“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:
Arikil Nee Undayirunnengil
Indu pushpam choodi nilkkum