Music Director Johnson Master is no more,,

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Popular music director Johnson died at Chennai in a private hospital on August 18, 2011 due to heart attack He has done music for over 100 films.He has made great contributions in the area of film background scoring too.

Johnson was an Indian film score composer and music director who has given music to some of the most important motion pictures of Malayalam cinema, including those for Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal, Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam, Vadakkunokkiyantram, Perumthachan, Amaram, Manichitrathazhu, Njan Gandharvan, Ponthan Mada, and Bhoothakkannadi. He was noted for his lyrical and expressive melodies together with simple but rich tonal compositions of thematic music. Johnson is a recipient of National Film Awards twice and Kerala State Film Awards five times.

He started his career as an assistant to G. Devarajan in 1970s and debuted as an independent composer in late seventies with Aaravam. He was a recurrent collaborator for directors Padmarajan, Bharathan, Sathyan Anthikkad, T. V. Chandran, Kamal, Lohithadas, Balachandra Menon and Mohan.He has composed music for more than 300 Malayalam films, the most by any composer except for Devarajan

He has made great contributions in the area of film background scoring too.

Johnson master Awards

Johnson won the National Film Award for Best Background Score for the films Ponthan Mada (1994) and Sukrutham (1995).Johnson is the only musician to get this rarely given award twice. He was the first Malayalee music composer to receive an award in music category and is also the only Malayalee music director who received two national awards in music category. He has received three Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director, for the films Ormakkayi (1982), Vadakkunokkiyantram and Mazhavil Kavadi (1989), and Angane Oru Avadhikkalathu (1999). He was awarded the Kerala State Film Award for Best Background Music for the films Sadayam (1992) and Sallapam (1996). He has thus received five Kerala State Film Awards in music category, an achievement he shares with Devarajan. He has received the Kerala Film Critics Awards four times, the most recent in 2008 for Gulmohar. In 2007, he won the Mathruboomi Award for Best Music Director for Photographer (2006) He won the Mullasserry Raju Music Award for the song “Enthe Kannanu Karuppu Niram”, also from the same film. In addition, he has received numerous other awards and nominations including Devarajan Master Memorial Award and Raveendran Master Memorial Award.In addition, he has received numerous other awards and nominations including Devarajan Master Memorial Award and Raveendran Master Memorial Award.

Malayalam Music DirectorJohnson master FILMOGRAPHY

2012 – Mazhaikalam ( Tamil )

2011 – Natakame Ulakam ( Malayalam )

2011 – Bharyamaar Aadharikkapedunnu ( Malayalam )

2011 – Navagatharkku Swagatham ( Malayalam )

2009 – Vellathooval ( Malayalam )

2009 – Decent Parties ( Malayalam )

2008 – Gulmohar ( Malayalam )

2007 – AKG ( Malayalam )

2006 – Kissan ( Malayalam )

2006 – Photographer ( Malayalam )

2004 – Parijatham ( Malayalam )

2003 – Padam Onnu Oru Vilapam ( Malayalam )

2003 – Mizhi Randilum ( Malayalam )

2002 – Stop Violence ( Malayalam )

2002 – Yathrakarude Sradhakku ( Malayalam )

2002 – Danny ( Malayalam )

2001 – Uthaman ( Malayalam )

2001 – Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka ( Malayalam )

2000 – Arayannegalude Veedu ( Malayalam )

2000 – Oru Cheru Punchiri ( Malayalam )

2000 – Ee Mazha Thenmazha ( Malayalam )

2000 – Swayamvarapanthal ( Malayalam )

1999 – Angene Oru Avadhikkalathu ( Malayalam )

1999 – Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal ( Malayalam )

1998 – Ayushman Bhava ( Malayalam )

1997 – Oral Mathram ( Malayalam )

1997 – Bhoothakkannadi ( Malayalam )

1997 – Irattakuttikalude Achan ( Malayalam )

1996 – Udyanapalakan ( Malayalam )

1996 – Sallapam ( Malayalam )

1996 – Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan ( Malayalam )

1996 – Ee Puzhayum Kadannu ( Malayalam )

1996 – Kalyana Sowgandhikam ( Malayalam )

1996 – Thooval Kottaram ( Malayalam )

1995 – Nerariyum Nerathu ( Malayalam )

1995 – Sadaram ( Malayalam )

1995 – Mangalam Veettil Manaseswari Gupta ( Malayalam )

1995 – Kaatttile Thadi Thevarude Aana ( Malayalam )

1994 – CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed ( Malayalam )

1994 – Pingami ( Malayalam )

1994 – Ponthan Mada ( Malayalam )

