Late Kalamandalam Hyder Ali was
born on Oct 6, 1946. His father is Moithutti and mother is Fathima.
After passing 5th, he learned Kathakali Music in Kerala Kalamandalam from 1957 to 1965. Has practiced under Kalamandalam Neelakandhan Nambeesan, Kalamandalam Sivaraman Nair, Kalamandalam Gangadharan, Kavungal Madhava Panickar, N.K.V.Dev, Thripunithura Sankara Warriar, and Madhusoodana Menon. Now working as Musician in FACT School (Fine Arts).
Has participated Kathakali performances in places like Kennedy Centre, USA, many Foreign Festivals, many famous Temples in Kerala like Chengannoor, Harippad, Thiruvalla, Mavelikkra, Thirunakkara, Ettumanoor, etc, in Puttaparthi etc. Has received Kalamandalam Award, Thouryathrakam(Eranakulam Club), etc.
Family: Wife Hafsa, son Harish and daughter Hasitha.