Chennai: A biopic of legendary music composer Ilaiyaraaja is being made and Tamil superstar Dhanush will portray the legendary composer on screen.
The shooting for the yet-to-be-titled film will start in October 2024 and it is expected to be released around mid-2025.
Ilaiyaraaja is nicknamed “Isaignani” (the musical sage). He is conferred the title of “maestro” by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London. Oscar and Grammy-winning composer A. R. Rahman is a protege of the maestro.
In a career spanning over forty-seven years, he has composed over 7,000 songs and provided film scores for over 1,000 films and apart from performing in over 20,000 concerts.
The new film is part of a collaboration between Connekkt Media and Mercuri.