Payyambalam Beach is a beach in Kannur district of Kerala in India that attracts tourists and local people. It often finds mention in tourism related publications as a beautiful beach. It has now a garden close to it. The beach is just 2 km from Kannur town.
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A sculpture Mother and Child by Kanayi Kunhiraman is an attractive feature of the beach garden. A part of the garden is specially for children. Many movies have been shot in this location including the Maniratnam movie Alaipayuthey. The Worldspace ad featuring A.R. Rahman was also shot here.
Some of Keralas prominent social and political figures like E. K. Nayanar, Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai, A. K. Gopalan, Pamban Madhavan, Sukumar Azhikode and K. G. Marar are laid to rest near this beach.
- enchantingkerala.org. "Payyambalam Beach".
- kannurtourism.com. "Payyambalam Beach".
- A Movie Watchdog. "Alaipayuthey".
- KRISHNAKUMAR, R (June 2004). "OBITUARY:The people's leader". Frontline (Frontline) 21 (12).