Sat, 10 Jan 2009 18:51:59 GMT

Top 15 Hindi hits of KJ Yesudas

K.J.Yesudas, the singer with the celestial voice, turns 69 on Jan 10. Here is a tribute to the musical genius!


Top 15 Hindi hits of KJ Yesudas

It would be an ardous task to list KJY's southie super hits, for it would run into hundreds. We present a list of the  top 15 hindi hits of this superstar singer, who turns 69. today! 

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

4."Tu jo mere sur main..."     

Film: 'Chitchor' 1976

Music by: Ravindra Jain

Singers: Yesudas, Hemlata

Directed by:  Basu Chatterjee

Cast: Amol Palekar, Zarina Wahab

5. "Chand jaise mukhde pe..."


Film: 'Sawan Ko Aane Do'

Music by: Raj Kamal

Singer: Yesudas

Directed by: Kanak Mishra

Cast: Arun Govil, Zarina Wahab, Rita Bhaduri

6. "Ka karoon..."

 Film: 'Swami' 1977

Music by: Rajesh Roshan

Singer: Yesudas

Directed by: Basu Bhattaharya

Cast: Shabana Asmi, Girish Karnad, Vikram

7."Kahan Se Aye Badara"

Film: 'Chashme Buddoor' 1981

Music by: Raj Kamal

Singer: Yesudas

Directed by: Sai Paranjpe

Cast: Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani and Saeed Jaffrey

8. "Dil ke tukde tukde karke muskurake chal diye"

Film: 'Dada' 1979

Lyrics: Ravindra Jain

Music by: Usha Khanna

Singer: Yesudas

Cast: Vinod Mehra, Bindiya Goswami

9. "Gori tera gaon bada pyara..."

Film: 'Chitchor' 1976

Music by: Ravindra Jain

Singer: Yesudas

Directed by:  Basu Chatterjee

Cast: Amol Palekar, Zarina Wahab

10. "Surumai akhiyon mein..."

Film: 'Sadma' 1983

Music by: Ilaiyaraja

Singer: Yesudas

Directed by: Balu Mahendra

Cast: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi

11. "Dheere dheere subah hui..."

Film: 'Haisyat' 1984

Music by: Bappi Lahiri

Singers: Vani Jayaram, Yesudas

Directed by: Dasari Narayana Rao

Cast: Jaya Prada, Pran, Kader Khan, Rohini Hattangadi

12. "Chalo mann gaye..."

Film: 'Swami Vivekananda' 1998

Music by: Salil Chaudhury

Lyrics: Gulzar

Singer: Yesudas

Directed by: G V Iyer

Cast: Mithun Chakrabarthy, Jaya Prada, Hema Malini


13. "Madhuban khushboo deta hai"

Film: 'Sajan Bina Suhagan' 1978

Music by: Usha Khanna

Singer: Yesudas

Directed by: Sawan Kumar Tak

Cast: Rajendra Kumar, Nutan, Vinod Mehra

14. "O bhavre..."


Film: ‘Daud’ 1997

Music by: A.R. Rahman

Singers: Yesudas, Asha Bhonsle

Directed by: Ram Gopal Varma

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Urmila Matondkar

15. "Jaaneman jaaneman tere do nayan..."      

Film: 'Chhoti Si Baath' 1975

Music by: Salil Chaudhury

Singers: Asha Bhonsle, Yesudas

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Cast: Amol Palekar, Vidya Sinha, Ashok Kumar

Source: www.filmysouth.com

Wish K.J.Yesudas Happy Birth Day!

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