Ramamohanan N N



Born on 2 March 1976 in Palakkad district, Kerala, Shri Ramamohanan N.N. was initiated into the art of Kathakali music by his father, V.N. Narayanan Namboothiri and Kalamandalam Sreekumar. Later, he studied Carnatic music from K.M. Krishnan Namboothiri and obtained a Master of Arts degree in Carnatic Music. Shri Ramamohanan has also learnt Kathakali dance under Kalamandalam Soman.
Shri Ramamohanan N.N. has performed Carnatic music widely at several prestigious festivals. He has also performed extensively on vocal support accompanying numerous eminent Kathakali performers in Kerala and outside. Shri Ramamohanan has composed music for many Kathakali dance dramas.
Shri Ramamohanan N.N. has received many awards and honours including the Kochaniyan Award, Navarasam Award, Thirur Nambeesan Memorial Award, Sankaran Embrandiri Memorial Award, and Sreedevi Raghavam Award. He has taught Kathakali Music at Unnay Varriar Smaraka Kalanilayam, Thrissur and Kerala Kalamandalam.
Shri Ramamohanan N.N. is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for 2013-2014 for his notable talent in the field of Music for Dance.