Indian playback singer known for his work in Malayalam films. He started his singing career in the film "Odaruthammaava Aalariyaam". Since then he has sung in more than 300 films; and has over 500 private albums to his credit. The many awards he has won include the coveted Best Playback Singer which he won thrice, the Film Critics award and the Kerala Kaumudi Gallop Poll award. He won The Kerala State award for Best Playback singer third time for the song "aadedee..aadaadedee" from the film "Ullam".