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The melody of a Malayali: Revisiting Yesudas on his birthday

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To write about KJ Yesudas shouldn’t be a straightforward job contemplating his illustrious profession as a playback singer spanning over six many years throughout which he’s estimated to have recorded over 50,000 songs. If that isn’t sufficient to know the vastness of his profession, one thing else may assist. Yesudas has gained the National Award for Best Male Playback singer a file eight occasions and has gained 43 state awards in his profession. He has additionally been honoured with Padma Shri (1975), Padma Bhushan (2002) and Padma Vibhushan (2017).
A vocal marvel who may render even the advanced of compositions with ease, Yesudas had as soon as recorded songs in eleven totally different languages on the identical day. It is even stated {that a} Malayali can not finish a day with out listening to a Dasettan tune someplace. The songs he crooned for legendary composers Baburaj and Devarajan Master in the course of the 60’s and 70’s are nonetheless the soul of Mayalali’s melody. People have an unbreakable emotional connection to songs like “Thamasamenthe Varuvan”, “Pranasakhi Njan Verumoru”, “Oru pushpam Mathramen”, “Ayiram Padasarangal” amongst others. The manner Yesudas handled every phrase inside the lyrical context of those timeless songs is nearly as good as the sensation of touching feelings along with your fingers. It is unimaginable to consider every other voice for Malayali’s favorite tune “Devangangal Kayyozhinja Tharkam” from Padmarajan directorial Njan Gandharvan, a tune that resonates with Yesudas’s honorific Gana Gandharvan that means the celestial singer from heaven.

“Manushyan Madangale Srishtichu”, a private favorite of the maestro, is a tune Yesudas would sing at public gatherings or social occasions. The lyrics of the tune written by Vayalar Ramavarma for the film Achanum Bappayum is related even at this time. The first few strains of the tune interprets to: “Humans created religions. Religions created gods. Humans, religions and gods split the land and minds.”
Even Yesudas’ first well-liked tune beginning with the phrases Jathi Bedham Matha Dwesham was about Kerala’s caste-ridden society. The phrases have been written by one of many best social reformers and renaissance leaders Kerala has ever seen – Sree Narayana Guru. In a manner, Yesudas’s celestial voice grew to become the instrument to propagate concepts of equality and hope of constructing a world free from the evils of caste and faith by way of songs like “Manushyan Mathangale Srishtichu” and “Jathi Bedham”. Whenever Yesudas talks at public gatherings and occasions, he emphasises on the necessity for communal and spiritual concord.
Not solely in Malayalam, the legendary singer has additionally made his mark in Bollywood and different south Indian industries. His songs from the 1976 film Chithcor composed by Raveendra Jain are well-liked even at this time. “Surmayee Ankhiyon Mein” penned by Gulzaar for the film Sadma can also be liked by many.
Yesudas has additionally confirmed his versatility by singing many songs of assorted moods and tempo. He has an enviable discography with everybody having their very own Dasettan particular tune.
So, on Yesudas’ 82nd birthday, let’s discover consolation within the numerous stunning songs he has rendered over time.