Shajith Koyeri is one of the most promising sound designers in Indian film industry. He made his mark in the industry with his exceptional talent in sound designing. Shajith Koyeri has worked on over 60 films in total, winning the National and Filmfare Awards for Omkara and the Star Screen Award for Kaminey. He made his debut in Hollywood with DAM999.
Shajith was born in Punnol, Thalassery to Soma Sundaran and Rathibayi. He had to discontinue his studies while studying for Pre Degree at Brennan college due to rheumatoid arthritis. At the age of 25, he decided to move to Mumbai with an ambition of making a life of his own. He joined the fireflys Post Sound Studio, the first exclusive sync sound design studio in the country, where he was trained by national award winner Satheesh PM and learned the art of sound design from first principles. From there Shajith Koyeri went on to specialize in postproduction for sync sound films and sound design.
His first independent work was with the movie, Perfect Husband in 2003. Later he worked for movies like Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black and Saawariya, Shimit Amin's Ab Tak Chappan, Ketan Mehta's Mangal Pandey: The Rising, Rohan Sippy's Bluff Master, Vishal Bharadwaj's Maqbool, The Blue Umbrella, Omkara, Kaminey, Ishqiya, Barfi, Haider.
Shajith Koyeri is best known in the industry for his perfectionism. He never let the realistic ambience lose in order to captivate the audience inside the world which cinema creates. He won accolades from critics and viewers for his magnificent aural artistry, dedication and courage to experiment.
In the year 2015, he won many awards such as IIFA, Star Guild for the movie Haider.
He got his 2nd Film Fare Award in the year 2016 for the film TALWAR