IMDb's advanced search allows you to run extremely powerful queries over all people and titles in the database. [23], Amongst a string of films he tuned, the classical fusion single "Sadaa Paalaya" sung by Sithara for the film Mr.Fraud, aced the charts. In the world of the catchy jingle music of advertising, it took him seven years to create a niche for himself. It will be featured on Winners page shortly. 44 albums 60 titres. [49] Most of the lyrics for the songs composed by him are penned by Rafeeq Ahamed. [53] The soundtrack album for the Malayalam film Last Supper was the first to be released under the aegis of the label, followed by several films, with Comrade in America being the latest. [12][13] The eventual success of the film catapulted him into the mainstream, with Sibi Malayil offering him the first contract for soundtrack composition for the Malayalam film Flash, starring Mohanlal. The first gig consisted of an ensemble of Malayalam singers Afsal, Sithara, Najim Arshad, Haricharan, Divya S. Menon, Ramsi, Kavya Ajit, and Sruthi Lakshmi{phanivardhan}.They played a fusion compilation of Sundar's own compositions along with old Malayalam classics. The Times of India's critic Sanjith Surendran praised Sundar's "rousing theme music that made the 161-minute runtime a breeze". You can now login with your mobile number too. Also, the single "Ethu Kari Raavilum" from the film earned Haricharan a Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer. [16], In 2008, Sundar made his Tamil film industry debut by composing the background score for the film Poi Solla Porom. [14] Sundar's background score, which blended aptly with the tone of the film, escalating his popularity amongst the Malayali film audiences. His songs from the movie Geetha Govindam also received praise. [28] The concert series, titled Jamgraab, was made up of the first letters of the names of the eight music directors involved: Jassie Gift, Alphons Joseph, Mejo Joseph, Gopi Sundar, Rahul Raj, Anil Johnson, Afzal Yusuf, and Bijibal. [54][55], Gopi Sundar married Priya and the couple have two children—Madhav and Yadhav. [22] "For maintaining the tempo of the film with an in-sync background score", Sundar received the National Film Award for Best Background Score from the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. Link will be sent on below Email ID to reset your password. The Times of India gave Oopiri's soundtrack four stars, calling it a "winner on all counts and Gopi Sundar is increasingly becoming a force to be reckon with in Tollywood". The types of songs are decided depending on the audience and the event. His father, Suresh, helped him get into the Malayalam composer Ouseppachan's music troupe. [19] His next major work that year was for Anwar Rasheed's film Ustad Hotel. Sundar composed the background score for the Tamil musical comedy horror film Devi, which was simultaneously shot and released in Telugu and Hindi as Abhinetri and Tutak Tutak Tutiya, respectively. We have received your winning story. Music director Bijibal, picked the film score of Ustad Hotel as his favourite when asked to pick "the best contemporary background score of his choice". [46] The single "Adiga Adiga" from the Telugu film Ninnu Kori, which was released in July was a hit. similar to raktcharitr theme. You are currently enjoying . Despite the film being panned by critics and audiences alike, the songs were an instant hit. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. [34] For "creating a haunting melodic composition", his collaborator, M. Jayachandran, received a National Film Award for Best Music Direction. Ltd. All Right Reserved. [39] The two songs ("Kaadanayum Kaalchilambe" and "Maanathe Maarikurumbe") and the film score of Pulimurugan were selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to contend in the 90th Academy Awards nominations for the Best Original Song and Best Original Score categories. In an association that spanned more than a decade, Sundar assisted him with several works. English Articles. Principal photography commenced on 16 July 2015 in Hanoi, Vietnam, and was completed in early February 2016. The band is a live performance music band with a revolving quota of vocalists and instrumentalists, with Sundar as the only permanent member. "Vijanathayil", a lilting melody from the film sung by Shreya Ghoshal, was a huge hit that won her the Best Female Playback Singer Award at the 62nd Annual Filmfare Awards.[24][26]. For actors who featured in predominantly Hindi films rather than South Indian films, see List of Hindi film clans.Below is an incomplete list of families that have been involved in South Indian cinema. Unnatundi Gundey (From "Ninnu Kori") Songs, Vaanam Thilathilakkanu - Studio Recording Songs, Kerala Manninayi - Studio Recording Songs, Coolie No. Including Pulimurugan, a total of 70 original songs and 141 original scores were selected in that year. Check out the new songs of Gopi Sunder and albums. That he himself, having flunked the exams, Gopi Sundar: OTT films give you complete freedom to do justice to the art; ... Irrfan Khan's son Babil Khan often shares throwback pictures and videos of the late actor on social media. Gopi Sundar: Profile. Our customer support team will contact you on your registered email address and mobile number shortly. [25] The film How Old are You?, which marked the comeback of Malayalam film actress Manju Warrier after a 14-year sabbatical, was his next major project. Gopisundar C. S., known professionally as Gopi Sundar is an Indian music director, programmer, singer, songwriter, actor and performer. And now, the team has now released a new song titled Venakane Unna from the film. Recent. [21] His fame increased with the release of his 2014 film titled 1983, a coming-of-age sports drama film which marked the debut of screenwriter-director Abrid Shine. Sundar has composed the most for films directed by Amal Neerad. [33] The film was a success at the box office and was equally appreciated by the critics for adapting a real-life story "without compromising on the aesthetics of the medium". He started his career composing music for television commercials, as has nearly 5,000 jingles to his credit. Added in 24 Hours. Live Statistics. [43] Behindwoods lauded the soundtrack album for "staying true to the original, yet exploring better nuances of music". [35] He won two Best Music Director Awards for the film: one North American Film Award and one IIFA Award. Although the audio rights were acquired by Satyam Audios at a record price of ₹12 million (US$190,000), the film had a disappointing run at the box office. The film went on to become a success, and the soundtrack was equally appreciated by the audience. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. [44] Sundar composed the only two songs for the Mammootty vehicle The Great Father (2017). Sundar entered in a living together relationship with singer Abhaya Hiranmayi, and in July 2018, he revealed that they had been together for 9 years. The soundtrack of the film was also a success, and the track "Olanjali Kuruvi", sung by P.Jayachandran and Vani Jayaram, was a "chartbuster". [38] Sundar composed the soundtrack and film score for the film Pulimurugan, which is currently the highest-grossing film in the Malayalam film industry. 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[52], Gopi Sundar launched his own record label, Gopi Sundar Music Company, in 2014. There have been several families who have been involved in South Indian cinema in a variety of professions related to the industry. Accumulated coins can be redeemed to, Hungama subscriptions. The turning point in his career was the film Big B, which was the debut feature of not only the director Amal Neerad but also a host of technicians including Sameer Thahir, Vivek Harshan, and Unni R. Although the film, which starred Mammooty, opened to mixed reviews, it was lauded for its technical finesse and for providing a film experience that was altogether new to the Malayalam cinema. [11] Sundar's subsequent films found commercial success, including the Dulquer Salmaan vehicle ABCD: American Born Confused Desi, Left Right Left, 5 Sundarikal, Vishuddhan, and Salalah Mobiles. Skip to main Hello, Sign in. [47] Having finished working on Role Models, Tiyaan, Chunkzz, and Udaharanam Sujatha, which garnered good response,[48] his upcoming projects include Kammara Sambhavam and Kayamkulam Kochunni. A verification link has been sent on your Email ID. 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