Folk singer Jithesh Kakkidippuram passes away
Malappuram: Noted folk singer Jithesh Kakkidippuram passed away on Saturday at his residence here. The 53-year old singer is a native of Alangod in Malappuram.
The singer, who was under treatment for kidney-related ailments, was found dead inside his house.
He had penned popular folk songs like ‘Kaithola Paya Virich’ and ‘Palo Palom Nallanadappalam’ .
He had also proved his talent as Theyyam artiste, playwright, ‘Kathaprasangam’ artiste and lyricist. He had penned over 500 songs.
His mortal remains are being kept at a private hospital in Changaramkulam. His body will be handed over to family after COVID test.