Vidhu Prathap

Vidhu Prathap

 Singers
 Thrissur, Kerala
 01-Sep-1980
 Paadamudra (1988)

About Me

Vidhu Prathap is an Indian playback singer. He did his early education from Holy Angels and then completed his schooling at Christ Nagar. During his school days in Christ Nagar, he used to participate in mono-acts and mimicry and had a real penchant for singing. Vidhu was the Arts Club Secretary in Mar Ivanios college where he did his graduation. In 1997-98, at the age of 17, he won the 'Voice of the Year Award' in a music competition conducted by Asianet, a leading private channel. He first sang for a movie called Paadamudra, when he was in class IV. But his real break was in 1999 in a movie Devadasi rendering 'Pon Vasantham', a difficult song with a classical touch. His rendering of the fast number 'Sukriya' in Niram (1999) made him a favourite with the masses, especially the youth. The credit for his 'mood rendition' should go to Devarajan, the famous music director, with whom he trained for four years. He has also trained under Music director Perumbavoor G Ravindranath. Ilayaraja introduced him in Tamil in a movie 'Solla Marantha Kathai' (2002). Later he sang many Tamil songs, most of them became hits. He also sang a song for the Malayalam musical album Chempakame, the song Melemanathu got many postive reviews from critics. Some movies that featured songs by him are Meesa Madhavan, Nammal, Swapnakoodu, Pattalam, Runway, Pandippada, Ravanan, Vargam, Out of Syllabus, Chathikatha Chanthu, Thanmatra, Vasthavam, Kadha, Kangaroo, In Ghosthouse Inn, Lollipop, Pazhassi raja, Orunal Varum, Violin, 180 etc. He has sung the most number of songs for music director Alex Paul. He has completed songs in over a 150 movies, and hundreds of music albums. He also stars in a serial directed by the yester-years musician-lyricist-director Srikumaran Thampy. He married Deepthi Prasad, a TV anchor and a professional classical dancer in August 2008.

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