Poovachal Khader

Poovachal Khader is a Malayalam lyricist from Kerala who works mainly in Malayalam film industry. His first movie as a lyricist was Kaattuvithachavan (1973) but his first released movie was Chuzhi (1973).

Poovachal Khader
OccupationLyricist

BiographyEdit

Khader was born on Christmas day in 1948, in a village named Poovachal in the present-day Thiruvananthapuram district. Chuzhi released in 1973 under the musical direction of M. S. Baburaj was the first movie released after Poovachal Khader entered the industry as a lyricist and now owns the pride of having written lyrics for more than 900 songs in the Malayalam film industry.[1] He, along with Bichu Thirumala, dominated the Malayalam film industry for more than a decade. Peter Reuben, A. T. Ummer, Shyam, K. V. Mahadevan, G. Devarajan, K. Raghavan, M. K. Arjunan, Raveendran, Johnson, MG Radhakrishnan Gangai Amaran, Raghu Kumar, Jerry Amaldev, Ilayaraja and Shankar Ganesh have set tunes to his lyrics whereby his works have been musically voiced by vocal maestros like K. J. Yesudas, P. Jayachandran, Vani Jairam, S. Janaki, K. S. Chithra, P. Susheela, P. Madhuri, Unni Menon and Lathika.[2]

