Topic started by GV (@ 18.104.22.168) on Sat Jan 26 01:49:39 EST 2002.
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K.J. Yesudas is among 27 eminent Indians selected for the Padma Bhushan award this year. The names of the winners were announced as part of the Republic Day celebrations. This is a very fitting award for one of the greatest singers that India has ever produced. Congratulations, KJY!!
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- From: Anoop (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Fri Jun 18 09:03:11 EDT 2004
wut ever the controversy........he is simply great.......
- From: mythili jagannathan (@ )
on: Tue Jul 13 02:39:17 EDT 2004
it is sad to note the names of the other 19 padma bhushan award winners(presented by the president on wed 30th june, 04) are not mentioned in any of the news papers/magazines.
- From: Reina (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Fri Jul 16 00:24:32 EDT 2004
WOW !! i really liked the article about the South african who wanted to learn carnatic music b'cos of yesudas.i'm sure he must be good. tht's a lot of hard work he put in there. thanks for the link.
- From: malluboy (@ )
on: Tue Aug 3 16:32:35 EDT 2004
admitted..jeyudas did make some of the songs memorable.but, should the major credit go to the music director/lyricist etc? not all songs jesudas has sung has been a hit..what does that imply? anyway..he made too much money for what he did..just singing lines written by someone to some one elses tune.. there a thousand talented people out there who can do that..and now hes tryin to get his son vijay(who, accordin to subbu, doesnt even speak malayalam properly)..why? this guy has made so much money already..lets make way for some new talent..they need a break too..goddam it..
- From: Manu (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Fri Aug 6 02:16:43 EDT 2004
Malluboy, I don't agree with that jibe about Vijay Yesudas. I saw him on Surya TV ('savarigirigiri' programme), and he was speaking excellent Malayalam. By the way his effective mother tongue is Tamil (lived all his life in TN).
He sings well too. Do not let the lineage of KJY cloud our judgement. Assess VJ with his own merit.
I find him better than most of the recent Tamil singers.
- From: Raghu (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Fri Aug 6 09:19:17 EDT 2004
Reina (@ 220.127.116.11) ,
that's ok, I was astonished too!
- From: SUBBU IYER (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Tue Aug 10 12:44:33 EDT 2004
I entirely agree with Manu that one should be judged on one's own merit not on pedigree. And there is actually very little evidence to conclude that Jesudas is doing anything unethical to boost his son's career. However he has been around for a while in environs naturally conducive to music and I'd be very surprised if he scales those heights that truly great singers do! I don't think he has it in him! If anything he is at the level of singing something akin to "Lajjavathiye" but it was Jasi who took the cake for the latter.
I maintain that his command over malayalam is absymal. And I also maintain that it is absurd that the family demands royalty for KJY's songs!
As for those who have attacked me in these pages for my comments, none of you presented an argument. Ergo, you don't deserve a response! I'm not interested in personal attacks...or defence!
- From: Julie (@ )
on: Sun Sep 26 21:37:19 EDT 2004
This response is for Mr. Subbuiyer:
I think your commments are totally out of line. Vinod Yesudas is one of the most humble men I know. He never acted spoiled nor required respect, due to his father's glory. Rather, he earned every bit of respect other students gave him. Being from a "rich and famous" family in India, Vinod never forgot the ideals his parents has instilled in him... that of a decent, honorable gentleman. He paid respect to his elders, did not speak ill of others, greeted everyone(rich or poor), and not once flaunted his family's money.
I went to the supposed "third rate" university you so speak of, in regards to Vinod's academics. The University of Miami is neither Harvard nor Yale; however, it is from this very institution in which many are graduating as doctors--saving lives.
In that...perhaps you should get to know the person, befor you throw around adjectives which aren't related to the subject.
- From: iravupaadagan (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Sun Oct 3 14:08:25 EDT 2004
K.J.Yesudas's Indipop album (Hindi) "sitaarOn mein tu hi" :
Selections from the international album "ahimsa" :
- From: Anishkumar (@ )
on: Wed Oct 27 11:24:38 EDT 2004
Angayepatti vedanipikuna oru news ngan websiteil vaichu.. website address chuvade kodukunu..
ee site angu vaichitu ethinte sathyam ngangal malayalikale ariyikanam.. angaude marupadi pretheekshichukondu...
- From: dani (@ )
on: Wed Dec 1 11:27:35 EST 2004
i need 2 buy vaathabhi CD or mp3...
can't get it in chennai... tried a lot of places.. hmm wat 2 do???
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on: Tue Dec 7 04:19:54 EST 2004
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- From: Bhaskara Raju (@ )
on: Tue Dec 14 11:54:09 EST 2004
Dear KJY Sir,
I would like to have a CD or MP3 of your Thayagaraja Pancharatnalu (Telugu). Please let me
know from where can I get it.
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