Ilaiyaraaja

Singer, Music Director, Artist
Born: Jun 02, 1943
 
 

Gnanadesikan was born on June 03, 1943 (although he celebrates in on June 2) in a village called Panniapuram in Theni district of Tamil Nadu. At school, he was known as Raasaiyya. In 1968, he learnt to play musical instruments like the guitar and piano from a music teacher called Dhanaraj who called him Raaja. He then went to London’s Trinity College to study instrumental performance and specialized in classical guitar.

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Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 2010 - Government Of India - Padma Bhushan
  • 2018 - Government Of India - Padma Vibhushan

Discography


Non Film


 


Film


 

Music Director



 

Singer

Shapath Shapath
  • Album: Shiva
    Singer: Ilaiyaraaja
    Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
    Lyricist: Nitin Raikwar
    Genre: Filmi
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    Most Popular Songs

    Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le
  • Album: Sadma
    Singer: Suresh Wadkar
    Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
    Lyricist: Gulzar
    Genre: Sugam, Filmi
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    Surmayee Ankhiyon Mein Surmayee Ankhiyon Mein
  • Album: Sadma
    Singer: Yesudas
    Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
    Lyricist: Gulzar
    Genre: Sugam
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    Jaane Do Na Jaane Do Na
  • Album: Cheeni Kum
    Singer: Shreya Ghoshal
    Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
    Lyricist: Sameer
    Genre: Filmi
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    Baatein Hawa Hain Baatein Hawa Hain
  • Album: Cheeni Kum
    Singer: Shreya Ghoshal, Amitabh Bachchan
    Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
    Lyricist: Sameer, Manoj Tapadia
    Genre: Narration, Filmi
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    Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le (Take 1) Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le (Take 1)
  • Album: Dear Zindagi
    Singer: Arijit Singh
    Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja, Amit Trivedi
    Lyricist: Gulzar
    Genre: Filmi, Pop, Rock
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