Emperor and King at live concert in January

Ilayaraja-Yuvan Shankar Raja
Ilayaraja-Yuvan Shankar Raja

The unexpected is happening in Chennai in the month of January and it would be a rare music fest for music lovers and fans of ‘Maestro’ Ilaiyaraaja, the ‘Emperor’ of Tamil film music and his son Yuvan Shankar Raja, the ‘King’ of Melodies, who has proved that he has in it to go the distance like his illustrious and peerless father.

Yuvan Shankar Raja would be hosting a musical extravaganza which is being organized by popular television channel Vijay TV. Slated for Sunday, the 16th January as a ‘Pongal’ special, Yuvan is said to be making serious efforts to present the event ‘very differently’ from the usual musical nites.

The talented Yuvan is said to have composed a song ‘I will be there for you…’, specifically to be sung on the day. Yuvan has written the lyric, composed its music and would be performing live on stage by dancing for it for the audience. Leading playback singers like Shreya Ghoshal, Shankar Mahadevan, Karthick, Haricharan, Harish Raghavender, actress Andrea Jermaiah, Vijay Yesudass, Tanvi Shah and Madhumita would be participating in the event, churning out hit numbers from the father-son combination films.

Yuvan Live Concert Promo – I’ll be there for you

The highlight of the programme would be the presence of ‘Isaignani’ Ilaiyaraaja himself. This would be the first time ever that the ‘Maestro’ would be taking part in a musical fest organized and conducted by his gifted son. Significantly enough, it may be noted that all the songs sung by the Maestro in Yuvan’s music have become great hits.

Leading luminaries of Kollywood and many other VIPs would be attending the event, it is learnt.



  1. Vasin

    Nalla Joku

    Rendu perayum paartha Yaalpana agathigal maathrila irku. Emperror’am. King’am. Yaar elthinanga? Loosu.

  2. Senthil

    pavam vasin…chinna vayasala child services pathukapula la than valarnthan..avan oru pitthan..piriviyele bathikkapatavan….he has lot of imaginative characters as friend.deprived of love and affection….one such character is armin…let us help this mentally disabled child by raising funds through this forum….It’s gonna be alright vasin..dont worry..

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