Singer Kishore Kumar 87th Birthday Special Songs Life Story: Kishore Kumar was an actor, and playback singer in Bollywood films. He was most active from 1949 until his death in 1987. He was famous for singing upbeat light songs, and light comical acting roles. However in his long career, he worked in almost every capacity in the film industry; not only as a a singer and actor but as a screenwriter, producer, director, and script writer.
Kishore Kumar was born Abhas Kumar Ganguly on August 4, 1929 in Khandwa (present day Madhya Pradesh). Although this is a Hindi speaking area he was a Bengali. His father was a lawyer named was Kunjilal, and his mother’s name was Gouri Devi. He was one of four children. He had two older brothers named Ashok Kumar and Anoop Kumar, and a younger sister named Sati.
. When his eldest brother Ashok Kumar became an actor, Kishore Kumar was still quite young. Later on, his second brother also ventured into movies to become an actor.
Singer Kishore Kumar 87th Birthday
Here are kishore kumar Special Songs on his Birthday
- Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas
- Tum Aa Gaye Ho
- Gaata Rahe Mera Dil
- Karvatein Badalte Rahe
- Jaane Kaise Kab Kahaan
- Khwaab Ho Tum Ya
- Dilber Mere Kab Tak
- Kasme Vaade Nibhayenge
- Jaane Jaa Dhoondta
- Raat Kali Ek Khwaab
- Aanewala Pal
- Tum Saath Ho
Kishore Kumar also started to show interest in music and often mimicked the great K.L. Saigal. Though he did not have any formal training in music, he decided to pursue it and followed his brothers to Mumbai. It was his dream to become a famous playback singer and be counted among legends. He would often go to the studios and ask producers if he could sing on the movie’s soundtrack. Initially he could not develop a style of his own but nevertheless he perfectly imitated K.L. Saigal. Once, the great S.D Burman had come to Ashok Kumar’s house to meet up when he heard Kishore singing. He actually thought it was K.L. Saigal singing and inquired if he was there too! When he came to know that it was Kishore singing, he truly appreciated and encouraged the young lad to continue refining his voice but at the same time, develop a style of his own.