Perumbavoor G. Raveendranath

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Perumbavoor G. Raveendranath
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Born (1944-01-05) 5 January 1944 (age 79)
Perumbavoor, Ernakulam, Kerala
Occupationmusic director
Years active1987-present

Perumbavoor G. Raveendranath (Malayalam : പെരുമ്പാവൂർ ജി. രവീന്ദ്രനാഥ്) is an Indian musician from Kerala. He is well known as a carnatic musician as well as a composer. He lives in Thiruvananthapuram now, though hails from Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. His works always have the deep-rooted carnatic touch in it. [1]



Raveendranath has rendered music to many films in Malayalam such as Innale , Sneham, and Thoovanathumbikal . [2] He won the Kerala State Film Award for the best music director for the Padmarajan directed movie Innale . [3] He teamed up with K. J. Yesudas for Tharangani studio to create some of the best devotional albums in Malayalam. His album Thrimadhuram is one such album.

Early life

Perumbavoor G. Raveendranath was born to Adv. V. R. Gopalapillai and Bhargaviamma in the town of Perumbavoor in the present-day Ernakulam district on 5 January 1944, as their youngest son. He lost his father when he was one and a half years old. He has completed his Bachelors in Chemistry from Sree Sankara College Kalady. He is married to Shobha Menon and has got 2 children.[ citation needed ]



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