Likes: Family, Reading, Writing, Researching, Music (of course)
Dislikes: Anything with negative vibes
My favorite food: The biryani that my mom cooks
Favorite quote: “If you want to see a miracle, be the miracle”
Cecil Vineet Abhishek is a composer, instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and engineer. He started playing the piano at the age of three – which continues to be his main instrument – and since then has gone on to perform various other instruments – notably the flute, the performances of which can also be heard in the films ‘Bharat (2019)’ and ‘Sye Raa Narasimhaa Reddy (2019)’. He has worked as additional composer, orchestrator for ‘Tiger Zinda Hai (2017)’, ‘Bharat (2019)’, ‘Sye Raa Narasimhaa Reddy (2019)’ and ‘Housefull 4 (2019)’, and has written and produced the one song (‘En Avey Nef Alore’) for the Spanish Animated short ‘Palomitas (2018)’ which won the award for ‘Best Original Music’ at the FILMETS Badalona Film Festival. Cecil has been the recipient of the Global Music Award thrice – For Maverick’s World (best composition), Nikola (best composition), and Agnostic’s Parable (lyrics/songwriting). He was named among the top-20 young international composers by the Oticons International Film Scoring Agency in 2018.