Ranjith is an Indian playback singer who originally hails from Kerala.He is brought up in Tamil Nadu and he is very famous for his playback singing in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam. He became popular when he won the Sun TV Saptha Swarangal singing contest in 2001
Ranjith was born in Chennai, India to a proper Malayalee family, they hail from Ottapalam in Kerala, and he grew up listening to various kinds of music.He used to stay in a locality in Chennai where there were majority of Keralites and he had a chance to participate in the local programs there.Later he was suggested by somebody to his parents that he would come up if he is being trained in classical music. He learned Indian Classical Music and Karnatic music in his childhood. As of now he sings songs in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu.
Ranjith, who hails from Kalluvazhi near Ottappalam, was trained in classical music by Vidwan Cuddalore Subramanian, K. S. Kanakasingam, Trichur P. Ramankutty and P. S. Narayana Swamy.
Foray Into Playback Singing
Ranjith was first recognised by Mani Sharma. Ranjith made a debut into playback singing with the song "Adugu Adugu" from the movie Bobby along with one of the greatest singer Hariharan which was released in the year 2002. This song was received very well in Andhra Pradesh and the audio became an instant hit. Later Ranjith made his debut in Tamil play back singing by singing the song "Hey Penne" from the movie Aasai Aasaiyai which was released in 2003. The music and the song was a bit hit but the song which really gave Ranjith a good break is the song "Suppose" from the movie Sukran which was released in 2005. In 2009, he also performed in Singapore for the mega hit variety programme, Jillunu Oru Maalai, produced by Megastar Productions.