Aalaap Raju   |   Singer & Bassist

Aalaap Raju (born 6 June 1979) is a playback singer and a bass player from Chennai, India. His rendition of Enamo Aedho from the movie KO composed by Harris Jayaraj topped the music charts for several months in 2011 and won him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer - 2011. He has sung for music directors like Harris Jayaraj, Thaman, G.V Prakash, Deepak Dev, D.Imman, Sreekanth Deva etc. His other noticeable songs include Engeyum Kadhal from Engeyum Kadhal, Endhan Kann Munnae from Nanban, Kadhal Oru Butterfly and Akila Akila from Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, Anjana Anjana from Vandhan Vendran, Kuthu Kuthu from Ayyanar, Endhuko Yemo from Rangam, Nenjodu Cherthu from YUVVH, Theeyae Theeyae from Maattrraan, Jal Jal Osai from Manam Kothi 

As a Singer and Bass Player, Aalaap has performed with several prominent artists such as Dr.T.V.Gopalakrishnan, Dr.L.Subramaniam, Frank Dubier etc. and has recorded with noticeable composers such as Ilayaraja, Harris Jayaraj, Mani Sarma, G.V Prakash, Thaman, Deepak Dev etc. He has more than 300 concerts to his credit.He has formed a duo multi-genre band called Rahlaap (www.rahlaap.com) along with playback singer Rahul Nambiar. Rahlaap is out with their maiden self-titled multi-genre album. Available in his website www.rahlaap.com and other music portals like iTunes, Amazon, Hummaa etc. He has also sung for several Christian and Hindu albums.His latest Malayalam song 'Nenjodu Cherthu' for Yuvvh has become an instant hit in the YouTube world, crossing 1.4 million views in just 4 months of release

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