Ranjith K. Govind, simply known as Ranjith, is a South Indian playback singer who has sung for a number of Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. Brought up in Chennai in a Malayali family, Ranjith grew up listening to all kinds of music. He trained in Indian classical music (both Hindustani and Carnatic), under eminent artistes including Sri PS Narayanaswamy.
He shot into the limelight in 2001, after winning Tamil television channel Sun TV’s "Saptha Swarangal" in 2001. Introduced into the film scene by music director Mani Sharma in the Telugu film "Bobby," Ranjith continued to get offers, and it was Vijay Antonywho gave him the hit number "Suppose" from the film "Sukran."
From then on, Ranjith churned out hit songs one after another under Yuvan Shankar Raja (Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan, Thamirabharani, Mankatha), Harris Jayaraj (Chellame), Manisharma (Pokkiri, Padikathavan) and D. Imman (Nenjil Jil Jil, Thiruvayadal Aarambam, Kumki).
He is also a regular singer for his friend Thaman. S, a leading Tollywood music director who more recently scored the music for "Settai", the Tamil remake of "Delhi Belly".
Ranjith has decided to go solo, and today – on the occassion of his birthday – has released a new track which has composed himself. The track is called "Isai Thandha Swaasamae", and it is a single that he dedicates to all his fans and music lovers for supporting him in his achievement and goals. The track has a beautiful melody, showcasing his classical training in the song. As well as this, Ranjith has rapped a few lines too, making it a song that fuses multiple genres together.
Have a listen to Ranjith’s solo single below:
The entire team at Thamarai.com wish Ranjith a very happy birthday, and continuous success in his musical career.