Biju also known as BijukumarDamodaran, is a Director who has won multiple national and international awards. He is a Homoeopathic Medical Doctor by profession and a self-taught filmmaker. He made 8 movies which are notable for its content, social commitments and uniqueness. He is the recipient of India’s prestigious national film awards for three times. His movies were screened at many international film festivals including Cannes, Montreal, Shanghai, cairo, Telluride, New York, Goa, etc. He debuted with Saira (2005). It was the opening film in the section Cinema of the World at the Cannes Film Festival 2007. The film also selected to Indian Panorama. VeettilekkullaVazhi (The Way Home)(2010), his third film received India's National film award for the best Malayalam regional film. AkashathinteNiram (Color of the Sky) his fourth feature was world premiered at Shanghai Film Festival 2012 in official competition. The film also selected to Indian Panorama. Perariyathavar (Names Unknown) (2013), his fifth film world premiered at Montreal film festival 2014. The film won two of India's national film awards for the year 2014, for the Best actor and for the best film on Environment preservation. His sixth film Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal (Birds With Large Wings) won India's national award 2015 for best environment film . The film also selected to Indian Panorama. The film specially invited to screening at United Nations, Geneva. He also served as jury member for India's National film awards 2012, India’s Oscar selection jury member 2015, 30th Fajr International film festival, Tehran, Iran 2012 and International Film Festival of Kerala 2011.