Complete DiscographyEdit

Year Movie Musician
1973 Kattuvithachavan Peter Rueben
1973 Chuzhi M. S. Baburaj
1973 Kavitha K Raghavan
1975 Criminals (Kayangal) M. S. Baburaj
1975 Utsavam A. T. Ummer
1977 Sooryakanthi Jaya Vijaya
1978 Iniyaval Urangatte MK Arjunan
1978 Kadalkkaakkakal A. T. Ummer
1979 Aadipaapam Shyam
1979 Choola Raveendran
1979 Iniyaathra Shyam
1979 Kaayalum Kayarum KV Mahadevan
1979 Lillyppookkal Kottayam Joy
1979 Maanavadharmam G Devarajan
1979 Ottapettavar Shyam
1979 Pathinaalam Raavu K Raghavan
1979 Thakara MG Radhakrishnan
1979 Thuramukham MK Arjunan
1980 Aarohanam Shyam
1980 Chaamaram MG Radhakrishnan,Raveendran
1980 Lorry M. S. Viswanathan
1980 Malankaattu K Raghavan
1980 Oru Varsham Oru Maasam Raveendran
1980 Prakadanam G Devarajan
1980 Sishirathil Oru Vasantham Shyam
1981 Agniyudham A. T. Ummer
1981 Attimari KJ Joy
1981 Greeshmajwaala A. T. Ummer
1981 Ithaa Oru Dhikkaari A. T. Ummer
1981 Kalopaasana K Raghavan
1981 Karimpoocha KJ Joy
1981 Maniyan Pilla Adhava Maniyan Pilla G Devarajan
1981 Oothikkaachiya Ponnu MK Arjunan
1981 Pinneyum Pookkunna Kaadu Shyam
1981 Poochasanyaasi KJ Yesudas
1981 Swapnaraagam Raveendran
1981 Thira K Raghavan
1981 Urukku Mushtikal Shyam
1981 Veliyettam MK Arjunan
1981 Veshangal Shyam
1981 Visham Raghu Kumar
1982 Aa Raathri Ilayaraja
1982 Aarambham Shankar Ganesh,AT Ummer,Shyam,KJ Joy
1982 Aattakkalam Shyam
1982 Anuraagakkodathi A. T. Ummer
1982 Beedikkunjamma A. T. Ummer
1982 Chilanthivala Guna Singh
1982 Deepa Raghu Kumar
1982 Ente Sathrukkal (Porattam) M. K. Arjunan
1982 Enthino Pookkunna Pookkal Shyam
1982 Football Johnson
1982 Ivan Oru Simham AT Ummer
1982 Jambulingam M. K. Arjunan
1982 Kaaliyamarddanam KJ Joy
1982 Kaliman Prathimakal M. K. Arjunan
1982 Kallimullu Mohammed Subair
1982 Kanmanikkorumma (Ushnabhoomi) Shyam
1982 Kayam M. K. Arjunan
1982 Maruppacha AT Ummer
1982 Mazhu Shyam
1982 Naagamadathu Thampuraatti M. K. Arjunan
1982 Naalathe Sandhya (Malayorangalil Chuvappu) M. K. Arjunan
1982 Novemberinte Nashtam MG Radhakrishnan,KC Varghese
1982 Paalangal Johnson
1982 Pooviriyum Pulari Jerry Amaldev
1982 Postmortem KJ Joy
1982 Premaabhishekam Gangai Amaran
1982 Raagadeepam Ilayaraja
1982 Saravarsham Shyam
1982 Sree Ayyappanum Vaavarum AT Ummer
1982 Thadaakam AT Ummer
1982 Theeraatha Bandhangal K Raghavan
1982 Thuranna Jail Johnson
1982 Vidhichathum Kothichathum (Kasthoori) Raveendran
1983 Aashrayam MB Sreenivasan
1983 Aattakkalaasham Raveendran
1983 Arabikkadal M. K. Arjunan
1983 Asthi G Devarajan
1983 Asthram Shyam
1983 Belt Mathai Raveendran
1983 Deepaaradhana AT Ummer
1983 Ee Yugam AT Ummer
1983 Eettappuli G Devarajan
1983 Ente Kadha AT Ummer
1983 Gurudakshina KJ Joy
1983 Hello Madras Girl Gangai Amaran
1983 Himavaahini G Devarajan
1983 Justice Raja Gangai Amaran
1983 Kaathirunna Divasam PS Divakar
1983 Kaikeyi MS Viswanathan
1983 Kodunkaattu KJ Joy
1983 Mazhakkaalamegham Rangan
1983 Mazhanilaavu Raveendran
1983 Mortuary KJ Joy
1983 Onnu Chirikkoo Johnson
1983 Oru Mukham Pala Mukham AT Ummer
1983 Paalam AT Ummer
1983 Passport KJ Joy
1983 Ponthooval Raghu Kumar
1983 Prathijnja Ben Surendran
1983 Rathilayam AT Ummer,MG Radhakrishnan
1983 Samrambham KJ Joy
1983 Snehabandham Gangai Amaran
1983 Thaavalam Johnson
1983 Yudham Shankar Ganesh
1984 Aagraham AT Ummer
1984 Alakadalinnakkare Gangai Amaran
1984 Amme Naaraayana AT Ummer
1984 Anthichuvappu AT Ummer
1984 Ariyaatha Veedhikal MS Viswanathan
1984 Attahaasam (Tharunyam) MG Radhakrishnan
1984 Bullet Guna Singh
1984 Chakkarayumma Shyam
1984 Chandragirikkotta Sathyam
1984 Ente Upaasana Johnson
1984 Idavelaykku Shesham Raveendran
1984 Inakkili Shyam
