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Rahul Ram is an Indian bass guitarist, social activist and music composer. He plays bass guitar in the band Indian Ocean which he joined in 1991. He had been playing bass guitar since junior school in the seventies.
Rahul got an M.Sc. in Chemistry from IIT Kanpur after getting the Bachelor's degree in Chemistry at St. Stephens College, Delhi. Prior to that, he completed his schooling at St. Xaviers in Delhi. Following a Ph.D. (1986–90) in Environmental Toxicology from Cornell University (which he attended on an Andrew White scholarship), he became an activist with the Narmada Bachao Andolan (1990–95). Later, Rahul Ram went to America to learn to play the Alto saxophone, which he intends to bring to the band's music.
Inside his group, he is known as Logic Baba because of his rationality. He has composed music, done playback singing and acted in Bollywood. Rahul, along with Indian Ocean member Asheem, has sung 'Yaara Maula' in an Anurag Kashayap's Gulaal, a Hindi movie based on student politics.
Rahul Ram has also Sung "Dhuan" in movie D-Day.
- Bennett, Dawe, Andy, Kevin (2001). Guitar Cultures Authors. Berg. p. 215. ISBN 978-1-85973-434-6.
- Susan Allen Nan, Zachariah Cherian Mampilly, Ekmeleddin (FRW) Ihsanoglu. Peacemaking: From Practice to Theory. ABC-CLIO, 2011. p. 873. ISBN 978-0-313-37576-7.
- Interview of Rahul Ram
- Rahul Ram's page on the Indian Ocean website
- Rahul Ram at the Internet Movie Database