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Renowned film lyricist Girish Puthenchery passed away on Feb 10, 2010. This 48 year old poet has contributed to some of Malayalam’s best known songs. There are very few Malayalis who have not heard or at least hummed the lyrics of Girish’s songs in movies such as Nandanam, Ore Kadal, RavanaPrabhu and Vadakkumnathan. Girish had also scripted for blockbuster hits such as “Vadakkunnathan.” He wrote lyrics for over 2,500 songs spanning more than 300 Malayalam films.
Story first published: Friday, February 10, 2012, 11:08 [IST]