|Occupation||Music Director, Singer|
|Language Worked in||Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam|
|Education||Jassie Gift is a postgraduate in philosophy from the University College of|
|Favourite Cuisine||South Indian|
Jassie Gift was born into a middle class Christian family in Trivandrum. He was interested in music from childhood and was highly influenced by western music.He studied lessons of western piano from a young age and started singing and playing the keyboard for a few local bands.He is a singer cum keyboard player of the band 'hell city' and 'mobi dick'.He admired Ilayaraja and he is a great fan of Freddie Mercury.He entered in to the film music industry under the guidance of director Jayaraj.
Before entering films he composed songs for a couple of music albums in Malayalam.The main hit album is 'Soona Soona'.He also composed some jingles.He introduced techno music to Malayalam music industry,which was not common at that time.
His music contributed heavily to the success of 4 the People which became 2004's biggest blockbuster in Malayalam.All the songs Jassie composed for the movie especially "Lajjavathiye", became hit in Kerala. It was later remade into Tamil, and also as Malliswarive into Telugu The song was successful in all languages.
He also composed a music album, Rain, Rain Come again that is mixture of Indian and western music. He gives the mixture of melody and western beats in the Hudugaata (Kannada) film and three songs, "Eno Onthara", "Mandakiniye" and "Ommomme Heegu".
He has worked with many South Indian musicians such as Harris Jayaraj, Devisri Prasad, Yuvan Shankar Raja etc.Now he is tried to put more indian style to his music. He is an excellent rock style singer.He has composed songs for all south indian languages and for a couple of Hindi films.