Of late, we have seen Malayalam filmmakers coming forward to give chance to fresh and young music directors. This indeed is a good sign as new and young talents would get that much needed break.
With such a favourable situation, we have many upcoming
musicians in the block. Here we are going to list 5 new music
directors in Mollywood to watch out for.
Sooraj S Kurupp
He is definitely the talk of the M town now. Sooraj S Kurupp has
simply amazed everyone with his magical tunes in the film
Valliyum Thetti Pulliyum Thetti. Songs like Vaathe
Poothe and Pooram Kaanan have already made their way
Aby Tom Cyriac
We all loved the song Muthaanu Joy from
Paavada. This fun song with a fresh tune has been composed
by Aby Tom Issac who has worked as a music arranger with renowned
musicians like Aplphonse, Gopi Sunder, Deepak Dev, Berny Ignatius
Young music director Sankar Sharma who made his debut through
Prithviraj starrer Darwinte Parinamam has definitely
proved that he is here to stay. Songs like Ta Ta Tang..
and Kaathangal Kinavil did win the hearts of the
Arun Maraleedharan Nair
Upcoming Malayalam film Happy Wedding would have the
songs set to tune by this young musicians who made his presence
felt with his works in short films. Interestingly, Asif Ali starrer
Adventures Of Omanakuttan was his debut film as a
Leela Girish Kuttan
The music director who debuted through the film Orkut oru
Ormakootu is making a comeback through Aneesh Upasana's
upcoming film Kinder Joyee. There would be two songs in
the film and we hope that he makes a grand comeback.
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The situations were not much favourable for young and new
musicians in the past. Beyond talent, it did take luck for someone
to even get a chance in films.
In those days, the directors and producers of film were not
willing to experiment with new music directors and hence the
chances to come up were less.
With a change in scenario, new music directors have found some
reasons to smile. Young filmmakers are too keen to experiment with
With the advent of reality shows and many music related TV
programs, youngsters have found a medium to display and prove their
Apart from that, the advent of Social Media sites have also
helped them a lot in popularising their works which may land them
with an offer in films.
Anyhow, this trend is indeed a good one for Malayalam cinema. Definitely, it could be said that a fresh wave is hitting the music industry.