Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
May 25, Friday 2018 3:13 AM       

       HEADLINES: Fisherman dies after boat falls over his head                                              LDF campaign vehicle attacked in Chengannur                                              Netherlands PM to arrive in India today                                              Nipah Virus not an epidemic: Centre                                              Allahabad's name likely to be changed to Prayagraj                                              Star Book Media and Indywood Talent Hunt join hands to promote young talents                                              Rahul gives PM Modi fuel challenge                                              Four Nepali woman journalists scale Mount Everest                                              Trump-Kim meeting set to take place on June 12: Pompeo                                              Corruption cases result of high treason case instituted against Musharraf: Sharif                                              China urges Pak to relocate Hafiz Saeed to a West Asian country                                              Saddam Hussein's 30 million dollars yacht repurposed as a hotel                                              Ode to ABD: When 360 degree was not geometry but joy                                              AFI names 51-member team for Asian Junior Athletics                                              'Tired' AB De Villiers retires from international cricket                                              Injured Kohli ruled out of Surrey county stint                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       MOVIES Next Article: Mammootty to don khaki again  
       Don't sensationalise notice says SPB, Venkaiah Naidu hopes for solution
 
         Posted on :21:59:17 Mar 20, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:21:59:17 Mar 20, 2017
         Tags: Don't sensationalise notice says SPB, Venkai
 
CHENNAI: Noted playback singer S P Balasubrahmanian has urged music lovers not to sensationalise the issue of legal notice by music maestro Ilayaraja for singing songs composed by him without his permission.
 
"I request all friends, music lovers and especially all mediapersons, not to make I Raja-SPB issue sensational. It is unfortunate. That is all. Show has to go on, life has to move on. In God's creation, all are good and equal. Thank you," he said in a Facebook post.
 
Meanwhile, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu today said he was surprised about the controversy and wanted it to be resolved.
 
"I was surprised hearing the controversy surrounding Sh SP Balasubrahmanyam singing Sh Ilayaraja compositions. Hope it gets positively resolved," he tweeted.
 
Ilayaraja's lawyer had sent legal notice to Balasubrahmanyam, who is on a world tour of concerts, his son Charan (playback singer and actor) and singer Chitra and to all organisers of the concerts to stop singing Ilayaraja's compositions without his consent.
 
Not only Balasubrahmanyam, but also some music troupes performing live concerts have been asked to pay royalty fee for using the compositions of Ilayaraja.
 
V Raman of popular Lakshman Sruthi Orchestra said the music troupes have already been told to pay up.
 
"Though Ilayaraja did not insist that troupes like us should pay hefty payments, he indicated that we must give him some bare minimum fee for using his songs and we had agreed," he told PTI.
 
He, however, said for non-ticketed performances like for temple festivals, this stipulation would not apply.
 
Meanwhile, some of Balasubrahmanian's fans in his Facebook page have urged that the issue be sorted out.
 
"SPB is born for Ilayaraja and Ilayaraja is born for SPB.. kindly sort out this issue immediately," a fan said.
 
Also, there are posts in support of Illayaraja's stand saying the singer should be paid a portion of the revenue from concerts as royalty.
 
"Great Shows, Huge Crowd, Great applause, so much of Money but ignoring the Music Composer and Director. How Fair is it..?" asked one.
 
One of the fans of the playback singer shot back saying, "What about his (SPB) electrifying voice, who (will) pay for that? What royalty he gets?... we listen to the songs not for music just for the luring voice only..."
 
Several music lovers also regretted the row, pointing to the decades old friendship between the playback singer and the legendary music composer.
A A
       MOVIES
Next Article: Mammootty to don khaki again
 
 
MOVIES HEADLINES
Anushka takes up Kohli's fitness challenge  
Salman pens song for 'Race 3', Atif, Iulia croon  
Happy Wedding Part 2  
Karl Marx Bhaktanayirunnu  
Stars, fans celebrate Mohanlal’s birthday  
Thrilling trailer of Mohanlal film Neerali is out  
Casting-couch is nothing new in Malayalam cinema: Madhu  
Release date of Mammootty’s ‘Raja 2' announced  
Malavika Sharma is heroine in Mohanlal-Surya film  
This is new Adaar song, pulsating with love  
Nayanthara as Palakkad Brahmin girl  
Mammootty again as police officer  
Wamiqa Gabbi is Prithviraj's heroine  
Dulquer film in Ernakulam  
Marykutty’s trailier is out (video), Jayasurya shows up in startling getup  
Dileesh, Shyam Pushkaran to start 'Working Class Hero'  
After Aadi, Jeethu Joseph again teams up with Super star  
Fahadh-Amal Neerad movie to head for Dubai  
Sony Pictures releases motion poster of Prithvi’s ‘Nine’  
Himesh Reshammiya to marry actress Sonia Kapoor  
'Bombshell of sorts': B-Town blesses newly-married Neha, Angad  
It is not Bilathikatha, but another Mohanlal film  
Everything is 'neat'  
Aishwarya Rai to make Instagram debut Friday  
Vavachan the hero in Jayaraj’s new film  
 
Will GST help decrease the petrol price?
yes
 
no
 
don't know
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy