Born on 16 April 2004 in Kerala, Joyal Biju suffers from Muscular Dystrophy. As of now, he is unable to use both his hands and legs. Due to the seriousness of his condition, Joyal was not able to go to school after primary education and is getting homeschooled. He started painting with his mouth from 2017 under the guidance of his art teacher K Ramachandran Thayannur.
Joyal joined MFPA in 2020. He has a strong base in watercolour and his favourite themes are landscapes and scenes from his hometown. He is confidently exploring his skills irrespective of his looming condition.