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Day 332: OMG4: Kananachayayil adu meykkan

You are not a true Malayalee if you haven't heard of Changampuzha and his Ramanan. 

Yes, you heard that right. 

Ramanan, Changampuzha Krishnan Pillai's masterpiece is considered one of the best works in Malayalam literature. It was written as an elegy on the death of his dear friend, Edappally Raghavan Pillai, yet another poet. Published in 1936, this work became one of the bestsellers and still remains so in Malayalam literature. He has inspired many of the later poets like Vayalar Ramavarama and others. 

The movie had Prem Nazir, Sheela, Adoor Bhasi, Madhu, Usha Kumari and others.

Movie: Ramanan
Music: K.Raghavan 
Lyrics: Changampuzha 
Director:D.M. Pottekat 
Story: Changampuzha's Ramanan 
Year: 1967
Singer: P.Leela and K.P. Udayabhanu 

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