K J Yesudas Biography

K J Yesudas
K J Yesudas

Born Jan 10, 1940
Father Augustine Joseph
Mother Elizabeth
Debut Film Kaalpadukal
Spouse Prabha
Location

     K J Yesudas is an Indian film playback singer. He was born on January 10, 1940 in Fort Kochi, Kerala, India. He is the son of Augustine Joseph and Alicekutty. He made his singing debut with the Malayalam film Kaalpadukal in 1962.

     He sang in the films Malayalam films Bhargavi Nilayam, Kattuthulasi, Anaarkali, Anveshichu Kandethiyilla, Pareeksha, Udhyogastha, Karthika, Kavyamela, Inapravukal, Paadunna Puzha, Nirthasala, Manavatty, Kattupookkal, Thulabharam, Koottukudumbam, Nadi, Triveni, Sindhoora Cheppu, Achanum Bappayum, Gandharava Kshetram, Gayathri.. He also sang in the films Malayalam films Bhargavi Nilayam, Kattuthulasi, Anaarkali, Anveshichu Kandethiyilla, Pareeksha, Udhyogastha, Karthika, Kavyamela, Inapravukal, Paadunna Puzha, Nirthasala, Manavatty, Kattupookkal, Thulabharam, Koottukudumbam, Nadi, Triveni, Sindhoora Cheppu, Achanum Bappayum, Gandharava Kshetram, Gayathri. Tamil films Bommai, Urimai Kural, Naalai Namadhe, Idhaya malar, Neela malargal, Vayasu Ponnu, Yezhavuthu Manithan. Kannada films Gandharva, Kempu Gulabi, Madura Preethi, Abhimanyu, Ramachaari, Shri Durgey Pooje, Preethsod Thappa. Telugu films Anthuleni Katha, Nireekshana, Meghasandesam, Swayamvaram, Gruhaprevesam, Ugranarasimham, Bramha

     He won seven National awards and honoured with Padma shri and Padma bhushan.. He married Prabha Yesudas in 1970. He had three children.