Music For Life



CMSI Ref Number CMSI-230

Jeevithamoru (ജീവിതമൊരു)

Language Malayalam
Author of text

Kannadi Vijayprakash

Composer of melody Jerry Amaldev
Sung by: Joseph Palackal

Source Text and Lyrics


Date of composition of text/melody 1985
Category Commercial Recordings
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Performance context  

CMSI-230 A. ജീവിതമൊരു നീർപ്പോളയല്ലയോ (Jeevithamoru Neerppolayallayo). A song for the Covid season.(2022)

CMSI-230. Jeewithamoru neerppola (Life is a bubble) by Joseph J. Palackal (2013)

Comments Kannadi Vijayapraksh wrote the lyrics of this song in 1975 for the popular Christian radio program, Vanamutham . Christian Arts and Communications Service in Chennai under the auspices of the Evangelical Lutheran Church sponsored the program. The radio broadcast of Christian songs in Malayalam was very popular in Kerala in the 1970s. The Peter-Reuben duo composed the captivating melody in Shivaranjini ragam. The recording took place at the studio on Eldams Road in Chennai. This was the second time I was invited to sing for the program. The lyricist, a Hindu, wrote a reflective song about the fleeting nature of life. The message is universal. The touching lyrics and the melody attracted the audience. After the first broadcast, the listeners requested repeats, and eventually, this became my most popular song...... Read More