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Shyam (composer)

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Name  Samuel Joseph
Birth name  Samuel Joseph
Years active  1963–1992
Movies  Gola Gola
Instruments  Harmonium, Violin
Genres  Film score
Occupation(s)  Music director
Spouse  Violet Shyam
Also known as  Shyam
Role  Musical composer

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Origin  Mylapore, Tamil Nadu, India
Albums  Nirakkoottu, John Jaffer Janardhanan
Awards  Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director
Similar People  Bichu Thirumala, Sreekumaran Thampi, A T Ummer, Nedumudi Venu, Johnson

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Samuel Joseph, better known as Shyam, is a Malayalam music composer from Tamil Nadu, India.


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From the mid-1970s to the late 1980s, Shyam had a prolific run as a composer in the Malayalam film industry, composing for nearly 200 films. Working with all major directors of the time, Shyam had scored for many hits of Jayan and the early films of Mammootty ,Shanker and Mohanlal.

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Career beginnings

Shyam assisted legendary Malayalam film composer G. Devarajan, joining him as his violinist. He also apprenticed under maestros M. S. Viswanathan and Salil Chowdhury, the former rechristening him 'Shyam'.

He debuted as an independent film composer in Malayalam cinema through the 1974 film, Manyasree Viswamithran.


Kerala State Film Awards:

  • Best Music Director – 1983 – Aroodam
  • Best Music Director – 1984 – Kanamarayathu
  • References

    Shyam (composer) Wikipedia