To all you adoring fans of the two As (Appu and Anarkali), the reason we've both been missing for a while is because Appu took Anarkali to the Veda Mahathaya.
Alas, the Veda Mahathaya's response was:
"Moda kamata beheth naaa...!"
Shaaa! With a performance like that, Anarkali was obviously asking for more...