Famous Malayalam lyricist Bichu Thirumala passed away. He was 80 when he breathed his last.
Bichu Thirumala, who passed away today, was undergoing treatment in a hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Mourning the demise , Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the his lyrics brought film music closer to the people.
Bichu Thirumala worked in Malayalam film industry from the 1970s till the 2000, penning over 3000 film songs as well as several devotional songs.
He won the Kerala State Film Award for the best lyricist for the films ‘Thrishna’ and ‘Thenum Vayambum’.