Ilaiyaraaja

Music director, Lyricist, Singer, Conductor, Film producer
Birth name
Gnanathesikan
Date of birth
1943-06-02
Place of birth
Pannaipuram, Theni district , India
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

Known For

Ilaiyaraaja filmography

Year Title Credit
2023 Viduthalai Music Director
2022 Maamanithan Music Director
2022 Maayon Music Director
2022 Kadaisi vivasayi Music Director
2020 Psycho Music Director
2018 Merku Thodarchi Malai Music Director
2018 Sila Samayangalil Music Director
2018 Naachiyaar Music Director
2017 Oru Iyakkunarin Kadhal Diary Music Director
2017 Enga Amma Rani Music Director
2017 Muthuramalingam Music Director
2016 Kuttrame Thandanai Music Director
2016 Appa Music Director
2016 Amma Kanakku Music Director
2016 Tharai Thappattai Music Director
2015 Touring Talkies Music Director
2014 Megha Music Director
2014 Un Samayal Arayil Music Director
2013 Thalaimuraigal Music Director
2013 Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum Music Director
2012 Neethaane En Ponvasantham Music Director
2012 Mayilu Music Director
2012 Dhoni Music Director
2011 Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai Music Director
2011 Ponnar Shankar Music Director
2010 Nandalala Music Director
2009 Naan Kadavul Music Director
2007 Mayakannadi Music Director
2007 Paruthiveeran Singer
2005 Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam Music Director
2005 Kasthuri Maan Music Director
2005 Oru Naal Oru Kanavu Music Director
2005 Mumbai Express Music Director
2004 Virumaandi Music Director
2003 Pithamagan Music Director
2002 Ramana Music Director
2002 En Mana Vaanil Music Director
2002 Devan Music Director
2001 Kasi Music Director
2001 En Iniya Ponnilave Music Director
2001 Friends Music Director
2000 Bharathi Music Director
2000 Hey Ram Music Director
2000 Kannukkul Nilavu Music Director
1999 Sethu Music Director
1997 Kadhalukku Mariyadhai Music Director
1995 Chandralekha Music Director
1995 Raasaiyya Music Director
1995 Rajavin Parvaiyile Music Director
1995 Sathi Leelavathi Music Director
1994 Magalir Mattum Music Director
1994 Mahanadi Music Director
1993 Kathirukka Neramillai Music Director
1993 Dhuruva Natchathiram Music Director
1993 I Love India Music Director
1993 Valli Music Director
1993 Kalaignan Music Director
1993 Maharasan Music Director
1993 Manikuyil Music Director
1993 Ezhai Jaathi Music Director
1993 Ejamaan Music Director
1993 Rakkayi Koyil Music Director
1993 Chinna Kannamma Music Director
1993 Chinna Mapillai Music Director
1993 Koyil Kaalai Music Director
1993 Maamiyar Veedu Music Director
1993 Marupadiyum Music Director
1993 Walter Vetrivel Music Director
1992 Villu Pattukaran Music Director
1992 Thevar Magan Music Director
1992 Chinna Pasanga Naanga Music Director
1992 Chinnavar Music Director
1992 Nadodi Thendral Story Writer, Music Director
1992 Chembaruthi Music Director
1992 Bharathan Music Director
1992 Singaravelan Music Director
1992 Unna Nenachen Pattu Padichen Music Director
1992 Thanga Manasukkaran Music Director
1992 Naangal Music Director
1992 Kaaval Geetham Music Director
1992 Unnai Vaazhthi Paadugiren Music Director
1992 Agni Paarvai Music Director
1992 Thambi Pondatti Music Director
1992 Pandithurai Music Director
1992 Rickshaw Mama Music Director
1992 Vanna Vanna Pookkal Music Director
1992 Chinna Gounder Music Director
