G Venugopal - Indian playback singer- the name invokes memories of lilting music and haunting melody. Gifted with a voice described by discerning music lovers as "unbelievably rich", "lush", "opulent" and a singing quality filled with depth and warmth, G Venugopal has in a short span of time made a mark as a singer par excellance. Having hailed from a family of gifted classical musicians has no doubt shaped the formative years of this talented young singer. G Venugopal started his singing career in the film "Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare"(1987) and since then has sung in more than 280 films and has over 250 cassettes to his credit. The many awards he has won including the coveted Best Playback Singer (Kerala State) which he has won thrice, the Film Critics award and the Kerala Kaumudi Gallop Poll award (again twice) further reiterates his popular appeal. The most recent recognition of his melodious voice is the Kerala State award for Best Playback singer(2004) for the song "aadedee--aadaadedee" from the film "Ullam" which makes his tally of state awards an impressive Three!
Besides, anchoring musical programmes in Kairali channel as well as in Doordarshan and Asianet has made him a household name. G Venugopal is a postgraduate in Literature and Journalism from the Kerala University where he won the first prize for light music, five consecutive years, from 1980 to 1985 and the "sarvakalaaprathibha" title for two years in 1984 and 1985. He resides in Trivandrum with his wife Reshmi and two children Arvind (Monu) and Anupallavi (Ammukutty).
G Venugopal in "On Record", Asianet News
G Venugopal in "Varthaaprabhaatham", Asianet News