|Full Name||Kattassery Joseph Yesudas|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm|
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 72 kg|
in pounds- 158 lbs
|Hair Colour||Salt & pepper|
|Date of Birth||10 January 1940|
|Age (as in 2017)||77 Years|
|Birth Place||Fort Kochi, Kingdom of Cochin|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|College||Swathi Thirunal College of Music in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala|
|Educational Qualification||Three-year certificate course in Music|
|Singing Debut||Playback (Tollywood): Attention Penne Attention from the movie- Kaalpadukal (1962)|
Playback (Bollywood): Chhoti Si Baat from the movie- Chhoti Si Baat (1975)
|Awards/Achievements||• Won the National Award for the Best Male Playback Singer seven times.|
• The Filmfare Awards five times.
• The State Award for the Best Playback Singer forty-three times.
• Honoured with the CNN-IBN outstanding achievement award having recorded over 20,000 songs in a five-decade career.
• Outstanding Achievements in Music by UNESCO.
• Honoured with Padma Shri (1975)
• Bestowed with Padma Bhushan (2002)
• Awarded Padma Vibhushan (2017)
|Family||Father- Augustine Joseph|
Mother- Elizabeth Joseph
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||Year- 1970|
|Children||Sons- Vinod Yesudas (president at Youth Congress)|
Vijay Yesudas (Playback singer, actor)
Vishal Yesudas (Singer)