1992 Mannan Music Director
1991 Guna Music Director
1991 Thalapathi Music Director
1991 Thalattu Ketkuthamma Music Director
1991 Idhayam Music Director
1991 Captain Prabhakaran Music Director
1991 En Rasavin Manasile Music Director
1991 Chinna Thambi Music Director
1991 Thanga Thamaraigal Music Director
1991 Gopura Vasalile Music Director
1991 Pudhu Nellu Pudhu Naathu Music Director
1991 Uruvam Music Director
1991 Vetri Karangal Music Director
1991 Vetri Padigal Music Director
1991 Irumbu Pookkal Music Director
1991 Dharma Dorai Music Director
1991 Kumbakarai Thangaiah Music Director
1991 Eeramana Rojave Music Director
1991 Sami Potta Mudichu Music Director
1990 Ethir Kaatru Music Director
1990 Raja Kaiya Vacha Music Director
1990 Nadigan Music Director
1990 Vellaiya Thevan Music Director
1990 Amman Kovil Thiruvizha Music Director
1990 Michael Madana Kama Rajan Music Director
1990 Sathriyan Music Director
1990 Puthu Paatu Music Director, Producer
1990 Enkitta Mothathe Music Director
1990 Thalattu Padava Music Director
1990 My Dear Marthandan Music Director
1990 Keladi Kanmani Music Director
1990 Sirayil Pootha Chinna Malar Music Director
1990 Ooru Vittu Ooru Vanthu Music Director
1990 Anjali Music Director
1990 Kizhakku Vasal Music Director
1990 Athisaya Piravi Music Director
1990 Mounam Sammadham Music Director
1990 Periya Veetu Pannakkaran Music Director
1990 Maruthu Pandi Music Director
1990 Pondatti Thevai Music Director
1990 Unnai Solli Kutramillai Music Director
1990 Arangetra Velai Music Director
1990 Paattukku Naan Adimai Music Director
1990 En Uyir Thozhan Music Director
1990 Kavalukku Kettikaran Music Director
1990 Panakkaran Music Director
1990 Pulan Visaranai Music Director
1989 Thiruppu Munai Music Director
1989 Anbu Kattalai Music Director
1989 Mappillai Music Director
1989 Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal Music Director
1989 Thangamana Raasa Music Director
1989 Vaathiyaar Veettu Pillai Music Director
1989 Vetri Vizha Music Director
1989 Ponmana Selvan Music Director
1989 Raaja Raajathan Music Director
1989 Chinnappadass Music Director
1989 Raja Chinna Roja Music Director
1989 Kai Veesamma Kai Veesu Music Director
1989 Annanukku Jai Music Director
1989 Pickpocket Music Director
1989 Karagattakaran Music Director
1989 Paandi Nattu Thangam Music Director
1989 Ninaivu Chinnam Music Director
1989 Siva Music Director
1989 Apoorva Sagodharargal Music Director
1989 Pudhea Paadhai Music Director
1989 Paattukku Oru Thalaivan Music Director
1989 Rajadhi Raja Music Director
1989 Varusham Padhinaaru Music Director
1989 En Purushanthaan Enakku Mattumthaan Music Director
1989 Enne Petha Raasa Music Director
1989 Pongi Varum Kaveri Music Director
1988 Sathya Music Director
1988 Dharmathin Thalaivan Music Director
1988 Enga Ooru Kavalkaran Music Director
1988 Unnal Mudiyum Thambi Music Director
1988 Soora Samhaaram Music Director
1988 En Jeevan Paduthu Music Director
1988 Paarthal Pasu Music Director
1988 Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran Music Director
1988 Paasa Paravaigal Music Director
1988 Agni Natchathiram Music Director
1988 En Bommukutty Ammavukku Music Director
1988 Raasave Unnai Nambi Music Director
1988 Guru Sishyan Music Director
1988 Oruvar Vaazhum Aalayam Music Director
1988 Solla Thudikuthu Manasu Music Director
1988 Ennai Vittu Pogaathe Music Director
