What is MSI ?
MSI (MalayalaSangeetham.Info) and its sister database MMDb (Malayalam Movie Database) is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for the 85+ year old Malayalam Movies and Music. All information you ever wanted to know about any movie is available at your fingertips using MSI.
A US based Malayali Computer Scientist started this effort as his personal hobby in 2001 and it was officially launched under a different URL in 2003. Thereafter it started attracting 1000s of music lovers from around the world who has been helping us put together with encyclopedia.
Just to give you a feel for what we have here - Informaton regarding Movies, Music, Albums and its music, Profiles of Artists, Reviews of Movies, Audio Clips, Video Links and so on.
Today, radio channels and TV stations that play Malayalam music and print media that writes about Malayalam movies and music uses MSI. A lot of noted personalities in this field have visited MSI and tells you directly why they believe MSI is a historical landmark.
This site is dedicated to all those who came before us and spend millions of hours and their lifes for the betterment of malayalam music and movies in the background.
There is no better way to learn about this site than to spend time here. Let us remind you of one thing upfront. This is not a song downloading site. We do not provide anything to download. Everything we have here is public domain and if you are copying the data or using it, we merely ask you to give a credit and acknowledgement to MSI and the people who work behind this project.
Here are some major milestones of MSI over the years
||Intial work started
|2002, Oct 1st
||Work started on Music Database
|2003, Dec 3rd
||First Publicly accessible Website launched with Movie Database
||First Publicly accessible Music Database launched
||Publicly accessible Album Database launched
|2006, April 10th
||malayalasangeetham.info domain registered and publicly released
||Various Worldwide teams launched, Comprehensive Movie Database Started
||Popularized among Reality show contestants, MSI in bi-lingual mode
||Articles in Mainstream media like Kalakaumudi and other sources
||Expanded music features, expanded Movie database features
||Board of Directors Established for MSI
||New website launched - msidb.org added as a mirror site. Users topped 1 million/month
||Userbase expanded to 5 million/month
||Short Film Section added,10 million users/month