TRENDING: Yuvan Shankar Raja Wishes Dad With An Adorable Video!


The entire Kollywood industry is celebrating the birthdays of not one but two geniuses, Director Mani Ratnam and Music Director Ilaiyaraaja. Amongst the two, the latter is celebrating his 78th birthday today and a lot of celebrities have taken to their social media to wish the legend. The most adorable wish however, came from Music Director Yuvan Shankar Raja who is also the son of Ilaiyaraaja. 

He wished his father with a throwback video where Ilaiyaraaja is seen teaching his grandchildren to play the Piano. Coincidentally, he is also happening to teach them the tune to the Happy Birthday Song. The video was very adorable and fans went ‘awww’ in admiration after it was shared. 


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Reputed to be the world’s most prolific composer, Ilayaraja has composed more than 7,000 songs, has scored music for more than 1,000 movies and performed in more than 20,000 concerts. Ilaiyaraaja’s nickname is “Isaignani” (musical genius). 

Apart from songs for films, Ilaiyaraaja recently released a single called Bharath Bhoomi which was a tribute to all the COVID-19 warriors and frontline workers such as doctors, police officers, sanitation workers, etc. The song was sung by the late legend S P Balahsubramaniyam and was released on 30th May in Tamil and Hindi on Youtube. 

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