Vayalar Ramavarma

(28 March 1928 – 27 October 1975 / Vayalar, Alappuzha, Kerala, India)

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Vayalar Ramavarma, often known as Vayalar, was a modern Malayalam language poet and lyricist from the southern Indian state of Kerala. His famous works include Sargasangeetham, Mulankaadu, Padamudrakal, Aayisha, Oru Judas janikkunnu.

Biography

Born in the village of Vayalar, in Alappuzha district, Kerala, Vayalar belonged to an aristocratic family but became a poet of the proletariat inspired by revolutionary ideals. His parents were Vellarappally Kerala Varma and Vayalar Raghavaparambil Ambalika Thamburatty. He was awarded Kerala Sahithya Academy Award (Kerala literary academy award) in 1961 for Sargasangeetham, the President's gold medal for best lyricist in ... more »

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  • Veteran Poet - 3,836 Points Geetha Jayakumar (12/9/2013 11:44:00 AM)

    Vayalar Ramavarma is the evergreen poet from Kerala. His poems are wonderful and loved by all. His each poems are wonderful and carries an indepth meaning. His lyrics are so fantastic..
    I like his songs very much. I am a fan of him.

  • Veteran Poet - 3,836 Points Geetha Jayakumar (12/9/2013 11:40:00 AM)

    Vayalar Ramavarma (March 28,1928 – October 27,1975) , often known as Vayalar, was a modern Malayalam language poet and lyricist from the southern Indian state of Kerala. His famous works include Sargasangeetham, Mulankaadu, Padamudrakal, Aayisha, Oru Judas janikkunnu. He is an evergreen poet...His poems are wonderful. I dont know why no poems are displayed here. Vayalar wrote about 2000 songs for 223 Malayalam movies
    Published works[edit]

    Poetry collections:
    Paadamudrakal (1948)
    Konthayum Poonoolum
    Enikku Maranamilla (1955)
    Mulankaadu (1955)
    Oru Judas Janikkunnu (1955)
    Ente Maattolikkavithakal (1957)
    Sargasangeetham (1961)
    Khandakaavyam:
    Aayisha
    Collected songs:
    Ente Chalachitragaanangal in 6 parts
    Stories collection:
    Raktham Kalarnna Mannu
    Vettum Thiruthum
    Essays:
    Purushaantharangaliloode
    Collected works:
    Vayalar Krithikal
    Vayalar Kavithakal
    Awards[edit]

    Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards
    1961 - Sargasangeetham (poetry collection)
    National Film Awards
    1973 - Best Lyrics (Song: Manushyan mathangale srishtichu; Film: Achanum Bappayum)
    Kerala State Film Awards
    1969 - Best Lyricist
    1972 - Best Lyricist
    1974 - Best Lyricist
    1975 - Best Lyricist - Chuvanna Sandhyakal, Swami Ayyappan (Posthumous)
    References[edit]

  • Rookie - 813 Points Wahab Abdul (11/24/2013 12:09:00 AM)

    how did he get rank without a poem? strange!

  • Rookie - 0 Points Williams George (11/3/2013 1:00:00 AM)

    Vayalar Ramaverma, a great poet of all years, WILLIAMSJI MAVELI

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