For 12-year-old Rahul Vellal from Bangalore, Karnataka, music is a way of life. The child prodigy, who has become a YouTube sensation with his songs and melodious voice, is all set to perform for the first time in Malaysia at the International Carnatic Music Festival in Kuala Lumpur.
Rahul’s YouTube page has over 1 million views. One of his video (Brahma Okate) that he sang along with another kid sensation, Surya Gayathri, under the direction of Kuldeep M Pai, has been viewed more than 6.6 million People across the world.
Sudha Ragunathan, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Sri Sri Ravishankar and other celebrities have also lauded his performance.
He has sung in seven musical videos, Paluke Bangaramayena, Vaishnav Janato, Pibare Rama Rasam, Brahmam Okate, Shivashtakam, Mahalakshmi Ashtakam and Ram Govind Hare for the renowned music director, Kuldeep M Pai from Chennai, which have been released worldwide on YouTube.
Rahul has performed Carnatic classical music in several sabhas across India and abroad, and won prizes in several musical competitions.
Along with his yearning for music, Rahul also excels in his academics. He is also the recipient of CCRT National Level Scholarship for Carnatic Music Vocal, from Central Government of India.
Recently he accomplished another feat as the playback singer for Disney's Telugu 'Lion King'.
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