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Malayalam Sound Designer Boby John
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Boby John is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India. The film sound mixer and designer has the credit of working for Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, and Assamese. Besides feature films, he is also known for short films, ad films, and documentaries. The acclaimed sound designer’s name figures in the country’s top sync sound editors list. John was born on August 31, 1970, in Vazhakulam, in Ernakulam, Kerala. The audio engineer schooled at Thekkummala St. Rita’s LP School. He also studied at the Infant Jesus High School in Vazhakulam. Later, he studied at Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, and pursued a bachelor’s of science in physics. After completing the course, in 1992, Boby studied at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, where he did a three-year course in sound design and recording.

The audio engineer also runs a mixing studio named Prathibha located in Mumbai. Boby is known for movies like Raees, Dil Bechara, Raazi, etc., in addition to a slew of other flicks. The prolific sound designer-cum-editor worked as a supervising sound editor for the 2020 flick Dil Bechara, starring Sushant Singh Rajput Sushant Singh Rajput is one of the famous Indian t >> Read More... and Sanjana Sanghi Sanjana Sanghi was born on 2nd September 1996 in a >> Read More... in the lead roles. John served as the dialogue editor in the 2018 action-thriller drama flick Raazi, starring Alia Bhatt Alia Bhatt is a trendsetting actress from Mumbai, >> Read More... and Vicky Kaushal Vicky Kaushal is a famous Indian movie actor. He w >> Read More... . Raees is a 2017 action crime drama flick starring Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan or also known as SRK is a prominent >> Read More... , where Boby served as the action effects editor.

His other notable project is the crime-thriller film Special 26, released in 2013. John was the supervising sound editor for the Akshay Kumar Akshay Kumar was born on 9th September 1967 and hi >> Read More... - Anupam Kher Anupam Kher is a very popular actor, director, and >> Read More... starrer. He was the dialogue editor for the 2011 film Tanu Weds Manu Click to look into! >> Read More... , starring Kangana Ranaut Kangana Ranaut is known in Bollywood, for her trem >> Read More... and Madhavan. Boby John Mathai, as he is also known, has the credit of serving as the dialogue editor for many other films like the Malayalam flick The Harbour (2022) and the English flick Dangerous Words from the Fearless, where he also works as a sound designer and re-recording mixer. He has also been the dialogue editor for other films like Googly Gumm Hai, Nayattu, Khuda Hafiz, Sab Kushal Mangal Click to look into! >> Read More... , Shimla Mirchi Click to look into! >> Read More... , the web series Bard of Blood, Ganagandharvan, The Zoya Factor, Kumbalangi Nights, and many others. John worked as a sound designer for the Assamese drama flick Noi, Taj Mahal, another Assamese movie, 2021 Tamil television series Putham Pudhu Kaalai: Vidiyaadha, web series Ray, 2021 Hindi film Tribhanga, 2019 film Josef- Born in Grace, the short film Hummingbird, etc.

John has also worked as a supervising sound editor, re-recording mixer, atmos mixer, sound supervisor, sound mixer, effects editor, protocols engineer for many movies. The audio engineer has to his credit awards like Best Sound Design for All The World’s A Stage, which he bagged at the Indian Documentary Producers’ Association Awards 2008. He also won the title Best Dialogue Editor or ADR Engineer for the regional flick Kumbalangi Nights (Malayalam) at the Indian Recording Arts Academy Awards 2020.


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