The legend of malayalam movie industry popularly known among the malayalees as Raghavan Master has passed away. Veteran musician and legendary music director K Raghavan Master, who gave a new identity to Malayalam music was admitted to the Thalassery Co-operative hospital on Friday due to difficulties in breathing. The end came at 4.30 am.
His dear and near ones were preparing for a musical celebration of his 100th birthday. The body of the musician has been brought to his house and cremation is expected at 2 pm on Sunday at Thalayi. His partnership with lyricist P Bhaskaran resulted in a large number of excellent yet fascinating songs which in turn helped many movies in the 1960s and 70s become big hits.