Yugendran is the son of veteran popular playback singer-cum-actor Malaysia Vasudevan. He has 2 sisters named Pavithra and Prashanthini. Prashanthini is a Tamil playback singer as well and has sung in films such as 12B, Veyil and Vaaranam Aayiram. Yugendran married Hayma Malini,a popular RJ-cum-host, a Singaporean and together they have three children Visashan Naarayan,Kishan Kutty Naarayan and Darshan Naarayan Nair. His debut as a playback singer was with the song Pollaachi Santhaiyile in Rojavanam. This followed by Parthein Parthein in the movie Parthein Rasithein. He has rendered most songs for Baradwaj. He has sung in the music of the Maestro Ilaiyaraaja and also the Oscar award winner A. R. Rahman, and the younger music directors of today, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Sri Kanth Deva to Deva, Sirpy, Adidtyan. He started out in the music industry as a mirundangist and made his debut solo performance at the age of 10. His first song was for the movie Uzhavan Magan, senthoorave poove. He also sung in Goa, Autograph, Nepali, Thamizh, Saamy, etc. He debut was in the movie in Poovellam Un Vasam opposite Ajith Kumar and Jyothika. He went on to doing more movies with Illaiya Thalapathy Vijay. His latest movie is Yuddham Sei, a Mysskin movie of 2011. He has acted as a hero in 3 movies: Kaiyodu Kai, Ulla Kadathal and Pachai Nirame. He has acted in TV serials like Kolangal, Megala and Idhayam. He has acted in TV Dramas in countries like Singapore and Malaysia. Yugendran, started out hosting Musical programs on Jaya TV and went on to hosting more musical shows on Sun TV and VJ TV. He then was also roped in to host other genre programs, especially reality programs such as treasure hunt show on Jaya TV and a couples contest show in the same Channel. He started a company called Rambutan Productions in India and Rambutan Media Works in Singapore. He is currently producing programs for India, Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.