Dr. Kattassery Joseph Yesudas or Yesudas born on Januray 10th 1940 is a Indian classical musician as well as play back singer.
He has won the National Award for the best male playback singer seven times, the most by any singer. Yesudas sings Indian classical music, devotional and popular songs. He has recorded more than 40,000 songs in many languages including Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Oriya, Marathi, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tulu, Malay, Russian, Arabic, Latin and English through his long career. He has been singing for most Indian languages except Assamese and Kashmiri.
He is fondly known as the Ganagandharva.
K. J. Yesudas was born in Fort Kochi, Kingdom of Cochin, British Raj into a Latin Rite Catholic family, to Augustine ...» read full biography