Music director and singer. He predominantly composes film scores and songs for Malayalam films, but has gone on to compose for Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films too. He won the Filmfare Award for the best music director in 2008. He won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director in 2011 for the film Ivan Megharoopan. He was also the first recipient of the Kerala State Film Award for Best Classical Music Singer for his song Bhavayami in the film Meghatheertham. He was one of the permanent judges of Idea Star Singer till the end of Season 5 and played a huge role in making the show a rage across Kerala. From 26 September 2011, he has become a judge along with Bhavagayakan P...