Born in alappuzha. 22 December 1919 - 02 August 2013.... .
He gave his first public performance,at Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna temple when he was 13 years old. It was his habit to offer prayers to “Vaikkathappa Annadhaana Prabho” daily, in the morning and before going to bed..
won jc daniel award in 1998 winner of swathi puraskaram .... .
composed 859 songs in 125 malayalam films.
List of malayalam film hits of dakshinamurthy
Swapnangal... Swapnangale ningal...(Kavyamela),
Pattu padiyurakkan njan...(Seetha),
Uthara swayamvaram...(Danger Biscuit),
Kattile pazhmulam...(Vilaykku Vangiya Veena)
Vathil pazhuthilooden...(Idanazhiyil Oru Kalocha).
devi sree devi thedi varunnu njan, chandrikayil aliyunnu, kakka kuyile hollu, nanaju neriya pattu roomal Aanathalayolam Venna Tharaamadaa - Jeevitha Nouka he has composed the maximum number of songs for producer director lyricist sree kumaran thampi.