Ramesh Narayan

Born : November 03, 1959, Coming Movie(s) : Ravi Varma,

Ramesh Narayan (born 3 November 1959) is a Hindustani vocalist from Kerala in south India, and is also an acclaimed film music director. He has given concerts in several parts of his country and abroad. Ramesh Narayan began his initial training in Carnatic music but later mastered the classical Hindustani style under the renowned Pandit Jasraj of Mewati gharana.

 Ramesh Narayan hails from a family of Carnatic musicians settled at Kuthuparambu near Kannur, North Kerala. He had his early lessons in music from his parents, learning Carnatic music up to the age of 20. While he was a student at the Music College, Chittoor, Palakkad he was deeply drawn to Hindustani music and decided to dedicate himself to mastering it.

Ramesh Narayan is accompanied at many of his concerts by Hema, his wife and disciple. She is an exponent in Carnatic music who is also fortunate to have trained under Parampoojya Guruji Pandit Jasrajji for some time. Ramesh Narayan is also blessed with two daughters, Madhuvanti and Madhushree who also follow their father's footsteps. Ramesh Narayan established the Pandit Mothiram Narayan Sangeeth Vidyalay in 1996, at Thiruvananthapuram to foster learning and appreciation of Hindustani Classical Music. Inaugurated by Parampoojya, Guruji, Pandit.Jasraj, the institution today imparts valuable training and insights to many discerning students. Branches exist at Kozhikode, Kochi, Thrissur in Kerala and at Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The school also holds the privilege of being the only school in India associated with Mewati Gharana.