Lijo Paul is an Indian film editor. He was born on 18 October 1984. His Sun Sign is Libra and he is 32 years old. He is happily married to Sherin and blessed with a baby whose name is Ryan Ritchie. Lijo completed his schooling and Bachelors in commerce from St. Aloysius High School and College, N. Paravur. He lives in Kalloor, India and is originally belongs to Nayarambalam, India. He is an esteemed and outstanding personality in the Malayalam film industry. He is also a video editor and has been successfully working from past few years in movies. Some of his hit movies are Ohm Shaanthi Oshaana (2014), Romans (2013) Last Bench (2012) and, Oru Muthassi Gada (2016).

He has been awarded the Kerala State Film Award as the Best Editor in the year 2014 for the movie Ohm Shanthi Oshaana. Lijo is a shy person who doesn't like coming into the limelight. He gives the credits of bagging the best editor award to his friend. Jude, the film maker of the movie OSO, is a dear friend of Lijo. Jude was his senior in college and later met on the sets of the movie Vellariprivante Changathi. After working and knowing each other well, they decided to do a movie together. This collaboration resulted in a mega movie project achieving several awards including the Best Editor award to Lijo. The whole team of OSO was a group of friends, who loved working with each other.

Though Lijo was just an editor of the film, Jude always involved him in decision makings and settling all other departments. Lijo stood with the team right from the pre-production work and indulged in the progress of story and shoot. Lijo thinks that all the editors are shy and hiding in the background just like him. Unlike, actors, directors and producers who are always in the attention grabbing zone, Lijo decides to be quiet and less appeared on the camera in spite of getting eminently popular after he won the award. He definitely got many calls and wishes when he won but, it did not affect his simplicity and shyness. 'Hard work is the shortcut to success' and this made Lijo succeed early in his career.

He started his career in the year 2009 by editing promos for Aagathan and in 2011; he emerged as an independent film editor of the Malayalam film industry. Akku Akbar plays a crucial part in launching Lijo in the industry. His upcoming projects are Aakashavani and Urumbukal Urangarila. Lijo Paul has worked in over 20 films and is ready with his upcoming projects. Barya Atra Pora (2013), Molly Aunty Rocks (2012), Happy Journey (2014), Oru Second Class Yatra (2015), Mudhughav (2016), Ann Maria Kalippilaanu (2016) are some of his movies in which he worked as a film editor. Almost all of his films have been successful and made him reach great heights. He is a disciplined man with tremendous passion towards his work. His loyalty and calmness makes him a perfect professional man. His fans believe in his work and they are curiously waiting for his upcoming future projects.

Ayoob Khan

Ayoob Khan is an upcoming Indian film editor who is known for his contribution to Keralite cinema universe. As per his Facebook profile, he has mentioned Kayakulam as his hometown. Ayoob completed his schooling at VHSS Chathiyara, Sooranad, and passed out from the school in 2001. In future, he would go on to take admission in Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara, Alleppy district in the year 2006. Having been involved in low-profile videos and documentaries, he has Sir Laddu and Valkittentha Paripadi to his credit. Sir Laddu is an online comedy directed by Siddique and edited by Ayoob. This ten-minute movie amassed a considerable number of views to garner popularity among the Malayalis. Later, he progressed to the big screen as he became an independent editor for the critically-acclaimed Drishyam starring Mohanlal. Ranked as one of the best Indian crime dramas, most of the journalists praised the direction of Jeethu Joseph and Ayoob’s excellent editing. As a result of its success, Drishyam yielded remakes in regional languages. On 22nd September 2013, he got engaged. In 2015, he edited Saaradhi. Once again, Ayoob got united with Jeethu Joseph for the light-hearted project “Life of Josutty.” Dileep played the protagonist’s role in this family entertainer. Upon the release, Life of Josutty received mixed reviews with the critics pointing out the need for a sharper editing by Ayoob. Nevertheless, people loved this motion picture for its story. In the same year, he was the principal editor of Papanasam, the official Tamil remake of Drishyam. In an interview, he said that the audience noticed his work in the climax better. He also acknowledged his gratefulness to work with Kamal Haasan, a Tamil cinema legend. Ayoob contributed his skills to Swargathekkal Sundaram which received a lukewarm response from the movie buffs. In February 2016, Ayoob’s next venture “Hello Namasthe” released to good reviews for its humor. Working with Jeethu for the fourth time, 2016’s much-anticipated film “Oozham” got screened on 8 September in cinema halls. Superstar Prithviraj of Indian Rupee fame plays the character of Surya, a demolition expert aiming for avenging the deaths of his loved ones. Oozham earned 30 crore rupees at the Box-Office. In 2017, he agreed to edit Kamboji, a dance drama which released on 31st March. On 6th May, he took the job in Anzar Khan’s Lakshyam. With Jeethu authoring the story, the film revolves around the convict duo who escape from the police and get to know each other. Aroop currently resides in Kochi and organizes workshops regularly. He interacts with his fans on social media and has encouraged fellow aspirants to follow their dreams.

Ayoob Khan Malayalam Actor