Ilaiyaraaja

Music director, Lyricist, Singer, Conductor, Film producer
Birth name
Gnanathesikan
Date of birth
1943-06-02
Place of birth
Pannaipuram, Theni district , India
Awards
National Film Awards - 2015
Tharai Thappattai
Best Music Director
Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards - 2013
Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum
Best Music Director
Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards - 2007
Paruthiveeran
Song: Ariyaatha Vayasu
Best Playback Singer (Male)
National Film Awards - 1985
Sindhu Bhairavi
Best Music Director

As a Music Director

Year Movie
2018 Naachiyaar
2018 Merku Thodarchi Malai
2018 Sila Samayangalil
2017 Oru Iyakkunarin Kadhal Diary
2017 Muthuramalingam
2016 Tharai Thappattai
2016 Appa
2016 Amma Kanakku
2016 Kuttrame Thandanai
2015 Touring Talkies
2014 Un Samayal Arayil
2014 Megha
2013 Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum
2013 Thalaimuraigal
2012 Dhoni
2012 Neethaane En Ponvasantham
2012 Mayilu
2011 Ponnar Shankar
2011 Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai
2010 Nandalala
2009 Naan Kadavul
2005 Mumbai Express
2005 Kasthuri Maan
2005 Oru Naal Oru Kanavu
2005 Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam
2003 Pithamagan
2002 Ramana
2001 Friends
2001 Kasi
2001 En Iniya Ponnilave
2000 Kannukkul Nilavu
2000 Hey Ram
2000 Thirunelveli
1999 Sethu
1997 Kadhalukku Mariyadhai
1993 Rakkayi Koyil
1993 Koyil Kaalai
1993 Ejamaan
1993 Marupadiyum
1993 Maharasan
1993 Chinna Kannamma
1993 Chinna Mapillai
1993 Manikuyil
1993 Maamiyar Veedu
1993 Ezhai Jaathi
1993 Walter Vetrivel
1992 Nadodi Thendral
1992 Thanga Manasukkaran
1992 Agni Paarvai
1992 Chinna Gounder
1992 Chinnavar
1992 Singaravelan
1992 Kaaval Geetham
1992 Pandithurai
1992 Thevar Magan
1992 Chembaruthi
1992 Naangal
1992 Vanna Vanna Pookkal
1992 Unna Nenachen Pattu Padichen
1992 Thambi Pondatti
1992 Mannan
1992 Chinna Pasanga Naanga
1992 Bharathan
1992 Unnai Vaazhthi Paadugiren
1992 Rickshaw Mama
1992 Villu Pattukaran
1991 Sami Potta Mudichu
1991 En Rasavin Manasile
1991 Vetri Karangal
1991 Dharma Dorai
1991 Karpoora Mullai
1991 Gopura Vasalile
1991 Irumbu Pookkal
1991 Thalattu Ketkuthamma
1991 Chinna Thambi
1991 Uruvam
1991 Eeramana Rojave
1991 Captain Prabhakaran
1991 Vetri Padigal
1991 Kumbakarai Thangaiah
1991 Manitha Jaathi
1991 Thanga Thamaraigal
1991 Pudhu Nellu Pudhu Naathu
1990 Manasukketha Maapillai
1990 Nadigan
1990 Puthu Paatu
1990 My Dear Marthandan
1990 Anjali
1990 Maruthu Pandi
1990 Arangetra Velai
1990 Kavalukku Kettikaran
1990 Ethir Kaatru
1990 Sathriyan
1990 Enkitta Mothathe
1990 Ooru Vittu Ooru Vanthu
1990 Periya Veetu Pannakkaran
1990 Kavithai Paadum Alaigal
1990 Pulan Visaranai
1990 Nee Sirithaal Deepavali
1990 Vellaiya Thevan
1990 Michael Madana Kama Rajan
1990 Keladi Kanmani
1990 Mounam Sammadham
1990 Pondatti Thevai
1990 En Uyir Thozhan
1990 Urudhi Mozhi
1990 Thalattu Padava
1990 Kizhakku Vasal
1990 Pagalile Pournami
1990 Paattukku Naan Adimai
1990 Panakkaran
1990 Raja Kaiya Vacha
