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Celebrities and fans alike celebrate Ilayaraja `s birthday

June 03, 2021 | 22:15 IST | Editorial |

It is a joyous moment for music fans as Ilayaraja celebrates his 78th birthday. Many fans and celebrities alike have taken to social media to wish the great maestro on his birthday.

Considered to be the best composer in Indian cinema, Ilayaraja is known for his blend of incorporating western classic music in Indian folk music, thereby creating a unique style for himself.

On the occasion of his birthday , many in the film and music industry have taken to social media to  wish the composer. Among them, actor Kamal Hassan in his heartfelt messaged praised the composer. Both actor Kamal Hassan and Ilayaraja have have worked together in many movies like  Raja Paarvai’, ‘Apoorva Sagodharargal’ and Guna to name a few.

Singer Chitra also took to social media as well ,  to wish Ilayaraja on this special day. In her post she said “ Happy Birthday to our beloved RAJA sir. May God bless you with a long happy healthy and peaceful musical life. Enjoy your Birthday dear sir”.

 The singer  further posted a video where she wished the composer and thanked him for all the guidance he had given her. She also sang a few lines of one of his songs and dedicated it to him on this special day.