Singer Jayachandran releases compilation of lyricist Rafeeq Ahmed’s songs
Thrissur: Singer P. Jayachandran released a compilation of film songs penned by lyricist Rafeeq Ahmed by handing over the books to music composer Vidyadharan at Mathrubhumi Books Monsoon Book Festival. The songs were compiled by Prof. P. G. Pankajam.
P. Jayachandran said that Rafeeq Ahmed is a talented poet and he really wishes to sing and listen to the songs penned by him again. Vidyadharan opined that the lyrics should be poetic to be remembered forever. E. Jayakrishnan, Prof. P. G. Pankajam, Mathrubhumi special correspondent E. Salahuddheen also spoke during the function.
Rafeeq Ahmed said in response that the changes that occurred in all sectors have affected songs as well. The old songs had an existence outside the movies. But the film songs of these days are the elements that lead the story ahead. That’s why they cannot exist outside the movies, he said.