Poetry dates all the back to the beginings of humanity. People have always been questioning nature, and the day-to-day existence of themeselves and other humans love, death, survival, war, hatred, injustice, and the universe are all examples of things that have been questioned by men and women since the roots of human existence. Whether in nursery rhyme, ballad, rhyme, anthem, or music, people have found poetry to be an outlet for expressing these questions, sensations and experiences. People often associate it with strict rhyming patterns,complicated vocabulary, hidden iconic meanings, and difficult rhythmical conventions. Poetry is even taught in schools to be an intricate, complicated, inexplicable puzzle. True, Poetry is difficult . Sure, it can be harder to undertsnad than prose. However, that is only because sometimes it is invovled with your inscapable complexities and uncertainties of your existence.
Williamsji Maveli was born on 23, April 1955 in Kallettumkara village, Trichur District, Kerala State, in India. Williamsji, popularily known as Williamsji Maveli Irinjalauda during 1970's wrote simple romantic, enchanting lyrics in Malayalam language, scribbling from four lines to fourteen lines (which called as sonnet) wrote as many lyrics, suitable to depict in the love scenes of Malayalam movies from his school days onwards at Don Bosco English High School. Late while he was a college student, released his first collection of lyrics titled as "Ragha Pooja" (Offerings to Love) in Malayalam during year 1973. He was attending Christ College in Irinjalakuda for his Bachelors Degree in Commere stream. He was elected as the College Magazine Editor of Christ Collge during 1976, while Emgerency decalred in India. Since then, he was producing self written manuscript magazines, namely "KALITHONI" (means THE PLAY BOAT) for Shardaya Study Circle of Kallettumkara and "SHILPY" (means THE SCULPURIST), another manuscript magazine for Irinjalakuda Sakhthi Mathrubhumi study circle
He was much fascinated with the poetry lessons of his beloved Master in English Literature, K. Sachidanadan, prominent poet and Professor in English at Christ College during 1970's. Also, popular Malayalam Literary Critic, Professor Mampuzha Kumaran, insprired him, in developing the poetic and writing talents which was dormant in him. He turned to writing lyrics and penned neary 500 songs for popular Malayalam film journals, especially for "CINERAMA", a popular cine weekly during 1970's, published from Quilon in Kerala, under the guidance of prominent Malayalam writer Cum Editor, Late Kambissery Karunakara. Then he became a regular contributor to mnay Malayalam monthly journals and weekly publications, writing poems, short stories, screen olays and film criticisms.
From among those published lyrics of Williamsji, Late T.V. Kochubhava, prominent story writer and a close associate of Williamsji, selected nearly 100 lyrics from his collection of literary works and published it with a title "RAGHAPOOJA" (Offerings to Love) during 1973, which is the first published literary work of Williamsji MAVELI. Though he was successful as a lyricist, his wish was to become a script writer. To fulfill that, he became the Assistant Script Writer of Late A.C.Sabu, the only Cine Journalsit of that time and a clsoe associate of Kanmani film director, Late Ramu Kariyat (Chemmeen fame), who brought the first Silver Medal to Malayalam film for the best feature film.
Williamsji Maveli left Christ College on completion of his Post Graduation in Commerce (M.Com).He, then worked in United Arab Emirates for over thirty years with THE EMIRATES TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (ETISALAT) Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah Emirates & Head Office and later for THURAYYA SATELLITE TELECOMMINUCATIONS (Abu Dhabai). Williamsji was also worked as a Freelance writer for "Gulf News", "Khaleej Times", and "The Gulf Today", three popular English Daily News Papers, published from UAE and a Columnist for "Malayalam News", the first Malaylam daily newspaper, printed and published from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia>
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