1990 Sirayil Sila Raagangal
1990 Amman Kovil Thiruvizha
1990 Sirayil Pootha Chinna Malar
1990 Athisaya Piravi
1990 Unnai Solli Kutramillai
1989 Enga Ooru Mappillai
1989 Varusham Padhinaaru
1989 Annanukku Jai
1989 Siva
1989 Raaja Raajathan
1989 Pongi Varum Kaveri
1989 Paandi Nattu Thangam
1989 Kai Veesamma Kai Veesu
1989 Chinnappadass
1989 Thendral Sudum
1989 Raja Chinna Roja
1989 Poruthathu Pothum
1989 Paattukku Oru Thalaivan
1989 Mappillai
1989 En Purushanthaan Enakku Mattumthaan
1989 Vaathiyaar Veettu Pillai
1989 Anbu Kattalai
1989 Sandhya Raagam
1989 Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal
1989 Pickpocket
1989 Ore Oru Gramathiley
1989 Enne Petha Raasa
1989 Vetri Vizha
1989 Apoorva Sagodharargal
1989 Thangamana Raasa
1989 Radha Kadal Varadha
1989 Ponmana Selvan
1989 Paasa Mazhai
1989 Karagattakaran
1989 Dharmam Vellum
1989 Thiruppu Munai
1989 Rajadhi Raja
1989 Pudhea Paadhai
1989 Padicha Pulla
1989 Ninaivu Chinnam
1988 Dharmathin Thalaivan
1988 Soora Samhaaram
1988 Raasave Unnai Nambi
1988 Oruvar Vaazhum Aalayam
1988 Guru Sishyan
1988 En Bommukutty Ammavukku
1988 Unnal Mudiyum Thambi
1988 Sathya
1988 Paarthal Pasu
1988 Irandil Ondru
1988 En Uyir Kannamma
1988 Agni Natchathiram
1988 Solla Thudikuthu Manasu
1988 Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran
1988 Manamagale Vaa
1988 Ennai Vittu Pogaathe
1988 Dhayam Onnu
1988 Therkathi Kallan
1988 Sakkarai Panthal
1988 Paadatha Thenikkal
1988 Illam
1988 En Jeevan Paduthu
1988 Veedu
1988 Shenbagamae Shenbagamae
1988 Paasa Paravaigal
1988 Ithu Engal Neethi
1988 Enga Ooru Kavalkaran
1987 Theertha Karaiyinile
1987 Poove Ilam Poove
1987 Nayakan
1987 Kadhal Parisu
1987 Enga Ooru Pattukaran
1987 Vaazhga Valarga
1987 Puyal Paadum Pattu
1987 Ninaive Oru Sangeetham
1987 Krishnan Vandhaan
1987 Iniya Uravu Poothathu
1987 Anand
1987 Sirai Paravai
1987 Per Sollum Pillai
1987 Manathil Uruthi Vendum
1987 Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu
1987 Dhoorathu Pachai
1987 Ullam Kavarndha Kalvan
1987 Poovizhi Vasalile
1987 Ninaikka Therintha Manamey
1987 Kalyana Kacheri
1987 Gramatthu Minnal
1987 Aalappirandhavan
1987 Velaikaran
1987 Rettai Vaal Kuruvi
1987 Paadu Nilave
1987 Manaivi Ready
1987 Jallikattu
1987 Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu
1986 Unakkaagave Vaazhgiren
1986 Africavil Appu
1986 Punnagai Mannan
1986 Naanum Oru Thozhilali
1986 Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu
1986 Kodai Mazhai
1986 Isai Paadum Thendral
1986 Vikram
1986 Aruvadai Naal
1986 Saadhanai
1986 Neethana Antha Kuyil
1986 Mr. Bharath
1986 Mandhira Punnagai
1986 Kanna Thorakkanum Saami
1986 Dharma Pathini
1986 Thazhuvatha Kaigal
1986 Paru Paru Pattanam Paru
1986 Muthal Vasantham
1986 Maragatha Veenai
1986 Karimedu Karuvayan
1986 Iravu Pookkal
1986 Vidinja Kalyanam
1986 Amman Kovil Kizhakale
1986 Puthir
1986 Natpu
1986 Mouna Ragam
1986 Maaveeran
1986 Kadalora Kavithaigal
1986 December Pookal
1986 Thaaiku Oru Thaalaattu
1986 Paalaivana Rojakkal
1986 Murattu Karangal
