Vijith Nambiar

Vijith Nambiar (born 9 December 1977) is an Indian film director,[2] music composer,[3] playback singer,[4] actor and producer,[5][6] who works in Malayalam cinema and Tamil cinema. He made his film debut in 1995 as an assistant director in the Tamil film industry. As a trained Carnatic singer, he started playback track singing in the Malayalam and Tamil film industries from 1995 onwards for leading musical composers and professional playback singers.

Vijith Nambiar
വിജിത്‌ നമ്പ്യാർ
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Born (1977-12-09) 9 December 1977 (age 45)[1]
Occupation(s)Director, Composer, Actor, Producer
Years active1995–present
Websitewww.vijithnambiar.com

He made his original playback singing debut in 2018 with the song "Thava Chintasu"[7] from Anurakthi, which is world's first 3D Sanskrit movie and the movie was showcased at IFFI.[8] Vijith made his acting debut in Anurakthi (2018). His debut in the Malayalam[9] film industry as director and music director[10] was in 2018 with Munthiri Monchan: Oru Thavala Paranja Kadha,[11][12] an urban musical romantic comedy, which was released in September 2019.

Early life and careerEdit

Vijith Nambiar was born in Cherukunnu, Kannur District, Kerala. He started learning Carnatic music as a child, at the age of seven. Vijith Nambiar studied music under the guidance of musicians BA Chidambaranath Chennai, Thiruvilwamala Radhakrishnan and Kaithapram Vishwanathan Nambudiri.[citation needed]

He graduated in 1999 with a degree in mechanical engineering from the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Coimbatore and in 2014 was working as the director of Middle East operations at Dunbar and Boardman Partnership, Ltd.[13]

FilmographyEdit

DirectorEdit

As Debutant Director Vijith Nambiar's Munthiri Monchan[14] cast includes Manesh Krishnan, Devan, Saleema, Innocent (actor), Salim Kumar, Gopika Anil and crew. Munthiri Monchan is a romantic and a musical film filled with social liveliness. Produced by PK Asokan, written by Manu Gopal and Meharali Poilungal Ismail, Currently the Production company, Vishvas Movies set to release the movie in October 2019 [15]

Music composerEdit

ActorEdit

ProducerEdit

Playback singerEdit

Vijith Nambiar has started singing career has a professional playback track singer from 1995 onwards for leading musical composers and professional playback singers. Vijith made his original playback singing debut in 2018 with the song "Thava Chintasu"[19] from Anurakthi, which is world's first 3D Sanskrit movie and the movie was showcased at IFFI. Vijith Nambiar is the world's first singer to sing a Sanskrit film song in a Sanskrit movie.

Albums (non films)Edit

Azhakil Pozhiyum,[20] Vijith Nambiar singing the song while music given by Kalamandalam Joy Cheruvathoor.

AwardsEdit

  • 1997: Vijith Nambiar participated in Chembai Sangeetolsavam.
  • 2014: He was given an Amrita Alumni award for distinguished contribution to industry.[13]
  • 2018: Awarded for best regional feature film Anurakthi in Rajastan International Film Festival, RIFF 2018 [21]
  • 2020: Best debut director - Bharat Murali Award.[22]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vijith Nambiar". IMDb.
  2. ^ "Vijith Nambiar's Munthiri Monjan completes filming".
  3. ^ ""Orkkunnu Njana" song from "Munthiri Monchan" is a pleasant semi-classical number in raag yaman".
  4. ^ "Vijith Nambiar's Munthiri Monjan to release in March".
  5. ^ "Anurakthi, world's first 3D Sanskrit film with mainstream tadka of a song, love n romance".
  6. ^ "3D में बनी दुनिया की पहली संस्कृत फिल्म 'अनुरक्तिः'".
  7. ^ "Thava Chinthasu Anurakthi Sanskrit Movie SONG Asokan.P.K Vani Vashishth Vijith Nambiar". YouTube.
  8. ^ "World's first 3D Sanskrit film from Anurakthi showcased at IFFI". YouTube.
  9. ^ "ആരണ്യകത്തിലെ പ്രിയ താരങ്ങൾ; 31 വർഷങ്ങൾക്കുശേഷം വീണ്ടും ഒന്നിച്ച്".
  10. ^ "ശങ്കർ മഹാദേവൻ പാടി; മുന്തിരി മൊഞ്ചനിലെ പാട്ട്".
  11. ^ "'Munthiri Monjan' director says its a feel-good romantic film".
  12. ^ "ഹരിഹരന്‍ സര്‍ അന്ന് പറഞ്ഞു: എനിക്കോ എം.ടിക്കോ അറിയില്ല നിങ്ങള്‍ തമ്മിലുള്ള ബന്ധം എന്താണെന്ന്".
  13. ^ a b "Amrita Alumni come together for the 16th Annual Amritians Meet | Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham". web.archive.org. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  14. ^ "Veteran actors Devan and Saleema reunite for 'Munthiri Monchan'".
  15. ^ "Vijith Nambiar romantic comedy 'Munthiri Monchan: Oru Thavala Paranjha Kadha' gets a release date".
  16. ^ "മുന്തിരി മൊഞ്ചനില്‍ ശങ്കര്‍ മഹാദേവന്റെ മനോഹര ഗാനവും! പാട്ടുകളെക്കുറിച്ച് ഗായകന്‍ പറഞ്ഞത് കാണൂ".
  17. ^ "Orkkunnu Njana song from Munthiri Monchan is a pleasant semi-classical number in raag yaman".
  18. ^ "Anurakthi, world's first 3D Sanskrit film with mainstream tadka of a song, love n romance."
  19. ^ "Thava Chinthasu Anurakthi Sanskrit Movie SONG Asokan.P.K Vani Vashishth Vijith Nambiar". YouTube.
  20. ^ "Azhakil Pozhiyum I Vijith Nambiar I Kalamandalam Joy Cheruvathur I Muralidharan Guruvayur". YouTube.
  21. ^ "Anurakthi, world's first 3D Sanskrit film with mainstream tadka of a song, love n romance."
  22. ^ "ഭരത് മുരളി പുരസ്‍കാരം സംവിധായകന്‍ വിജിത് നമ്പ്യാര്‍ക്ക്". Asianet News. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2020.

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