A requiem by M M Sacheendran
The untimely death of Girish Puthechery at the age of 51 created a sad chasm in Malayalam Cinema. But within a short span of time, he created a whole world of sweet meaningful songs for Malayalam films. Although he was a lyricist for which he received accolades including State awards, he could make his mark as a story writer and as a scenarist. The requiem of Gireesh Puthenchery is also an insightful study of his contributions to Malayalam Cinema.