Payyambalam Beach

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People at Payyambalam Beach
Payyambalam Beach - Joining with Padana Thodu

Payyambalam Beach is a beach in Kannur district of Kerala in India that attracts tourists and local people. It often finds mention in tourism related publications as a beautiful beach. It has now a garden close to it. The beach is just 2 km from Kannur town.[1]


A sculpture Mother and Child by Kanayi Kunhiraman is an attractive feature of the beach garden.[2] A part of the garden is specially for children. Many movies have been shot in this location including the Maniratnam movie Alaipayuthey.[3] The Worldspace ad featuring A.R. Rahman was also shot here.

Some of Keralas prominent social and political figures like E. K. Nayanar,[4] Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai, A. K. Gopalan, Pamban Madhavan, Sukumar Azhikode and K. G. Marar are laid to rest near this beach.[2]

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  1. ^ "Payyambalam Beach". 
  2. ^ a b "Payyambalam Beach". 
  3. ^ A Movie Watchdog. "Alaipayuthey". 
  4. ^ KRISHNAKUMAR, R (June 2004). "OBITUARY:The people's leader". Frontline (Frontline) 21 (12). 


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Coordinates: 11°52′16″N 75°21′04″E / 11.871°N 75.351°E / 11.871; 75.351