Bijibal

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Bijibal
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Bijibal in 2017
Background information
Birth nameBijibal Maniyil
Born (1974-05-21) 21 May 1974 (age 48)
Thrikkakkara, Kerala, India
Occupation(s)
Musical career
Genres
Instrument(s) Keyboard, Violin, vocals
Years active2007–present
Member of
  • Bodhi Silent Scape
  • Kochi Music Foundation
Website bodhisilentscape.com

Bijibal Maniyil (born 21 May 1974), known mononymously as Bijibal, is an Indian music composer and playback singer who works predominantly in Malayalam films, documentaries, short films and television commercials. He has composed for more than 150 feature films, several documentaries and television commercials. [1]

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Career

Bijibal entered the film industry as a composer in 2007, with the film satirical drama Arabikatha starring Sreenivasan and directed by Lal Jose.

In 2013, he won the National Film Award for Best Background Score and Kerala State Film Award for the film Kaliyachan . He has also composed for several non-film Malayalam albums including Vasco Da Gama. He has also often composed for short films besides directing the short titled Sundari and also composing its score. He also composed the music for the door-opening and door-closing notification system in Kochi Metro trains which continues to be in use to this date.

He has composed music for films including Arabikatha , Pathemari , Loudspeaker , Munnariyippu , 101 Chodyangal , Vellimoonga , Balyakalasakhi , Maheshinte Prathikaaram , Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum , Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu , Aby , Android Kunjappan Version 5.25 , Carbon and Vellam: The Essential Drink among others.

Personal life

Bijibal started composing during his college days at St. Albert's College, Ernakulam. He was married to Santhi, who was a dancer by profession. Their marriage was held on 21 June 2002, after a brief relationship and long before Bijibal even entered the film industry. They have two children, Devadutt and Daya. Santhi, who was a post graduate in Bharatanatyam and was doing her research in Mohiniyattam died after a stroke on 29 August 2017, aged just 36. Their children Devadutt and Daya sang for films, and Daya is more popular for singing and appearing in the video of Onam Vannallo, a rhyme made as a part of the Onam festival in 2014.[ citation needed ]

