Awards & Winners

K. Raghavan

Date of Birth 02-December-1913
Place of Birth Thalassery
(Kannur district, India, Kerala)
Nationality India
Also know as K. Raghava, Raghavan Master, राघवन मास्टर, के० राघव
Profession Musician, Film Score Composer, Composer, Keyboard Player, Drummer, Singer
K. Raghavan, popularly known as Raghavan Master, was a Malayalam music composer. Along with G. Devarajan, V. Dakshinamoorthy and Baburaj, Raghavan was often credited for the renaissance of Malayalam film music. He was the pioneer in contributing Malyalam film songs with its own tunes ans tyles. Till then, Malyalam film songs were in the tunes of popular Hindi and Tamil film songs and old classical kritis. K. Raghavan gave a new direction and identity to Malayalam film music. As he searched for the right tune for the lyrics, little did K. Raghavan realise that he was about to compose history. He had composed around 400 songs in Malayalam Cinema and was active in Malayalam film industry for nearly four decades.

Awards by K. Raghavan

Check all the awards nominated and won by K. Raghavan.


J. C. Daniel Award
(Music director)


Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director
Honored for : Poojakkedukkatha Pookkal