Noted lyricist Alleppey Ranganath passes away at 73
Noted lyricist and director Alleppey Ranganath passed away late Sunday night, family sources said.
He was 73. Ranganath was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at the medical college hospital here. The eldest among six children of Alappuzha Vezhappra Kunjukunju Bhagavathar and Gana Bhushanam M G Devammal, Ranganath has directed 42 plays and 25 dance dramas.
He had also penned numerous Lord Ayyappa devotional songs and received this year's Harivarasanam Award.
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