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Moideen Koya
Indian-born media personality and marketing manager based in the UAE

Moideen Koya

Moideen Koya
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Intro Indian-born media personality and marketing manager based in the UAE
A.K.A. Moideen Koya Kalleri Kandy, K. K. Moideen Koyayg
Is Manager
From India
Field Business
Gender male
Birth 29 April 1966, Kozhikode, India
Age 57 years
Star sign Taurus
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Moideen Koya (also known as Moideen Koya Kalleri Kandy or K. K. Moideen Koya) is an Indian media personality and marketing manager based in the UAE. He is currently serving as the Director of Media Relations for UAE Exchange, he is also an actor, writer, radio artist, television personality and an engineer.

Early life and education

Moideen Koya did his schooling at Government Higher Secondary School Naduvannur (then, Govt. UP School) and Government Higher Secondary School Nochad and did Pre-degree at Farook College and Sree Narayana Guru College, Chelannur, studied BA Malayalam at the Institute of CCE under Calicut University and procured diplomas in Electrical and Electronics and Industrial Electronic Controls from Model Industrial Training Institute, Calicut. He was also a member of Liberal Theatres Naduvannur, Punchiri Kalarang Kozhikode, Veedhi Fine Arts Society Kozhikode and Theatre Research Artists Centre Kottayam.

During his school years, he was a member of All Kerala Balajana Sakhyam under Malayala Manorama and Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad, a children's organization in Asia. He became its President of the North Zone in 1982.


Moideen Koya had been a programme producer and presenter at All India Radio, Kozhikode from childhood and continued doing so for 10 years. He was an artist at the All India Radio.

He worked as a Service Engineer at Integrated Process Automation Pvt Ltd, Bangalore. After which, he worked with Malayala Manorama, at their office in Kozhikode as a Process Camera Operator. He also was a stringer for Malayala Manorama from 1980 to 1993.

In 1993, he moved to the United Arab Emirates where he joined Ali Al Hashemi Trading Establishment as a Sales and Service Engineer during which he also worked as a freelancer for Radio Asia. He was the Programme Manager, Producer and Presenter at Umm Al Quwain Radio and the Programme Director and Presenter at Asianet Radio. Meanwhile, he wrote columns in magazines such as Chithram, Gulf Life and Sangeethika.

Moideen Koya later founded Middle East Television where he was the Director General, Team-coordinator and Presenter. During this time, he also wrote columns on Gulf Line Magazine. He founded and acted as the editor-in-charge for the weekly newspaper called Arabia Cinema (aka. Arabiayile Sulthan). Alongside, he also acted as a creative consultant for media companies like Talents Media, Right Choice Media, Future Media, East Coast Media, Lensman, etc. He also helped establish a gulf-band for Jeevan TV.

From 2008 till present day, Moideen Koya had been working with UAE Exchange, currently holding the position of Director of Media Relations. He has also been the creative consultant for Olive Media Solutions.

Other media

Newspapers & magazines

Moideen Koya served as a Resident Editor for the magazine Sangeethika and the Editor-In-Charge for Arabia Weekly Newspaper, for which he also wrote a column called "Smrithi Tharakangal". He wrote columns like "Radioyil Paraythe Poyathu" in Gulf Line Magazine and "Akkare Akkare" in Chithram Film Weekly Magazine, the latter of which Koya served as a Resident Editor for. During his time at Malayala Manorama as a Camera Operator, he also served as a stringer and had also published poems, short stories and essays.

Event management & creative consultancy

Moideen Koya was the Chief Executive Officer at Talents Media FZ LLC, Dubai Media City and Right Choice Media, Sharjah. He was the Executive Director at Future Media and the Director, Compere & Partner at Samoni Visuals. He served as a Creative Consultant for Olive Media Solutions, Lensman Television Network and East Coast Communications & Audios. He also hosted television shows produced by Olive Media Solutions and Lensman Network.

Stage shows – event direction and compering

Moideen Koya has anchored, compered and presented stage shows.

  • Onam 1993, Onam 1994, Onam 1995 conducted by Overseas Indians Charitable Trust.
  • Onam 1995, Onam 1996 conducted by Indian Association, Dubai.
  • The Tenth Anniversary celebrations of Dubai Kairali Kala Kendram
  • The Anniversary celebrations of Dubai Art Lover's Association, Emirates Arts Centre, Bhavana Arts Society and Indian Arts Society.
  • The Siddique Lal Show 1995
  • Bharatham 1995
  • Mammootty Stage Festival 1996
  • Tharamela 1996
  • Sangeetha Mela 1995
  • Arabian Dreams 1997
  • The Show 1997
  • Onamadhurima, Asianet 1996
  • Yesudas Ganamela 1996 & 1997
  • Jayachandran's Orchestra 1997
  • Mohammed Aslam's Concert

Koya conceptualized, scripted, produced, directed and anchored the shows listed below:-

  • Snehapoorvam(2002)
  • Avani Sandhya(2002)
  • Onam Sharjah(2002)
  • Aslam with Samoni(2003)
  • Arabia - Samoni Mappila Kalamela(2003)
  • Chithrothsavam(Dec. 2004 – Jan. 2005)
  • Eid Music Drive(2005)
  • Mylanchi(2006)
  • Kuppivala(2006)
  • Dreams(2007)
  • DSF Susic Mania(2007)
  • Darajapu Nilavu
  • Gafoorka's Snehavirunnu

Other achievements & accolades

Moideen Koya was the Programme Director at Middle East Television & Jeevan TV(Middle East). He received the President's Scout Award from the President of India. He received a Diploma from Darshana Cultural Centre, Kottayam. He has directed plays for youth festivals and competitions. He was the Secretary General & Founder of Chithram Readers & Family Club. He was the Founder President of Saikatha Sakhya Tharangini - the Ex-Leaders' Forum of Balajana Sakhyam and Founder Vice Chairman of Indian Media Forum, UAE. He served as the Chief Adviser for Atholi NRI Forum and was a Patron of Green Voice, Abu Dhabi. Koya is also an honorary member or NORKA appointed by the Kerala State Government.

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