Music director Murali Sithara passes away

Jul 12, 2021 KRR

Noted music composer Murali Sithara (V Muraleedharan) died on Sunday. The musician made his film debut with the 1987 movie "Theekkaattu" with the hit song "Oru kodi swapnangalal..."

His other film songs include "Olappeeliyil oonjaalaadum.." (film: "Vamshaantharam"), and "Ambilipoove Neeyurangu.." ("Koodiyattam") etc. Murali, who was a violinist in the music troupe "Sithara," quit films when he got a job at Akaashavani in 1991.

He has composed a string of melodious light music songs. They include "Ezhuthiri kathum naalangalil.." (written by ONV Kurup), "Kalabhamazhayil uyirumudalum.." (K Jayakumar) and "Angane udayangane.." (Vayalar Sarathchandravarma).

His son Midhun Murali is a music composer and keyboard programmer in films.


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