Anjukandy Thalakkal Ummer Malayalam: അഞ്ചുകണ്ടി തളയ്ക്കൽഉമ്മർ) (10 March 1933 – 18 October 2001) was a Malayalam music composer from Kerala, India. He is known for composing many soft melodies for 174 Malayalam movies.

A. T. Ummer
Born
Anjukandy Thalakkal Ummer

10 March 1933
Died18 October 2001(2001-10-18) (aged 68)
Occupationmusic director
Years active1967-2001

Born in Anjukandy in Kannur district on 10 March 1933, as the son of A. T. Moideen Kunhi and Sainaba, Ummer made his debut in the 1967 film Thalirukkal.[1] In 1969 he composed songs for the film Almaram, directed by A. Vincent. Two years later, Ummer composed music for Vincent's musical film Abhijathyam.

In the 1970s, Ummer teamed up with lyricist Bichu Thirumala. He also wrote tunes for lyrics by P. Bhaskaran and O. N. V. Kurup, along others.

In 1976, he won the Kerala State Film Award for the best music director for the I. V. Sasi directed film Aalinganam.[2] The melancholic song "Thushaara bindhukkale" from the same movie earned S. Janaki the Kerala State Film Award for the best female singer. He composed many popular songs including 'Oru mayil peeliyay njan', 'Neela jalashayathil', 'Marivill panthalitta', 'Devi nin chiriyil', 'Vakappoo maram choodum', 'Chemapakappoonkavanathile', 'Ninnepunaran neettiya kaikalil', 'Vrishchika rathri than', 'Pottikkaranjukondomane', 'Thushara bindukkale', 'Unni aarariro' and 'Oru nimisham tharoo'. He died aged 68 on 18 October 2001.[citation needed]

FilmographyEdit

The list of few films that songs composed by A.T.Ummer in MalayalamEdit

Music department (3 credits)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chords & Notes". The Hindu. 7 March 2005. Archived from the original on 6 May 2005. Retrieved 25 December 2008.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ "Kerala State Film Awards". The Information & Public Relations Department of Kerala. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2009.

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