Shajith Koyeri

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Shajith Koyeri
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Occupation(s)Sound editor, Sound designer, Dialogue editor, Foley editor, Premixing
Years active1999 - Present

Shajith Koyeri is a sound designer in the field of sync sound technique in Indian cinema. A recipient of the National Film Awards for Omkara, Shajith also won two Filmfare awards and two IIFA Awards.[1] He is also the recipient of the Star Screen Award for Kaminey.[2][3] Shajith is also known for his work in Foley editing and pre-mixing.[4]

Early life[edit]

Shajith Koyeri was born in Punnol in Kannur district of Kerala, to Soma Sundaran and Rathibayi.[5] He attended Brennan College in Thalassery for his higher studies. He has relocated to Mumbai in 1999.His first independent work was with the movie, Perfect Husband in 2003. Later he worked for films like Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black and Saawariya, Shimit Amin's Ab Tak Chappan, Ketan Mehta's Mangal Pandey: The Rising, Rohan Sippy's Bluffmaster!, Shashant Shah's Dasvidaniya and Chalo Dilli, Aparna Sen’s 15 Park Avenue, Abhishek Chaubey’s Ishqiya, Vishal Bhardwaj's Maqbool, The Blue Umbrella, Omkara and Kaminey , 7 Khoon Maaf to jot down a few. Besides, he has also worked on many documentaries and short films that have been showcased in film festivals around the world .[6] Life story of Shajith is narrated in The Echo (Graphic Novel) which appeared in Malayala Manorama[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Shajith Koyeri receiving National Film Award

Selected filmography[edit]

Work as a Sound designer for Short films & Documentary

  • Gitanjali Rao's Printed Rainbow
  • Joy roy's Bimal Roy[19]
  • Shimona's Atreyee
  • Avijit Mukul Kishore's Snapshots from family album
  • Eye of the fish
  • We home chaps
  • Turtle people
  • Mother Teresa
  • Orange & Lemons
  • Gandhi
  • Rita Ranis Bombay Skies
  • Highway
  • Zahir


  • Truck Driver


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  2. ^ "Aural artistry". The Hindu. 27 February 2010. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Shajith Koyeri". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 1 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Aural artistry". The Hindu. 27 February 2010. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012.
  5. ^ "'The power of silence is underestimated'". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "Newsmakers- Shajith Koyeri".
  7. ^ "The Echo Graphic Novel-Life story of Shajith Koyeri". Archived from the original on 27 January 2021. Retrieved 28 September 2020.
  8. ^ "7th Apsara Awards Nominations".
  9. ^ "After Oscars, DAM999 gets nominated in Golden Rooster Awards".
  10. ^ "IIFA 2013: Ranbir's 'Barfi' bags maximum technical awards (Know the winners)". India TV.
  11. ^ "Nominations". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 8 February 2013.
  12. ^ "Winners of 10th Renault Star Guild Awards". The Indian Express.
  13. ^ "IIFA 2015: Haider tops technical winners' list with six awards". India Today.
  14. ^ "As it happened: 60th Britannia Filmfare Awards 2014". The Times of India.
  15. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners". NDTV.
  16. ^ "22nd Star Screen Awards 2016 Nominations and Winners List". Filmfare.
  17. ^ "Star Screen Awards 2018 Complete Winners List: Dangal, Newton Among Big Winners".
  18. ^ "Movie Review: Stree". Archived from the original on 9 August 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  19. ^ "Shajith Koyeri — sound designer". Journal of Indian Cinema. 23 July 2020. Retrieved 26 October 2020.

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