|Birth name||Bijibal Maniyil|
|Born||21 May 1974|
Thrikkakkara, Kerala, India
|Instrument(s)||Keyboard, Violin, vocals|
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.
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.
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 ]
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|Upacharapoorvam Gunda Jayan|
|Vellam: The Essential Drink|
|Halal Love Story||One song only|
|Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya|| Remake of Maheshinte Prathikaaram .|
First non-Malayalam film.
|2019||Android Kunjappan Version 5.25|
|Aakasha Ganga 2|
|Sathyam Paranjaa Vishwasikkuvo|
|And the Oscar Goes to|
|March Randaam Vyaazham|
|A for Apple|
|Naan Petta Makan|
|Oru Kuttanadan Blog|
|2017||Oru Visheshapetta Biriyani Kissa|
|Kadha Paranja Kadha|
|Chakkara Maavin Kombathu|
|Paippin Chuvattile Pranayam|
|Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu|
|Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol||2 songs and score only|
|Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho|
|Angane Thanne Nethave Anjettennam Pinnale|
|Maheshinte Prathikaaram||North American Film Awards 2017;|
remade in Telugu as Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya
|Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam|
|Salt Mango Tree|
|Amar Akbar Anthony|
|32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam|
|100 Days of Love|
|2014||Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu|
|Lal Bahadhur Shasthri|
|Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal|
|Beware of Dogs|
|Angry Babies in Love|
|My Life Partner|
|Praise The Lord|
|Alice A True Story|
|Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus|
|5 Sundarikal||Segment - Gowri|
|Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla|
|Isaac Newton S/O Philipose|
|2012||Kaliyachan|| National Film Award for '' Best Background Score''|
Kerala State Film Award for '' Best Background Score''
|Jawan of Vellimala|
|Husbands in Goa|
|Ozhimuri||Kerala State Film Award for '' Best Background Score''|
|22 Female Kottayam|
|Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar|
|Innanu Aa Kalyanam|
|Salt N' Pepper||Asiavison Movie Award for '' Best Music Director''|
|Ithu Nammude Katha|
|2009||Paleri Manikyam||Only Title Song - Paalerum Naadaya|
|Kerala Cafe||Only Title Song - Kadhayamama|
|Rock & Roll|
|Arabikatha||Mullassery Raju Music Award for '' Best Music Director''|
|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 Awards||2017||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|
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