Alex Paul is a music director by profession in the Indian film industry. He is a composer and a musician as well and works mainly in the Malayalam movies, where he is a well-known personality. He was born on 21 November in the year 1961 in Kochi, Kerala, India. His father is A. M. Paul who is a famous music artist and formed the first ever orchestra troupe at the places Kochi and Philomena.
His elder brother is Lal who is popular by the name of a directing duo called “Siddique-Lal.” Alex completed his degree of graduation and post-graduation from R. L. V. College in Thrippunithura. He has taken the training of musical instruments from Kalabhavan in Kochi. Then, he started composing music for many TV serials and some of the music albums by opening his studio. He made his debut as a music director into the film industry through his brother Lal’s film “ChathikkathaChanthu” in the year 2004.
He worked with the director Rafi Mecartin and the producer Lal. His partners in music were Berny-Ignatius which is a musical duo of two brothers Berny and Ignatius Puthenveettil. When he reached the age of 20 years, he opened his music institute called “Tune of Hearts.” Then, at 29 years of age, he opened his recording studio. Later, on 14th October in the year 2013, he opened the first-ever “Music Technology” Institute of India called NIMT (National Institute of Film Technology).
Alex Paul worked in a large number of films during his career such as
King Liar in 2016,
John Honai in 2015, Cobra in 2012, Seniors in 2011, “Tournament – Play & Replay” and “In Ghost House Inn” in 2010, Chattambinadu, Duplicate, and 2 Harihar Nagar in 2009, Lollypop in 2008, Chocolate in 2007, seven films “Classmates,PothanVava, Red Salute, Tantra, AchanurangathaVeedu, ThuruppuGulan, and Vaasthavam” in 2006, ThommanumMakkalum in 2005, Black and ChathikkathaChanthu in 2004, Hello and Ali Bhai in 2007, and several other films like Kichamani MBA, Inspector Garud, Rajamanikyam, Thallapavu,
Yours Lovingly, and the Kannada movie Kalla Malla Sulla.
The songs that gave a big break to his career were “EnteKhalbileVennilavu Nee” and “KaattadiThanalum” from the film Classmates after which he became famous in 2006. After this film, his career graph increased rapidly, and he became a recognized plus successful music composer.