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... .
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 . . .
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 .... .
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.w
Filmography of vayalar rama varma old malayalam film songs list (List of films for which vayalar rama varma wrote lyrics)
Songs arranged by singers and music directors compilation in progress..... .
The best songs in malaylam film music was produced by the combination of vayalar yesudas and devarajan
Lyrics of vayalar rama varma songs ..
List of some well known songs written by vayalar rama varma
Manushyan Mathangale Srishtichoo ( national award for best lyrics)
chakravarthini ninnaku njan ( kerala state award best lyrics)
neelaponmane ( kerala state award best lyrics)
songs from the film nadi ( kerala state award for best lyrics)
agni parvatham pukanju
achen komabathu amma varambathau
athunathagalil erikkum daivame
adwaitham janicha nattil
a kayilo e kayilo
ayiram padaswarangal kilungi Movie : Nadhi (1969) Singer : Yesudas KJ Music Director : Devarajan
inquilab zindabad.. .
#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
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