: A musical homage was paid to lyricist Gireesh Puthencherry by cultural organisation Sadgamaya and the crew of the film Shikar here on Sunday night. The tribute to the late lyricist was part of the 50th Day celebration of Shikar, one of the last films for which Gireesh had written the lyrics. Popular songs penned by the lyricist were rendered by singers. The function was attended, among others, by  director Ranjith, M. Padmakumar, the director of Shikar, scriptwriter T.A. Razak, producer P.V. Gangadharan, actors Kailash, Sudheesh, KozhikodeNarayanan Nair, Abu Salim, Jain and Ann Augustine.