S.P. Ramh hails from a family of musicians. His maternal grandfather, Kalaimamani and Sangeetha Bhushanam Shri G.N. DHANDAPANI was a Veena artist and teacher who was serving All India Radio as a staff artist for well over three decades. His father Shri R. SHANKARAN and mother Shrimathi S. KALYANI are also a Veena artists.