Dhanush will feature in Ilaiyaraaja biopic, which is expected to open in theaters in mid-2025

Neha Sharma
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Dhanush will feature in Ilaiyaraaja biopic

The announcement that Dhanush will feature in Ilaiyaraaja biopic has now been made official. See more information inside.

It has been strongly believed for some time now that Dhanush will play Ilaiyaraaja in the biopic of the latter. Official confirmation has now been provided that the information is accurate. Beginning filming in October 2024, the biography is scheduled to premiere in theaters in mid-2025.

It has also been made official that Connekkt Media and Mercuri Group will co-produce the highly anticipated project that will bring to screen the life of one of the greatest legends of Indian cinema. 

It has been announced that a biopic on the life of musical legend Ilaiyaraaja would be filmed, which is possibly the most thrilling news for movie and music enthusiasts in recent decades. For a very long time, the composer dominated South Indian film music and was nothing less than an icon. Such was the composer Ilaiyaraaja’s influence that, in the past, a movie was considered incomplete without one.

It’s remarkable that a biopic is being developed about a unique individual who, despite years in the music business, has remained relevant and keeps putting out high-caliber work. In the eyes of the audience, having Dhanush play the part of Ilaiyaraaja is a bonus. The viewer can be confident that Dhanush’s portrayal of Maestro would be portrayed in the biography with the highest level of conviction.

Dhanush will feature in Ilaiyaraaja biopic

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Dhanush will feature in Ilaiyaraaja biopic

Dhanush upcoming movies

Dhanush’s fans are incredibly excited about the Vada Chennai actor, who has been adding thrilling films to his list one after another. Dhanush is preparing for a release this year specifically; the movie in question is Captain Miller, directed by Arun Matheswaran. Captain Miller appears to be something that will genuinely make Tamil cinema proud, based on the declarations made by individuals connected to the project.

Also, not to forget, Dhanush will be venturing into direction again with D50. A 50th film is undisputedly a career milestone in any actor’s career, and there was a lot of buzz surrounding what the Asuran actor’s 50th film outing would be. There are high hopes for Dhanush’s second directorial venture as well as his forthcoming acting outings.

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Journalism is not just a profession, but a passion for Neha Sharma. With an experience of over three years and post graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication, she has been covering Punjabi and Bollywood industry with several articles to her credit. She loves to interact with people on camera or off camera. Her voluble personality differentiates her from the rest. In her free time, you will find her obsessing over movies! Read less