Vishnudev Namboothiri, All India Radio A Graded Carnatic vocalist who has been giving several concert performances in various sabhas and temples in India and USA since his debut concert at Guruvayur Temple in the year 2002. After his initial training under Sri. Chandramana Narayanan Namboothiri, he has been undergoing advanced coaching under Sangeetha Kalaacharya Sri. P. S. Narayanaswamy. While adhering firmly to tradition, Vishnudev’s music is innovative and unique as well. Recently, he quit his IT job in USA and currently lives in Chennai to pursue a full-time career in Carnatic Music.
EXPERIENCE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Jaya TV Carnatic Music Idol 2012
- “Shanmukha Sangeetha Siromani” title in 2015 from Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha, Mumbai
- “Best Performer” Award by Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha during their Music Festival 2015
- “Maharajapuram Santhanam Award” for Raga rendering, awarded by Sri Krishna Gana Sabha during their 58th Art and Dance Festival December 2013
- First prize in HCL concert series 2012 awarded by The Music Academy
- Kanchi Kamakoti Asthana Vidwan in 2011
- First prize in All India Radio Music Competition for Carnatic Music – Vocal in 2003
- Recipient of “Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Mandram” scholarship in 2012
- First prize in Carnatic music competition conducted by Sri Poornathrayeesa Sangeetha Sabha Thripoonithura in 2002- Tambura Prize sponsored and awarded by Padmabhooshan Dr. K. J. Yesudas.