Can you call this a bond on inspiring friendship? Absolutely, Shiva and Yuvan Shankar Raja have been close paisanos right from the early days. When Shiva suggested Yuvan Shankar Raja for ‘Pathinaaru’, the producers were deliberately reluctant as they felt their budget won’t meet his remuneration.
Shiva was sure enough of roping in Yuvan as he strictly conditioned him that remuneration will be relatively lesser than his usual standard. However Yuvan accepted the offer for the sake of friendship and delivered music on his own inspirations. The result? The songs of ‘Pathinaaru’ have become instant hits as the tracks are ringing