Biju Narayanan

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Biju Narayanan
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Background information
Born (1970-01-01) 1 January 1970 (age 49)[citation needed]
Occupation(s)Playback singer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1993–present

Biography[edit]

Biju Narayanan (Malayalam: ബിജു നാരായണൻ) is an Indian playback singer active mainly in Malayalam films.[1] He has rendered more than 400 songs in various South Indian languages.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Biju Narayanan trained in Carnatic music under Aryanad Sadasivan for eight years. He began his music career singing tracks for P. Jayachandran, Unni Menon and KG Markose. He got his first opportunity to sing in a devotional album in 1992, while he was a pre-degree student. He was the winner in the light music category at the M. G. University youth festival and this was a turning point in his career. He began his playback singing career with the song "Pathu Veluppinu" from the 1993 movie Venkalam composed by Raveendran. He was adjudged the best male singer in the State drama awards in 1996.[2]

Family[edit]

He was married to late Sreelatha on 23 January 1998 after 10 years of courtship. Sreelatha(44) passed away after a battle with cancer on 13 August 2019.[3] Sreelatha was his classmate in Maharajas College, Eranakulam. The couple has two sons, Siddharth & Suryanarayanan.[4]

Popular works[edit]

"Sooryanayi" (Sathyam Sivam Sundaram)

"Nilathingal Chiri" (Dilliwala Rajakumaran)

"Pathu Veluppinu" (Venkalam)

"Keli Vipinam" (Maanthrikam)

"Mazhavilkodiyil" (Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava)

"Mizhineerin Kayal" (Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava)

"Rajayogam Swanthamay" (The Car)

"Kamaladalam" (The Car)

"Maarivillin" (Summer in Bethlehem)

"Kalabham Tharaam" (Vadakkumnadhan)

"Thekan Katte" (Ezhupunna Tharakan)

"Nee Vada" (Rasikan)

"Thechipoo Mantharam" (Ordinary (film))

"Avani Padam" (Mayamohini)(Franco, Rimi Tomi)

"Omale Nin Kannil" (Kaanakinavu)

"En Swargamane" (Mr Clean)

"Ven Praave" (The Good Boys)

"Nira Manasode" (Auto Brothers)

"Pon Kinakal" (Mark Antony)

"Poove Vaa" (Onnaman)

"Chellathathe" (Manasinnakare)

"Innu Kondu Theerum" (Moz & Cat)

"Elakozhiyum" (Panthaya Kozhi)

"Irulunnoraakaasham" (Poonilavu)

"Kunkumamo" (Lelam)

"Ponmaanam Ee Kaikalil" (Anuragakottaram)

"Mazhavillin Kottarathil" (Indraprastham)

"Neelanaalukettinullil" (Ullaasapoonkaattu)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biju back in the limelight". The Hindu. 19 June 2006.
  2. ^ "Super Troupe — Biju Narayanan". AmritaTV.com. Archived from the original on 12 December 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Biju Narayanan's wife Sreelatha passes away".
  4. ^ "കളഭം തരാം..." mangalam.com (in Malayalam). Archived from the original on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.

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