Aromal Chekaver

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Aromal Chekavar (or Chekavan) was a legendary warrior who is believed to have lived in northern Kerala, India, during the 16th century. He was a warrior figure of Vadakkan Pattukal (northern ballads) and the brother of Unniyarcha, another legendary warrior figure of the same ballads.[1]

He was born in Puthooram Veedu family in the North Malabar region of Northern Kerala.[1]

Popular culture[edit]

Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, the Malayalam movie released in 1989, shows a different angle of the folklore.[citation needed] His character is also shown in the 2017 movie Veeram

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