Vayalar rama varma


Vayalar rama Varma

Born on March 25 1928. Scion of a famous royal family but later joined the communist movement and fought against discrimination on the basis of caste religion and creed which was prevalent in Kerala during that period.
Though basically a poet he became well known as a lyricist writing inumerable golden melodies for Malayalam cinema.
His son Vayalar sarath chandra varma is a leading malayalam song lyricist.



works and Achievements:
He has penned about 2300 songs for over 238 malayalam films. Has also wrote drama songs for the famous drama company K P A C.
He is considered a legend in the field of malayalam film song writing in Kerala.
He has produced a number of hit songs with music directors like Devarajan (with whom he has a world record for associating with a music director in 134 films),M S baburaj,
V Dakshina murthy, M K arjunan, R K sekhar Salil chowdhary, M B sreenivasan, K raghavan, B A chidambaranath, MS Viswanathan, LPR Varma, K J yesudas, Joseph krishna, sankar ganesh, R sudarshanam, V S diwaker, Brother Lakshman, Lakshmikant Pyarelal, A M Raja, shyam, kannur rajan an K J Joy. he also associated with singers like yesudas, Jayachandran, P suseela, P leela etc

Awards and honors .
Won the National award for Best Lyricist in India 1974.
won the kerala state award for best lyricist three times
Sahitya Pravarthaka Cooperative Society (SPCS) award 2010 given postumously
Won the Kerala Sahitya academy award in 1961 for his work Sargasangeetham. .
Literary works
His poetic works include
Oru Judas Janikunnu, Mullankadu, Enikku Maranamilla, Konthayum Poonulum.
Died on October 27 th 1975.

vayalar memorial

There is a raging controversy regarding the death of vayalar during recent days. poet Ezhachery Ramachandran has disclosed that vayalar died at the medical college hospital trivandrum because he was given the wrong group of blood. but this has not been proved by anyone.
The Vayalar Award has been instituted in his name.



List of All Malayalam Film Songs penned by Vayalar Rama Varma

Malayalam Filmography of vayalar

Vayalar songs arranged by music directors

Lyrics of malayalam songs of vayalar rama varma

Drama songs of vayalar

Listen to vayalar songs

Vayalar songs for musical reality show participants

Poems of vayalar rama varma

Awards and recognitions instituted in the name of vayalar
The Vayalar Award
Vayalar rama varma film awards


The only malayalam film song sung by Lata Mangeshkar ( Kadali Chenkadali ) from the movie Nellu (1974) was penned by him
His son Vayalar sarath chandra varma is a leading song writer / lyricist in malayalam films .
According to T.P. Sasthamangalam alias T.P. Raju, who started analysing and criticising film songs since 1977, Malayalam film songs lost its literary perfection after the death of lyricist Vayalar Rama Varma.

Holds the world record for associating with a music director in the maximum number of films 134 films with Devarajan

hits vayalar rama varma

Memorial of vayalar rama varma


other malayalam film songs


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