1987 Gramatthu Minnal Music Director
1987 Manathil Uruthi Vendum Music Director
1987 Nayakan Music Director
1987 Theertha Karaiyinile Music Director
1987 Jallikattu Music Director
1987 Krishnan Vandhaan Music Director
1987 Anand Music Director
1987 Ninaive Oru Sangeetham Music Director
1987 Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu Music Director
1987 Paadu Nilave Music Director
1987 Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu Music Director
1987 Enga Ooru Pattukaran Music Director
1987 Aalappirandhavan Music Director
1987 Velaikaran Music Director
1987 Rettai Vaal Kuruvi Music Director
1987 Kadhal Parisu Music Director
1987 Poovizhi Vasalile Music Director
1987 Sirai Paravai Music Director
1986 Mandhira Punnagai Music Director
1986 Aruvadai Naal Music Director
1986 Kannukku Mai Ezhuthu Music Director
1986 Maaveeran Music Director
1986 Punnagai Mannan Music Director
1986 Thazhuvatha Kaigal Music Director
1986 Vidinja Kalyanam Music Director
1986 Kodai Mazhai Music Director
1986 Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu Music Director
1986 Mouna Ragam Music Director
1986 Unakkaagave Vaazhgiren Music Director
1986 Manithanin Marupakkam Music Director
1986 Enakku Nane Needipathi Music Director
1986 Thaaiku Oru Thaalaattu Music Director
1986 Kadalora Kavithaigal Music Director
1986 Vikram Music Director
1986 Muthal Vasantham Music Director
1986 Naanum Oru Thozhilali Music Director
1986 Amman Kovil Kizhakale Music Director
1986 Kanna Thorakkanum Saami Music Director
1986 Murattu Karangal Music Director
1986 Natpu Music Director
1986 Dharma Pathini Music Director
1986 December Pookal Music Director
1986 Mr. Bharath Music Director
1986 Saadhanai Music Director
1985 Aan Paavam Music Director
1985 Pillai Nila Music Director
1985 Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri Music Director
1985 Chinna Veedu Music Director
1985 Japanil Kalyanaraman Music Director
1985 Padikkadavan Music Director
1985 Sindhu Bhairavi Music Director
1985 Neethiyin Marupakkam Music Director
1985 Raja Rishi Music Director
1985 Idaya Kovil Music Director
1985 Sri Raghavendrar Music Director
1985 Eetti Music Director
1985 Kunguma Chimil Music Director
1985 Muthal Mariyathai Music Director
1985 Uyarndha Ullam Music Director
1985 Poove Poochooda Vaa Music Director
1985 Aduthathu Albert Music Director
1985 Un Kannil Neer Vazhindal Music Director
1985 Pagal Nilavu Music Director
1985 Andha Oru Nimidam Music Director
1985 Annai Bhoomi Music Director
1985 Thendrale Ennai Thodu Music Director
1985 Udaya Geetham Music Director
1985 Naan Sigappu Manithan Music Director
1985 Padikkadha Pannaiyar Music Director
1985 Kaakki Sattai Music Director
1985 Kanni Rasi Music Director
1985 Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai Music Director
1985 Alai Osai Music Director
1985 Nalla Thambi Music Director
1985 Oru Kaidhiyin Diary Music Director
1984 January 1 Music Director
1984 Enakkul Oruvan Music Director
1984 Vaidehi Kathirunthal Music Director
1984 Nallavanuku Nallavan Music Director
1984 Oh Maane Maane Music Director
1984 Dhavani Kanavugal Music Director
1984 Naalai Unathu Naal Music Director
1984 Ezhuthatha Sattangal Music Director
1984 Anbulla Rajinikanth Music Director
1984 Neengal Kettavai Music Director
1984 Kai Kodukkum Kai Music Director
1984 Anbe Odi Vaa Music Director
