|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
|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
Milestone songs of shyam sunder music director
Samuel Joseph, better known as Shyam, is a Malayalam music composer from Tamil Nadu, India.
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.
Music director shyam
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: