranked no. 9 in global ranking of Top 25 Composers

    Thursday, March 20, 2014, San Francisco

    The Taste of Cinema web site has positioned Ilayaraja no. 9 in the global ranking of top 25 Film Composers ever.

  • Ilayaraja hospitalised

    Sunday, March 16, 2014, Chennai

    Music maestro 'Isaignani' Ilayaraja suffered a mild cardiac arrest at his residence in Chennai on December 23


  • Kadir Srishti Dange in Sathru stills

  • Vijay Sethupathy stills

  • Trisha stills

  • Aruva Sandai stills

  • Actress Aishwarya Dutta Stills

  • KOOTHAN movie pooja

  • Munnodi movie Stills

  • Silanth 2 Movie Stills

  • Thanga Radham

  • URU first look poster


  • Interview R Rangaraj on TN Assembly returns to Kalaivanar Arangam after 65 years

  • Video interview TN Assembly returns to Kalaivanar Arangam after 65 years

  • Gif and First Look of KEE Movie

  • Rajinikanth in Kaala first look

  • Nibunan Teaser

  • CBI raids Chidambaram residence in Chennai