1984 Thambikku Entha Ooru Music Director
1984 Vaazhkai Music Director
1984 Naan Paadum Paadal Music Director
1984 Nooravathu Naal Music Director
1984 Poovilangu Music Director
1984 Raja Veettu Kannukkutty Music Director
1984 Naan Mahaan Alla Music Director
1984 Kuva Kuva Vaathugal Music Director
1983 Thanga Magan Music Director
1983 Thoongadhey Thambi Thoongadhey Music Director
1983 Vellai Roja Music Director
1983 Manaivi Solle Manthiram Music Director
1983 Ilamai Kaalangal Music Director
1983 Indru Nee Nalai Naan Music Director
1983 Mann Vasanai Music Director
1983 Mundhanai Mudichu Music Director
1983 Aayiram Nilave Vaa Music Director
1983 Adutha Varisu Music Director
1983 Veetula Raman Veliyila Krishnan Music Director
1983 Kann Sivanthaal Mann Sivakkum Music Director
1983 Paayum Puli Music Director
1982 Kozhi Koovuthu Music Director
1982 Agaya Gangai Music Director
1982 Nizhal Thedum Nenjangal Music Director
1982 Valibamey Vaa Vaa Music Director
1982 Gopurangal Saivathillai Music Director
1982 Rani Theni Music Director
1982 Pakkathu Veetu Roja Music Director
1982 Enkeyo Ketta Kural Music Director
1982 Kanne Radha Music Director
1982 Sakalakala Vallavan Music Director
1982 Ninaivellam Nithya Music Director
1982 Thaai Mookaambikai Music Director
1982 Puthukavithai Music Director
1982 Kelviyum Naane Pathilum Naane Music Director
1982 Kaadhal Oviyam Music Director
1982 Neram Vandhachu Music Director
1982 Thooral Ninnu Pochchu Music Director
1982 Auto Raja Music Director
1982 Thanikattu Raja Music Director
1982 Payanangal Mudivathillai Music Director
1982 Magane Magane Music Director
1982 Moondram Pirai Music Director
1982 Anandha Ragam Music Director
1981 Ellam Inba Mayyam Music Director
1981 Tik Tik Tik Music Director
1981 Enakkaga Kaathiru Music Director
1981 Netrikkann Music Director
1981 Sankarlal Music Director
1981 Karaiyellam Shenbagapoo Music Director
1981 Garjanai Music Director
1981 Alaigal Oivathillai Music Director
1981 Panneer Pushpangal Music Director
1981 Vidiyum Varai Kaathiru Music Director
1981 Raja Paarvai Music Director
1981 Indru Poi Naalai Vaa Music Director
1981 Kazhugu Music Director
1981 Ram Lakshman Music Director
1981 Meendum Kokila Music Director
1980 Rusi Kanda Poonai Music Director
1980 Nenjathai Killadhe Music Director
1980 Moodu Pani Music Director
1980 Nizhalgal Music Director
1980 Murattu Kaalai Music Director
1980 Ellam Un Kairasi Music Director
1980 Johnny Music Director
1980 Naan Potta Savaal Music Director
1980 Guru Music Director
1980 Kaali Music Director
1980 Anbukku Naan Adimai Music Director
1980 Ullasa Paravaigal Music Director
1980 Kallukkul Eeram Music Director
1980 Rishi Moolam Music Director
1979 Vetrikku Oruvan Music Director
1979 Agal Vilakku Music Director
1979 Annai Oru Aalayam Music Director
1979 Pattakkathi Bhairavan Music Director
1979 Udhiri Pookkal Music Director
1979 Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai Music Director
1979 Niram Maaratha Pookkal Music Director
1979 Naan Vazhavaippen Music Director
1979 Kalyanaraman Music Director
1979 Dharma Yuddham Music Director
1979 Nallathoru Kudumbam Music Director
1979 Puthiya Vaarpugal Music Director
1979 Kavari Maan Music Director
1978 Priya Music Director
1978 Aval Appadithan Music Director
1978 Sigappu Rojakkal Music Director
1978 Mullum Malarum Music Director
1978 Ilamai Oonjal Aadukirathu Music Director
