Malayalam music director K J Joy has passed away in Chennai. He was 77 years old. Joy, is known as the first ‘techno musician’ in the Malayalam film music world for his use of instruments like the keyboard in the 1970s.
About K J Joy
K J Joy, born in 1946 at Nellikunnu in the Thrissur district of Kerala, composed music for more than two hundred films during his decades-long career in the film industry. He made his debut in Malayalam cinema in 1975 and since then he has been the architect of many songs that captivated and enthralled people.
Some of the over two hundred films he composed music for are Ivan Ende Priyaputran, Chandanachola, Aradhana, Snehayamuna, Mukkuvane Snehicha Bhootham, Lisa Madalasa, Sayujyam, Itha Oru Theeram, Anupallavi, Sarpam, Shakti, Hridyam Padunnu, Chandrahasam, Manushya Mrigam and Karimpucha. He has also worked as an assistant in more than 500 films for various music directors.
Important Questions Related to Exams
Q1. What is the nickname of K J Joy in the Malayalam film music world?
Q2. In which year did K J Joy make his debut in Malayalam cinema?
Q3. What instruments did K J Joy use, earning him the title of the first ‘techno musician’ in Malayalam film music?
Q4. How many films did K J Joy compose music for during his career in the film industry?
Q5. Where was K J Joy born?
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