Manju Warrier congratulates Vaikom Vijayalakshmi for achieving the Guinness world record
We had recently reported that talented singer Vaikom Vijayalakshmi achieved a new world record in playing the Gayathriveena instrument.
Actress Manju Warrier congratulated Vaikom Vijayalakshmi for her achievement through a post in her official Facebook page. She has written,
“Congrats Vaikom Vijayalakshmi for the world record. She has once again proved that there is no limitations for a genius. Her success shows that nobody can restrict one from achieving their dreams.”
The visually-challenged singer set the new world record by playing 67 songs including Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi with the Gayathriveena instrument. She also played 12 keerthanas with the Gayathriveena during the five hour long performance.
Vijayalakshmi had recently called off her wedding after some unacceptable demands by the groom’s side. Last year, she got engaged to engaged to Santhosh, who is also a musician hailing from Puthiyangadi. They were all set to enter wedlock in March.
After their engagement, Santhosh had asked her not to participate in any programmes and instead asked her to work as a teacher in a music college. Though he initially accepted to stay in Vijayalakshmi’s home after marriage, he later informed her that they will be moving to a relative’s house. This forced Vijayalakshmi to call off the wedding.
Vijayalakshmi was praised for taking a bold decision by not letting go off her career for the sake of a married life. Support is flowing in for her from celebrities and social media users.