Vijay Yesudas is a South Indian actor and is also known as a singer. He was born on 23 March 1979 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. Vijay is famous for having sung over 1000 film songs.
Vijay works predominantly in the South Indian film industry, mostly in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi. Vijay made his playback debut in Millennium Stars, composed by Vidyasagar, in 2000.
In 2007, Vijay Yesudas won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Singer for “Kolakkuzhal Vili Ketto” in Nivedyam. In 2010, Vijay made his acting debut in the Malayalam film Avan.
In 2013, he won his second Kerala State Film Award for Best Singer for the song “Akaleyo Nee” in Grandmaster and “Mazhakondu Mathram” in Spirit.
In 2015, Vijay sang “Malare” in the Malayalam film Premam, which went viral among young people. Besides “Himnathamen Kaikumbili” from Kohinoor, he also had a successful song called “Hemnathamen Kaikumbili”. Vijay Yesudas will be part of the upcoming movie Ponniyin Selvan: Part 2 which his play supporting role in the movie
In that same year, Vijay also played the villain in the commercially successful Tamil film Maari. Appreciation was shown for his performance. In addition to 178 Malayalam songs, he has sung 118 Tamil songs.
Vijay Yesudas is the son of acclaimed singer K. J. Yesudas. 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 until 9th grade and went to the U.S. for further studies. He graduated from Florida International University with a BA in music.
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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