Yousaf Ali Kechery, who passed away recently, was a noted poet in ____?

Yousaf Ali Kechery, who passed away recently, was a noted poet in ____?
[A]Malayalam
[B]Tamil
[C]Kannada
[D]Telugu

Malayalam
Yousaf Ali Kechery was a famous Malayalam poet and film personality. A poet of the modern era, he had won several awards for his poetry which include the Odakkuzhal, Kerala Sahitya Academy and Vallathol awards. He also wrote film lyrics, produced and also directed Malayalam films. Winner of numerous film awards, he also won a National Award for a Sanskrit song written for the Malayalam film “Mazha” (Rain) released in 2000.

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