Veteran playback singer P Jayachandran to be honoured with JC Daniel Award


Frail playback singer P Jayachandran has been selected for the prestigious JC Daniel award for the year 2020.

Named after filmmaker JC Daniel who’s believed about as the father of Malayalam cinema, JC Daniel award is the highest award in Malayalam cinema presented by Kerala Chalachitra Academy — a body under the Cultural Affairs department of the Kerala Notify Government. The award features a quotation, a plaque and an amount of 5 lakh.

Known for his melodious notify that oozes with lyrical expressionism, P Jayachandran’s soulful rendering encapsulates the nostalgic and romantic imaginations of many generations. Jayachandran entered Malayalam cinema by lending notify to the track ‘Orumullapoomalayumayi’ written by P Bhaskaran and silent by Chidambaranath for the 1965 movie Kunjali Marakkar.

Since then, Jayachandran has sung over 10,000 songs in assorted languages and earned himself the pickle of ‘Bhava Gayakan’(Expressionist Singer) of Malayalam cinema. He has won the remark award for most efficient playback singer 5 instances at some level of his profession spanning over 5 a long time and has gone on to attach the National award for most efficient singer in 1986.

The award will be presented to Jayachandran by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on December 23 at the Secretariat Durbar Corridor. Jayachandran is the 28th recipient of the JC Daniel award since it become as soon as instituted in 1992. Hariharan won the award in the year 2019.

This time the award committee become as soon as helmed by broken-down filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Director/actor Renji Panicker, actor Seema, Chalachitra Academy Chairman Kamal, Vital Secretary of Cultural Affairs Rani George were the contributors of the award committee.

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