Neelanisheedhini,a musical tribute was paid to Kozhikode’s yesteryear’s film actor KP Ummer. Corporation Mayor Thottathil Raveendran inaugurated the program at Kozhikode Town Hall,today.
During his speech,the Mayor said that a memorial would be considered after the actor at Anakkulam in Kozhikode. He also said that a road in the city would be named after him.
AV Rashidali,the president of Yuvatharang,the organizer presided over the function. Cultural activist Bhasi Malaparambu,Ummer’s grandson Muhammad Ashique Chennai,and the author of the book Ummer Ormapusthakam (Ummer_A Book of Memory ) AV Fardiz
delivered the commemoration speech.
Savithri Sreedharan,best character actress award winner has been felicitated in the program.
Savithri Sreedharan,Corporation Councillor CP Sreekala,NC Aboobecker, CP Musafir Ahamed,K P Abdullakoya spoke.
BV Muhammed Ashraf welcomed the gathering and KT Beerankoya expressed vote of thanks.
Sunil Kumar.Nayan J Shaw,Ajith Chelari,Ajith Narayanan, Sulekha Chelari,Akshara Viswanth rendered songs in Ummer’s films along with ghazals and Hindi songs , under the banner of Varmukil Orchestra Band.