K.J. Yesudas is one of India`s foremost exponents of classical carnatic vocal music and a leading playback singer in all Indian languages. His classical concerts and film music concerts continue to captivate millions of listeners at home and abroad. Fondly called Gana Gandharvan (The Celestial Singer)he has recorded more than 40,000 songs in a number of Indian languages as well as Malay, Russian, Arabic, Latin and English during a career spanning more than five decades.
In 2006, the musical genius sang 16 film songs in four South Indian languages on the same day at AVM Studio, Chennai.