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Ilayaraja's son gets his ticket to Bollywood

  | July 01, 2013 17:30 IST (Mumbai)

Yuvan Shankar Raja began his career at the age of 16 and has carved a niche for himself in Tamil and Telugu films.

Acclaimed composer Ilayaraja's son Yuvan Shankar Raja is ready to debut in Bollywood as a music director for actor Emraan Hashmi's next film, to be helmed by Kunal Deshmukh.

Acclaimed composer Ilayaraja's son Yuvan Shankar Raja is ready to debut in Bollywood as a music director for actor Emraan Hashmi's next film, to be helmed by Kunal Deshmukh.Yuvan's talent has been compared with that of Oscar-winner AR Rahman.
"Yuvan is one of those music directors, whose music has universal appeal. A bit like AR Rahman, who did great in Tamil movies, then other southern languages, then Bollywood music and then Hollywood. Yuvan is a similar talent," said Manish Hariprasad, creative director, Studios, Disney UTV."Well, not every 26-year-old music director can boast of 100 films under his belt," added Hariprasad.Yuvan is said to have been looking for a good film to launch himself in Hindi films, revealed Hariprasad.

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