1978 Bairavi Music Director
1977 Gaayathri Music Director
1977 16 Vayathinile Music Director
1977 Bhuvana Oru Kelvi Kuri Music Director
1977 Kavikkuyil Music Director
1977 Dheepam Music Director
1976 Bhadrakali Music Director
1976 Annakili Music Director
1976 Paalootti Valartha Kili Music Director
1976 Uravadum Nenjam Music Director
1977 Avar Enakke Sontham Music Director
1977 Durga Devi Music Director
1977 Odi Vilayadu Thatha Music Director
1977 Pen Jenmam Music Director
1977 Sainthadamma Sainthadu Music Director
1977 Thunai Iruppal Meenakshi Music Director
1978 Achchani Music Director
1978 Aval Oru Pachai Kuzhandhai Music Director
1978 Chittu Kuruvi Music Director
1978 Ithu Eppadi Irukku Music Director
1978 Kaatrinile Varum Geetham Music Director
1978 Kannan Oru Kai Kuzhandhai Music Director
1978 Maariyamman Thiruvizha Music Director
1978 Sattam En Kaiyil Music Director
1978 Sonnadhu Nee Thanaa Music Director
1978 Thirukkalyanam Music Director
1978 Tripura Sundari Music Director
1978 Thyagam Music Director
1978 Vatathukkul Chadhuram Music Director
1978 Vazha Ninaithal Vazhalam Music Director
1979 Anbe Sangeetha Music Director
1979 Azhage Unnai Aarathikkiren Music Director
1979 Jaya Nee Jayuchutte Music Director
1979 Kadavul Amaitha Medai Music Director
1979 Lakshmi Music Director
1979 Mugathil Mugam Paarkalaam Music Director
1979 Muthal Iravu Music Director
1979 Pagalil Oru Iravu Music Director
1979 Ponnu Oorukku Pudhusu Music Director
1979 Poonthalir Music Director
1979 Rosaappo Ravikkai Kaari Music Director
1979 Sakkalathi Music Director
1980 Aayiram Vaasal Idhayam Music Director
1980 Gramathu Athiyayam Music Director
1980 Idhayaththil Ore Idam Music Director
1980 Ilamai Kolam Music Director
1980 Nadhiyai Thedi Vandha Kadal Music Director
1980 Ore Mutham Music Director
1980 Oru Iravu Oru Paravai Music Director
1980 Poottaatha Poottukkal Music Director
1980 Samandhipoo Music Director
1980 Soolam Music Director
1980 Thai Pongal Music Director
1980 Theru Vilakku Music Director
1981 Aarathanai Music Director
1981 Kadal Meengal Music Director
1981 Kanni Theevu Music Director
1981 Koyil Puraa Music Director
1981 Nallathu Nadanthe Theerum Music Director
1981 Oru Iravu Oru Paravai Music Director
1981 Paakku Vethalai Music Director
1982 Archanai Pookal Music Director
1982 Azhagiya Kanne Music Director
1982 Echchil Iravugal Music Director
1982 Eera Vizhi Kaaviyangal Music Director
1982 Kavithai Malar Music Director
1982 Manjal Nila Music Director
1982 Metti Music Director
1982 Nalanthana Music Director
1983 Aanandha Kummi Music Director
1983 Anney Anney Music Director
1983 Antha Sila Naatkal Music Director
1983 Bhagavathipuram Railway Gate Music Director
1983 Ennai Paar En Azhagai Paar Music Director
1983 Inimai Idho Idho Music Director
1983 Jothi Music Director
1983 Kokkarakko Music Director
1983 Malaiyoor Mambattiyan Music Director
1983 Mella Pesungal Music Director
1983 Muthu Engal Sothu Music Director
1983 Oppantham Music Director
1983 Oru Odai Nadhiyagirathu Music Director
1983 Raagangal Maruvathillai Music Director
1983 Salangai Oli Music Director
1983 Saattai Illatha Pambaram Music Director
1983 Soorakottai Singakutti Music Director
1983 Urangatha Ninaivugal Music Director
1983 Yuga Dharmam Music Director
1984 24 Mani Neram Music Director
1984 Ambigai Neril Vanthaal Music Director
1984 Anbulla Malare Music Director
