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Bio-Data of Ilaiyaraja


Name               : Daniel Rasaiah  (Alias)   Gnana Desikan (Now) Ilaiyaraja
Date of Birth   : June 3 1943
Place of Birth  : Pannaipuram in Theni District of Tamil Nadu
Parents            : Daniel Ramaswamy Vs Chinnathayee
Daughter         : Bhavatharini
Sons                 : Karthikeyan,Yuvan Shankar
Wife                 : Jeeva(Own sister's Daughter)
Brothers          : Pavalar Varatharajan ,Daniel Bhaskar,Amar Singh(Gangai Amaran)
Introdued        : By Panchu Arunchalan(Asst. of kannadasan)
Frist Film         : Annakili (Released year -1976)
No of Films      : More than 750 (South Indian Languaues and few in Hindi)
No of songs (sung by himself) : More than 350 in all South Indian Languaues
National Awards  : Twice
State Awards       : More than ten times
Interest    :classic Music
Follows of :Visiri Samiyar,Ramana Maharishi(Thiruvannmalai), Ramalinga Adigalar
TV Serials :Ilaiyaraja scored music for KALAIGNAR'S THEN PANDI SINGAM- Sun TV 
New raga :Ilaiyaraja found a new raga named "PANCHAMUGI"
Specialist  :Film BGM,Melodious,Implemented classic raga & Westen music in film songs,Folk songs
Lastest Achievements : SYMPHONY by Ilaiyaraja which was performed  by "ROYALPHILHARAMONIC ORCHESTRA" of London
Music Master :Ilaiyaraja first Music master in chennai is "DHANRAJ" from him had       learnt classic music & westen music .Before he worked on folk songs.Ilaiyaraja went to London to attend the "Trinity college of music".He returned to india with GOLD Medal.
Film Prodution :Ilaiyaraja have two Film prodution compnays they are Ilaiyaraja Creation's,Pavalar Creation's
Story ,songs witten :Ilaiyaraja written story for one film "Nadodi Thendral"  also witten the songs of that film.


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