Rahul Nambiar

Occupation:
Singer
Years Active:
2006-Present
Rahul Nambiar
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Rahul Nambiar is an Indian playback singer. He has sung for famous music directors including Ilayaraja, Harris Jeyaraj, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Manisarma, Vidyasagar, Hariharan-Leslie Lewis (Colonial Cousins), Sandeep Chowta, G.V. Prakash Kumar, Devi Sri Prasad, Karthik Raja, Vijay Anthony, Imman, Chakri, Thaman and many more. He has also worked with A. R. Rahman for background scores of numerous movies.

Personal Profile

He has had “just a brief stint” in classical music. The only “remote” connection his family has with music is that his grandfather was a singer with the All India Radio. But Rahul Nambiar, the Malayali sensation in the Tamil and Telugu film music industry who has hits including ‘Adada mazhadaa’ (Paiyya) and ‘Vasantha Mullai’ (‘Pokkiri') to his credit, has a voice that leaves you impressed right at the first go.

He is a versatile singer and loves to sing in different styles and modulations. The same is evident in the many songs that he has sung. 1. Rahul has joined hands with his long time friend and Bass player Aalaap Raju to form a band named RAHLAAP. Their first album is a self-titled one RAHLAAP and will be released in HINDI. The album will have songs with various genres and the same is to be released soon. 2

Rahul has performed more than 400 live shows as of 2010 (Corporate, Private and Star Nites) around India and abroad (United States, Srilanka, Singapore, Kuwait, Dubai, Bangkok etc). He has sung well over 200 songs in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam movies put together. Rahul hails from Kerala and yet he is well versed in Hindi as he was brought up in Delhi. His ability to dabble with various styles of music, languages (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi, English etc) and connect with varied audience has made him popular among event organizers and TV show organisers.