Ranjith is a very famous and versatile south Indian singer. He has a vibrant personality and can make the crowd tap their feet with his energetic songs, can make them emotional with his soothing voice and is a mass entertainer. He was born on February 21, 1977. He is a very well-known playback singer and has worked for many films. He is mainly working for the Karnataka, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam film industries. Ranjith was born in a Malayali family, in Chennai. His family belongs to a small town, Kalluvazhi, Kerala. Ranjith grew up listening to various types of music he stayed in a society where social-programmes were a trend. The localities used to participate in these programmes. Once, a family friend suggested training Ranjith for classical music.
He is trained in Hindustani music and Carnatic music by Vidwan Cuddalore Subramanian, K. S. Kanakasingam, Trichur P. Ramankutty and P. S.
Narayana Swamy. In the year 2001, he won a show named SUN TV Saptha Swarangal; through which he became famous. Ranjith is married to a Bharatanatyam dancer
Reshmi Menon. They have a daughter named Ria. Ranjith has sung over 800 songs including languages, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. He has also learned western classical music from Mr. Augustine Paul. He is not only a singer but also plays various instruments which include guitar, piano, and mridangam.
These instruments helped him to broaden his horizon of music. He has also composed music for a famous show called PANCHAMUKHI. PANCHAMUKHI is a dance production which includes styles like Bharatanatyam, Mohiniattam, Kathakali and different types of folk dances performed by trained dancers. He is also a part of the band DRISHTI. DRISHTI has participated in many immense events and has shared with singers like KK, Colonial brothers, Pritam. Ranjith has also performed with AR Rehman in many of his abroad concerts, which are THE UNITY OF LIGHT, and THE 3-DIMENSIONAL TOUR. He has done concerts in countries like USA, Australia, France, Germany, UK, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia. In the year 2012, Ranjith won the MAA music award.