It’s indeed very hard to select just a few of ONV Kurup's cult lyrics that he wove into ever-green cinematic melodies

Come hear ONV Kurups lingering poetry through seven of our favourite Malayalam songs
news Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 13:40

“Oruvattam Koodiya…” (Just one more time….) if we were able to hear yet another of ONV’s melodious songs….one wishes in vain.

It’s indeed very hard to select just a few of ONV Kurup's cult lyrics that he wove into ever-green cinematic melodies.

“Arikil Nee Undayirunnengil…” (If only you were by my side…)Maybe the master-lyricist himself could have helped choose some of his all-time favourites from among the innumerable classical hits that he bestowed on Malayalam cinema.

Here are just seven of them to take you back to a time when movie songs were known not just for their enduring melodies but also for their touching poetic lyrics:

Maanikkaveenayumayen

 

 Oruvattam koodiya

 

Vathil pazhuthiluden

 

Arikil Nee Undayirunnengil

 

Manjal Prasaadavum

 

Aathmaavil Muttivilichathu

 

Indu pushpam choodi nilkkum

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