K P Brahmanandan was born on 22 february 1946 in kadakkavoor, which is in the north of trivandrum, kerala, india. He is an indian playback singer. He is the one aand only son of his father, who was an expert in boat architecture and his father’s name has taken him so far in the industry. He made his first debut in the song manatee kayalin, with the film kalli chellamma in the year 1969. He has also sung a couple of mesmerising songs for all-india radio, thiruvananthapuram.
The made many hit songs like thamarapoo naanichu, neela niseethini, raga tharangam from palazhi mathanam, priyamullavale from thekkan kaattu, `thaaraka rupini from saasthram jayichu manushyan thottu, kshetramethennariyatha theerthayatra from poojakkedukkaatha pookkal, udayasooryan namme urakkan from nrittasaala, chandrikaa charchithamam raatriyodo from putrakameshti, and kanavu neythoru kalpitha kathayile from manyashree viswamitran.
He worked with various film composers such as v. Dakshinamurthy, m. K. Arjunan, a. T. Ummer, r. K. Shekhar, and many otherd. Brahmanandan also worked with popular malayam directors like bharathan with the songs maaleya lepanam from the movie eenam and another song koovaram kili koodu from the movie kattathe kilikoodu. He sang a couple of songs for the tamil films as well. Brahmanandan worked with talented composers like ilaiyaraja in santha kavigal, malayathi pennu, and kanni nilaavu.
Brahmanandan got married to usha, and the couple had a son named rakesh brahmanandan, a noted malayalam singer and a daughter named athira. Brahmanandan left his soul on 10 august 2004 at his home in kadakkavoor, india. His death caused because of chronic diabetic and he has been also suffering from various health issues from the past 1-2 years.
He died at the age of 58 years. Brahmanandan has been also received various awards like the all-india radio award in the year 1965. Then he was also honored with the sangeetha nataka academy award in kerala and critics award in the year 1999. His soothing voice will be also remembered by the film industry. It has been terrific to him on board in the tamil and malayalam film industry.