Hailing from a family with a great tradition of musical excellence and reputation, Viju S Anand was initiated into the world of music at the age of ten by his grandfather Sri. Cherthala Padmanabhan Bhagavather, a renowned musician. He was inspired into the music world by his parents Sri Thiruvizha Sivanandan (Rtd Staff Artist (Violin) All India Radio , Thrissur) and his mother Smt. Vijayalakkshmi (Rtd. Music teacher S L Puram Govt. High School, Cherthala).
He began learning violin under the tutorship of Sri. Thiruvizha G Ullas and pursued it under the guidance of Sri. Nedumangad Sivanandan, an esteemed violinist.
Viju S Anand attained his ‘ Ganabhooshanam’ Diploma with a meritorious first class from R.L.V College of Music, Thripunithura and he Graduated in Carnatic Music from Govt. Chittur College, Palakkad. Later on he completed his Masters in Violin (MA Music) with distinction from the Department of Music, University of Delhi.
He has appeared in radio and television programs with All India Radio, Doordarshan, Amritha TV, AsiaNet, Soorya and Jeevan TV on various occasions. Music concerts, musical demonstrations etc.
He had the opportunity to accompany many great Musicians like Sri. T. K. Govinda Rao, Sri. T. R. Subrahmaniam, Sri. Nedunnoori Krishnamoorthy, Sri. T.V. Sankaranarayanan, Sri. Neyyattinkara Vasudevan, Sri. T. N. Sheshagopalan, Sri. M. K. Sankaran Namboothiri, Dr. K. Omanakkutty, Dr. Vageesh, Sri. Rudrapattanam Brothers, Sri. T. V. Gopalakrishnan, Smt. Parassala Ponnammal, Sri. Trichy Ganesh, Sri. Neyveli Santhanagopalan, Sri. Shashank, Sri. P. Unnikrishnan, Sri. N. P. Ramaswamy, Sri. Chenkottai Harihara Subrahmaniam, Dr. K. N. Ranganatha Sharma, Sri. T M Krishna, Smt. Mathangi Sathyamoorthy, Sri. V R Dileep kumar, Sri. O S Arun, Sri. Kavalam Srikumar, Sri. Abhishek Raghuram, Sri. Ramakrishnan moorthy, Sri. Bharath Sundar etc.
Accompanied for classical music concerts and dance concerts with leading artists all over in India and abroad including Singapore, France, Norway, London, Spain, Portugal, United States and Srilanka.
Have a great privilege of being an accompanist for the Music C D’s by eminent artists like Sri. Neyyattinkara Vasudevan, Sri. M K Sankaran Namboothiri, Sri. G S Rajan(flute), Dr. K N Ranganatha sharma and many more..
Viju along with .Edappally Ajithkumar released their first duo violin CD