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  • 04 January, 2021

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Malayalam poet-lyricist Anil Panachooran passed away

Malayalam poet-lyricist Anil Panachooran passed away

  • Poet and lyricist Anil Panachooran were 55. A lawyer by profession, Panachooran came into the limelight in 2007 with the much-appreciated songs in Arabikkadha, including ‘Chora Veena Mannil...’ and ‘Thirike Njan...’. ‘Chora Veena Mannil...’, sung with revolutionary fervour by the poet himself, is played regularly at Left cultural events.
  • Then came the song ‘Vyathyasthanam oru barber...’ from Kadha Parayumbol, a humourous song that topped the hit charts for a long time. His song ‘Jimikki Kammal...’ from Velipadinte Pusthakam, with its catchy yet simple lyrics inspired from old folk songs, had gone viral, spawning several dance videos across the globe.
  • Even before his arrival in films, he had attained popularity among the poetry aficionados in the State with poems such as ‘Anaadhan’, written in the 1990s.
  • Panachooran was working on his first directorial Kaadu when the end came.

Source: TH

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