Ajith Namboothiri is first and foremost a music enthusiast. He is also a trained musician, event organizer and publisher. His television experience of more than 15 years includes the roles of anchor, scriptwriter, producer, and programme conceptualizer. His concepts and programmes on television include: Ragotsavam,the greatest show knittedwith Music Director M Jayachandran and Kavalam Sreekumar for Kairali TV, Ragarathnam, the sensational, first-of-its-kind classical music reality show on Amritha TV; Sruthilayam, a concert format show on Indian classical music; and Laasyam, a Mohiniyattam-based dance reality show on Amrita TV. Ajith Namboothiri’s initiatives in the realm of music include Sangeetha Gurukulam, Naadavidyaalayam Facebook group and Naadavidyaalayam Sangeetha Satsangam.
The Creative Director and Chairman of NAADAvidyaaLAYAM
(a wing of SangeethaGurukulam),
(a wing of SangeethaGurukulam),
an alumni of Sri Swati tirunal College of Music Thiruvananthapuram,Keralam, and Chembai Memorial Govt.Music College,Palakkad,Keralam, South India ,and a musician, researcher, musicologist and one of the brains behind and faces on the screen of the greatest hit music programme RAGOTSAVAM,a show based on Ragas of in classical and popular Indian music ,telecasted in Kairali TV,and director and presenter of SRUTILAYAM an Indian music programme in concert format and an infotainment, telecast on Amrita T V, the leading Malayalam channel telecast at 8.30am and repeat telecast at 5.30am And now directing and researching,scripting the Carnatic Music talent search show of Amrita TV, RAGARATNAM JUNIOR 2
BIO of a
A television producer as well as a musician
in television programme direction
Having worked in TV for the past 20 years and experience spans many genres of programming like conceiving,designing,scripting,co ordinating,direction.
Drama, documentaries, commercials,live music and theatre, corporate communications and more, his directing skills have ensured a reliable, creative and professional result.
He got his big break on RAGOTSAVAM(The Festival of Ragas ), a show series on ragas of Indian music , which crossed 365 episodes and 5years, telecast on Kairali Tv, a Kerala Based international channel in between 2001 nd 2005.
Link to a review on the show,RAGOTSAVAM http://www.hindu.com/fr/2006/06/30/stories/2006063000140200.htm
The next break was JEEVADHARA , a programme series on good living based on Ayurveda ,Nature and Ancient Culture ,telecast on AMRITA TV. This programme crossed 275 episodes and still going on air.
Link to the channel site http://www.amritatv.com/html/jeevadhara.php
The other one is SRUTILAYAM on Amrita Tv , a daily show based on Carnatic music( the south Indian Music) in which he is on and behind the screen.
http://www.amritatv.com/html/sruthilayam.phpAjit has worked on a range of documentary series ,including KALAKSHETARANGAL, a series on the classical arts of kerala like
1. Kudiyattom-the ancient Sanskrit drama with music and dance( an intangible heritage art approved by UNESCO)
2. Swati tirunal and his music (swati was a King of Travancore and a great composer of Indian music),
3. Ottam Thullal, the classical performing art of kerala
4. Idakka, a gods own instrument on the ancient music percussion instrument of India
5. Symphony of colors on Theyyam,the ritual art form of northern kerala
6. mohanamurali, a casual interview based documenatation on the great Carnatic Musician Dr.Balamuaralikrishna and his disciple Prince Ramavarma of Travancore palace.
7. Desadanam Muthassan, a special show through the memories of great Malayalam film actor Unnikrishnan Namboothiri.
Particular strengths include enthusiasm, creativity and effective lighting skills known for transforming a mundane setting into something special. Also appreciated for his all-round understanding and knowledge of the production process, quick thinking, and a professional, personable work ethic.
Ajit Namboothiri, ILLAM, 18, Devi Nagar, Sriragam Road, Pappanamkod, Nemom P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, Keralam, India pin: 695020
Phone : 09447374646
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