Thursday, April 2, 2015

BOMBAY S.KAMAL

Bombay S.Kamal was a famous music composer and singer who also conducted several music programs.He was born in Mumbai and was well proficient in Hindustani music and Ghazals.He became an intimate friend of the great singer and Malayalam music composer M.S.Baburaj who was also fond of Hindustani music and ghazals.M.S.Baburaj invited Kamal to Kerala in late 50's and he accepted his invitation and settled at Kozikode with his family.
M.S.Baburaj
At Kozhikode he organised several music shows and earned name and fame as as an excellent Hindustani and ghazal singer.
Bombay S.Kamal entered Malayalam film field as a Composer with the blessings of M.S.Baburaj in 1979 by giving background music for the film 'Evide En Prabhatham'.Thereafter he composed music for several professional drama songs,music albums etc and also composed songs of 13 Malayalam films.His songs were sung by famous singers like K.J.Yesudas,K.S.Chitra,Eeswari Panicker,Kallara Gopan,P.Susheela Devi etc.
Some of the films in which he composed music for the songs are 'Nilavilakku,
Police Diary,Shaanti Nilayam,Sheershakam,Aksharartham' etc.
Bombay S.Kamal shifted to Thiruvananthapuram in 2000 and used to participate in many cultural events held here.
He died because of respiratory ailments at a Private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram on March 16, 2015 at the age of 82.
He is survived by his wife and three Children.



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