1994 – Pakshe ( Malayalam )

1994 – Malappuram Haji Mahanaya Joji ( Malayalam )

1994 – Kudumba Visesham ( Malayalam )

1993 – Chamayam ( Malayalam )

1993 – Venkalam ( Malayalam )

1993 – Golanthara Vartha ( Malayalam )

1993 – Aagneyam ( Malayalam )

1993 – Meleparambil Aanveedu ( Malayalam )

1993 – Addeham Enna Iddeham ( Malayalam )

1993 – Samooham ( Malayalam )

1993 – Chenkol ( Malayalam )

1992 – Adharam ( Malayalam )

1992 – Mahanagaram ( Malayalam )

1992 – Ezhara Ponnana ( Malayalam )

1992 – Soorya Gayathri ( Malayalam )

1992 – Snehasagaram ( Malayalam )

1992 – My Dear Muthachan ( Malayalam )

1992 – Kunukkittakozhi ( Malayalam )

1992 – Thalastaanam ( Malayalam )

1992 – Sadayam ( Malayalam )

1992 – Malootty ( Malayalam )

1992 – Kudumbasametham ( Malayalam )

1991 – Njaan Gandharvan ( Malayalam )

1991 – Mimics Parade ( Malayalam )

1991 – Kanalkkattu ( Malayalam )

1991 – Sandesham ( Malayalam )

1991 – Chanchattam ( Malayalam )

1991 – Cheppu Kilukkunna Changathi ( Malayalam )

1991 – Kankettu ( Malayalam )

1991 – Advaitham ( Malayalam )

1990 – Varthamanakaalam ( Malayalam )

1990 – Thalayanamanthram ( Malayalam )

1990 – Kouthuka Varthakal ( Malayalam )

1990 – Mukham ( Malayalam )

1990 – Nanmaniranjavan Sreenivasan ( Malayalam )

1990 – Gajakesariyogam ( Malayalam )

1990 – Thazhvaram ( Malayalam )

1990 – Dr. Pasupathy ( Malayalam )

1990 – Orukkam ( Malayalam )

1990 – Sandhram ( Malayalam )

1990 – Kalikkalam ( Malayalam )

1990 – Aanaval Mothiram ( Malayalam )

1990 – Sasneham ( Malayalam )

1990 – Paavam Paavam Rajakumaran ( Malayalam )

1989 – Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas ( Malayalam )

1989 – Vadakkunokkiyanthram ( Malayalam )

1989 – Mazhavil Kavadi ( Malayalam )

1989 – Utharam ( Malayalam )

1989 – Dasharatham ( Malayalam )

1989 – Varavelppu ( Malayalam )

1989 – Ardham ( Malayalam )

1989 – Kireedam ( Malayalam )

1989 – Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal ( Malayalam )

1988 – Isabella ( Malayalam )

1988 – Aparan ( Malayalam )

1988 – Ponn Muttyidunna Tharavu ( Malayalam )

1987 – Oru Minnaminunginte Nurungu Vettam ( Malayalam )

1987 – Ezhuthapurangal ( Malayalam )

1986 – Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal ( Malayalam )

1986 – Ee Kaikalil ( Malayalam )

1986 – Kariyilakkaattupole ( Malayalam )

1986 – Kunjattakilikal ( Malayalam )

1986 – Ente Entethu Mathram ( Malayalam )

1986 – Oru Katha Oru Nunnakkatha ( Malayalam )

1986 – Icecream ( Malayalam )

1985 – Aa Neram Alppa Dooram ( Malayalam )

1985 – Ente Kanakkuyil ( Malayalam )

1985 – Katha Ithuvare ( Malayalam )

1985 – Oru Kudakeezhil ( Malayalam )

1985 – Makan Ente Makan ( Malayalam )

1984 – Arante Mulla Kochu Mulla ( Malayalam )

1984 – Sandharbham ( Malayalam )

1984 – Ivide Thudangunnu ( Malayalam )

1984 – Ente Upasana ( Malayalam )

1984 – Parannu Parannu Parannu ( Malayalam )

1984 – Swanthamevide Bandhamevide ( Malayalam )

1983 – Kattathe Kilikoodu ( Malayalam )

1983 – Sesham Kazhchayil ( Malayalam )

1983 – Onnu Chirikku ( Malayalam )

1983 – Koodevide? ( Malayalam )

1982 – Kelkatha Shabdam (1982) ( Malayalam )

1982 – Iththirineram Oththirikaaryam ( Malayalam )

1982 – Ithu Njangalude Katha ( Malayalam )

1981 – Palangal ( Malayalam )

1981 – Raktham ( Malayalam )

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