The music maestro Ilaiyaraaja has Received Centenary Award at International Film Festival of India. Actor Anil Kapoor has presented this award to Music legend Ilaiyaraaja. Let’s look at 5 interesting facts about this music legend.

1-He has scored for over 1000 feature films in a short span of 38 years. He has won four national film awards.

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2-He earned a diploma in music from Trinity College, London. He is a gold medalist in Classical Guitar. 

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3-He is a multifaceted artist. He is an Instrumentalist, Conductor, Composer, Singer, Score Composer, Music Director, Lyricist and Film Producer.

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4-He is famous worldwide for his command in Carnatic Music. 

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5-He is most famous for his beautiful beautiful ‘background scoring’.

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Satyapal Chandra

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