Ilaiyaraaja Live in Chennai The King is Back

Ilaiyaraaja Live in Concert Tirupur 2024

CHENNAI, July 14, 2024 – Music aficionados are in for a rare treat as the legendary composer Ilaiyaraaja, affectionately known as “isaignani,” returns to Chennai for an extraordinary live performance. The much-anticipated concert is scheduled for Sunday, July 14, 2024, at 6:30 PM at the YMCA Ground in Nandanam. This event promises to be the largest and most spectacular musical gathering ever held at the venue.

Ilaiyaraaja, celebrated for his monumental contribution to Indian cinema and music, will enchant the audience with a curated selection of his finest and most unique compositions. The concert will also feature several of his iconic background scores, performed live by his full legendary orchestra, along with guest musicians from Budapest and a host of celebrity singers.

This unique event is not merely a concert but a journey through the maestro’s illustrious career. With a repertoire that includes over 8,500 songs and compositions for 1,418 feature films in more than nine languages, Ilaiyaraaja stands as a titan in the world of music. His achievements extend beyond composition; he has penned lyrics for over 1,500 songs and has sung more than 1,000 songs himself. His global acclaim is underscored by the BBC’s 2003 international poll, which ranked his composition “Rakkamma Kaiya Thattu” from the 1991 film Thalapathi as the fourth most popular song of all time.

The concert will be a meticulous blend of Ilaiyaraaja’s film music and his works outside cinema, each piece carefully explained and uniquely presented to offer fans a deep and immersive experience. This event is expected to draw a massive audience, celebrating the unparalleled legacy of one of the world’s most prolific and beloved composers.

Fans are advised to secure their tickets early for what promises to be an unforgettable night of music and memories. The King is back, and Chennai is ready to welcome him with open arms.


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