Arjun Menon is a versatile singer who has sung for music directors like
Harris Jayaraj, A.R. Rahman and other veteran music composers of Kollywood. He is also the lyrics writer who is an NRI based in
New York. The actor also experimented himself as an actor in a Malayalam serial and got appreciated by critics and audience. He sings in various other Indian languages such as Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu too.
He was born to
Prem Menon who headed the TV channel Asianet in 1992 as a vice president and then crossed over to Zee News channel and was also responsible for taking Zee Tamizh to a higher level. Currently, he is film prouder of a few Malayalam movies. Arjun Menon was born to Prem Menon and Usha on December 19, 1997. This singer completed his primary education. Chinmaya Vidyalaya and then got his Engineering degree from Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering in 2009.
Also, he had his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics from Pune and joined It company Cognizant. In between his educative curriculum, he had a passion towards learning Carnatic music. There were various gurus or masters for him to train him in classical music and they were Ajay Namboodiri.
He had taken the privilege of learning music from N. Ravikiran who is renowned musician and composer. He used to perform on stages as a solo artist in Carnatic music across the country and then appeared on the TV channel. His first performance in TV was for Zee Tamizh '
Isai Unplugged' (2010).
He then sang in the chorus for various songs and tracked session for composer
Vijay Prakash. His debut in playback happened with Harris Jayaraj when Harris allowed him to sing a solo tack in the movie '
Engeyum Kadhal' (2011). The solo track "Kulu Kulu Venpani Pola" had lyrics by Harris and the song was added later in the movie.
Actor and dancer Prabhudeva directed the film. In 2012, the dubbed version of Telugu released with a title '
Ninnu Choosthe Love Vasthundi'. Harris Jayaraj composed the music. The track lyrics got changed, and the Telugu song had a title "Mila Mila" which was written by Vanamali. Anup Menon sang the song.
In 2014, music composer Harris Jayaraj for the movie 'Yaaan' which was directed by Ravi K. Chandran. In this movie, Harris gave Anup Menon to sing a duet track with singer Chinmayi. The song known as "Latcham Calorie" had lyrics by Pa.Vijay. In the year 2015, Anup Menon sang a song "Neeraambal Poovae" with another singer MC. Vickey.
Harris Jayaraj composed the music. Sony Music released the music of the film. The song was pleasing with excellent sound quality. In the same year 2014, Arjun sang the song "Laksha Calorie" with singer Chinmayi for the movie ‘Nene.’“Nene” was the dubbed versions of Nannbenda. The lyrics of this Telugu song was by Vanamali. Harris Jayaraj composed music for the movie "Nene." Arun has performed as a judge in various inter-collegiate shows in Chennai.
He has performed over 400 shows across the country. Harris Jayaraj composed music for the movie "Nene." Also, Arjun has sung many title songs for various Television programs of Zee Tamizah such as the title song "Thumbikkai Azhaga" for '
Shree Ganesh' and "Ulahi Ulahi" for "Merku Mambalathil Oru Kadhal'.
Arjun also provides the title track and composed the instrumental music for the show "Olimayamaana Yedhirkaalam." He has followed footsteps of his father in philanthropic activities and has taken his journey to strengthen the charitable events across the state of Tamil Nadu by being a member of Rotary clubs and performs for clubs like Rotatory or even orphanage home like Udavum Karangal.