Vinu Thomas is a Malayalam music director in the Indian film industry. He is well known for his dedicated hard work and the fabulous works he comes up with each time. He is known for his music in oru Murai vanthu paarthaya, puthiya niyamam, drishyam, etc. Vinu Thomas was born in a Christian family of thiuvalla in Pathanamthitta, Kerala. His parents were advocates in thiuvalla and also had major expectations from their son in the same field. They got him admitted to the famous school in their hometown and Vinu completed his school years with distinction and then took admission in BA LLB in a local college there. He passed his graduation with fair marks and taking inspiration from his parents started working under a popular lawyer as a junior advocate to fulfill his parent's dreams.

Vinu realized his interest in music at a very early age. When he was 10 he took admission in Christian missionary music school, in Carnatic music where he had been taught by Senu, his teacher. He used to sing and perform in front of his friends and relatives and was popular in school as well as for his talents. He always used to take part in extracurricular activities particularly in music and was 18 when he composed his first music album which consisted of devotional songs named Divya santhwanam. The album touched the hearts of people in his locality, and it was here when his parents realized that because of their persuasion, Vinu had chosen the wrong career of an advocate.

So they talked to their son, and he was allowed to choose his profession accordingly. Vinu started his career with advertisement films combined with his music. He got a chance to work with Tanu Balak, who was a very famous ad films maker of that time. With the help of Tanu and under his guidance he shifted from ads to movies in which he worked as a cinematographer. Some of the advertisements made by him include v guard, AVT tea, Malayala Manorama, etc. It was now when he started getting attention in the film industry.

Vishnu Mohan Sithara Malayalam Actor

Vishnu Mohan Sithara

Vishnu Mohan Sithara is the son of noted Malayalam music composer Mohan Sithara, who was an exceptional Harmonium and Veena player. Mohan Sithara has composed innumerable hit songs in Malayalam movies, and had been active in the industry since 1986. He has a sister named Mobeena, and his mother's name is Baby. Vishnu Mohan Sithara is a budding singer and music composer in Malayalam movies. He has predominantly worked in films with Indian film director, Aneesh Anwar who is also a screenwriter and lyricist, and is known for his works in the Malayalam film industry. Aneesh Anwar's film 'Zachariayude Garbhinikal' won two Kerala state Awards. It may be noted that Aneesh Anwar has made four movies so far. Vishnu's father Mohan Sithara has composed for Anwar's movie “Mullamottum Munthiricharum'' (2012) and later on, Aneesh picked up Mohan Sithara’s son to provide background as well as soundtrack music in his films. Vishnu Mohan Sithara has done exceptionally well in a few films that he has worked with. He made his exceptional mark in music with film ‘Zachariayude Garbhinikal’ which is a Malayalam comedy-drama film written and directed by Aneesh Anwar. The film had a relatively new composer duo, Vishnu and Sharath who is the son and nephew of musician Mohan Sithara. The background score of the film was composed by Prashant Pillai. The music of a song in the film, "Veyil Chilla," was noted for its similarity to Vangelis' theme "Conquest of Paradise." In the year 2015, he again worked with Aneesh Anwar‘s film ‘Kumbasaram: The Confession’ which is a 2015 Malayalam thriller film, written and directed by Aneesh Anwar. This film got very positive reviews, and featured Jayasurya, Honey Rose, Vineeth, and Priyanka. The young music director Vishnu Mohan Sithara scored the music for the film. Vishnu had debuted into music by singing in Aneesh's previous film ‘ Zachariayude Garbhinikal’. In addition to Vishnu's music, the film impressed everyone with a brilliant story, narrative and amazing performances by the actors. In the year 2017, n composed music for Aneesh Anwar's fourth project titled 'Basheerinte Premalekhanam' which had Farhaan Faasil and Sana Althaf in lead roles. In this movie, there were five soundtracks which were sung and composed by Vishnu. Vishnu sang three songs. Out of three songs two were solo tracks which included the numbers like "Penne Penne" for which the lyricist was Harinarayanan B.K. Another solo song "Sumbharani" sung by Vishnu was written by Arshid Sreedhar. Another two solo numbers " TV" and "Laila Laila" were sung by Anwar Sadath and Salih Haneef. The multi-singer track titled "Pranayamanithu" was sung by Vishnu Mohan Sithara, Sachin Raj, Joyesh Chakraborty, and was penned by R. Venugopal.

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Alex Paul

Alex Paul is a music director by profession in the Indian film industry. He is a composer and a musician as well and works mainly in the Malayalam movies, where he is a well-known personality. He was born on 21 November in the year 1961 in Kochi, Kerala, India. His father is A. M. Paul who is a famous music artist and formed the first ever orchestra troupe at the places Kochi and Philomena. His elder brother is Lal who is popular by the name of a directing duo called “Siddique-Lal.” Alex completed his degree of graduation and post-graduation from R. L. V. College in Thrippunithura. He has taken the training of musical instruments from Kalabhavan in Kochi. Then, he started composing music for many TV serials and some of the music albums by opening his studio. He made his debut as a music director into the film industry through his brother Lal’s film “ChathikkathaChanthu” in the year 2004. He worked with the director Rafi Mecartin and the producer Lal. His partners in music were Berny-Ignatius which is a musical duo of two brothers Berny and Ignatius Puthenveettil. When he reached the age of 20 years, he opened his music institute called “Tune of Hearts.” Then, at 29 years of age, he opened his recording studio. Later, on 14th October in the year 2013, he opened the first-ever “Music Technology” Institute of India called NIMT (National Institute of Film Technology). Alex Paul worked in a large number of films during his career such as King Liar in 2016, John Honai in 2015, Cobra in 2012, Seniors in 2011, “Tournament – Play & Replay” and “In Ghost House Inn” in 2010, Chattambinadu, Duplicate, and 2 Harihar Nagar in 2009, Lollypop in 2008, Chocolate in 2007, seven films “Classmates,PothanVava, Red Salute, Tantra, AchanurangathaVeedu, ThuruppuGulan, and Vaasthavam” in 2006, ThommanumMakkalum in 2005, Black and ChathikkathaChanthu in 2004, Hello and Ali Bhai in 2007, and several other films like Kichamani MBA, Inspector Garud, Rajamanikyam, Thallapavu, Maad Dad, Yours Lovingly, and the Kannada movie Kalla Malla Sulla. The songs that gave a big break to his career were “EnteKhalbileVennilavu Nee” and “KaattadiThanalum” from the film Classmates after which he became famous in 2006. After this film, his career graph increased rapidly, and he became a recognized plus successful music composer.

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Alex Paul Malayalam Actor