Vidhu Prathap is an eminent playback singer who is often credited for singing in Malayalam movies. He even had tried his hand in singing in a few Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies. He often shares some stage performances for Malayalee people residing in other states of India and even abroad. Although he sang his first song for a movie when he was a student of class IV, he got his real break in ‘Devdasi’ (1999), rendering the song 'Pon Vasantham' in the movie, which was a tough classical song for a young singer. He got another opportunity as a playback singer in the film ’Niram’(1999) for a duet song ‘Shukiriya Shukiriya’ which was composed by Vidyasagar. The song became a favorite of the masses, and he got a chance to sing songs in many Malayalam movies year after year.
In those days, there was a growth and demand of young generation actors in Mollywood such as Dileep, Kunchakko Boban, and Prithviraj; they needed a young voice to suit their style, and hence, Vidhu Pratap became the ultimate voice of these heroes for a decade or so. This made his songs become popular, and he got a chance to become an accomplished singer in Mollywood. He sang for some landmark movies in Mollywood.
Vidhu won the Kerala State Film Award for the songs ‘'Kalame Kaikolluka’ and 'Sukhamani Nilavu' from the film ‘Nammal’. He was trained under music directors like Perumbavoor G Ravindranath, Devarajan,
and many more. He has sung songs in over 150 films so far. It was Illayaraja, who introduced the singer in Tamil movies. His debut Tamil movie was 'Solla Marantha Kathai' (2002) and later he gave many hits in Tamil movies. He has sung maximum songs for music composer
. The singer was born on September 1, 1980, in Thrissur, Kerala. He got married to Deepthi Prasad, a TV anchor who is also a trained dancer.