1986 Manithanin Marupakkam
1986 Kannukku Mai Ezhuthu
1986 Enakku Nane Needipathi
1985 Japanil Kalyanaraman
1985 Eetti
1985 Udaya Geetham
1985 Anbin Mugavari
1985 Selvi
1985 Pillai Nila
1985 Oonjaladum Uravugal
1985 Muthal Mariyathai
1985 Kanni Rasi
1985 Geethanjali
1985 Unnai Thedi Varuven
1985 Annai Bhoomi
1985 Sri Raghavendrar
1985 Aduthathu Albert
1985 Puthiya Theerpu
1985 Padikkadavan
1985 Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri
1985 Kunguma Chimil
1985 Idaya Kovil
1985 Uyarndha Ullam
1985 Chinna Veedu
1985 Thendrale Ennai Thodu
1985 Amutha Gaanam
1985 Raja Rishi
1985 Pagal Nilavu
1985 Neethiyin Marupakkam
1985 Meendum Parasakthi
1985 Kaakki Sattai
1985 En Selvame
1985 Un Kannil Neer Vazhindal
1985 Andha Oru Nimidam
1985 Sindhu Bhairavi
1985 Aan Paavam
1985 Poove Poochooda Vaa
1985 Oru Kaidhiyin Diary
1985 Naan Sigappu Manithan
1985 Ketti Melam
1985 Hello Yaar Pesurathu
1985 Urimai
1985 Anthasthu
1985 Thanga Mama 3D
1985 Alai Osai
1985 Raja Gopuram
1985 Padikkadha Pannaiyar
1985 Nalla Thambi
1985 Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai
1984 Nerupukkul Eeram
1984 Nalla Naal
1984 Magudi
1984 Vellai Pura Ondru
1984 Kai Kodukkum Kai
1984 Thangamadi Thangam
1984 Enakkul Oruvan
1984 Pudhumai Penn
1984 Anbe Odi Vaa
1984 Nooravathu Naal
1984 Nee Thodum Pothu
1984 Naalai Unathu Naal
1984 Kalyana Kanavugal
1984 Unnai Naan Santhithaen
1984 Ezhuthatha Sattangal
1984 Sanga Natham
1984 Anbulla Rajinikanth
1984 Oh Maane Maane
1984 Neram Nalla Neram
1984 Naan Paadum Paadal
1984 Kuva Kuva Vaathugal
1984 Vaidehi Kathirunthal
1984 January 1
1984 Thambikku Entha Ooru
1984 Dhavani Kanavugal
1984 Pozhuthu Vidinchachu
1984 Ambigai Neril Vanthaal
1984 Nilavu Suduvathillai
1984 Nallavanuku Nallavan
1984 Mudivalla Arambam
1984 Kairasikkaran
1984 Ullam Urugudadi
1984 Etho Mogam
1984 Raja Veettu Kannukkutty
1984 Anbulla Malare
1984 Nyayam
1984 Neengal Kettavai
1984 Naan Mahaan Alla
1984 Komberi Mookan
1984 Vaazhkai
1984 Ingeyum Oru Gangai
1984 Thalaiyanai Manthiram
1984 Devi Sri Devi
1984 Poovilangu
1984 24 Mani Neram
1983 Thoongadhey Thambi Thoongadhey
1983 Raagangal Maruvathillai
1983 Mundhanai Mudichu
1983 Kokkarakko
1983 Ilamai Kaalangal
1983 Adutha Varisu
1983 Veetula Raman Veliyila Krishnan
1983 Saattai Illatha Pambaram
1983 Oppantham
1983 Manaivi Solle Manthiram
1983 Inimai Idho Idho
1983 Antha Sila Naatkal
1983 Yuga Dharmam
1983 Thanga Magan
1983 Paayum Puli
1983 Mella Pesungal
1983 Kann Sivanthaal Mann Sivakkum
1983 Ennai Paar En Azhagai Paar
1983 Aayiram Nilave Vaa
1983 Urangatha Ninaivugal
1983 Salangai Oli
1983 Muthu Engal Sothu
1983 Malaiyoor Mambattiyan
1983 Indru Nee Nalai Naan
1983 Anney Anney
1983 Vellai Roja
1983 Soorakottai Singakutti
1983 Oru Odai Nadhiyagirathu
1983 Mann Vasanai
1983 Jothi
1983 Bhagavathipuram Railway Gate
1983 Aanandha Kummi
1982 Sakalakala Vallavan
1982 Nizhal Thedum Nenjangal
1982 Metti
1982 Kavithai Malar
1982 Eera Vizhi Kaaviyangal
1982 Anandha Ragam
1982 Thanikattu Raja
1982 Payanangal Mudivathillai
1982 Nalanthana
