Vishnudev Namboothiri is a young Carnatic vocalist who has been giving several concert performances for the last 18 years. After his initial training under Sri. Chandramana Narayanan Namboothiri, he has been undergoing advanced coaching under 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 the USA and currently lives in Chennai, India to pursue a fulltime career in Carnatic Music.
He is an A grade artist of All India Radio and has won the reality show – Jaya T V Carnatic Music Idol 2012. He won the All India Radio National Level Carnatic Music competition in 2003 and has won several awards and endowments from leading organizations in Chennai. He received the title “Shanmukha Sangeetha Siromani” from Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha, Mumbai in 2015. He has performed several concerts in various Cultural organizations and various venues in India and the USA. Several reviews of his concerts have appeared in leading newspapers such as The Hindu. Vishnudev is regularly accompanied by very senior artists on violin and percussion, and has also been gathering a fan following.