When the first half of 2016 nearly comes to an end, Malayalam film industry has another reason to cheer about. Well, it is about the quality of songs.
Malayalam films released in the first half of 2016 did give due
importance to songs and that has resulted in some good quality
songs. Here, we list some of the best Malayalam songs from the
films released this year so far.
Go through the slides to know more about the
Idukki.. (Maheshinte Prathikaram)
This song from the film Maheshinte Prathikaram carried
the entire beauty of Idukki along with it. Sung beautifully by
Bijibal, the song had its lyrics by Rafeeq Ahmed. The song was set
to tune by Bijibal himself. The song went on to become a big
Puzhu Pulikal.. (Kammatipaadam)
This might seem to be an unconventional song, but this song from
Kammatipaadam was a hard-hitting one. Puzhu
Pulikal.. written by Anwar Ali was set to tune by Vinayakan.
Sung by Sunil Mathai and Savio Laz did have the essence of the
Pookkal Panineer Pookkal.. (Action Hero Biju)
It was after a gap that we got to hear Yesudas and Vani Jayaram
singing together for a film song. More importantly, this song also
marked the comeback of veteran music director Jerry Amaldev. There
was a soothing feel for the song, which has been written by
Thiruvavani Ravu.. (Jacobinte Swargarajyam)
Well this song from Jacobinte Swargarajyam would definitely be
heard in most of the Onam celebration events of this year. The song
sung by Unni Menon, Sithara Krishnakumar and Meera Sharma has been
set to tune by Shaan Rahman. The lyrics is by Manu Manjith.
Vaathe Puthe.. (Valliyum Thetti Pulliyum Thetti)
This year saw the rise of a very talented musician in the form
of Sooraj S Kurup. The young music director came up with some
excellent tunes for Valliyum Thetti Pulliyum Thetti. The
song Vaathe Puthe.. sung by music director himself and
Vidhu Prathap went on to become a big hit.
Unlike the previous years, this year so far has been a good one
for the music industry also. The good reception that the above
songs received stand as a testimony to that.
Moreover, it could be seen that Malayalam cinema is going back
to the melodies and songs with regional flavour. Songs like
Idukki.. from Maheshinte Prathikaram and
Pookkal.. from Action Hero Biju were
Apart from the above mentioned songs, songs from Kali and James
and Alice also got much noticed. Both the films had music by Gopi
The first half also witnessed some impressive debuts of young music directors. Sooaaj S Kurup, who debuted with the film Valliyum Thetti Pulliyum Thetti made a sensational entry to the industry. Sankar Sharma, who composed for Darwinte Parinamam also went on to win praises for the songs.