VM Kutty, doyen of Mappila songs, passes away at 86

DeathScores of people, including CM Pinarayi Vijayan and actor Mammootty, condoled the death of Kutty and remembered his towering contribution to the state.TNM StaffImage credit: FB / Rajmohan UnnithanVM Kutty, the doyen of Mappila songs in...

VM Kutty, doyen of Mappila songs, passes away at 86
 
 
 
 
 
VM Kutty, the doyen of Mappila songs in Kerala who popularised the art among the masses, passed away on Wednesday in Kozhikode. He was 86 years old.
 
VM Kutty was hospitalised few days ago following heart related ailments. Scores of people, politicians and celebrities, including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and actor Mammootty, condoled the death of Kutty, who composed, penned and sang hundreds of Mappila songs.