East Coast Vijayan

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East Coast Vijayan
Birth nameKarikkattil Vasudevan Pillai Surendran Pillai [1]
Origin Malamel, Kollam, Kerala
Occupation(s) lyricist, producer, director
Website www.eastcoastvijayan.in

East Coast Vijayan is an Indian film producer, director and lyricist who works in Malayalam language. [2] Being a lyricist, Vijayan wrote the music album Ninakkai, which was released in 1998. [3] The music was given by Balabhaskar and the song Ninakkay Thozhi Punarjanikkam was sung by Biju Narayanan. [4] In 1999, Vijayan came up with his second album in the Ninakkai series named Aadhyamai, composed by Balabhaskar and penned by Vijayan. [5] In 2001, East Coast came up with Ormakkai. [6] The song "Ormakkai Iniyoru Snehageetham" from the album was composed by M. Jayachandran, written by Vijayan and sung by K. J. Yesudas and K. S. Chithra. [7] [8]


In 2008 Vijayan directed and produced his first movie, Novel . In 2011 he directed and produceded his second movie, Mohabbath . [9] In 2012 he produced his third movie, My Boss . [10]



Year Film Director Producer Story Lyricist
2008 Novel [12] YesYesYesYes
2011 Mohabbath YesYesNoNo
2012 My Boss NoYesNoYes
2015 Jilebi NoYesNoYes
2019 Chila New Gen Nattu Visheshangal [13] YesYesNoYes
2023 Kallanum Bhagavathiyum [14] YesYesNoNo

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