KJ Yesudas Turns 69

Born to Augustine Joseph, a well-known Malayalam classical musician and stage actor and Elizabeth in Fort Kochi, Kerala, Yesudas earned fame in Mollywood in the  early 60’s.

 

He has rendered more than 40,000 songs in about 15 different languages and
has left indelible impressions wherever he went. Known as the “Jim Reeves of
South India” in his prime, KJY
stormed Bollywood with the film ‘Chitchor’. The mellifluous voice of Yesudas
combined with the magic music from Ravindra Jain had the whole of India in a
spell. He went on to sing some of the most memorable film songs in Bollywood
history.
 
Here we go, with the list of Yesudas’ 15 Hindi hits.
 
1. “Jab deep jale aana…”
 
Film: ‘Chitchor’ 1976
 
Music by: Ravindra Jain
 
Singers: Yesudas, Hemlata
 
Directed by:  Basu Chatterjee
 
Cast: Amol Palekar, Zarina Wahab
 
 
2. “Chand akela jaye sakhi”
 
Film: ‘Aalap’ 1977
 
Music by: Jaidev
 
Singer: Yesudas
 
Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
 
Cast:  Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha
 
 
3. “Sunaina…”
Film: ‘Sunaina’ 1979
 
Music by: Ravindra Jain
 
Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Rameshwari
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