89th Birth Anniversary Of Kishore Kumar (4 August 1929 – 13 October 1987) on 4th of August.
Remembering the legend Kishore Kumar on his 89th Birthday Celebration.
Abhas Kumar Ganguly, popularly known as Kishore Kumar in Bollywood was most talented and amazing Indian playback singer as well as actor .
He was multi-talented and one of the most loved singers as well as actors of Indian cinema. He had always been in a limelight for his acting, singing and his relationships.
About His Career:
Kishore Kumar was an Indian playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, and screenwriter.
Memorable tracks of the legend can still be seen in the playlist of the young generation. He is very popular for all his hit tracks and will always be remembered for all his hit series of classical tracks including
“Mere Mehboob Qayamat Hogi, Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si, Koi Humdum Na Raha, Chedo na Meri Zulfen” and others. Apart from singing, Kishore Kumar also made his mark in the Hindi cinema by giving many hit films including “Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Half Ticket, Pyar Kiye Jaa, Paisa Hi Paisa” and others.
For Best Male Playback Singer,He won 8 Film fare Awards and holds the record of winning the most Film fare Awards in that category. In the year 1985-86,He was awarded the “Lata Mangeshkar Award” by Madhya Pradesh government. Madhya Pradesh Government initiated an award called the “Kishore Kumar Award” as a contribution to Hindi Cinema in the year 1997. At the Osian’s Cinefan Auction in New Delhi 2012, Kishore Kumar’s unreleased last song was sold for Rs 15.6 lakh (1.56 million)
About his Personal Life:
Apart from all these things,His life was full of tragedy. He had married four times. His first wife was Bengali singer and actress Ruma Guha Thakurta aka Ruma Ghosh from who he had son, singer Amit Kumar. Later, Kishore got married to Madhubala but she died in 1969. After Madhubala’s death, Kishore got married third time with Yogeeta Bali, however, his marriage with her didn’t last long as they got separated. Then, he married to Leena Chandravar from whom he had a son Sumit Kumar.
Well, Kishore Kumar’s life had different shades. But, in the end, the legendary singer still remained in people’s hearts and in their memories due to his memorable songs.