Rafeeq Ahamed

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Rafeeq Ahamed
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Born (1961-12-17) December 17, 1961 (age 55)
Thrissur, Kerala
Occupation Poet, Lyricist, Novelist
Family

Syed Sajjad Hussain (father)
Thithayikkutty Karakkattayil (mother)
Syed Ashraf Hussain (brother)
Syed Haris Hussain (brother)
Syed Mohammed Sadiq (brother)
Syed Hashim Hussain (brother)
Maneesh Ahamed (son)
Lasya Rafeeq (daughter)

Laila (wife)

Rafeeq Ahamed (born December 17, 1961) is a Malayalam poet, lyricist and novelist. He has won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Poetry and is a five-time winner of the Kerala State Film Award for Best Lyrics. He is regarded as one of the most successful film-song writers for contemporary Malayalam films.

Biography[edit]

Rafeeq Ahamed was born to Syed Sajjad Hussain and Thithayikutty on December 17, 1961 in Akkikavu, Thrissur.[1] He graduated in English literature from Sree Krishna College, Guruvayur. He started his film career through the 1999 film Garshom directed by P. T. Kunju Muhammed and has since written the lyrics for about 100 Malayalam films. He won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in 2006 for his poetic work, Aalmara. His first novel, Azhukkillam, was serialised in Mathrubhumi Weekly.

Poetic works[edit]

  • Swapnavangmoolam (1996)
  • Paarayil Paninjathu (2000)
  • Aalmara (2004)
  • Cheettukalikkar (2007)
  • Shivakami
  • Gramavrikshathile Vavval
  • Thoraamazha(2012)

Novel[edit]

  • Azhukkillam

Awards[edit]

Literary awards[edit]

Film awards[edit]

Kerala State Film Awards:

Asianet Film Award

Amrita Awards
  • 2012- Amrita TV Film Award for Best Lyricist -
  • 2014 - Amrita TV Film Award for Best Lyricist - Oru Indian Pranayakatha

Filmfare South

Vanitha Film Awards

  • 2015 - Best Lyricist - Ennu Ninte Moideen
  • 2013 -Best Lyricist - Spirit ,Diamond Necklace
  • 2011 -Best Lyricist - Anvar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "റഫീക്ക്‌ അഹമ്മദ്‌" (in Malayalam). Harithakam. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  2. ^ "റഫീഖ് അഹമ്മദിന് ഓടക്കുഴല്‍ അവാര്‍ഡ്". DC Books. 30 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.  zero width joiner character in |title= at position 26 (help)

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