To honour the five-time National Award Winner, Ilaiyaraaja, who turned 75 this year, the Producers’ Council have decided to organise a mega musical show in February in the city.Titled Ilaiyaraaja 75, it will be two-day event, were the entire film fraternity has been invited as the guests. Sources close to the Producers’ Council say, “We have requested filmmakers to cancel shoots on Feb 2 and 3, to make this show a grand success. Stars from other industries including Bollywood, Tollywood and Mollywood are also expected to grace the occasion.”
With more than 5000 songs to his name, Ilaiyaraaja has been in this industry for nearly five decades. The composer was recently in the news for making strong statement on copyright issues.