Aby Tom Cyriac

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Aby Tom Cyriac
Birth name Aby Tom Cyriac
Born Kanjirappally, Kottayam, Kerala
Genres Film score, Electronic music
Occupation(s) Music Producer, Music Director, arranger, Conductor, Programmer, music programmer, composer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, drums, Keyboard,
Years active 2005–present
Website www.abytomcyriac.com

Aby Tom Cyriac (Malayalam: എബി ടോം സിറിയാക് ) is an Indian music composer, arranger and programmer. He is a well known music arranger and programmer to major music composers in the Indian film industry.

Early life[edit]

Aby Tom Cyriac was born in Kanjirappally, Kottayam, Kerala to Mr.Cyriac Thomas and Mrs.Shaji Cyriac.

His musical abilities were spotted early in his life, and he started working with church choirs when he was studying in 5th standard. At such a young age, he had also started playing for several stage programs. He started exploring his music life when he met Fr. Sebastian Vechookarottu who is a Priest as well as a musician. It was Fr. Sebastian who opened him the wide world of music through different opportunities. The development of his career was through devotional songs and programs. [1]

Career[edit]

Music programming and arranging[edit]

His interests, later on moved to Music arranging and programming. He got a chance to work for film music when he was in college, doing his B.Com. Since then he has been working in the industry programming and arranging music for many well known composers. Alphons Joseph, Berny Ignatius, Gopi Sunder, Deepak Dev etc. were some of them. Apart from Malayalam, he has got opportunities to work with some of the leading composers in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industry as well. By 2016 he has arranged and programmed music for more than 250 movies and 100 Jingles in different languages, including soundtrack and background scores.

Film scoring and soundtracks[edit]

Aby debuted as an independent music composer through the 2013 produced Malayalam movie Second Innings. The movie did not get released due to some technical problems. Later in 2015, he composed music for movie Pavada Starring Prithviraj Sukumaran. The songs were super hit and were in the top charts.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Born to Mr. Cyriac Thomas and Mrs. Shaji Cyriac in Kanjirappally, Kottayam Dist. He has a younger sister named Annu Mary Cyriac. He with his parents have settled in Cochin, Kerala.

Discography[edit]

Films

Year Film Language Notes
2013 Second Innings Malayalam Debut movie as a film composer[3]
2016 Pavada Malayalam Jayasurya & Nedumudi Venu have sung in the film[4]
2016 Shikhamani Malayalam Trailer music only[3]
2017 Kadalassu Thoni Malayalam Musical
2018 Nirvana Malayalam Musical Short
2018 Sakalakalasala Malayalam Pre Production
2018 Pathmalochanante Pavizha Mallika Malayalam Pre Production

Short Films

Year Short Film Language Notes
2014 Murugan Malayalam Short Docu Drama[5]
2015 Moonnamidam Malayalam Produced By Jayasurya, DBISFF Best Original Music Award, EKTA Short Film Festival Best Music Director, Festellen Film Festival Best Music Director[6]
2017 Good Day Malayalam Directed by Adwaith Jayasurya

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of Malayalam Musician Aby Tom Cyriac". en.msidb.org. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  2. ^ "Profile of Malayalam Musician Aby Tom Cyriac". en.msidb.org. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  3. ^ a b "List of Malayalam Songs by Musician Aby Tom Cyriac". en.msidb.org. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  4. ^ "Jayasurya sings for Prithviraj…".
  5. ^ Suresh, Meera. "An Ode to the Faceless". Thiruvananthapuram: The New Indian Express. Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  6. ^ Sathyendran, Nita. "In their own space". Thiruvananthapuram: The Hindu. Retrieved 7 July 2016.

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