Discography

Key
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YearFilmSongsScoreNotes
2022NeelavelichamDagger-14-plain.pngYes check.svgYes check.svg
2022ThankamDagger-14-plain.pngYes check.svgYes check.svg
Charlie's AngelDagger-14-plain.pngYes check.svgYes check.svg
AaroDagger-14-plain.pngYes check.svgYes check.svg
Viddikalude MaashuDagger-14-plain.pngYes check.svgYes check.svg
Upacharapoorvam Gunda Jayan Yes check.svgYes check.svg
2021JwaalamukhiYes check.svgYes check.svg
Vellam: The Essential Drink Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Halal Love Story Yes check.svgBlack x.svgOne song only
Black CoffeeYes check.svgYes check.svg
PottakinarBlack x.svgYes check.svg
VarthamanamBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya Yes check.svgYes check.svg Remake of Maheshinte Prathikaaram .
Telugu debut.
First non-Malayalam film.
Kozhipporu Yes check.svgYes check.svg
SilencerBlack x.svgYes check.svg
2019 Android Kunjappan Version 5.25 Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Puzhikkadakan Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Adhyarathri Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Vikruthi Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Aakasha Ganga 2 Yes check.svgYes check.svg
KozhipporuYes check.svgYes check.svg
Sathyam Paranjaa VishwasikkuvoBlack x.svgYes check.svg
And the Oscar Goes to Yes check.svgYes check.svg
March Randaam VyaazhamBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Muhabbathin KunjabdhullaBlack x.svgYes check.svg
A for Apple Black x.svgYes check.svg
Subharathri Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Veyilmarangal Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Pengalila Black x.svgYes check.svg
Naan Petta MakanYes check.svgYes check.svg
KalikkoottukkaarBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Swarnna MalsyangalYes check.svgYes check.svg
2018Paviyettante MadhurachooralBlack x.svgYes check.svg
AanakkallanBlack x.svgYes check.svg
ThanahaBlack x.svgYes check.svg
ShabdamYes check.svgYes check.svg
Udalaazham Black x.svgYes check.svg
Drama Black x.svgYes check.svg
Chalakkudikkaaran ChangathiYes check.svgYes check.svg
Mangalyam Thanthunanena Black x.svgYes check.svg
Oru Kuttanadan Blog Black x.svgYes check.svg
Uncle Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Orayiram Kinakkalal Black x.svgYes check.svg
Carbon Black x.svgYes check.svg
KinarBlack x.svgYes check.svg
2017 Oru Visheshapetta Biriyani Kissa Black x.svgYes check.svg
PashuYes check.svgYes check.svg
Kadha Paranja KadhaBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Chakkara Maavin KombathuYes check.svgYes check.svg
Gandhinagaril UnniyarchaBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Matchbox Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Sherlock Toms Yes check.svgBlack x.svg
Paippin Chuvattile Pranayam Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Sarvopari Palakkaran Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Oru Cinemakkaran Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Ramante Edanthottam Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Thrissivaperoor Kliptham Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Aby Yes check.svgBlack x.svg
Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol Yes check.svgYes check.svg2 songs and score only
2016 Pinneyum Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Kuttikalundu Sookshikkuka Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Ore Mugham Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho Black x.svgYes check.svg
ShikhamaniBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Angane Thanne Nethave Anjettennam PinnaleBlack x.svgYes check.svg
DhanayathraBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Maheshinte Prathikaaram Yes check.svgYes check.svgNorth American Film Awards 2017;
remade in Telugu as Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya
Leela Yes check.svgYes check.svg
2015My GodYes check.svgYes check.svg
Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Salt Mango Tree Black x.svgYes check.svg
Rani Padmini Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Amar Akbar Anthony Black x.svgYes check.svg
Pathemari Yes check.svgYes check.svg
KL.10 Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Love 24x7 Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Acha Dhin Yes check.svgYes check.svg
32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Nee-Na Black x.svgYes check.svg
She TaxiYes check.svgYes check.svg
NellikkaYes check.svgYes check.svg
100 Days of Love Black x.svgYes check.svg
White BoysBlack x.svgYes check.svg
2014 Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu Black x.svgYes check.svg
Lal Bahadhur Shasthri Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Varsham Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal Black x.svgYes check.svg
Tamaar Padaar Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Homely Meals Black x.svgYes check.svg
Vellimoonga Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Njan Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Munnariyippu Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Vikramadithyan Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Beware of DogsYes check.svgBlack x.svg
Angry Babies in Love Yes check.svgYes check.svg
My Life Partner Black x.svgYes check.svg
Utsaha CommitteeYes check.svgYes check.svg
Law PointBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Praise The LordBlack x.svgYes check.svg
Alice A True Story Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Pakida Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Balyakalasakhi Black x.svgYes check.svg
2013 Vedivazhipadu Black x.svgYes check.svg
Punyalan Agarbattis Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Idukki Gold Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus Yes check.svgYes check.svg
BlackberryYes check.svgYes check.svg
Artist Yes check.svgYes check.svg
101 Chodyangal Black x.svgYes check.svg
5 Sundarikal Yes check.svgYes check.svgSegment - Gowri
Thank You Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Vallatha Pahayan Yes check.svgBlack x.svg
Red Wine Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla Black x.svgYes check.svg
Romans Black x.svgYes check.svg
Isaac Newton S/O Philipose Yes check.svgYes check.svg
2012 Kaliyachan Yes check.svgYes check.svg National Film Award for '' Best Background Score''
Kerala State Film Award for '' Best Background Score''
Da Thadiya Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Bavuttiyude Namathil Black x.svgYes check.svg
Jawan of Vellimala Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Trivandrum Lodge Black x.svgYes check.svg
Husbands in Goa Black x.svgYes check.svg
Ozhimuri Yes check.svgYes check.svg Kerala State Film Award for '' Best Background Score''
Mr. Marumakan Black x.svgYes check.svg
22 Female Kottayam Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Mayamohini Black x.svgYes check.svg
Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar Black x.svgYes check.svg
Kunjaliyan Black x.svgYes check.svg
2011 Venicile Vyaapari Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Innanu Aa Kalyanam Yes check.svgBlack x.svg
Sevens Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Violin Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Salt N' Pepper Yes check.svgYes check.svg Asiavison Movie Award for '' Best Music Director''
Janapriyan Black x.svgYes check.svg
Bhakthajanangalude Sradhakku Black x.svgYes check.svg
Nadakame Ulakam Black x.svgYes check.svg
Arjunan Saakshi Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Ithu Nammude Katha Black x.svgYes check.svg
Kudumbasree Travels Yes check.svgYes check.svg
2010 Marykkundoru Kunjaadu Black x.svgYes check.svg
Best Actor Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Apoorvaragam Black x.svgYes check.svg
2009 Paleri Manikyam Yes check.svgYes check.svgOnly Title Song - Paalerum Naadaya
Kerala Cafe Yes check.svgBlack x.svgOnly Title Song - Kadhayamama
Swa.Le. Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Loudspeaker Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Daddy Cool Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Passenger Yes check.svgYes check.svg
2008 Minnaminnikoottam Yes check.svgYes check.svg
2007 Nazrani Yes check.svgYes check.svg
Rock & Roll Black x.svgYes check.svg
Arabikatha Yes check.svgYes check.svg Mullassery Raju Music Award for '' Best Music Director''

Awards

AwardYearProjectCategory
South Indian International Movie Awards 2022 Vellam Best Music Director
Kerala State Film Awards 2018 Aami Best Background Music
Filmfare Awards South 2017 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Best Music Director – Malayalam
Mirchi Music Awards South 2017 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Best music director
2017 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Best technical sound mixer
2017 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Song of the year
2017 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Best vocalist male Malayalam
South Indian International Movie Awards 2017 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Best Music Director
North American Film Awards2017 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Best Music Director
Kerala State Film Award 2015 Pathemari, Nee-Na Best Background Music
Asiavision Awards 2015 Pathemari /Kaliyachan Best Music Director
Kerala State Film Award 2014 Njaan Best Background Music
Kerala State Film Award 2013 Balyakalasakhi Best Background Score
National Film Award 2012 Kaliyachan Best Background Score
Kerala State Film Award 2012 Kaliyachan, Ozhimuri Best Background Score
Asiavision Awards 2011 Salt N' Pepper Best Music Director
Mullassery Raju Music Award 2007 Arabikkatha Best Music Director [2]

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