Rajhesh Vaidhya
Rajhesh VaidhyaBorn in 1973, Rajhesh Vaidhya was brought up in a rich musical tradition. His father Sri K.M. Vaidyanathan was a rhythm stalwart both in mridangam and ghatam. From a very tender age, he started his tutelager under Smt. Jeyalakshmi and continued receiving teaching of the Saraswathi Veena under Smt Rama Nambinarayanan. He also received advance training under the world-renowned carnatic veena maestro Shri Chitti Babu.

Rajhesh Vaidhya is not only a highly capable musician in India, but has performed on stages around the world including Europe, Brazil, South Africa, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, Canada, USA and many more. He has even performed with an experimental dance troupe based in Switzerland.

Apart from his blistering speed, Rajhesh’s veena playing is distinguished by his use of electric or amplified strings.

In addition to his instrumental performances, he is also involved in musical directing for teleserials, also working with leading cine directors Vidyasagar, Harris Jeyaraj, Bhardhwaj, Deva and many more.

Albums to his credits includes ‘Temptations’, Hurricane, Rampage, d Voyage I, II, Freak, Churaliya and manymore.

He has numerous other albums to his credit in the classical, "Bharathiyar" and Thiagaraja kirthis category.

Within the Veena tradition, undoubtedly one ot the most intriguing and technically beguiling.

Rajhesh Vaidhya has received the honorable title “ Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peeta Aasthana Vidwan “ (2001).

He has also acted in the famous Tele-serial “Premi” directed by Iyakkunar Sigaram Sri. K. Balachander on Sun TV. Rajhesh Vaidhya has done Music Direction for some of the famous Tele serials like, "Pudayal", "MarmaDesam", "Anni", "Veettukku veedu Lootty", "Sharadha", "Alaigal", "Mughangal", "Marakka Mudiyuma", "Enna satham inda naeram" , "Sahaana" Nilavai Pidippom", and Vikramaaditya.

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