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.

Composer - Raveendran Malayalam Actor

Composer - Raveendran

Raveendran was born in Kollam, Kerala on 9 November 1941 as Kulathupuzha Ravi. He is associated with the Malayalam and Tamil Music industry. He began his career in music as a singer. He worked as a playback singer and then as a music composer. His first song was ‘Parvanarajanithan’ in the Malayalam movie ‘Velliyazhcha’ in 1969. He married Shobha and has three sons. Ravi met a sad demise at the age of 63 after suffering from cancer. M. Raveendran is a famous singer and music composer of South Indian film industry. He has contributed greatly to the Carnatic music, Hindustani Classical, and world music. He was first praised for his music composition in the movie ‘Chola’ in 1979. He was thoroughly involved in music beyond these periods. After the tremendous success of his album ‘Thenum Vayambum’ in 1981, he became a legend. He has also worked as a dubbing actor and music director. Ravi was known for his unique style of singing and composition. He has created a benchmark in the Malayalam industry with his contributions. Some of his notable songs are ‘Harimuraleeravam', ‘Pramadhavanam', ‘Ramakadha’, ‘Alila Manjalil’, ‘Chirio Chiri’, ‘Tharattu’, ‘Surya Gayathri’, ‘Mazha’, ‘Kuttettan’, ‘Bharatham’, ‘Kanmadam’, ‘Azhake’, ‘Raagangale’, ’Ganga’, ‘Thallam Thettiya’, ‘Manja Kelliyude’, ‘Etho Nidrathan’, ‘Kalabham Tharaam’, ‘Deepam deepam’, ‘Moovanthi thazhvarayii’, ‘Hridayam oru veenayai,’ ‘Aalila manjali,’ ‘Devsandhya Gopurathil.’ These songs have a distinct melodious tune. Some of his famous albums which were hummed all over were ‘Vasantha Geethangal’, ‘Raja Shilpi’ and ‘Uthradapoonilave’. ‘Ponnona Tharingini’, ‘Uthradapoonilave,’ ‘Amme Saranam Devi Saranam’ and ‘Sarana Theertham’ were the popular non-cinematic albums of the 1990s. He has given us some non-stop hits of the time. His great contribution makes it evident that he had made a dominant mark in the industry. He was known as the musical maestro in his field of work. Ravi has a lot of awards at his merit. He was honored with National Film Award in 1992 for ‘Bharatham.’ He was awarded Kerala State film Awards twice for best music director. His Malayalam composition ‘His Highness Abdullah’ and ‘Mazhayethum Munpe’ has also received Film fare award. He has one Asianet Award and Two Kerala State Film Awards to his credit. He was honored posthumously in 2006 for ‘Vadakkumnadhan’ as the best music director. Ravi, as he is fondly called, has left a majestic legacy of music for generations to emulate. He is a legend that the Malayalam industry has witnessed. He will be remembered forever for his unparalleled compositions in music.


M. S. Baburaj

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.

M. S. Baburaj Malayalam Actor