Hailing from the rhythm family, Mahesh Vinayakram has invariably chosen the art of Vocal music. No wonder he is the son of grammy award winner Padmashri T.H. Vikku Vinayakram. Mahesh Vinayakram, today is one of the leading artists in the field of Carnatic and world music. He started his career as a SOLO VOCALIST at the age of 12.
He had an opportunity to take vocal lessons from Gurus like Shri H.Y. Narayanan, Shri O.S. Thiagarajan, Mrs. Savithiri Sathyamurthy, Shri. Bhagavathulu Seetharama Sarma (Kalapeetham, Chennai) and he also taking advanced lessons from Smt. Radhaviswanathan Daughter of Bharth Rathna M.S. Subbulakshmi.
Having performed in all metro cities as solo performer in concerts. He has also trained himself as a Fusion Singer for various foreign bands with various foreign artists. One of the Bands named “Good People in times of Evil” with artists Mr. Jonas Hellborg in Bass and Shawn Lane in Guitar with his two brothers and another percussion Group named “Sapthaakshara” – a Group Conducted by his father Padmashri Shri. T.H. Vikku Vinayakram. He has toured extensively to almost all places in the world for both the Bands listed above.