Birthday: 1957

Ananth Vaidyanathan, born in Jamshedpur in the year 1957, is a voice expert in India. He is a part of many music shows which include Josco Indian Voice which was telecast on Mazhavil Manorama channel and Airtel Super Singer, etc. In these shows, he gives vocal training to the contestants. At a very young age, Ananth Vaidyanathan started studying music. He learned his first songs from his father who is an untrained singer. At the age of seven, Ananth started learning music and became a student of T.M. Thiagarajan and Sangita Kalanidhi. He got his undergraduate degree in economics from Loyola College, Chennai. After doing MBA from Xavier School of Management (XLRI), he joined ITC Sangeet Research Academy, a musical school in Kolkata but because of some errors in methods of training his voice got damaged.

Although, in 1980’s, he lost his voice but was able to regain it with the help of a teacher in ITC Sangeet Academy named Sunil Bose and Peter Calatin who is from Ireland. After long 12 years, in 1993, he sang again with the help of Peter Calatin and late Sunil Bose. He started teaching music in the year 2003 and in 2007, he started giving vocal training to contestants in many TV shows in India. He has also done a Tamil movie named Avan Ivan. Ananth Vaidyanathan is also known as a man on a mission, who is so passionate about music. He has a knowledge of many Carnatic and Hindustani ragas. His appearance and way of styling resembles those of magician or godman with a long, straight, colored hair, bright kurta suits, and colorful jewelry.

He has the thinking that everyone is born singer. According to him, a musical voice is everyone’s birthright. In India, he is one of the leading voice experts. Be that as it may, Ananth Vaidyanathan’s biggest achievement is that he has improved the voices of many young singers on TV shows. The parents of those young singers acknowledge this publicly and state that Ananth not only improved their voice but focused on their overall development as a person. He is an expert in music and can easily diagnose the main voice problem and can offer effective remedies to correct it. He believes that a person with a good voice H must have self-belief and confidence. He possesses all these qualities in him.

He is energetic, lively and vocal in conversation and is obsessive about his mission in life. Although he is a good listener he can give you the best honest responses. In 1980’s, when he had issues with his voice, he worked as a concert organizer in ITC. His Gurus and also the favorite singers include K.S. Chitra, Kishori Amonkar, Parveen Sultana, K.G. Ginde, M.S. Subbulakshmi, M.L. Vasanthakumari and S.P. Balasubramaniam. Ananth Vaidyanathan is the champion of Carnatic music and gave training to many singers. Many leading vocalists admire his training methods and appreciate him. Although, Ananth had many ups and downs in life, now he is successful and showed the right path to many of the singers.

In 2018, Ananth was the 7th contestant who entered the second edition of the Bigg Boss Tamil. He was nominated to evict during the first and second week.

Sureshbabu Mane Tamil Actor

Sureshbabu Mane

Suresh Babu Mane hails from Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was born in the year 1902, February-15. He was born to Ustad Abdul Karim Khan and Tharabai Manne. His father was a court musician in Baroda. When his father was young, he used to learn music to his mother, Tharabhai. Later on, the two got attracted and decided to get married. But Tharabhai's parents were against her they don’t want their daughter to get engaged to him because of their social order. Without any other choice the couple, at last, left Baroda and moved to Mumbai. Then they had two sons and three daughters. Suresh Babu Mane was one among them. Right from his childhood, he used to sing and tune some songs. His father was his first Guru who made him learn how to sing. As days passed, he became an outstanding Hindustani Classical musician. He had an interest in playing instruments like Tabla and Harmonium. Suresh was proficient in singing Khyal, Thumri, Marathi, Natya Sangeet, and Bhajan. A few of his recordings are available on certain websites and market. He’s an expert in Thumri singing. Many singers will always try to put their greatest efforts to imitate him which is highly impossible. He stood as a role model to many people. Afar from singing, he has also acted in many Marathi plays and several movies. Though he’s not a capable actor, he had acted in few stage plays. After that, he became a fantastic actor too. When his younger sister started a theatrical company, he took the initiative and acted in that too. He acted in many other movies like Amrit Manthan in the year 1934, Chandrasena in the year 1935, Rajput Ramani in the year 1936. Besides, singing and acting, he has also composed music for a few movies like Devayani, Such hai. He is the one who had great talent in singing as well as in acting too. Only a few people will have such a talent. Hirabai Badodekhar, Dr. Prabha Atre, renowned in the music industry are his beloved disciples. He died on 15 February 1953 in Pune, Mumbai. At that time his age was just 51, the country had lost one of the greatest singers, music director, and actor. Every year on 15 February, an annual music festival is held in Mumbai, it started with one of his disciples Dr. Prabha Atre in the year 1992. And that would be a standout music event every year throughout the country.

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