Lyricist Bichu Thirumala is no more

Nov 26, 2021 KRR

Noted poet and lyricist Bichu Thirumala (B Sivasankaran Nair) passed away at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday morning. He was 80. The poet was admitted to hospital two days ago. Funeral will take place at Santhi Kavadam today at 4.30pm.

Bichu bagged State Film Awards in 1981 ('Thrishna' and 'Thenum Vayambum') and 1991 ('Kadinjool Kalyanam' He has penned songs for more than 400 films. His first released film was 'Akkaldama', directed by actor Madhu. His songs in films like 'Yodha', 'Kilukkam', 'Pappayude Swantham Appoos', 'Manjil Virinja Pookkal', 'Kakkothikavile Appooppanthadikal' and 'Ina' became popular among music aficionados.

Bichu wrote screenplay for the film 'Shakthi'. His light music songs are also very popular.


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