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Afsal

General Profile of Afsal  -   Cine Play Back Singers

AFSAL has been doing wonders in Malayalam music industry.With his unique and uninitable style of singing, he has earned thousands of fans almost in all parts of the world.He use to sing for music troopes all over kerala. He has gone with K.J. Yesudas and Chithra to America for shows.

Afsal has learnt Rhythm programming from his brother Mr.Shakeer and so he use to work with famous music directors of malayalam like Mohan Sithara, Berny Ignatius, Raveendran and soon. He also use to sing tracks for the Malayalam film songs, along with rhythm programming.

His first play back singing happened for the movie, Valyettan. This was offered to him by music Director Mr. Mohan Sithara. This Qawali mo was a male duet with singer M.G. Sreekumar. But this song did not appear in the movie and was not much noticed. Later on we given an opportunity by Berny Ignatius in the film Kalyanaraman.

He has sing two songs in Kalayanaraman Kai thudi thalam and Thinkale which was a male duet with M.G. Sreekumar. He was strongely supported by the producer lal (Siddique-Lal) and Director Shaji. Producer lal recommended Afsal to Director Kamal.Listing to Afsal’s song,

Kamal was very much impressed with his talent. And so kamal gave the change to sing the song “Rakshasi” for his hit film,Mammal. But Mammal happened to release first and then kalayanaraman. This altogether gave Afsal 3 hits at a Time. That became Afsal’s turning point. He then began to become a great demand in Malayalam music industry. From then on, Afsal didn’t have to look back.

AFSAL done many cassettes like Devotional albums and a lot of Mappilapattu Albums. He is very much in demand and famous in Malabar Keral for his Beautiful Mappila Numbers. AFSAL done Countless stage shows all over the world.Middle east, States, Europe, Australia, Switzerland.

 
 
Awards & Titles

BOMBAY- THARANGINI AWARD 2007

MEHABOOB MEMORIAL AWARD 2007

GULF MALAYALAM MUSIC AWARDS 2007

MALABAR MAPPILA AWARDS 2008

BEST SINGER AWARD (2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2006,2007,2008)

BEST MAPPILA SINGER OF THE YEAR 2009

GMMA BEST STAGE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR 2009

BEST MAPPILA SINGER 2009