Ponkunnam Damodaran Hits
-Ponkunnam Damodaran (1915-1994) was a poet, novelist, dramatist and communist supporter who was active from 1940 to 1970. He wrote the song "Pachappanamthate...", used in the Malayalam film Nottam. He was posthumously awarded the Kerala state award (best lyricist) for the song in 2006. He was born in Ponkunnam in [Kottayam District] of Kerala. He wrote the novels Sarpam kotthunna sathyangal, Aadarsam theechoolayanu. He also wrote plays including Mathamethaayaalum Manushyan Nannavanam and Rashtra Silpi. He wrote six songs with Vayalar Ramavarma in Nammalonnu-drama written by Cherukaadu. The song 'Irunaazhi manninnai urukunna karshakar irukaali maadukalaayirunnu' Pachappanamthathe punnarappoomuthe punnellin poonkarale' were written for this play with music by M.S. Babu Raj and sung by kzhikkode Abdul kader. His wife: K.G.Kunju kutty amma (novelist, playwright, poet. Mangalodayam books, Thrissur published her novel:Muzhakkam). His daughters M.D. Retnamma (novelist, short story writer) M.. . .
Madathakkili... [Yesudas], [Ponkunnam Damodaran], [Ouseppachan] -Film:Vajram.
Pacha panamthathe... [Chithra], [Ponkunnam Damodaran]-Film:Nottam.
Pacha panamthathe... [Yesudas], [Ponkunnam Damodaran], [M Jayachandran] -Film:Nottam.