Kalesh and his more youthful sibling Raj Mahesh were brought into the world in Nedumparambu, Kilimanoor a rural town close to Thiruvananthapuram, in the territory of Kerala. They were raised by their dad Divakaran, who filled in as a postmaster and their mom, Sarasamma. Going to class at Nagaroor Nedumparambu Government Higher Secondary School, he proceeded to finish his pre-degree in English at Sree Narayana College, Varkala. Presently he graduated with an English degree from Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthy.
During his tutoring, he won an honor for best entertainer at the State School Youth Festival.
Kalesh is hitched to Divya Kalesh. She is the maker of TV shows like Taste of Kerala, Hot and Spicy, Little World and Mathrubhumi Award Night. They have two youngsters.
Kalesh's vocation brought the transform into media outlets when he joined a course in cinematography at the Southern Film Institute. He had been a piece of Challenge Arts, an expressions advancement club at Nagaroor, where he acted in some novice theater exhibitions including dramatizations by G.Sankarapilai, Kavalam Narayana Panickker, Onam Thuruththu Rajasekharan and Chembur Zakir. On consummation, he joined Asianet as an associate chief for projects like Sayahnam and Suprabhatham. He likewise aided the creation of limited time recordings and movies. At the point when he was not dealing with his numerous different tasks, he functioned as a phase choreographer for the performer Gopinath Muthukad, who propelled him to concentrate on enchantment. In 1999, Kalesh looked for his tutelage.
Ruchi Vattam was distributed in Malayalam by DC Book, Kottayam. Raj Kalesh joined the celebrated positions of creators. He had before distributed food arranged articles in different Malayalam periodicals like Vanitha, Grihalakshmi, Mathrubhoomi Yathra, Kanyaka, Vanitha Paachakam and Madhyamam Ruchi.
Prizes and acknowledgments
2007 and 2009: Award for best TV anchor from the State Government
2007: Frame Media Award for Best Anchor
2008: Asian Television Award for Best Anchor
2009: JC Award for the best cooking show of the year
2010: Winner of the unscripted TV drama Entertainment Ke Liye – Kuch Bhi Karega
2016: Best Performer grant from Mantra International Magic Convention.