Music is everything for me in my life. I am nothing without it’, said veteran music director Ilayaraja.
Speaking at the audio launch of Lakshmi Manchu’s production venture Maranthen Mannithen on Monday, Ilayaraja said, ‘I feel myself blessed to be a music composer.’
The film directed by Kumar Nagendra features Aadhi, Taapse, Lakshmi Manchu and Suja Varunee in important roles. Ilayaraja has composed six songs for the movie. The film is based on the devastating floods in Andhra Pradesh in the 1980s.
Adds Ilayaraja, ‘When I was recording the songs, actor Rajnikanth visited the studio and we shared a lot between us’.
Ilayaraja remixes ‘Aasaya Kaathula’ in Maranthen Mannithen
In his latest album, Maestro Ilayaraja has come up with a remix version for his song ‘Aasaya Kaathula‘, originally from Johnny, that is said to be one of his biggest hits.
Maranthen Mannithen is produced by Lakshmi Manchu and has Taapsee and Aadhi playing the lead. It is also going to be released in Telugu simultaneously as Gundello Godari. The story is said to be based on the 1986 floods which took place in Andhra Pradesh. Ilayaraja‘s music is sure to add credibility to the film.
A song like ‘Aasaya Kathula‘ could just pave way for it’s promotions among fans.