Jitesh Sundaram was born at Thalassery in the year 1971, as the second son of Dr. M.A. Sundaram, a leading Medical Practicioner. He completed his formal education from St. Josephs Boys High School and S.N. College, Kannur. Later on he did his LL.B from S.D.M Law College, Mangalore. He is a trained musician and is one of the foremost disciple of ghazal and bhajan Masestro Shri Anup Jalota. His greatest privilege of accompanying his Master at various concerts makes his talents well matured and well disciplined.
He had the rare opportunity to perform in the "KHAZANA" two day ghazal festival organised by ghazal Maestro Pankaj Udhas in Mumbai. Stalwarts of ghazal world unite together for this festival. He also did share the same stage with well known ghazal Maestros Ghulam Ali, Anup Jalota, Pankaj Udhas, Talat Aziz, Chandan Das, Anuradha Paduwal to name a few on various occassions.
An audutioned & graded artisle of All India Radio, Mangalore has been regularly giving recordings and performances for AIR, Doordarshan and for various T.V. Channels.
He has performed at major Music Festivals like, Swaralaya Music & Dance Festival, India Festival, Mumbai Festival, Nishangandhi Festival, Vasantholsavam, Mayyazhi Mahotsavam, Karavali Ustav & Soorya Festival.
He did a brief appearance as a ghazal singer in the award winning Malayalam movie "Megha Malhar" directed by well known director Kamal.
He has toured extensively for concerts, covering USA, Canada, West Indies, Europe and the Middle East. Jitesh has to his credit ghazal and bhajan albums Chahat, Dard, Saadgee, Bhajan Ratan and Bhajan Tulsi.
In January 2011 released a Malayalam Ghazal Album "Ennumeeswaram" sung and composed by him, along with Ghazal Maestros Pankaj Udhas and Anup Jalota, penned by Rafeeq Ahamed.
Website : www.jiteshsundaram.com