1984 Devi Sri Devi Music Director
1984 Etho Mogam Music Director
1984 Ingeyum Oru Gangai Music Director
1984 Kairasikkaran Music Director
1984 Kalyana Kanavugal Music Director
1984 Komberi Mookan Music Director
1984 Magudi Music Director
1984 Mudivalla Arambam Music Director
1984 Nalla Naal Music Director
1984 Nee Thodum Pothu Music Director
1984 Neram Nalla Neram Music Director
1984 Nerupukkul Eeram Music Director
1984 Nilavu Suduvathillai Music Director
1984 Nyayam Music Director
1984 Pozhuthu Vidinchachu Music Director
1984 Pudhumai Penn Music Director
1984 Sanga Natham Music Director
1984 Thalaiyanai Manthiram Music Director
1984 Thangamadi Thangam Music Director
1984 Ullam Urugudadi Music Director
1984 Unnai Naan Santhithaen Music Director
1984 Vellai Pura Ondru Music Director
1985 Amutha Gaanam Music Director
1985 Anbin Mugavari Music Director
1985 Anthasthu Music Director
1985 En Selvame Music Director
1985 Geethanjali Music Director
1985 Hello Yaar Pesurathu Music Director
1985 Ketti Melam Music Director
1985 Meendum Parasakthi Music Director
1985 Oonjaladum Uravugal Music Director
1985 Puthiya Theerpu Music Director
1985 Raja Gopuram Music Director
1985 Selvi Music Director
1985 Thanga Mama 3D Music Director
1985 Unnai Thedi Varuven Music Director
1985 Urimai Music Director
1986 Africavil Appu Music Director
1986 Iravu Pookkal Music Director
1986 Isai Paadum Thendral Music Director
1986 Karimedu Karuvayan Music Director
1986 Maragatha Veenai Music Director
1986 Neethana Antha Kuyil Music Director
1986 Paalaivana Rojakkal Music Director
1986 Paru Paru Pattanam Paru Music Director
1986 Puthir Music Director
1987 Dhoorathu Pachai Music Director
1987 Iniya Uravu Poothathu Music Director
1987 Kalyana Kacheri Music Director
1987 Manaivi Ready Music Director
1987 Ninaikka Therintha Manamey Music Director
1987 Per Sollum Pillai Music Director
1987 Poove Ilam Poove Music Director
1987 Puyal Paadum Pattu Music Director
1987 Ullam Kavarndha Kalvan Music Director
1987 Vaazhga Valarga Music Director
1988 Dhayam Onnu Music Director
1988 En Uyir Kannamma Music Director
1988 Illam Music Director
1988 Irandil Ondru Music Director
1988 Ithu Engal Neethi Music Director
1988 Manamagale Vaa Music Director
1988 Paadatha Thenikkal Music Director
1988 Sakkarai Panthal Music Director
1988 Shenbagamae Shenbagamae Music Director
1988 Therkathi Kallan Music Director
1988 Veedu Music Director
1989 Dharmam Vellum Music Director
1989 Enga Ooru Mappillai Music Director
1989 Ore Oru Gramathiley Music Director
1989 Paasa Mazhai Music Director
1989 Padicha Pulla Music Director
1989 Poruthathu Pothum Music Director
1989 Radha Kadal Varadha Music Director
1989 Sandhya Raagam Music Director
1989 Thendral Sudum Music Director
1990 Manasukketha Maapillai Music Director
1990 Kavithai Paadum Alaigal Music Director
1990 Pagalile Pournami Music Director
1990 Sirayil Sila Raagangal Music Director
1990 Urudhi Mozhi Music Director
1990 Nee Sirithaal Deepavali Music Director
1991 Karpoora Mullai Music Director
1991 Manitha Jaathi Music Director
2000 Thirunelveli Music Director
Natarajan Sankaran

Music director

Premgi Amaren

Music director, Singer, Actor

Vidyasagar

Music director,Singer, Conductor

Raveendran

Music director, Singer

Bappi Lahiri

Music director, Singer, Actor

G. V. Prakash Kumar

Music director, Actor, Singer, Producer