Mr. Ashok Betty Nelson : Rhythm Guitarist
Ashok, the lead guitarist spent the first nine years in Delhi, studying at K.V. Gol market, started learning Mridangam at the age of 4 from Sri Prem Kumar(Delhi), and later from Suresh Kumar(Trivandrum). During his stint at the Law college Trivandrum, he started playing the guitar which became his life-altering passion. Was part of his popular music band for a long time before he graduated and left for Chennai with the dream of being a full-time musician. Had the privilege to assist the prominent music director M. Jayachandran from 2008 to 2012. He was also a part of Solid Band, accompanying Stephen Devassy in and outside India for more than hundred stages.A tried and tested guitarist, he has been playing for background score and songs in movies for music directors such as Ousepachan, Rajamani, M. Jayachandran, Rex Band, Srinivas. Has been doing jingles for Kairali T.V., Manorama, Mecdowells, Allan Solly etc. Is one of the founding members of the band Thaikkudam bridge as Rhythm guitarist.