On Tuesday, renowned Carnatic musician Vaikom Vasudevan G Namboothiri passed away (July 19). He was 86. In Vaikom, Kerala, close to his home all the cremation ceremonies took place. Vaikom Vasudevan G Namboothiri is survived by his wife Leela Antharjanan. He was with his two well-known musicians, Vaikom Jayachandran and Vaikom Devanand.
The well-known vocalist KJ Yesudas was a classmate of Vaikom Vasudevan G Namboothiri. They attended the RLV College of Music & Fine Arts in Tripunithura. Vaikom Vasudevan was a well-known performer in many Karnataka musical stage productions. He worked as a teacher for a while.
Vaikom Vasudevan G Namboothiri is a well-known Carnatic musician. He has also appeared in two movies as an actor. In the 1983 bilingual dance film "Ananda Bhairavi," which was directed by Jandhyala. screenplay by Kondamudi Sri Ramachandra Murthy, he had a significant part.
The movie featured the tale of a dance instructor. The character encounters difficulties after speaking out against a culture. The culture forbids girls from participating in traditional dance-drama art. "Kuchipudi." In the 2018 release action drama Malayalam movie "Oru Kuprasidha Payyan," Vaikom Vasudevan G Namboothiri also had a little part.
Tovino Thomas, Nimisha Sajayan, Anu Sithara, Saranya Ponvannan, Alencier Ley Lopez, and Sujith Shankar acted in the movie. The movie was directed by Madupal. The movie was based on the infamous Sundari Amma murder case. Earned a lot of positive reviews from the public and did well at the box office.