SREEKUMARAN THAMPI

Malayalam Lyricist, Screenplay writer, Film Maker, Poet & Music Director

AS A LYRICIST


Sreekumaran Thampi has penned around 3000 film songs from 1966 and they have not lost any of its charms and are still hummed by the Malayali generation. He was introduced into the Malayalam film industry in 1966 by the Merryland Studio owner P. Subramaniam as a lyricist. He then evolved into one of the most finest and prolific lyricist of the industry. Like the blooming of the flower "Kattumallika" the lyrics drizzled from his heart to the tip of his pen. As his songs have the power to transport people to a romantic world he is affectionately called as "Hrudaya Ragangaluday Kavi" (Poet of Love Songs). The hauntingly beautiful songs like Kasthurimanakkunnallo.., Aa nimishathinte nirvrithiyil njan.., Onnam raagam paadi..., all symbolises the essence of love. . A perfect merging of lyrics and scenes can be witnessed in Thampi’s works.

His collections of poems include Engineerayuday Veena, Neelathaamara, En Makan Karayumpol, Sheershakamillatha Kavithakal, Achante Chumbanam and Ammakkoru Tharaattu.

Hridaya sarassu, is the collection of songs by this lyric master.

Top 20 Songs of Thampi

  • Hridayasarassile.. (Padunna Puzha)
  • Ponveyil Manikacha (Nrithashala)
  • Eswaranorikkal (Lankadahanam)
  • Rajeevanayane (Chandrakantham)
  • Malayala bhasha than (Prethangalude Thazhavara)
  • Yadukula rathidevenevide (Rest House)
  • Kasthuri Manakkunnalo Katte (Picnic & Naayika)
  • Sukhamoru bindu (Ithu Manushyano)
  • Nin Maniyarayile (CID Nazir)
  • Akaleyakale neelakasham (Midumidukki)
  • Chirikkumbol Koode Chirikkan(Kadal)
  • En mandahasam chandrikayayenkil (Udayam)
  • Madam potti chirikkunna (Chithramela)
  • Makaram poyittum (Velutha Kathreena)
  • Vaikkathashtami naalil (Bharyamar Sookshikkuka)
  • Chandanathil kadanjeduthoru (Shsthram Jayichu Manushyan Thottu)
  • Sandhyakkenthinu sindooram (Maya)
  • Onnam ragam paadi (Thoovanathumbikal)
  • Chettikulangara Bharani Naalil (Sindhu)