Ratheesh Vega’s birth name was Ratheesh Menon. He was born in Palakkad, Kerala, India. He was bought up in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He has got a degree in music from Madras University. He pursued a short course in sound engineering. He continued learning music from Thrissur R. Vaidyanathan. Presently he lives in Thrissur with his wife Dr. Anu Vega and son Nathan Vega. His breakthrough into music direction was through the television program “Music Talks” telecasted on the channel Asianet TV.Gopi Sunder was the one who asked him to try his luck in the music field as music Director. One of his friends was so impressed by his singing that he introduced him to a producer Milan Jaleel. Who later offered him a chance, as he was impressed by his musical compositions in the musical album. Ratheesh Vega is a composer, singer, and musician in the Malayalam Films.
He entered the film industry in the year 2010 with a debut hit film” Cocktail” by
Arun Kumar. The hit song of this cinema, “neeyam thanalinu tahzhe” was handled by
Vijay Yesudas and Thulasi Yatheendran. Producer Milan Jaleel who was impressed by his work later called him again for his movie “Kasargod Khader Bhai.” Later he got a chance for a film written by
Anoop Menon. He composed four songs for this movie. Two songs in this movie got him a couple of awards as well. He was lucky to get another chance where the famous artist
Kavya Madhavan has sung for his composition in the movie “Matinee.”
He has done jingles for numerous brands. Some of them are Kalyan silks, Josco, MCR and Joy Alukkas. He is a part of a music brand named “Lalisom” formed in 2014 as a musician. They had offered an event amount to the government of Kerala for which Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had attended, but the government rejected the fund telling that it was quite regrettable. The award for best music director for Orissa-Kerala film critics’ association awards 2013 was awarded to him. There was few others award that he bagged the song award by CERA BIG Malayalam Music Award, 97.2 BIG FM 2013 for “Autumnal payal” Run Babby Run. Best Music Director Award from the Kochi Times Film award in the year 2011 for the movie “Beautiful.