Malayalam music and its different forms
Malayalam music is one of the popular forms of Indian classical music which is based on melody and rhythm. It is also known as Carnatic music. Malayalam music is prevalent in classical, semi-classical, instrumental, folk, poetry, cine/pop and devotional forms.
Classical Malayalam music
This is said to be one of the oldest forms of Malayalam music and there have been songs and melodies which are popular among the music lovers. Some of the famous songs popular with the music lovers are:
• Mandalam Nolukkum by Shreeni
• Kettum Ketti by Vaishali Dinesh
• Sankara Nandhana by Venugopal
Cine Malayalam music
The film songs have helped in propagating the Malayalam music among those people who weren’t aware of it and used to run away from it. Some of the famous musicians whose contributions have been known worldwide include V. Dakshinamurthy, G. Devarajan, and K.Raghavan.
The songs now belong to the western as well as pop genres. The songs from the Malayalam films are available online too for free download. Some sites also offer memberships by which one can stay updated on latest addition being coming up.
Also one can access the lyrics of the songs online. Some of the famous songs are Aararo Ariraro, Marthoma Nanmayal, Autokkaran Josoottikku, Mazha Manimukile, Oru Kana Kanavin