V.P. Krishnakumar, also known as Vannadil Puthiyaveettil Krishnakumar, is a vVteran Sound Editor who has the credit of working for notable television and film projects in the Malayalam cinema. Born on September 8, 1958, Krishnakumar schooled in Payyanur, Kerala. He pursued his higher studies at Payyanur College. Later, he learned audio engineering from Chennai and landed a job at the Kerala State Film Development Corporation.
Krishnakumar is an expert in sync sound, known for recording live audio of many films. Initially, he worked under P. Devdas at Chitranjali Studio. He also worked for Kalabhavan Digital Studios in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.
Krishnakumar also has the credit of working with acclaimed directors like Adoor Gopalakrishnan Born into a family in Kerala, Adoor Gopalakrishnan >> Read More... , Padmarajan, and Santosh Sivan Santosh Sivan (born 8 February 1964) is a film dir >> Read More... . He has also served as a sound editor for other filmmakers like G. Aravindan, T.V. Chandran, and K. P. Kumaran.
One of his significant projects is the 1991 Malayalam flick Vasthuhara, starring Mohanlal, Neena Gupta Neena Gupta is a very popular and well-known figur >> Read More... , and Shobana. The sound engineer is also known for Nizhalkuthu, helmed and scripted by Adoor Gopalkrishnan. The 2002 Malayalam film features Sukumari and Oduvil Unnikrishnan Oduvil Unnikrishnan was a classic, versatile actor >> Read More... in pivotal roles.
His other notable project is the mystery drama flick Kathavasheshan, released in 2004, written and directed by T.V. Chandran. The Malayalam flick, bankrolled by Graand Production, stars Jyothirmayi and Dileep in prominent roles.
Aakasha Gopuram is another Malayalam movie that Krishnakumar worked on. The 2008 Malayalam drama flick cast actors like Nithya Menon, Mohanlal, and Bharat Gopy.
The sound editor is also known for the 1983 Malayalam flick Koodevide, helmed by P. Padmarajan, starring Suhasini, Mammootty, and Rahman. He worked for Marana Simhasanam, a 1999 Malayalam drama film featuring Lakshmi Raman, Vishwas Njavakkal, and Suhas Thayat.
He has to his credit other Malayalam flicks like Nokkukuthi, Ananataram, Ilayum Mullum, Mukhamukham, Ore Thooval Pakshikal, Rugmini, and Marattam. His other movie credits include Sufi Paranja Katha, Sancharam, Celluloid, and Anandabhadram.
Besides working in the Malayalam film industry, the sound engineer and recordist is also known for the 2010 Hindi movie Mr. Singh Mrs. Mehta, featuring Aruna Shields Aruna Shields is a British actress. She was born o >> Read More... and Prashant Narayanan.
He has also worked with foreign directors like Andreas Voigt. Andreas made the documentary The Mahouts of Kerala, with Chitra Neogy, an alumnus of the Tisch School of the Arts at the New York University. The acclaimed sound editor served on the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy TV Awards 2016.
He works for Chitranjali Studios, where he heads the Department of Sound Recording. Krishnan has bagged awards like the Kerala State Television Award for Best Audiographer in 2000 for the show Annie, helmed by Viji Thampi Viji Thampi is also known as Viji. He is an Indian >> Read More... . He won the Best Audiographer title for Koottilekku in 2005 at the same event. He is also credited with being the Best Audiographer for the show Parethante Paribhavangal, bankrolled by JaiHind TV, in 2013, by the Kerala State Television Awards.