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Birth Anniversary of Kishore Kumar


• Kishore Kumar was born into a Bengali Brahmin family. • Kishore Kumar’s father, Kunjalal Ganguly was an estimable lawyer. • Kishore Kumar was a trouper, script writer, lyricist, producer and director • 16 of his first 22 movies bombed at the box office • Kishore Kumar was not a trained classical singer • Multifaceted artiste got his maiden opportunity to sing in the movie Ziddi, aeons ago in the year 1948. This opportunity to sing the song, ‘Marne Ki Duayen Kyon Mangoon’ was provided by music director Khemchand Prakash. • Kishore Kumar wrote and directed “Chalti Ka Naam Gadi” in the year 1958 where the three brothers Ashok, Anup and Kishore along with the ethereal beauty Madhubala had audiences in splits. • Kishore Kumar was particularly fond of yodeling • Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards for Best Playback Singer Male Awards • 1971 –for Aradhana • 1972 –for Andaz • 1973 –for Hare Rama Hare Krishna • 1975 –for Kora Kagaz • Filmfare Awards • 1970 "Roop Tera Mastana" – Aradhana • 1976 "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera" - Amanush • 1979 "Khaike Paan Banaras Wala" - Don • 1981 "Hazaar Raahen Mudke Dekheen" - Thodisi Bewafaii • 1983 "Pag Ghungroo Baandh" - Namak Halaal • 1984 "Agar Tum Na Hote" - Agar Tum Na Hote • 1985 "Manzilein Apni Jagah Hain" - Sharaabi • 1986 "Saagar Kinaare" - Sagar

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