Filmmaker Gautham Menon is well known for the music in his breezy love stories. Be it Minnale, Kaakha Kaakha, Vettaiyaadu Vilayaadu or Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaaya, the music – by composers like Harris Jayaraj and A R Rahman – has been much appreciated.
And now, the director is working with Ilaiyaraaja in his upcoming Neethane En Ponvasantham. This is the first time that the combination is working on a film. Apparently, every time Gautham came up with a script, one of the first names that he’d think of to handle the music was Ilaiyaraaja! However, it wouldn’t click due to many a reason. For Neethane En Ponvasantham (which is, interestingly, a song in the maestro’s Ninaivellam Nithya), he had decided that the music would have to be done by Ilaiyaraaja. Already, the two teaser songs from the film – one sung by Yuvan Shankar Raja and one by Karthik – are doing well on Youtube.