The radio and TV channels that play maestro Ilayaraja’s well known tunes during the time may need to find an alternative.
In an announcement to the media, the arranger said that he holds the rights to the greater part of his tunes (he has made melodies for 1001 pictures) and it is unlawful to play his tunes over FM, TV stations and transfer his music on popular video sharing sites.
“I hold the rights to all my songs. The FM channels and others have to buy the rights from me. I am planning to share the money with the producers who made the investment and with singers and lyricists,” he said.
He additionally accepted that this would reinvigorate the verbal confrontation on the protected innovation rights. “The court has released the contentions of offended parties. I developed the area and I consented to give my produce to the dealer for an expense. Yet that doesn’t mean the seller can assert some authority to the coconut tree that I planted,” he said.
The author said that the people who need the rights must approach him or the Producers’ Council.