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Here comes a film on Ilaiyaraaja; 'Raaja - The Musical' in cinemas on June 2024

The film, which will revolve around composer Ilaiyaraaja's musical journey, will be set in broadway style

  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 02.34 PM, Jun 02, 2022

Here comes a film on Ilaiyaraaja; 'Raaja - The Musical' in cinemas on June 2024

On the occasion of Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja's birthday today, the ace composer's music management firm has announced a film on the composer. The film, which will be set in broadway style, will revolve around the journey of Ilaiyaraaja as a music composer and will be told in broadway musical style. The film is expected to hit screens on June 2024. The firm shared on its social media page, "Happy and thrilled to announce “Raaja - The Musical” will release in cinemas in June of 2024… The Incredible Story of India’s Greatest Composer shall be told in a Grand Broadway Style Musical Film. Stay tuned for the Cast & Crew details soon… @ilaiyaraaja @OneMercuri (sic)."

In the meantime, Ilaiyaraaja has been performing in Coimbatore on the occasion of his birthday today. Meanwhile wishes have been pouring in for the composer from all quarters. Director Badri Venkatesh shared, "Happy Happy birthday to you and me, the music lovers!! Isn't he a part of us !! Isn't he within us!! Can some external force integrate with our soul and a supreme Communion happen. @ilaiyaraaja is you and me #HBDilayaraja @thisisysr @Premgiamaren @vp_offl Happy Music day!! (sic)."

Singer KS Chithra shared a throwback picture with the composer and wrote, "Many many more happy returns of the day Dear Maestro Sri. @ilaiyaraaja sir. May God bless him with a long happy and healthy life along with many more accolades and recognitions. Enjoy your Birthday dear sir🙏 🎂🎼🎧🎹 #Ilaiyaraaja #KSChithra #KrishnaDigiDesign #Audiotracs (sic)."

Composer Devi Sri Prasad wrote, "HAPPIEST MUSICAL BDAY to d GOD of MUSIC Maestro Isaignani @ilaiyaraaja sir❤️🙏🏻🎂🎂 ThankU 4 makin our Lives so Beautiful wit ur MUSICAL MAGIC sir🙏🏻❤️ My most fav moment of sharin d Stage wit d Maestro n singing along with him❤️ #HBDIlaiyaraaja 🎵🙏🏻 (sic)."

Singer Sweta Mohan, who is performing with Ilaiayaraaja at the concert, wrote, "Happy Birthday dear #Raja Sir @ilaiyaraaja 🙏🙏💝I feel blessed that I will be able to take your blessings in person on this auspicious day today 🙏🙏 #HappyBirthdayIlaiyaraaja #HappyBirthayRajaSir (sic)."