Sri.M.S.Giridhar an ardent devotee of Shirdi Saibaba was born on 24th May 1961. His parents are Vedamurty Late Sri.Venkataramana Aithal and Smt.Kamalamma. He is a household name in Karnataka for the past so many years. He has double degree to his credit Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Law.
Sri. M.S.Giridhar started his musical journey at a very early age. He got trained in Primary Bhajan singing and Discourses at Ramakrishna Ashram with adequate support from his elder sister and tyaga jeevi Smt.Lalitamba. He participated in Satsang at BSSS College, Whitefield and was recognized by the Chancellor. He got trained in Veda, Vedanta, and Atma Jnana under the guidance of veteran Scholar, Spiritual Preacher and Tyaga Jeevi Sri.Lakshminarayana Aithal.
He was not far behind in Sports. He was a University Level Badminton Player, College Level Cricket Player and Club Level Carom and Chess Player.
He was the Disciple of Smt Chayamani in Karnatic Music Basics, Disciple of Sri Raghuveer Rao Ullal in Hindustani Music Basics, Disciple of Sri Narasimha Rao in Harmonium Basics, Disciple of Sri B.K.Chandrashekhar [London Chandru] for writing musical notations basics and Disciple of Smt Lalitamba in Bhajana rendering basics.
Film Music Direction:
“Nishedhajne” a Kannada film, directed by Sri.Padmanabha, with a concept of police story. [Released]
“Omme Nodide” a Kannada film, directed by Sri.Kuppu Swami, with a love story.
Audio CDs / Albums:
Music Direction for above 50 Devotional Song Albums for Jai Audio Company of Chennai.
11 personal Bhajan Albums, 1 Sai Bhajan Album for Sangeeta Sagar Company, 1 Sai Bhajan Album for Lahari Recording Company, 1 Bhajan Album for Raagam Company.
Free Bhajan Classes:
Conducts regular weekly Bhajan Classes every Saturday at Puttige Temple, Basavanagudi, Bangalore from 4 PM to 5 PM.
Conducts regular weekly Bhajan Classes every Saturday at Adi Chunchanagiri Temple, Vijayanagar, Bangalore from 5.30 PM to 6.30 PM.
Conducts regular weekly Bhajan Classes every Sunday at Sringeri Shankar Mutt,Basavanagudi,Bangalore from 4.15 PM to 5.15 PM.
1.GANAKALA RATNA [gem of singing] by Bishop of South Canara District for rendering community Songs on Jesus life story all over Southern Karnataka District in 50 Churches.
2. BHAJANAAKARA [source of Bhajana] by HIS HOLINESS Paryaya Sri Pejavara Vishweshwara Theertha Swami on the occasion of Bhajana festival at udupi in the year 2001.
3.MELODY KING District Junior Colleges Inter University Music Festival Award in the year 1985.
4.GAANA GANDHARVA [Singing Angel] by Sri Ramananda Swami on the annual award function of Kolya Navaratri Utsava.
5.SUGAMA SANGEETA GURU TILAKA [best of best in teaching light music] by Pallavi sanskritika vedike, Vijayanagar, Bangalore.