Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Nov, 10, 2023 | 12:55 PM
In a significant development, it has been officially confirmed that acclaimed actor Dhanush will step into the shoes of the legendary composer Ilaiyaraaja in the upcoming biopic. The biographical film, set to capture the life and journey of one of the greatest legends in Indian cinema, is scheduled to commence filming in October 2024, with a targeted theatrical release in mid-2025.
The project will be a collaboration between Connekkt Media and Mercuri Group, two prominent production houses that have come together to bring this highly anticipated biopic to the big screen. The announcement has generated immense excitement among fans and cinema enthusiasts who have eagerly awaited details about the iconic composer’s cinematic portrayal.
Ilaiyaraaja, a maestro in the realm of Indian music, has left an indelible mark on the industry with his soul-stirring compositions and versatile musical contributions. Dhanush, known for his remarkable acting prowess, is expected to bring the nuances and intricacies of Ilaiyaraaja’s life to life, making the biopic a cinematic celebration of the legendary composer’s legacy.
The decision to commence filming in October 2024 indicates meticulous planning and attention to detail to ensure the biopic’s faithful representation of Ilaiyaraaja’s life journey. As the news spreads, anticipation for the film’s release is bound to intensify, marking a significant cinematic event that pays tribute to the musical genius and cultural icon. Stay tuned for further updates on this eagerly awaited project that promises to be a cinematic masterpiece.