Versatile hero Dhanush to play the lead role in Ilaiyaraja's biopic

Sensational music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja has plans to do a biopic on the life of his father Ilaiayaraaja and he feels that Dhanush fits well for the lead role.
Written By Aravind Peesapati | Updated: January 14, 2020 18:47 IST
Versatile hero Dhanush to play the lead role in Ilaiyaraja's biopic

The age of biopics is going on in the Indian cinema right now. From the last few years, we are seeing many films which are being made on various celebrities as well as unsung heroes. Now, popular music director Yuvan Shankar Raja is planning to make a biopic on his father, legendary music director Ilaiyaraja. Yuvan feels that his father's story needs to get showcased on the big screen.

 
Speaking in a recent interview, Yuvan revealed that he will himself direct his father's biopic and also titled it as 'Raja- The Journey.' The composer stated that he wants Dhanush to play the lead role in Ilaiyaraja's biopic. Yuvan felt that only Dhanush can do justice to the role of his father. Dhanush is one versatile actor of this generation who can pull off any kind of role. Both Yuvan and Dhanush are good friends and worked together for many films like Kadhal Kondein, Pudhupettai, Yaradi Nee Mohini and Maari 2.
 
Considering their bonding, Dhanush might easily accept this offer from his good friend Yuvan. We will get to know more about this project in the coming months. Watch this space for more updates.




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