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Bijibal Maniyil is a National Award-winning Indian composer and playback singer in the Malayalam film industry.[1]

Bijibal
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Background information
Birth nameBijibal Maniyil
Born (1974-05-21) 21 May 1974 (age 45)
Thrikkakara
GenresFilm score, world music, Dance music, Classical music
Occupation(s)Composer, Playback singer, Keyboardist
InstrumentsMusical keyboard, Violin
Years active2007–present

CareerEdit

Bijibal entered the film industry as a composer in 2007 with the film Arabikatha. Lyricist Anil Panachooran also debuted with the same film.

He won the National Film Award for Best Background Score in 2013, for the film Kaliyachan. Bijibal has also done several non-film Malayalam albums including the one named Vasco Da Gama.

Personal lifeEdit

Bijibal was married to Santhi, who was a dancer by profession. Their marriage was held on 21 June 2002, after a brief love and long before Bijibal even entered the film industry. They have two children, namely Devadutt and Daya. Santhi, who was a post graduate in Bharatanatyam and was doing her research in Mohiniyattam died after a stroke on 29 August 2017, aged just 36. Their children Devadutt and Daya sang for films, and Daya is more popular by singing and appearing in the video of 'Onam Vannallo', a rhyme made as a part of Onam in 2014.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Songs Score Notes
2019 Charlie's Angel  Y  Y
Adhyarathri  Y  Y
Vikruthi  Y  Y
Sathyam Paranjaa Vishwasikkuvo  N  Y
And the Oscar Goes to  Y  Y
Subharathri  Y  Y
Naan Petta Makan  Y  Y
Kalikkoottukkaar  N  Y
Swarnna Malsyangal  Y  Y
2018 Paviyettante Madhurachooral  N  Y
Aanakkallan  N  Y
Thanaha  N  Y
Udalaazham  Y  Y
Shabdam  Y  Y
Drama  N  Y
Chalakkudikkaaran Changathi  Y  Y
Mangalyam Thanthunanena  N  Y
Oru Kuttanadan Blog  N  Y
Uncle  Y  Y
Orayiram Kinakkalal  N  Y
Kinar  N  Y
Carbon  N  Y
2017 Oru Visheshapetta Biriyani Kissa  N  Y
Chakkara Maavin Kombathu  Y  Y
Pashu  Y  Y
Kadha Paranja Kadha  N  Y
Gandhinagaril Unniyarcha  N  Y
Matchbox  Y  Y
Sherlock Toms  Y  N
Paippin Chuvattile Pranayam  Y  Y
Sarvopari Palakkaran  Y  Y
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum  Y  Y
Oru Cinemakkaran  Y  Y
Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu  Y  Y
Ramante Edanthottam  Y  Y
Thrissivaperoor Kliptham  Y  Y
Aby  Y  N
Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol  Y  Y 2 songs and score only
2016 Pinneyum  Y  Y
Kuttikalundu Sookshikkuka  Y  Y
Ore Mugham  Y  Y
Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho  N  Y
Shikhamani  N  Y
Angane Thanne Nethave Anjettennam Pinnale  N  Y
Dhanayathra  N  Y
Maheshinte Prathikaaram  Y  Y North American Film Awards 2017
Leela  Y  Y
2015 My God  Y  Y
Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam  Y  Y
Salt Mango Tree  N  Y
Rani Padmini  Y  Y
Amar Akbar Anthony  N  Y
Pathemari  Y  Y
KL.10  Y  Y
Love 24x7  Y  Y
Acha Dhin  Y  Y
32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam  Y  Y
Nee-Na  N  Y
She Taxi  Y  Y
Nellikka  Y  Y
100 Days of Love  N  Y
White Boys  N  Y
2014 Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu  N  Y
Lal Bahadhur Shasthri  Y  Y
Varsham  Y  Y
Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal  N  Y
Tamaar Padaar  Y  Y
Homely Meals  N  Y
Vellimoonga  Y  Y
Njan  Y  Y
Munnariyippu  Y  Y
Vikramadithyan  Y  Y
Beware of Dogs  Y  N
Angry Babies in Love  Y  Y
My Life Partner  N  Y
Utsaha Committee  Y  Y
Law Point  N  Y
Praise The Lord  N  Y
Alice A True Story  Y  Y
Pakida  Y  Y
Balyakalasakhi  N  Y
2013 Vedivazhipadu  N  Y
Punyalan Agarbattis  Y  Y
Idukki Gold  Y  Y
Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus  Y  Y
Blackberry  Y  Y
Artist  Y  Y
101 Chodyangal  N  Y
5 Sundarikal  Y  Y Segment - Gowri
Thank You  Y  Y
Vallatha Pahayan  Y  N
Red Wine  Y  Y
Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla  N  Y
Romans  N  Y
Isaac Newton S/O Philipose  Y  Y
2012 Kaliyachan  Y  Y National Film Award for ''Best Background Score''
Kerala State Film Award for ''Best Background Score''
Da Thadiya  Y  Y
Bavuttiyude Namathil  N  Y
Jawan of Vellimala  Y  Y
Trivandrum Lodge  N  Y
Husbands in Goa  N  Y
Ozhimuri  Y  Y Kerala State Film Award for ''Best Background Score''
Mr. Marumakan  N  Y
22 Female Kottayam  Y  Y
Mayamohini  N  Y
Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar  N  Y
Kunjaliyan  N  Y
2011 Venicile Vyaapari  Y  Y
Innanu Aa Kalyanam  Y  N
Sevens  Y  Y
Violin  Y  Y
Salt N' Pepper  Y  Y Asiavison Movie Award for ''Best Music Director''
Janapriyan  N  Y
Bhakthajanangalude Sradhakku  N  Y
Nadakame Ulakam  N  Y
Ithu Nammude Katha  N  Y
Arjunan Saakshi  Y  Y
Kudumbasree Travels  Y  Y
2010 Marykkundoru Kunjaadu  N  Y
Best Actor  Y  Y
Apoorvaragam  N  Y
2009 Paleri Manikyam  Y  Y Only Title Song - Paalerum Naadaya
Kerala Cafe  Y  N Only Title Song - Kadhayamama
Swa.Le.  Y  Y
Loudspeaker  Y  Y
Daddy Cool  Y  Y
Passenger  Y  Y
2008 Minnaminnikoottam  Y  Y
2007 Nazrani  Y  Y
Rock & Roll  N  Y
Arabikatha  Y  Y Mullassery Raju Music Award for ''Best Music Director''

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "A dream debut for Bijibal". The Hindu. 19 September 2008. Archived from the original on 5 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2009.

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