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His compositions took me through so many journeys in life: Naga Chaitanya on meeting Ilaiyaraaja- Cinema express

His compositions took me through so many journeys in life: Naga Chaitanya on meeting Ilaiyaraaja 

Ilaiyaraaja and Yuvan Shankar Raja are scoring music for Naga Chaitanya's Custody

Published: 25th February 2023

The makers of Custody, the upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual recently announced the wrap of the film. Following this, the lead actor of the film Naga Chaitanya took to social media to express his admiration to veteran composer Ilaiyaraaja. The composer is scoring the music for Custody along with his son Yuvan Shankar Raja.

Sharing a photo of himself with Ilaiyaraaja, Naga Chaitanya wrote, "Such a big smile on my face meeting the Maestro Ilaiyaraaja sir, his compositions took me through so many journeys in life .. so many times have I played out a scene in my head , pictured a script with his reference .. to now rajasir composing for #custody . Truly grateful !!”

Custody is directed by Ilaiyaraaja’s nephew and filmmaker Venkat Prabhu. The film stars Krithi Shetty Arvind Swamy, Priyamani, R Sarathkumar, Vennela Kishore, Sampath Raj, Premji, Premi Vishwanath and Ramki. The film is set to release in theatres on May 12. Venkat Prabhu has penned the dialogues for the film in Tamil while Abburi Ravi has penned the Telugu dialogues.

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