KJ Yesudas Turns 80 and PM Narendra Modi Extends His Heartfelt Wishes to the Legendary Singer on Twitter!
PM Narendra Modi, KJ Yesudas (Photo Credits: PTI)

Kattassery Joseph Yesudas, who is widely known as KJ Yesudas, has turned a year older today, January 10. The legendary playback singer of Indian cinema celebrates his 80th birthday today and his fans across the globe are showering him with best wishes. But the special birthday message comes from the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The PM has extended his heartfelt birthday wishes to the versatile singer on Twitter. Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi Extends Birthday Wishes to Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar on His Radio Show.

PM Narendra Modi wrote, “On the special occasion of his 80th birthday, greetings to the versatile K. J. Yesudas Ji. His melodious music and soulful renditions have made him popular across all age groups. He has made valuable contributions to Indian culture. Wishing him a long and healthy life.” Also, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has also wished KJ Yesudas on Twitter. He wrote, “Birthday greetings to Shri. K. J. Yesudas. May the years ahead be filled with happiness and success.” The singer has recorded more than 60,000 songs in various languages. He has recorded songs in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Bengali, Odia, Arabic, English, Latin and Russian languages. KJ Yesudas who has been in the industry for more than five is regarded as one of the greatest Indian singers of all time.

PM Narendra Wishes Legendary Singer KJ Yesudas

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Birthday Message For KJ Yesudas

KJ Yesudas has been honoured with numerous accolades in his career. Eight times he has won the prestigious National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer. He also won the Padma Shri in 1975, Padma Bhushan in 2002 and Padma Vibhushan in 2017. We wish the legendary singer KJ Yesudas a very happy birthday and a joyous year ahead!