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Ilaiyaraaja skips visit to Prasad Studio, will get his chamber vacated, says spokesperson
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Ilaiyaraaja skips visit to Prasad Studio, will get his chamber vacated, says spokesperson

The Madras Court had granted a day's access to Ilaiyaraaja to collect his belongings from the studio, however, the composer skipped his visit.

Prasad Studios disallows Ilaiyaraaja from entering premises citing security reasons
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Prasad Studios disallows Ilaiyaraaja from entering premises citing security reasons

While Madras HC suggested a court-appointed supervisor could oversee Ilaiyaraaja's visit to the studio while he collected his belongings, Prasad Studios declared they would only allow the maestro's representatives to access the recording room.

Singapore rapper Yung Raja on his new single 'Dance Song' and inspiring fans through his music
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Singapore rapper Yung Raja on his new single 'Dance Song' and inspiring fans through his music

"I want people to know that they are loved and we all have the power to inspire positively," says Singapore rapper Yung Raja

Do Ilaiyaraaja's repeated, misplaced outbursts detract from magnitude of maestro's accomplishments?
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Do Ilaiyaraaja's repeated, misplaced outbursts detract from magnitude of maestro's accomplishments?

Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja made news last week, but not for his music. The incident in question happened at a live concert, during which he shouted at a security guard for bringing water to the thirsty VIP singers on stage.

Celebrating Carnatic music's pluralism: A playlist of artistes, songs fighting hegemony with creativity
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Celebrating Carnatic music's pluralism: A playlist of artistes, songs fighting hegemony with creativity

Following trouble in the world of Carnatic music over who can sing and perform the art form, and which religion can lay claim to it, it becomes pertinent to go back to the basics. To listen to music. To recognise the little acts of resistance and solidarity, of pushing the envelope further, that may have seemed natural when they were done, but feel revolutionary today.

Shraddha Srinath on reuniting with Vikram Vedha star Madhavan in Maara: Seems to be film's biggest selling point right now
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Shraddha Srinath on reuniting with Vikram Vedha star Madhavan in Maara: Seems to be film's biggest selling point right now

Shraddha Srinath on reuniting with Vikram Vedha star Madhavan on Maara: It seems to be the biggest selling point right now.

Ilaiyaraaja's remarks on resurrection of Jesus Christ sparks controversy; protestors detained in Chennai
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Ilaiyaraaja's remarks on resurrection of Jesus Christ sparks controversy; protestors detained in Chennai

At a recent event, Ilaiyaraaja quoted a Youtube documentary that dismissed the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Padma Vibhushan Ilaiyaraaja on music in 21st century: 'It's an art only when performed; digitisation is soulless'
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Padma Vibhushan Ilaiyaraaja on music in 21st century: 'It's an art only when performed; digitisation is soulless'

Ilaiyaraaja speaks about his formative years, inspirations in the music industry, digitisation of music and how he kicks away monotony while composing music.

With the Padma Vibhushan, 'Isaignani' Ilaiyaraaja and his music move a step closer to immortality
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With the Padma Vibhushan, 'Isaignani' Ilaiyaraaja and his music move a step closer to immortality

Having been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan on 26 January 2018, composer Ilaiyaraaja has entered the pantheon of all-time greats in Indian music.

Baahubali 2's success shows up the north's ignorance of south Indian cinema
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Baahubali 2's success shows up the north's ignorance of south Indian cinema

Delhi-based journalists' surprise that the south has delivered a lavish visual spectacle like Bahubali 2 betrays a terribly condescending attitude

SP Balasubrahmanyam's greatest hits: For 50 years now, SPB has ruled South Indian film music
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SP Balasubrahmanyam's greatest hits: For 50 years now, SPB has ruled South Indian film music

A self-confessed Mohd Rafi fan, it is in Kishore Kumar’s shoes that SP Balasubrahmanyam rightfully fits

S Janaki brings curtain down on six-decade career; here are some of her best renditions
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S Janaki brings curtain down on six-decade career; here are some of her best renditions

After a splendid six decades career in playback singing, popular South Indian singer S Janaki, has decided to call it quits.

The Firstpost Playlist: The Beatles’ heartbreak, Ilaiyaraaja’s classical strains and Chitra Singh’s ghazal
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The Firstpost Playlist: The Beatles’ heartbreak, Ilaiyaraaja’s classical strains and Chitra Singh’s ghazal

This weekend, Firstpost Playlist pays tribute to the legends of music – from Ilaiyaraaja to The Beatles and from Julie Andrews to Chitra Singh.

After National Film Awards announcements, Kollywood fans feel slighted
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After National Film Awards announcements, Kollywood fans feel slighted

The 63rd National Film Awards were announced on Monday morning. However, while fans of Tamil cinema had quite a few reasons to celebrate, they were not happy.

Ilaiyaraaja to compose for thriller 'Rajathandhiram 2'
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Ilaiyaraaja to compose for thriller 'Rajathandhiram 2'

Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja has been roped in to compose the tunes for upcoming Tamil con thriller Rajathandhiram 2

I never dared to sing in front of Ilaiyaraaja: Big B
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I never dared to sing in front of Ilaiyaraaja: Big B

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who shared his experiences working with music composer Ilaiyaraaja, felicitated at a function here Monday for completing the music of his 1,000th film, said he never dared to sing in front of the maestro.

Bollywood meets Kollywood: Big B, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush among stars at Shamitabh music launch
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Bollywood meets Kollywood: Big B, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush among stars at Shamitabh music launch

The big guns of Bollywood and Kollywood were at hand to launch the music for Shamitabh. Here are the images

Ilayaraja records with London-based orchestra for Tamil film
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Ilayaraja records with London-based orchestra for Tamil film

Adept in both Indian and western classical music, Iayaraja is one of the few music directors in India who conducts the orchestra himself. He was in London recently to record for a Tamil film "Nee Thane En Ponvasantham" by noted director Gautam Vasudeva Menon.