Uday Ramachandran

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Uday Ramachandran
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Background information
Birth name V.R.Udayakumar
Born Vaikom, Kerala, India
Genres Indian classical, Playback Singing
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2004 – present
Website www.udaysinger.com

Uday Ramachandran is an Indian playback singer, Composer and a Carnatic musician, who has recorded songs for a number of Malayalam movies and albums. Uday has recorded more than 500 songs in Malayalam, including albums and Malayalam films. He has performed more than Hundred stage shows extensively in India and abroad.

About[edit]

Uday is born into a family of musicians with rich lineage(Eight other 'Ganabhooshanam' holders are in the family) at Vaikom to Mr.V.N.Ramachandran and Mrs.V.N.Thankamani. His Father's Elder brother, Sri Vaikom V.N.Rajan was his first guru in the music field in the year 1985. He started his academic music training at R.L.V. Music Academy, Thrippunithura. He was also trained in Carnatic Music by Sri N.P.Ramaswami, and Hindustani Music from the great Guru Ustad Faiyaz Khan and Mr. Mohan Kumar (disciple of Pandit Ramesh Narayan).His own Music company Charu Creations has launched in 2014 and created various albums within this short span.

Early life[edit]

Uday's talent and dedication won him several prizes at various venues during his school and college days.Winner of Light music competition at all India Universities Youth Festival 1999 National level, Held at Calicut. Adjudged winner of the MG University Youth festival with A Grade in light music competition consecutively in 1998, 1999 and 2000. He was one of the finalist in first reality show "Gandharvasangeetham" in Kairali TV. Uday was an Announcer and ‘B High’ Grade Artist in All India Radio,Even though Uday's life and passion is with music he has proven himself as an excellent Administrator and a Manager in Health care industry. He associated with Asha Hospital, Vatakara, Kozhikode (2008 Nov – 2010 Dec) as Manager Administration and in Lakshmi Hospital, Ernakulum (1998 TO 2007) as Manager Administration.[1][2][3]

Uday Performing with Smt. Vani Jayaram at Kozhikode

Performing career[edit]

Uday has worked for various audio albums and track recordings for film songs. He has rendered songs for various remake movies and has released more than 500 audio Cassettes and CDs. He has had the good fortune to be associated with some of the greatest legends like G. Devarajan Master, Perumbavoor G. Raveendranath, Raveendran Mash, Rajamani, Vidhaydharan Mash, Jayavijaya (Jayan), Mankombu Gopalakrishnan, Darshan Raman, T.S.Radhakrishnaji, Bijibal, Santhosh Varma, Karthik Prakash, Neeraj Gopal, and many others. His entry to playback singing was marked by a song in the movie “Doctor Innocent Aanu” and rendered a beautiful melody Ormakalkkoppam, in the movie “Namboothiri Yuvavu @ 43”. Recently Uday has given voice to an M Mohanan Movie 'My God' under Bijibal's Music Composition.[4][5]

Life in Kuwait (2010 to 2012) Uday was instrumental in setting up the first ever Malayalam radio station in Kuwait – 98.4 Ufm. He was the Administration head and was the Music Manager of the organization. Uday’s Live show “Heart-Throbs” attracted thousands of listeners and was one of the best shows in 98.4U FM.[6]


Discography[edit]

Year Film Song Lyrics Music
2018 Premasoothram Ninnullil Premam Jiju Ashokan Gopi Sundar
2017 Paipin Chottile Pranayam Kaathu Kathittu B K Harinarayan Bijibal
2017 Cappuccino Enine Padendu Njan (with Ann Amie) Venu V Desham Hesham Abdul Vahab
2017 Kaaliyan Mazhayayum Veyilayum Ajith Irapuram Jithesh & Vinod
2016 10 Kalpanakal Rithu Shalabhame (with Shreya Ghoshal) Roy Puramadam Mithun Eshwar
2016 Oru Malayalam Colour Padam Mele Doore Vanil (with Nithya Balagopal Anil Punnad Mithun Eshwar
2015 My God Kusuruthi Kuppayakkara Ramesh Kavil Bijibal
2015 Oru New Generation Pani Mizhikalil Eenam George Mathew Karthik Prakash
2013 Namboothiri Yuvavu @ 43 Ormmakalkkoppam Ajith Irapuram Neeraj Gopal
2012 Doctor Innocent Aanu Sneham Pookkum Santhosh Varma Santhosh Varma
2010 Police Story Ninnude Ullil (with Sangeetha Varma) Mankombu Gopalakrishanan M.M.Sreelekha
2010 Operation Duryodhana Eak Bar Dekho (with Jyotsana Radhakrishnan) Mankombu Gopalakrishanan M.M.Sreelekha
2009 Raja Mudra Ragam Thedum Mankombu Gopalakrishanan S.A.Rajkumar

Latest Selected Albums 2018[edit]

Album Category Lyrics Music
Shanmukha Priyam Hindu Devotional P.C.Aravindan T.S.Radhakrishnaji
Sree Shailam Hindu Devotional P.R.Prasad Ranjth Gandharv
Pushparchana Hindu Devotional S.Ramesan Nair T.S.Radhakrishnaji
Pranayamay Love Songs Vivek Babu Vivek Babu
Aakashapanthal Drama Mathews Koonammavu Ullala Somanath
Ponnolam Ponnea Nostalgic Songs S.Ramesan Nair Manu Ramesan
Thuruthi Theertham Hindu Devotional Joby Jacob C.Sasikumar
Moulada Veela Muslim Devotional O.M.Karuvarakundu Jyothish Krishna
Prathyaksha Devan Hindu Devotional Santhosh Varma Santhosh Varma
Vachanolsavam Christian Devotional V.A Paul Shaji Thykkadan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uday Ramachandran Soundcloud Channel". Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Uday Ramachandran youTube Channel". Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Uday Ramachandran on his song in M. Mohanan's latest flick My God". thehindu.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "List of Malayalam Songs sung by Uday Ramachandran". malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Uday Ramachandran Malayala sangeetham Profile". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Article in mathrubhumi." mathrubhumi.com. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 

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