Anand Narayan (born 4 October 1985 in Kerala, India) is a yoga trainer, television personality and playback singer from Kerala, India. He hosted Josco Indian Voice, a highly acclaimed music reality show on Mazhavil Manorama, the HD entertainment channel launched by Malayala Manorama.
Anand, shot into fame as a presenter-cum-performer on Amrita TV’s Let’s Dance , the first-ever dance reality show for pairs on Malayalam television. Formerly he was noted as a talented contestant on other music reality shows such as Amrita TV Super Star Global’s Idea Star Singer in 2006 and SS Music Voice Hunt.
He has also worked as show-host on Kiran TV and Asianet Plus.
Hailing from the city of Thiruvananthapuram, (Kerala, India), he did his schooling at Loyola School and pursued his BTech degree in Computer Science from SCT College of Engineering. After graduation, he went on to become a software engineer, based out of Bangalore. Presently he is a popular stage performer, singer and presenter who has given performances all across India, and in countries like the US, the UK, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, the UAE, and Vietnam.
As a playback singer his first song was ‘Mamboo Paadam..’, from the movie Orkkuka Vallappozhum. Set to a tune by M Jayachandran, this song earned him a ‘Radio Mirchi Music Award’ Nomination for the ‘Best Upcoming Singer’ in 2009. In 2010, he sang for the Mammootty movie Best Actor wherein he wrote the rap lyrics as well. The album won a ‘Radio Mirchi Music Award’ that year. Anand married Rajalekshmi Sathikumar on 8 December 2018 at Travancore Convention Center Trivandrum.
- Television :
Asianet Social Media Evening Rhythm:Host (2020)
Asianet Social Media Dinner Talk:Host (2020)
Amrita TV Kerala Dance League:Host (2019)
Mazhavil Manorama Josco Indian Voice : Host (2011–2012)
Amrita TV Super Star 2: Host (2011)
Amrita TV Super Dancer Junior 4: Finale Co-Host (2011)
Amrita TV Style Bhai: Host (2010)
Amrita TV Let’s Dance: Host (2009)
Amrita TV Super Star Global: Contestant (2009)
Film Music :
Orkkuka Vallappozhum – Nalla Mamboo Paadam..
Happy Husbands – Happy Husbands
Ivar Vivahitharayal – Sunday Sooryan
Best Actor – Kanalu Malayude
I G Inspector General – Vishaal