Govind Vasantha

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Govind Vasantha
Born (1988-10-29) 29 October 1988 (age 30)
Other namesGovind Vasantha
OccupationComposer, singer, violinist
Years active2012–present
Spouse(s)
Ranjini Menon (m. 2012)

Govind Vasantha (formerly Govind Menon) is an Indian composer, singer, and violinist who works in Malayalam and Tamil films.[1][2] He is one of the founding members of the musical band Thaikkudam Bridge, in which he is a vocalist and violinist.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Govind was born on 29 October 1988 to Peethambaran Menon & Vasanthakumari. He hails from a musical family in Irinjalakuda. His father Peethambaran Menon[3]’s elder brother Gopinathan Menon was a Carnatic musician and his early exposure to music has been through his uncle. Govind changed his surname from Menon to Vasantha, taking his mother's name, becoming Govind Vasantha as an effort towards removing caste, providing an equality even on name-optics which was revealed by Vijay Sethupathy on a show in a Tamil TV. Govind Vasantha is a founder member of the musical sensation Thaikkudam Bridge[4]. His father Peethambaran Menon has been a star performer of Thaikkudam bridge, since his retirement from the Government Services in the Irrigation Department in 2012[5]. Govind is married to his longtime girlfriend Renjini Achuthan Menon since 4 December 2012.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Title Language Notes
2012 Thiruvambadi Thamban Malayalam Singer
2014 North 24 Kaatham Malayalam Composer, singer
Vegam Malayalam Composer
2014 Nagara Varidhi Naduvil Njan Malayalam Composer
2015 100 Days of Love Malayalam Composer, singer
2015 Oru Pakka Kathai Tamil Composer
2015 Haram Malayalam Composer
2017 Solo Malayalam
Tamil
Actor,Cameo
2018 Seethakaathi Tamil Composer
2018 Moothon Malayalam
Hindi
Composer. Along with Sneha Khanwalkar.
2018 Asuravadham Tamil Composer
2018 96 Tamil Composer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Let the music play". The Hindu. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Govind Vasantha turns composer in K'wood". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  3. ^ Menon, Anasuya (2014-08-28). "He rocks the Bridge". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-10-15.
  4. ^ "Govind P Menon | Thaikkudam Bridge". Thaikkudam Bridge. Retrieved 2018-10-15.
  5. ^ "Peethambaran | Thaikkudam Bridge". Thaikkudam Bridge. Retrieved 2018-10-15.

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