1984 Ivide Ingane Shyam
1984 Ivide Thudangunnu Johnson
1984 Jeevitham Gangai Amaran
1984 Kadamattathachan AT Ummer
1984 Karimbu Shyam
1984 Kodathi Shyam
1984 Kooduthedunna Parava AT Ummer
1984 Krishna Guruvaayoorappa V Dakshinamoorthy
1984 Kurishuyudham KJ Joy
1984 Makale Maappu Tharoo MK Arjunan
1984 Manassariyaathe Raghu Kumar
1984 Manasse Ninakku Mangalam Raveendran
1984 Minimol Vathikkaanil MS Viswanathan
1984 Mynaakam Raveendran
1984 NH 47 Shyam
1984 Niraparaadhi Shankar Ganesh
1984 Oru Thettinte Kadha AT Ummer
1984 Paavam Krooran AT Ummer
1984 Piriyilla Naam KV Mahadevan
1984 Sandarbham Johnson
1984 Swanthamevide Bandhamevide Johnson
1984 Theere Pratheekshikkathe AT Ummer
1984 Thirakal Shankar Ganesh
1984 Umaanilayam Shyam
1985 Aa Neram Alpa Dooram Johnson
1985 Akkacheede Kunjuvava Johnson
1985 Ambada Njaane MK Arjunan
1985 Aram+Aram=Kinnaram Raghu Kumar
1985 Archana Aaradhana Shyam
1985 Chillukottaram AT Ummer
1985 Choodaatha Pookkal KJ Joy
1985 Chorakku Chora Guna Singh
1985 Ee Shabdam Innathe Shabdam Shyam
1985 Ee Thalamura Ingana G Devarajan
1985 Ee Thanalil Ithiri Neram Shyam
1985 Ente Ponnumol Shankar Ganesh
1985 Ezhumuthal Onpathuvare KJ Joy
1985 Iniyum Kadha Thudarum Shyam
1985 Jeevante Jeevan Shyam
1985 Kaattuthee G Devarajan
1985 Kadha Ithuvare Johnson
1985 Kanakachilanka Kilungikilungi KJ Yesudas
1985 Maanyamahaajanangale Shyam
1985 Madhuvidhu Theerum Munpe KJ Joy
1985 Makan Ente Makan Johnson
1985 Mounanombaram Johnson
1985 Muhoortham 11:30 Shyam
1985 Nirakoottu Shyam
1985 Njaan Piranna Naattil AT Ummer
1985 Nullinovikkaathe Rajamani
1985 Onathumbikkoroonjal AT Ummer
1985 Onningu Vannenkil Shyam
1985 Orikkal Oridathu Raveendran
1985 Ormikkaan Omanikkaan Raveendran
1985 Oru Kudakkeezhil Johnson
1985 Parannuyaraan Jerry Amaldev
1985 Prathikaarajwaala Ilayaraja
1985 Priye Priyadarshini KV Mahadevan
1985 Puzhayozhukum Vazhi Raveendran
1985 Randum Randum Anchu Shankar Ganesh
1985 Shaantham Bheekaram Shyam
1985 Shathru AT Ummer
1985 Soundaryappinakkam Rajasenan
1985 Telephonil Thodaruthu Raveendran
1985 Thammil Thammil Raveendran
1985 Ushasse Unaroo Kannur Rajan
1985 Uyarthezhunelpu AT Ummer
1985 Vannu Kandu Keezhadakki Shyam
1985 Vasanthasena Shyam
1986 Aalorungi Arangorungi Jerry Amaldev
1986 Aarundivide Chodikkaan AT Ummer
1986 Ariyaatha Bandham MS Viswanathan
1986 Atham Chithira Chothi Shyam
1986 Aval Kaathirunnu Avanum Shyam
1986 Bhagavaan MS Viswanathan
1986 Chila Nimishangalil Rajasenan
1986 Ente Shabdam AT Ummer
1986 Ice Cream Johnson
1986 Karinaagam AT Ummer
1986 Kshamichu Ennoru Vaakku Shyam
1986 Love Birds (Oru Vettayude Kadha) G Devarajan
1986 Moonnu maasangalku Munpu Shyam
1986 Onnu Randu Moonnu Rajasenan
1986 Padayani AT Ummer
1986 Pournami Raathriyil Raveendran
1986 Priyamvadakkoru Pranayageetham MS Viswanathan
1986 Railway Cross AT Ummer
1986 Shyaama Raghu Kumar
1986 Somayaagam Shyam
1986 Thaalavattam Raghu Kumar,Rajamani
1987 Aadyaraathrikkumumbu (Irupatham Noottandu) G Devarajan
1987 Aankiliyude Thaarattu Shyam
1987 Athinumappuram Johnson
1987 Avalude Kadha AT Ummer
1987 Cheppu Raghu Kumar
1987 Dheeran AT Ummer
1987 Four Plus Four Guna Singh
1987 Ithente Neethi Johnson
1987 Ivare Sookshikkuka Guna Singh
1987 Jaithrayaathra Shyam
1987 Jungle Boy SP Venkitesh
1987 Kaalaraathri AT Ummer
1987 Kalathinte Shabdam SP Venkitesh
1987 Kurukkan Raajaavaayi AT Ummer
1987 Mangalyachaarthu (Thennale Ninneyum Thedi) KV Mahadevan
1987 Nee Allengil Njan AT Ummer
1987 Oru Sindoorapottinte Ormakku Shyam
1987 Samarppanam Vijay Anand
1987 Swaralayam KV Mahadevan
1987 Veendum Lisa Raghu Kumar
1987 Verukal Thedi Sathyam
1988 Abkaari Shyam
1988 Agnichirakulla Thumpi Shyam
