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Anish John

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Nationality  Indian
Occupation  Film sound design

Years active  2008 - present
Name  Anish John
Anish John
Born  February 10Kolkata, India
Awards  National Film Award for Best Audiography

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Anish John is an Indian film sound designer, and mixer. He won the National Award for Best Sound Design (Best Audiography) for the film Labour of Love (Asha Jaoar Majhe 2014). He recently bagged the Best Sound Design award again, at the 6th Jagran Film Festival 2015, Mumbai,India. He has worked in Hollywood, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, and Marathi films, as well as done numerous documentaries and creative advertisement projects.


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Early life

Born and raised in Kolkata, Anish did his schooling at Don Bosco School, Park Circus, and continued with college in the city itself, at St. Xaviers College. He then pursued his higher education, focusing on a formal film education, doing a three years course in Film Sound from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune (FTII).


Anish moved to Mumbai after his graduation. He started his career as a sound recordist and editor for various shorts, narrative features and documentaries before shifting to sound-designing and mixing. His projects span a wide range from Indian narrative features, Ship Of Theseus (Toronto 2012), I.D.(2012), to noted International film and TV productions, such as Million Dollar Arm (2014) and 24 (Indian TV series 2013).


  • Kingdom Of Clay Subjects – (Bangladesh – US production, 2015)
  • Blue Mountains (2015)
  • Million Dollar Arm (2nd unit – India schedule) (2014 – Disney)
  • Aasha Jaoar Majhe / Labour of Love (Bengali) – 2014.
  • Ajoba (2014, Marathi) – Sujay Dhake (Dir)
  • Happy New Year (2014) – Producer : T Series
  • Ship of Theseus (2013 – Anand Gandhi)
  • 24 (TV series – Anil Kapoor productions)
  • Aasma (2013 – under production Hindi feature film)
  • Raja rasoi aur anya kahaniyaan (2013 – television series, epic TV)
  • London Paris New York (2012 – FOX STAR STUDIOS, ROSE MOVIES)
  • Venalodungathe – Sanjeev Sivan (Dir)
  • Chai Shai Biscuits (under production feature film – Highground Enterprise Ltd.)
  • I.D. (2012) – Kamal K.M. (Dir) [Collective Phase One Productions]
  • Peddlers (2012) – Anurag Kashyap productions – Vasan Bala (Dir)
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012) – Mira Nair (Dir)
  • Miss Lovely (2012) – Ashim Ahluwalia (Dir) – under production
  • Travelling with the Pros (2012 - Sports documentary)
  • You Of Many Days (feature film) – Shirin Pasha (Dir)
  • Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told (Documentary, 2011) – Rakesh Omprakash Mehra (Dir), Producers - Shekhar Kapoor & UTV.
  • Nadunisi Naaygal (Tamil, 2011) – Gautam Vasudev Menon (Dir)
  • Khichdi (2010) – Hats off productions
  • Jhoota Hi Sahi (2010) – Abbas Tyrewala (Dir)
  • The Thriller (Malayalam, 2010)
  • CHAOS IN THE CALM (2008 – short film)
  • References

    Anish John Wikipedia

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