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      Gireesh Puthenchery died of brain hemorrhage

      By By: Shekhar H Hooli

      Malayalam film lyricist Girish Puthenchery, who was suffering from brain hemorrhage, has breathed his last at the Classified Hospital in Kozhikode on Wednesday night (February 10, 2010). He was 48 and was survived by his wife Beena and two young sons.

      Girish Puthenchery was admitted to the Classified Hospital after he suffered a stroke last Saturday. He was twice operated upon, but his condition did not improve and he died at the hospital tonight subsequent a cerebral blood loss.

      Gireesh Puthenchery was popular lyricist in the Malayalam film industry. He had written lyrics for about 400 films and had won the prestigious Kerala State Award for the best lyricist seven times. Harimuraliravum…., Ethrayo Janmam Nine Njaan Thedunu …, Pinnayum Pinnayum Aaro Kinavinte…, Kalbham Tharam Bhagavane…, Innale Ente Nenjile… and Moovanthi Tazhvarayil… are some of his popular songs.

      Besides this, he was also a script writer. He had penned scripts for films like Vadakkumnathan, Kinnaripuzhaoram, Palavoor Devanarayanan, Meleparambil Aanveedu etc. Now, his sudden demise has created a vast vied in Malayalam film industry.

      We, at Oneindia, pray that his soul rests in peace.

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