Alphons JosephPublished: January 30, 2015
Alphons Joseph is a music director and playback singer in the Malayalam film industry who got a break as a film music composer after composing for the film Vellithira. Alphons is also noted for singing the famous song “Aaromale” from the film Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, which was composed by A. R. Rahman.
Alphons was born in Kaachery near Nadathara, Thrissur, Kerala, India to a musically affluent Christian family. His mother was Thankamma and father was Koladi Joseph, a tablist and a singer but by profession, a KSEB sub-engineer. Alphons was the second among their 7 children. His elder brother, Joemon was a pianist and had composed music for two Malayalam films.
His younger brother Paulson was a well known exponent of Sitar and had got first rank in M.A. Hindustani from Dharwad university. He was introduced to music by his father’s younger brother K. K. Paul, who was a well known violinist. Alphons considers Philip, another talented musician from Thrissur, as his mentor and guru. He was the one who diverted Alphons to Western Classical Music and ghazals.
|Place of Birth||Thrissur, Kerala|
|Occupation||Playback Singer,Music Director|
|Debut movie||Vellithira (Malayalam)|
|Known For||Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa ,Kumki|
|Home Town||Thrissur, Kerala|
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