|Birth name||Ajesh Ashok|
|Also known as||Ajeesh|
Early life and education
Ajesh was born in a middle-class family, learnt Carnatic music from his childhood and started exploring other forms of music later. He did his schooling in Sri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School, K.K.Nagar, Chennai, then went on to get a Visual Communication degree from Loyola College, Chennai.
As a Singer
Ajesh started singing stage shows, TV shows and concerts at a very young age and was very focused on pursuing music throughout. In 2009, he was crowned as the winner of the reality based singing competition Airtel Super Singer, he was chosen by public through public voting and also by composer Yuvan Shankar Raja. Later in 2010, Yuvan made Ajesh sing the romantic number Idhu Varai for the soundtrack of the Tamil movie, Goa, which was his debut song in films.
As a Composer
In June 2013, he released an independent music album titled, Rain, College, Love - The Connect. He was then asked to compose for movies, but he was reluctant at first, he says it was because of the background score and he had no experience in it back then. Then he started working on short films and documentaries, which gave him a lot of confidence to score for movies. Meanwhile, in 2015, he composed the title track for Kerala Blasters FC which was well received by the public. He debuted as a composer in Indian Cinema with the Tamil film Paambhu Sattai, the audio rights was bought by Think Music India and the album was released on 11 November 2016.
As a Singer
|2010||Idhu Varai||Goa||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Tamil||Andrea Jeremiah||Won - Vijay Music Award Best Melody of 2010 |
Won - Mirchi Music Award for Best Debut Singer
Nominated - Vijay Music Award for Best Debut Singer
|Thooral Thedum||Uthamaputhiran||Vijay Antony||Tamil||Janaki Iyer|
|Idupazhagi ||Arumbu Meesai Kurumbu Paarvai||Mohammed Rizwan||Tamil||Saindhavi|
|2012||Idhazhin Oram ||3||Anirudh Ravichander||Tamil||Anirudh||Nominated - Big Tamil Melody Award for Best Male Singer|
|Yedhalo Oka Mounam||3||Anirudh Ravichander||Telugu||Anirudh Ravichander|
|Tan Ye Mera||3||Anirudh Ravichander||Hindi||Shruti Hassan|
|Nimirndhu nil||Sattam Oru Iruttarai||Vijay Antony||Tamil||Sathish|
|2014||Kangalai Oru||Thegidi||Nivas Prasanna||Tamil||Solo|
|Kallalo Oka||Bhadram||Nivas Prasanna||Telugu||Solo|
|Nenjukkulla Nee||Vadacurry||Vivek — Mervin||Tamil||Vijay Prakash, Diwakar|
|2016||Yedhedho Penne||Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai||G. V. Prakash Kumar||Tamil||Solo|
|Kadhakaadhey||Remo||Anirudh Ravichander||Telugu||Srinidhi Venkatesh|
As a Music Composer
|2017||Paambhu Sattai||Adam Dasan||Tamil||Feature Film|
|2017||Thiri||Ashok Amirthraj||Tamil||Feature Film|
|2017||Vallavanukkum Vallavan||Vijay Tesingu||Tamil||Feature Film||Post-Production|
|2017||Half Boil||Lingesh Kumar||Tamil||Web Series|
|2013||Rain, College, Love — The Connect |
- "Does Chennai strike the right chord? city pulse". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2009-03-02. Retrieved 10 October 2010.
- "Ace and Grace - Singer Ajeesh". Retrieved 9 August 2014.
- "Loyola College's Ignite '10 saw myriad talents set the stage ablaze". The Hindu. Retrieved 3 April 2010.
- "From the 'Goa' front". indiaglitz.com. Archived from the original on 10 January 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
- "Airtel Super Singer 2008 Live Finale". chennaionline.com. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
- "An umbrella of songs from a rain man". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
- "Soothing and impressive — The songs of Arumbu Meesai Kurumbu Paarvai make an impact". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
- "3 Music Review songs lyrics". IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Charting their own course". The Hindu. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
|This article about an Indian singer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|