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Maestro Ilaiyaraja was awarded the Centenary Award for Lifetime Achievement during
the inauguration of the 46th International Film Festival of India today (November 20th, 2015)
at Panaji, Goa. The legendary composer was honoured by Arun Jaitley, the Minister for Information and
Broadcasting, and actor Anil Kapoor, in the presence of a very large gathering consisting of
filmmakers, artistes, technicians and film enthusiasts.
Ilaiyaraja, during his speech post the award ceremony, iterated that music must be taught at
every educational institution in the country and also took the opportunity to express his grief
over the growing incidents of violence across the globe.
Maestro Ilaiyaraaja is one of the greatest composer of this era in South India. He has composed more than 1000 Indian films (Tamil, Malayaalam, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi), 5000 film songs and few private albums such as How To Name it, Nothing but wind Symphony for Thiruvasakam etc.