Music Maestro Ilaiyaraja complained of Chest Pain at his residence in Chennai this morning. He was immediately moved to a hospital in Chennai where he was being treated. The doctors confirmed that the legend suffered a minor heart stroke but his condition is now stable. Ilaiyaraja will stay in hospital for few more days for observation. This was revealed by his brother’s son, director Venkat Prabhu.
Ilaiyaraja is a famous film musician down the South. He had several soulful albums to credit in various languages in South India. He is deemed as one of the finest musicians ever produced in India and was awarded with the prestigious ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 2011. His son, Yuvan Shankar Raja is also a famous music director and recently completed composing for 100 films. We wish Raja sir a speedy recovery!