K. J. Joy

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K. J. Joy
Birth nameK. J. Joy
Also known asJoy
Born Thrissur, Kerala, India
Genres Carnatic music, Hindistani classical, Malayalam music, world music
Occupation(s)Music director
Instruments Accordion, Musical keyboard, Violin
Years active1975–1994

KJ Joy is a music director for the Malayalam film industry. He has composed music for 71 films. [1] He began his career as music director in 1974, after many years as recording accordion artist for various music directors, primarily his mentor MS Viswanathan, who encouraged him to try his hand as a music director after realizing his potential. His first film was Love Letter in 1975. [2]


Selected hit songs

1979En Swaram Anupallavi Bichu Thirumala KJ Yesudas
1979Ore Raaga Pallavi Anupallavi Bichu Thirumala KJ Yesudas, S Janaki
1978Akkare Ikkare Ninnal Itha Oru Theeram Yusufali Kechery KJ Yesudas
1980Kasthoori Maanmizhi Manushya Mrugam Pappanamkodu Lakshmanan KJ Yesudas
1980Kurumozhi Pappu Bichu Thirumala KJ Yesudas, S Janaki
1978Oo Neeyente Jeevanil Madaalasa Yusufali Kechery KJ Yesudas
1980Swarnameeninte Sarpam Bichu Thirumala KJ Yesudas, SP Balasubrahmanyam, P Susheela, Vani Jayaram
1981Laavanya Devathayalle Karimpoocha Poovachal Khader KJ Yesudas
1977Ee Jeevithamoru Paaravaaram Ivanente Priyaputhran Mankombu Gopalakrishnan KJ Yesudas
1980Thechippoove Mizhithurakku Hridhayam Paadunnu Yusufali Kechery KJ Yesudas, S Janaki

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  1. "List of Malayalam Movies by Musician KJ+Joy". en.msidb.org.
  2. "സ്വര്‍ണമീനിന്റെ ചേലൊത്ത ഗാനങ്ങള്‍". www.mathrubhumi.com.