Yuvan Shankar Raja celebrates his birthday today, August 31st. Kollywood’s own electro-hip hopper, Yuvan has made himself a place among the youth with his upbeat and modern songs. He is also an established playback singer with songs like Oru Kal still ruling Ipod’s.
Yuvan turns a handsome 33, being instrumental in delivering major blockbusters throughout his 15 year long career. Billa, Paiyya, Naan Mahaan Alla, Boss Engira Bhaskaran to name a few. His upcoming releases include Aadhi Bhagavan, Moondru Per Moondru Kaadhal ,Thanga Meengal, Samar and Vettai Mannan. Fans and friends from the industry wished him on his birthday, including brothers Premgi and Venkat Prabhu. Director Vishnu Vardhan too wished, “Happy birthday to my genius Yuvan Shankar raja. You are still not done bro. It’s just the beginning. Have fun.” On his birthday the composer recalled the good times with mom Jeeva Ilaiyaraja, who passed away on October 31st last year. Opines Yuvan, “People say we come alone but I say our mom brings us to this world, so we come holding on to her, I thank my mom for bringing me to planet earth.” He also thanked all his friends for the birthday wishes and disclosed he was busy with rehearsals for the Neethane En Ponvasantham audio launch concert coming up tomorrow with dad Ilaiyaraja helming the show. We wish Yuvan all the happiness on his birthday, as we await an exciting audio launch show on September 1st .