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PM Narendra Modi, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi and more congratulate music legend Ilaiyaraaja on Rajya Sabha nomination

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, South superstars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal, Chiranjeevi and several other celebrities congratulated the legendary composer Ilaiyaraaja for being nominated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the Rajya Sabha.

PM Narendra Modi, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi and more congratulate music legend Ilaiyaraaja on Rajya Sabha nomination

PM Narendra Modi, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi and more congratulate music legend Ilaiyaraaja on Rajya Sabha nomination

PM Narendra Modi wished Ilaiyaraaja for Rajya Sabha nomination by tweeting, “The creative genius of Ilaiyaraaja Ji has enthralled people across generations. His works beautifully reflect many emotions. What is equally inspiring is his life journey — he rose from a humble background and achieved so much. Glad that he has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha."


Superstar Rajinikanth also took to Twitter congratulating the music legend writing, “My hearty congratulations to my dear friend Ilaiyaraaja who has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha." He and Ilaiyaraaja are going to reunite after 28 years for R. Balki’s next film with Rajinikanth in the lead.


Kamal Haasan also congratulated the maestro writing in Tamil, “If it is to honour the incomparable and greatest Ilaiyaraaja for his art, he could be offered the post of the President unanimously. Even then, let us congratulate him for his nomination to the Rajya Sabha."


Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi also wholeheartedly congratulated Ilaiyaraaja tweeting, “Heartiest congratulations to Shri Ilaiyaraaja, the unparalleled music genius. Your presence in the Rajya Sabha would certainly add the touch of genius to the Upper House. A matter of personal delight for me as I had the good fortune of you composing music for several of my films."


Chiranjeevi went on to thank the Prime Minister for nominating Ilaiyaraaja. “Grateful thanks to Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji for bestowing the well-deserved honour of Presidential nomination as Rajya Sabha members on extremely deserving stalwarts from the film Industry — Shri K.V, Vijayendra Prasad garu and Shri Ilaiyaraaja garu."


The legendary composer, who is currently in Seattle, USA, took to Twitter to thank the party for the honor and everyone who congratulated him on the nomination. Ilaiyaraaja has till now scored music for more than 1,400 movies and composed over 7,000 songs. Winner of five National Awards, Ilaiyaraaja was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2010 and the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian award in 2018.

Also Read: Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja drops his own rendition of Stranger Things’ opening theme, watch video


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