1982 Kozhi Koovuthu
1982 Gopurangal Saivathillai
1982 Auto Raja
1982 Valibamey Vaa Vaa
1982 Rani Theni
1982 Ninaivellam Nithya
1982 Manjal Nila
1982 Kanne Radha
1982 Echchil Iravugal
1982 Agaya Gangai
1982 Thaai Mookaambikai
1982 Pakkathu Veetu Roja
1982 Moondram Pirai
1982 Kelviyum Naane Pathilum Naane
1982 Enkeyo Ketta Kural
1982 Archanai Pookal
1982 Thooral Ninnu Pochchu
1982 Puthukavithai
1982 Neram Vandhachu
1982 Magane Magane
1982 Kaadhal Oviyam
1982 Azhagiya Kanne
1981 Panneer Pushpangal
1981 Meendum Kokila
1981 Kadal Meengal
1981 Alaigal Oivathillai
1981 Ram Lakshman
1981 Netrikkann
1981 Karaiyellam Shenbagapoo
1981 Enakkaga Kaathiru
1981 Tik Tik Tik
1981 Paakku Vethalai
1981 Koyil Puraa
1981 Indru Poi Naalai Vaa
1981 Aarathanai
1981 Raja Paarvai
1981 Nallathu Nadanthe Theerum
1981 Kanni Theevu
1981 Ellam Inba Mayyam
1981 Sankarlal
1981 Oru Iravu Oru Paravai
1981 Kazhugu
1981 Garjanai
1981 Vidiyum Varai Kaathiru
1980 Moodu Pani
1980 Idhayaththil Ore Idam
1980 Aayiram Vaasal Idhayam
1980 Soolam
1980 Oru Iravu Oru Paravai
1980 Naan Potta Savaal
1980 Johnny
1980 Ellam Un Kairasi
1980 Theru Vilakku
1980 Rishi Moolam
1980 Nenjathai Killadhe
1980 Kallukkul Eeram
1980 Guru
1980 Samandhipoo
1980 Ore Mutham
1980 Murattu Kaalai
1980 Ilamai Kolam
1980 Anbukku Naan Adimai
1980 Thai Pongal
1980 Poottaatha Poottukkal
1980 Nadhiyai Thedi Vandha Kadal
1980 Kaali
1980 Gramathu Athiyayam
1980 Ullasa Paravaigal
1980 Rusi Kanda Poonai
1980 Nizhalgal
1979 Annai Oru Aalayam
1979 Puthiya Vaarpugal
1979 Niram Maaratha Pookkal
1979 Lakshmi
1979 Dharma Yuddham
1979 Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai
1979 Sakkalathi
1979 Pattakkathi Bhairavan
1979 Muthal Iravu
1979 Kadavul Amaitha Medai
1979 Anbe Sangeetha
1979 Vetrikku Oruvan
1979 Poonthalir
1979 Nallathoru Kudumbam
1979 Kavari Maan
1979 Azhage Unnai Aarathikkiren
1979 Rosaappo Ravikkai Kaari
1979 Pagalil Oru Iravu
1979 Mugathil Mugam Paarkalaam
1979 Jaya Nee Jayuchutte
1979 Agal Vilakku
1979 Udhiri Pookkal
1979 Ponnu Oorukku Pudhusu
1979 Naan Vazhavaippen
1979 Kalyanaraman
1978 Vatathukkul Chadhuram
1978 Sigappu Rojakkal
1978 Kaatrinile Varum Geetham
1978 Aval Oru Pachai Kuzhandhai
1978 Thirukkalyanam
1978 Maariyamman Thiruvizha
1978 Chittu Kuruvi
1978 Thyagam
1978 Sattam En Kaiyil
1978 Ithu Eppadi Irukku
1978 Aval Appadithan
1978 Vazha Ninaithal Vazhalam
1978 Sonnadhu Nee Thanaa
1978 Kannan Oru Kai Kuzhandhai
1978 Bairavi
1978 Tripura Sundari
1978 Priya
1978 Ilamai Oonjal Aadukirathu
1978 Achchani
1977 Avar Enakke Sontham
1977 Pen Jenmam
1977 Dheepam
1977 Thunai Iruppal Meenakshi
1977 Gaayathri
1977 16 Vayathinile
1977 Odi Vilayadu Thatha
1977 Bhuvana Oru Kelvi Kuri
1977 Sainthadamma Sainthadu
1977 Durga Devi
1977 Kavikkuyil
1976 Annakili
1976 Paalootti Valartha Kili
1976 Bhadrakali
1976 Uravadum Nenjam

As a Producer

Year Movie
1990 Puthu Paatu

As a Singer

Year Movie
2007 Paruthiveeran

As a Story Writer

Year Movie
1992 Nadodi Thendral


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