Sri.Vinayachandra Menon Bhagavathar was born and bought up in Trivandrum. His father C P Raman Menon worked as a professor. Mother Padmini R Menon., He studied his graduates college of Engineering, Trivandrum. He is also working in Mindtree Ltd., Bangalore. He is married to Suchithra V Menon and has two children Harishankar and Sreelakshmi.
Vinayachandra Menon Bhagavathar, a renowned exponent of sampradhaya Bhajan, with a rare distinction of being a disciple of the legendary Bhajan artists Sri. Vaidyanathan Bhagavathar. He is a repository of Bhajan songs and one among the very few who is accredited with an in depth knowledge in rendering a complete form of Sampradaya Bhajans.
Vinay bhagavathar really did a marvelous deliberation on various aspects of Sampradaya Bhajana, the essence, importance accrued uses of nama sankeerthanam.
He has been honoured with as the ‘Asthana Vidwan’ of Sri Kanchi Kama koti Peetam.