Mohammad Sabir Baburaj was also known as M. S. Baburaj. He was a music composer in Malayalam industry. He has given music to many Malayalam hit songs. He was born in the year 1921 on 29th of March in Kozhikode which is now known as Calicut. His family was poor, and he has spent his initial days of childhood in poverty. His father name was Jan Muhammed Khan.

He was from Bengal and was a Hindustani musician. His father has also done many concerts in Kerala. Baburaj has also sung songs in trains to fulfill his basic needs. But Baburaj was a lucky man, and he met a policeman named “Kunjahammed” who was a music enthusiast. That policeman was also from his town “Kozhikode,” and adopted him by seeing his music talent.

His biggest achievement was when he introduced Hindustani strains In Malayalam music. He has composed many melodies which are based on Hindustani Ragas, successfully. The lyrics of most of his compositions were written by Malayalam poets like Vayalar and P. Bhaskaran. Baburaj had studied basics of Hindustani music from his father when he was young. At a very young, he lost his father due to which he couldn’t learn more from him. After that, he visited Mumbai, Sri Lanka, and West Bengal, and during this time he learned to play Harmonium. Later on, Baburaj came back to Kerala.

To earn his livelihood and to fulfill his basic needs, Baburaj has sung on the streets of Kozhikode. A fan of his father named “Kunju Muhammed” who was also a policeman, adopted Baburaj and took care of him. Baburaj was brought up by Kunju Muhammed. Then, he started composing music in the Malabar region for Malayalam dramas and slowly came into the field of music direction. He composed music for the Malayalam film named “ Minnaminungu” in the year 1957 which was directed by Ramu Kariat. It was with this movie that he entered into Malayalam Cinema.

After that, he has composed many songs like "Kalichirimaaratha Penne," "Anuragaganam Pole," "Ezhuthiyatharanu Sujatha." All the three songs are from the movie named “Udhyogastha” which was released in the year 1967 and was directed by P. Venu. Baburaj was also a well-known and well-established harmonium player and singer. Mohammad Sabir Baburaj died on 7th of October in the year 1978. It was early death as he was only 57 years of age when he died. Until his last days, his children and wife were with him.

Rahul Subrahmanian Malayalam Actor

Rahul Subrahmanian

Rahul Subrahmanian is an Indian music director and singer in Malayalam movies. He was born in Kochi, India. He is the brother of Remya Nambeesan, a famous film actress and playback singer in South Indian film. He got his break in Philips and the Monkey Pen as a composer in 2013. Philips and the Monkey Pen has six songs in total. Rahul has composed all six songs of this movie. Its songs names are ‘Vinnile Thaarakam’, ‘En Kanimalare’, ‘Baalyathil’, ‘En Kanimalare’ (Male), ‘It's Just Another Day’ and ‘Kanavukalil’. The lyricists of these songs are Anu Elizabeth Jose, Mamtha Seemanth, and Sibi Padiyara. This movie, directed by Rojin Thomas and Shanil Muhammed, also stars his sister, Remya Nambeesan. Rahul then worked in the film called Jo and the Boy written by Rojin Thomas. This movie has five songs composed by him which include ‘Ponveil Veezhave’, ‘Do Do Do’, ‘Adivaraam’, ‘Pinjomal’, and ‘Neeyen Kaataai’ written by Santosh Varma and Anu Elizabeth. In 2016, he gave background music in the movie Aakashvani which was directed by Khais Millen. Rahul used to be known as Remya's brother in Malayalam film industry. But, this thing didn't affect him much, and he kept on working hard for his dreams. Now, people know him as an excellent composer of Mollywood. He recently composed a nostalgic song for his upcoming movie 1971: Beyond Borders starring Mohanlal and directed by Manoj Ravi. Manoj Ravi attended the audio launch of Philips and the Monkey Pen, and he liked Rahul's compositions in the movie. After that, he met Rahul and gave him a situation and asked him to compose a song on it. That was how he got the movie 1971: Beyond Borders. While an interview, Rahul expressed his love for Mohanlal, a well-known name in the film industry. He said that it is a privilege to compose a song which features Mohanlal. He lives in Ernakulam.

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Zero Babu

Zero Babu in an Indian film actor, music composer and singer. He was born in the year 1946 with the birth name K J Babu. He is the native of the Indian State Kerala’s Koichi region. He works in the Malayalam Film Industry under the label Audiotracs. He started off as a theater artist and later tried his luck in acting in Malayalam Cinema. Babu’s debut film song was in the year 1964 at the age of 18. He has sung about 300 songs for numerous flicks. K J Babu also appeared in P. J. Antony’s play the role of a person who is sick and tired of his life due to the cotton gambling game that was present in his past. The name of this game was given as Open Zero. Ever since he acted in the play and also composed and subsequently sung the song on Open Zero too, he is fondly known as Zero Babu in the industry. He has been married and also has four children, namely, Sulfikar, Deepa, Sabitha and Sooraj. He has worked as an actor in only two flicks. His debut movie as an actor was ‘Maadatharuvi’ which released in the year 1967. He was then seen after 26 years later on the big screen in the year 1993 in the film ‘Kaboolivala’. Although his term as an actor was less, he made his place in the Malayalam Cinema as a music composer. He started off with three consecutive songs in the year 1982. He later composed three more songs in the year 1983. After that, he hasn’t composed any songs or given the backdrop music for any flick. His career as a singer started in the year 1964. He made his debut with the song Kanninu Kudumbini. In the rest of the decade alone, Babu released about 15 songs. About ten songs released every decade from Babu’s side as a singer. He stopped singing in the year 1983. His career as a singer saw only the launch of about 30 songs, but due to the excellence of this 30, his name became popular. His frequent performances in theater and movies, helped the audiences to identify him as a celebrity. Zero Babu has not been seen in the Film Industry for over two decades. In the year 2013, Zero Babu and his contemporizes gathered to mourn the legendary singer M S Baburaj.

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Zero Babu Malayalam Actor