Samson Kottoor is a music director and has given music to a lot of south Indian movies and TV serials like Traffic (Malayalam), Pallikoodam Pogamale (Tamil), Nee Yente Eankethavum, Israyelin, etc. and also has composed many Christian devotional albums. He has done about 80 Christian albums and 4000 stage performances both in India and abroad. He was born on 23rd February 1964 to late Mr. T. J Kottoor and Mrs. Rajammal Kottoor. Samson Kottoor is married to Rona Kottoor and has two children Ann and Steve. He had always been passionate about music and his parents encouraged and supported him too. At the age of 12, when his voice had begun to crack, he had lost faith in himself so he started losing confidence in himself. In one of his singing competitions, he had not performed well but he ended up getting a consolation prize which helped him regain his confidence.

Years later he came to know that he had actually lost in the competition but his father requested the authorities to give him a consolation prize so that he doesn't give up on music. This incident left a deep impact on him and he hasn't looked back since then. At the age of 17, he became a part of a devotional band named Gospel Tuners which was owned by Pastor JV Peter. He has been composing, writing lyrics, singing and doing the orchestration of the Christian devotionals since then. He began his career as a music director in films by re-recording for the duo Sanjay- Bobby for their TV serial “Avasthantharam” and then he went further to compose the background music and title song for another TV serial “ Avicharitham”, in this process he gave music for the super hit Malayalam movie “Traffic” followed by another movie “Melvilasam”.

He has a Masters in Sociology and apart from that, he is trained in Violin from Tripunithura Jose, Augustine Kalabhavam, and Rex Issac. He has learned Karnatic music from Tripunithura Chandran and late SK Subramanyan Iyer. He has also learnt piano from Aswin Elias Kottayam and is currently learning Hindustani music from Ustad Faiaz Khan. He believes that a good film can influence humanity. Therefore, he prefers to listen to the script of the movie first. Apart from music he is devoted to social services and has started a church - City Changers Church on 13th January 2008 at Tripunithura, Kerala with the vision to bring a good change in the society.

Music Director K Tamil Actor

Music Director K

Born on January 8, 1987, in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, Krishna Kumar, known by his stage name K is a Tamil music composer working in documentaries and films. When he was four months old, his folks shifted to Chennai. He completed schooling in Chennai at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, where he took exercises in playing the Keyboard. He immediately advanced and finished certified Grade 8 tests in music with the Trinity College of Music at London. K graduated in Genetic Engineering with B. Tech degree from SRM University in Chennai. His melodic ability found an way to outlet when he became the part his first musical gang aged 12 and afterward played with an rock and roll band named 'Panatella' for quite a long while after that. He moved to make jingles for promotions and corporate movies, singing a few tunes for the equivalent. In the year 2010, K joined the board for chief Mysskin's movie Yuddham Sei. The film's soundtrack became hit. He then gave music for Mysskin's film Mugamoodi featuring Jiiva. His next major vocation break came when celebrated cinematographer Rajeev Ravi restricted him for his directorial adventure in Malayalam titled Annayum Rasoolum. The film proceeded to wind up a clique top pick. He made his melodic attack into Bollywood with the Hindi revamp of the hit Tamil motion picture Pizza, by making the foundation score out of the movie. In 2015, the film Kirumi opened to a positive reaction in this manner getting to be a standout amongst the most acclaimed Tamil motion picture of the year. Nearly for the whole first 50% of the year 2016, K took a shot at the Dulquer Salmaan starring Malayalam movie Kammatipaadam, his second joint effort with Rajeev Ravi. The motion picture opened to high approval with commended movie producer Anurag Kashyap calling it a standout amongst the best criminal/fellowship films from India. K's experience score for the film too got acclaim. Kallapadam, coordinated by debutant Vadivelu, was the film in which K highlighted on-screen. He recently turned down a job in his first movie 'Yuddham Sei,' yet had consented to play one of the leads in Kallapadam. Coordinated by M.Manikandan of Kutrame Dhandanai and Kaaka Muttai acclaim, movie named Aandavan Kattalai, his next real discharge exceptionally welcomed. The music including the nine tunes for the film, enhanced by a foundation score where the verses of the melodies depended on the discoursed on screen. In 2017, the film remade a Telugu by Chinni Krishna named London Babulu, which highlighted music re-utilized from K's Tamil unique. The revamp just included 5 tracks out of the nine from the initial one. The 3rd movie Ammani by Lakshmy Ramakrishnan as an executive discharged a month later in the midst of hills of commendations. The mood melodies composed by K of the film dealt with maturely, leaving a ton of quiet spaces to not exasperate the passionate and piercing storyline. Around the same time, K formed the foundation score for N. Padmakumar's motion picture 'A Billion Colour Story' which won several honors around the world, including Best Feature in London at LIFF and Best Feature Audience Award at IFF in Los Angeles. Prior this year Sankalp Reddy's film Ghazi discharged to raving surveys from watchers and faultfinders alike. Produced by PVP Cinema, the movie came out in three dialects - Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi. K got lots of praises for his work on the music of the film. Anando Brahma, a Telugu ghastliness satire coordinated by Mahi V Raghav featuring Taapsee Pannu, released August 2017. K created the music for the movie. The promotion tune highlights Malgudi Subha and is a version of a Mohammed Rafi melody from 1970. K is as of now chipping away at the music of Telugu motion picture Yatra - a biography about Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy. The movie stars Mammootty as YSR and composed and coordinated by Mahi V. Raghav.