|Born||23 March 1979|
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Vijay Yesudas (born 23 March 1979) is an Indian playback singer and occasional film actor. He has sung over 300 film songs. Vijay works predominantly in the South Indian film industry, mostly in Tamil and Malayalam and also in Telugu,Kannada, and Bollywood. He is the son of acclaimed singer K. J. Yesudas.
Vijay made his debut as a singer with the 2000 Malayalam film Millennium Stars , which had music composed by Vidyasagar. Vijay Yesudas won three Kerala State Film Awards for Best Singer for the songs "Kolakkuzhal Vili Ketto" in Nivedyam (2007), "Akaleyo Nee" in Grandmaster and "Mazhakondu Mathram" in Spirit (2012), and "Poomuthole" in Joseph (2018). He has also won five Filmfare Awards for Best Singer and four SIIMA Awards for Best Male Playback Singer. He made a foray into acting by playing the villain role in the Tamil film Maari (2015) and the lead role in the Tamil film Padaiveeran (2018).
Vijay Yesudas was born to singer K. J. Yesudas and Prabha. He is the second son in the family, having an elder brother named Vinod and a younger one, Vishal. He is the grandson of stage singer Augustine Joseph. He studied in Chennai till 9th grade and went to the U.S. for further studies. He graduated from Florida International University with a BA in music.
Vijay Yesudas started learning Carnatic music in the early 1997. He is popular for songs sung under composer Yuvan Shankar Raja. He has collaborated with various other composers such as Dakshinamoorthy Swami, Ilaiyaraja, A. R. Rahman, Raveendran, Hamsalekha, Deva, Ouseppachan, Vidyasagar, Mani Sharma, M. M. Keeravani, and Mohan Sitara along with new-generation composers such as Karthik Raja, M. Jayachandran, Sabesh Murali, Harris Jayaraj, G. V. Prakash Kumar, D. Imman, Srikanth Deva, and Deepak Dev.
Vijay made his playback debut in the 2000 Malayalam film Millennium Stars , on the composition of Vidyasagar. He won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Singer for "Kolakkuzhal Vili Ketto" in Nivedyam (2007). Vijay made his acting debut in the 2010 Malayalam film Avan .In 2013, he won his second Kerala State Film Award for Best Singer for "Akaleyo Nee" in Grandmaster and "Mazhakondu Mathram" in Spirit (2012). In 2015, Vijay sang "Malare" in the Malayalam film Premam , went viral among young audiences. The song was often shared soon after its video release, he also had another successful song, "Hemnathamen Kaikumbili" from Kohinoor . That year, he also acted as villain in the commercially successful Tamil film Maari . His performance received appreciation. He has sung 178 Malayalam songs and 118 Tamil songs.
Vijay met his future wife Darshana at a music concert held in Dubai on 2002 Valentine's Day. After five years of dating, he married Darshana in 2007 at Trivandrum. They have a daughter, Ammeya, and a son, Avyan.
