Song: Alliyilam Poovo
Lyrics: MD Rajendran
Actors: Nedumudi Venu, Shalini
Film: Mangalam Nerunnu
On Nedumudi Venu’s birthday, our song for the day is the evergreen ‘Alliyilam Poovo’ from the 1984 film Mangalam Nerunnu. Composed by Ilaiyaraaja, sung by Krishnachandran, the song is a lullaby featuring Venu who puts baby Shalini to sleep. Shanthikrishna, Madhavi and Sreenath co-starred in this film directed by Mohan.
Venu began his career as a theatre actor and made his film debut with Thambu in 1978. He has acted in more than 500 films in his career, and has also written screenplays. His film with Priyadarshan, Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, is currently under production.