Ilaiyaraaja

Ilaiyaraaja

Producer, Music Director, Singer, Music Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter

Ilaiyaraaja is also known as R. Gnanathesikan, Gnanathesikan, Ilayaraja, Maestro, Isaignani, Raasaiya, Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja, Raja is a Producer, Music Director, Singer, Music Composer, Lyricist, and Songwriter from India. Age 79 years (02 June 1943) born in Pannaipuram, Tamil Nadu, India. So far Ilaiyaraaja has worked in Tollywood, Kollywood, Bollywood, Mollywood, and Sandalwood entertainment industries and his artwork has been released in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi language movies.

Biography Facts

Name Ilaiyaraaja
Other Names R. Gnanathesikan,
Gnanathesikan,
ilayaraja,
Maestro,
Isaignani,
Raasaiya,
Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja,
Raja
Occupation Producer,
Music Director,
Singer,
Music Composer,
Lyricist,
Songwriter
Gender Male
Date of Birth 02 June 1943
Birth Place Pannaipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
Hometown Pannaipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Age 79 Years
Height 1.63 m (5′ 4″)
Weight (Approx.) 60 kg
Education Music Course (1968), Degree in Western Art Music
Nationality (Country) India
Religion Hinduism

Family

Father Daniel Ramaswamy
Mother Chinnathayammal
Spouse (Wife) Jeeva
Children Yuvan Shankar,
Karthik Raja,
Bhavatharini
Siblings Pavalar Varatharajan,
Amar Singh,
Daniel Bhaskar,
Kamalammal,
Padmavathi

Favourite Things

Favourite Musician(s)A. R. Rahman


Movies & Television

Crew

Rangamarthanda

Rangamarthanda

Music

Soon (Tollywood)
Maamanithan

Maamanithan

Music, Singer

2022 (Kollywood)
Viduthalai

Viduthalai

Music

2022 (Kollywood)
Son of India (2022)

Son of India (2022)

Music

2022 (Tollywood)
Tamilarasan

Tamilarasan

Music

2022 (Kollywood)
Marutha (2022 film)

Marutha (2022 film)

Music

2022 (Kollywood)
Gamanam (2021)

Gamanam (2021)

Music

2021 (Tollywood)
Happi

Happi

Music for Songs

2019 (Bollywood)
Clint

Clint

Music, Singer

2017 (Mollywood)
Daffedar

Daffedar

Music

2016 (Mollywood)
Ki & Ka

Ki & Ka

Music

2016 (Bollywood)
Vai Raja Vai

Vai Raja Vai

Singer

2015 (Kollywood)
Shamitabh

Shamitabh

Music, Singer

2015 (Bollywood)
Drishya (2014)

Drishya (2014)

Music

2014 (Sandalwood)
Oru Oorla

Oru Oorla

Music

2014 (Kollywood)
Miss Lovely

Miss Lovely

Music

2014 (Bollywood)
Thalaimuraigal

Thalaimuraigal

Music

2013 (Kollywood)
Mayilu

Mayilu

Music, Singer

2012 (Kollywood)
Welcome Back Gandhi

Welcome Back Gandhi

Music

2012 (Kollywood)
Sri Rama Rajyam

Sri Rama Rajyam

Music

2011 (Tollywood)
Om Shanti (film)

Om Shanti (film)

Music

2010 (Tollywood)

Ilaiyaraaja's Social Media Accounts


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