Najim Arshad,born and brought up in Thiruvananthapuram,in a family which showed wide interest in music. He learned the first lessons of music from my mother. She is a music teacher in a Govt.school. He is very much inspired by his father who is a retired administrative officer in the Vigilance Department.He has two elder brothers. One is working as doctor and the other as a sound engineer. It's happy to say that both his brothers are musicians. His leisure time activities include writing lyrics, composing music, and innovating new styles in music.
He is undergoing a special training in Karnatic music vocal from his Gurunathan Sri. H.Raju, retired professor SST College of Music, Thiruvananthapuram,since 1995. He was trained in violin by Sri. Rathinam as well as by Sri. Kadanad Haridas (S.S.T College Thiruvananthapuram). Within a short time he was lucky to get many achievements in the field of music. As one who is deeply commited to music he is very much thankful to God and obliged to his parents, teacher's and others for their ardent support and blessings. Above all he express his sincere gratitude to his friends and well wishers for their prayers and encouragements which definitely lead him to achievements. He is grateful to Mr.Joy of Kanjirappally Amala Studio for the motivation he has been giving him since he met for the first time. He request everyones prayers and blessings forever to achieve greater goals in his life.