The man known for his music is none other than Ilaiyaraaja. As another recognition for his multi-talent in Music, Yes!! yesterday (20/03/2018) Our Isaignani Ilayaraaja was honored with the Padma Vibhushan Award of the year 2018 from President Ram Nath Kovind. The year 2018 prestigious Padma awards were held on the Tuesday at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Delhi. The awards were categorized in three names — Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri.

In this award function, all dignitaries like Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ministerial colleagues, and several other dignitaries attended the function.

Padma Vibhushan winner:

Our noted composer Ilayaraaja has been honored for his unconditional contribution towards Music and Tamil. Padma Vibhushan award is the highest civilian national award, next to Bharat Ratna.

This Padma award is not new to for our Isaignani, where he won National award for 5 times and Padma Bhusan back in 2010.

Ilayaraaja, 74, is credited with integrating folk and western musical sensibilities into the South Indian musical mainstream.

He is also called as the Music legend, MaestroRaaja, and many. It’s really proud to say that our Music maker is one among the 3 Padma Vibhushan winners.

His award not only honors him but honor the people of Tamil Nadu. This awards recipients are leaked on the 69th Republic day. Even our favorite cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni was honored with Padma Bhushan award.

Later the announcements of award recipients he said the presspersons that  “The award shows that Modi government respects Tamil Nadu and Tamil people a lot.”

Now, the Twitter is flooded with congratulatory messages for Ilaiyaraaja yes!! its time to celebrate our Music Mastro.


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