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Mangalam Music awards
Flowers Music awards
|Seetayya||"Samayaniki"||M. M. Keeravani|
|2004||Naa Autograph||"Nuvvante Pranamani"||M. M. Keeravani|
|2005||Abhimaani||"Ragam Theese"(Male)||Varikuppala Yadagiri|
|Sivapuram||"Shashi Vadhanam"||M. G. Radhakrishnan|
|2006||Adavi Biddalu||"Gangamma Gundello"||R. Narayana Murthy|
|Chilipi||"Tajmahalu"||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Sri Ramadasu||"Allah"||M. M. Keeravani|
|Tata Birla Madhyalo Laila||"Puvvai Pova Cheliya"||M. M. Srilekha|
|E||"Naa Swasaga"||Srikanth Deva|
|Dubai Seenu||"Kanya Raasi"||Mani Sharma|
|Anumanaspadam||"Ninu Vethiki Vethiki"||Ilaiyaraaja|
|Shivaji||"Sahara"||A. R. Rahman|
|Okka Magaadu||"Devadhi Deva"|
|Bheema||"Rangu Rangamma"||Harris Jayaraj|
|Pandurangadu||"Prema Valambanam"||M. M. Keeravani|
|Maha Yagnam||"Ayyo Idhi Amanusham"||Vandemataram Srinivas|
|Gajendra||"Challani Punnami"||D. Imman|
|Maa Ayana Chanti Pilladu||"Emandoy Sreevaru"||M. M. Srilekha|
|2009||Ajantha||"Rave Swarama"(Version l)||Ilaiyaraaja|
|"Rave Swarama"(Version ll)|
|Aa Okkadu||"Vuruko Manasa"||Mani Sharma|
|Taj Mahal||"Chellani Premaku"||M. M. Srilekha|
|Raju Maharaju||"Mamatala Kovela"||Chakri|
|Joy||"Megham Madhuram"||Vidhya Sagar|
|2010||Kalayanram Kathi||"Jai Jai Ram"||Mani Sharma|
|Yuganiki Okkadu||"Singarinchina"||G. V. Prakash Kumar|
|Lava Kusa: The Warrior Twins||"Niliche Sathyam"||L. Vaidyanathan|
|1977||"Oke Oka"||Vidhya Sagar|
|Love Journey||"Punnami Punnami"||Satish Chakravarthy|
|2013||Kadali||"Chitti Jaabili"||A. R. Rahman|
|Yedalo||"Raagam Yedaina"||Jagadish Pamarthi|
|2014||Legend||"Nee Kanti Choopulloki"||Devi Sri Prasad|
|Govindudu Andarivadele||"Bavagari Choope"||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Erra Bus||"Ontariga Nuvvunte"||Chakri|
|2016||Kalyana Vaibhogame||"Evaru Neevu"||Kalyani Malik|
|Manyam Puli||"Muvvalane Navvinche"||Gopi Sundar|
|Oka Manasu||"Hrudayama Kalusuko"||Sunil Kashyap|
|2017||Shatamanam Bhavati||"Shatamanam Bhavathi"||Mickey J. Meyer|
|Sriramudinta Srikrishnudanta||"Adugutho Aduge"||Naresh Penta|
|Kaadhali||"Nuvvante Nenani"||Prasan Praveen Shyam|
|Nene Raju Nene Mantri||"Radhamma Radhamma"||Anup Rubens|
|2018||Jai Simha||"Anaganaga Anaganaga"||Chirantan Bhatt|
|Nela Ticket||"Chuttu Janam"||Shaktikanth Karthik|
|Shailaja Reddy Alludu||"Pelli Pandiri"||Gopi Sundar|
|Bhairava Geetha||"Bhagavad Geetha"||Ravi Shankar|
|Ala||"Ala Loni"||Srinivas Sharma Rani|
|Sathya Gang||"Yevaru Chesina Papam"||Prabhas|
|2019||Dear Comrade||"O Kalala Kathala"(Reprise)||Justin Prabhakaran|
|Guna 369||"Manasukidi Garalam"||Chaitan Bharadwaj|
|Tholu Bommalata||"Goppadira Manishi"||Suresh Bobbili|
|Prati Roju Pandage||"Chinnataname"||S. Thaman|
|2020||Degree College||"Neeve Neeve"||Sunil Kashyap|
|Oka Chinna Viramam||"Yeduruga Ranamunna"||Bharath Manchiraju|
|Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya||"Ningi Chutte"||Bijibal|
|Asalem Jarigindhi||"Ningilona Chandhamaama"||Yelendhar Mahaver|
|Nishabdham||"Ee Premante Inthey"||Gopi Sundar|
|Middle Class Melodies||"Manchidho Cheddadho"||Sweekar Agasty|
|2021||Ninnila Ninnila||"Naa Kosam"||Rajesh Murugesan|
|"Nee Mayalo Padithe"|
|1987||Idanazhiyil Oru Kaalocha||Karaagre Vasathe||V Dakshinamoorty|
|2000||Life Is Beautiful||Kelinilaavoru Palazhi||Ouseppachan|
|Millennium Stars||oh Mumbai||Vidyasagar|
|Dada Saheb||"Thaliyoor Bhagavathike"||Mohan Sithara|
|Indriyam||"Manju Thazhvaram"||Berney Ignitious|
|2001||Aparanmar Nagarathil||"Swapangalil"||Sanan Nair K|
|Puthuramputhri Unniyarcha||"Padam Padam"||G.Devarajan|
|2012||Spirit||"Mazhakondu Mathram"||Shabaz aman|
|2014||Ettekaal Second||"Katharamam"||K Santhosh|
|2017||Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol||"Athimara Kombile"||M. Jayachandran|
|2019||Rakshapurushan||"Parayu Engu Nee"||Jibin George Sebastian|
|2019||Vijay Superum Pournamiyum||"Etho Mazhayil", "Pakalaay"||Prince George|
|2019||A for Apple||"Thottu Thottu Vidarnnu"||Jerry Amaldev|
|2020||Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo - (Dubbed)||"Samajavaragamana"||S. Thaman|
|2006||Ravi Shastry||"Hennige"||Rajesh Ramanath|
|2007||Gunavantha||"Chandira O Chandira"||Hamsalekha|
|2007||Amrutha Vaani||"Jigidu Jigidu Haado"||M P Naidu|
|2007||Aa Dinagalu||"Aa Dinagalu"||Ilayaraja|
|2007||"Aa Dinagalu" (duo)|
|2008||Minchina Ota||"Aa Moda Hani"||V. Manohar|
|2008||"Oh Mega Hogi Baa"|
|2008||Yuga Yugagale Sagali||"Aadanga Baari"||Hamsalekha|
|2013||Kaveri Nagar||"Bhoomili"||Pradip Raj|
|2016||Nan Love Track||"Naadu Beediyalli"||Praveen|
|2017||Sullyada Siri||"Channakesava Swamy"|
|2017||Dream Girl||"Doora Doora Dooravadalu"||V. Manohar|
|2019||Haftha||"Devare Devare"||Vijay Yardley|
|2003||Jayam||Kodi Kodi Minnalkal||Patnaik|
|2003||Kadhal Kondein||Kadhal Kadhal Kadhalil Nenjam||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|2006||Kalvanin Kadhali||Tajmahal oviya kadhal|
|2007||Chennai 600028||Un Paarvai Mele Pattal|
|2010||Boss Engira Bhaskaran||Mama Mama|
|2011||Avargalum Ivargalum||Idhu Oru Kadhal Vilaiyattu||Srikanth Deva|
|2012||Nellai Santhippu||Vizhigalil Udhiruthe||Yugendran|
|2012||3||Nee Paartha Vizhigal||Anirudh Ravichandran|
|2013||Azhagu Raja||Unna Paartha Neram||Thaman|
|2016||Bangalore Naatkal||Thodakkam Mankalyam||Gopi Sundar|
|2020||Kanni Maadam||Oru Veedu||Hari Sai|
|2004||Phir Milenge||"Kuchh Pal"||Bhavatharini|
|2006||Chup Chup Ke||"Tumhi Se"||Himesh Reshammiya|
|2010||Jhootha Hi Sahi||"I've Been Waiting"||A.R Rahman|
|Lava Kusa: The Warrior Twins||"Satya Sanathan"||L. Vaidyanathan|
|2019||Mamangam||"Penne Thirumudi"||M. Jayachandran|
|2015||Maari||Arjun Kumar||Balaji Mohan||Tamil|
|2020||Salmon 3D||Sarfarosh||Shalil Kallur||Multilingual|
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