Dravidologists' Attack On Ilaiyaraaja Is Unwarranted
Being a devout, vocal Hindu unashamed of his faith is what music director Ilaiyaraaja has actually been all these years.
To do so in the context of Ram temple is especially an act of defiance or dissent in the Dravidian party ruled Tamil Nadu. This is even more 'bold' if you consider how the government attempted to mute celebrations in temples yesterday.
So when Ilayaraja comes out all guns blazing in praise of the temple and the Prime Minister what do you think happened?
Read Balakumar on how the Dravidian political ecosystem in social media 'handled' Ilayaraja.
And why it should not have.
Throwback to the 100-page edition on Ilaiyaraaja
Remember our 100-page special print issue on Ilaiyaraaja? It was a tribute to the maestro and if you didn't get to savour that, here's another chance.
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