1988 Bheekaran G Devarajan
1988 Chaaravalayam SP Venkitesh
1988 Inquilabinte Puthri AT Ummer
1988 Ithaa Oru Penkutti AT Ummer
1988 Janmaantharam SP Venkitesh
1988 Karate Girls Shankar Ganesh
1988 Maanasaputhri Guna Singh
1988 Mrigashaalayil Rajan Nagendra
1988 Mrithyunjayam Ouseppachan
1988 Onninu Purake Mattonnu Kannur Rajan
1988 Oru Swapnam Pole Raveendran
1988 Prathikaaram Chakravarthy
1988 Production No 1 Rajamani
1988 Rahasyam Paramarahasyam SP Venkitesh
1988 Samhaaram Chakravarthy
1988 Vida Parayaan Maathram MK Arjunan
1989 Ancharakkulla Vandi Navas
1989 Aval Oru Sindhu Rajamani
1989 Chakkikkotha Chankaran Shankar Ganesh
1989 Dasaratham Johnson
1989 Jeevitham Oru Raagam Rajamani
1989 Kalpana House Anu Malik
1989 Lal Americayil Johnson
1989 Lillyppookkal Chuvannappol Cochin Alex
1989 Mizhiyorangalil Gangai Amaran
1989 Monchulla raavu (Samhara Thaandavam) AT Ummer
1989 My Dear Rosy Rajamani
1989 New Year Shyam
1989 Praayapoorthiyaayavarku Maathram AT Ummer
1989 Prabhaatham Chuvanna Theruvil AT Ummer
1989 Puthiya Karukkal SP Venkitesh
1989 Rathi Navas
1989 Suprabhaatham AT Ummer
1989 Varnatheru (Radham) Johnson
1990 101 Raavukal Jerry Amaldev
1990 Aadithaalam AT Ummer
1990 Aalasyam AT Ummer
1990 Avalkkoru janmam koodi AT Ummer
1990 Avasaanathe Raathri Rathnasoori
1990 Beauty Palace MK Arjunan
1990 Chuvanna Kannukal Jerry Amaldev
1990 Chuvappunaada SP Venkitesh
1990 Eenam Thettaatha Kaattaaru (Kaattile Pennu) Navas
1990 Enquiry Rajamani
1990 Guest House AT Ummer
1990 Iyer The Great MS Viswanathan
1990 Judgement SP Venkitesh
1990 Kadannalkkoodu Kannur Rajan
1990 Mindaapoochakku Kalyanam (Ellaam Angayude Ishtam) Raveendran
1990 Mouna Daham SP Venkitesh
1990 Niyamam Enthucheyyum Johnson
1990 Paadatha Veenayum Paadum Raveendran
1990 Raagaveena Kannur Rajan
1990 Raajavaazhcha Johnson
1990 Shesham Screenil Jeevan Prakash
1990 Sthreekku Vendi Sthree MS Viswanathan
1990 Sunday 7 PM Johnson
1990 Veena Meettiya Vilangukal Shyam
1990 Wait a minute Krishnathej
1991 Inapraavukal Ram Lakshman
1991 Kaadambari Manoharan
1991 Kadhaanaayika SP Venkitesh
1991 Miss Stella Raveendran
1991 Mookkilla Raajyathu Ouseppachan
1991 Naagam Raghu Kumar,SP Venkitesh
1991 Nagarathil Kallanmar Manoharan
1991 Orutharam Randutharam Moonnutharam SP Venkitesh
1991 Poonthenaruvi Chuvannu Guna Singh
1991 Premolhsavam Raveendran
1991 Teenage Love Vasudevan
1991 Vashyam AT Ummer
1991 Veendum Oru Aadyaraathri Navas
1992 Annu Good Friday Sivan
1992 Annu Muthal Innu Vare Ravi Yogendran
1992 Ente Tuition Teacher Raveendran
1992 Maanthrikacheppu Johnson
1992 Mayangunna Manassukal Krishnathej
1992 Omanikkaanoru Shishiram TK Moorthi
1992 Pramaanikal AT Ummer
1992 Rishi SP Venkitesh
1992 Start Immediately Krishnathej
1993 Neelachithrangalkethire (Thiraseelakku Pinnil) MG Radhakrishnan
1994 Avalude Janmam AT Ummer
1994 Gandheevam AT Ummer
1995 Pushpamangala Manoharan
1995 Sundarimaare Sookshikkuka AT Ummer
1996 Elam G Devarajan
1996 Sangamasandhya Chandrabose
1999 Devi I.P.S Kumar Ganesh
2000 Indulekha Samji Aaraattupuzha
2000 Monisha Ente Monalisa T Rajendar
2000 Neelathadaakatthile Nizhalppakshikal Aji Sharas
2001 Aayilyam Naalil Raveendran,Kaithapram
2001 Ee Raavil SP Venkitesh
2001 Malaramban SP Venkitesh
2001 Swargavaathil Darsan Raman
2002 Jagapoga MG Radhakrishnan
2002 Level Cross SP Venkitesh
2002 Naarmadippudava M Jayachandran
2005 Mounam Sammatham (1990) Ilayaraja
2006 Pathaaka Thej Mervin
2009 Parayaan Marannathu Arun Siddharth
2010 Naaleyaanu Thaalimangalam Jayesh Stephen,Nawas Rahman
2011 Meghamalhar (Album) Damodar Narayanan

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