Ilayaraja & Vijayendra Prasad started their political journey as Members of Parliament! We salute Narendra Modi.


Popular music composer Ilayaraja has been selected as a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha. Ilayaraja, who is considered to be India’s senior leading music composer, has composed thousands of songs in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi.

Vijayendra Prasad is a Famous Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi screenwriter and director. He’s authored over 25 successful films as a screenwriter. His screenplay credits include Baahubali, RRR, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Manikarnika, Magadheera, and Mersal.

PM Narendra Modi Tweeted, “The creative genius of @ilaiyaraaja Ji has enthralled people across generations. His works beautifully reflect many emotions. What is equally inspiring is his life journey- he rose from a humble background and achieved so much. Glad that he has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha.”

Heartfelt thanks to Modiji for his thoughts – Nominated MP Ilayaraja posted on Twitter, “I express my sincere gratitude for the thoughts @narendramodi ji It is a honour and opportunity to make the beauty of music, art and culture reach the length and breadth of our society.”

Along with Ilayaraja, President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed athlete PT Usha and Virendra Hegde, and the famous Telugu film director Rajamouli’s father, Vijayendra Prasad, as MPs.



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