London Olympics 2012 or 2012 Summer Olympics are scheduled to take place in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012.
According to the latest buzz on the upcoming Multi-sport event LondonOlympics will see the Indian music in the playlist. As per Olympics tradition, every country’s rich tradition will be highlighted and reports buzz that maestro Ilayaraja’s song will be part of the medley of music tracks to be used in the inaugural programme. A Tamil film song composed by him in the early 1980s took entry inot the playlist of grand opening ceremony of London Olympics this year.
Nanthaan Ungappanda song is going to be conducted in a splendid fashion by Danny Boyle, the director of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. Nanthaan Ungappanda song picked from the film 1981 Kamal Hassan ‘s Ram Lakshman, and apart from this, few other songs of world music will be played during the event.
The great moment for the music director is that himself has been surprised by this decision since this is not a popular number amongst his superhit tracklist. The 2012 London Olympic ceremony will witness scintillating celebrations of British culture will be seen by world audience of four billion and it’s a great honor for Indian music director Ilayaraja to be part of this fascinating event.