Birthday Greetings to the legendary singer who stole our hearts with his dynamic, majestic and melodious singing. K J Yesudas, whose soul-stirring renditions have mesmerised music lovers the world over, turned 78 years today.
He has recorded more than 100,000 songs in a number of Indian languages including Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil as well as Russian, Arabic, Latin and English during a career spanning more than five decades.
He has won numerous awards and recognition, unparalleled fanfare crossing continents, Yesudas still is a towering presence in the Indian film music industry despite the changes in form and technology of the art he is involved in.
Over the years, Yesudas has scored hit songs in all Indian languages and has endeared himself to many generations of music lovers. His songs continue to captivate millions of listeners at home and abroad.