Kishore Kumar was an not only playback singer of Indian cinemas he was actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the most successful playback singers of the Hindi film industry. Apart from Hindi, he sang in many Indian languages including Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam, Odia, and Urdu. He has also sung in private albums in several languages especially in Bengali which are noted as all time classics.
Kishore Kumar is also knows as king of Yodeling, he won 8 Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer and holds the record for winning the most Filmfare Awards in that category. He was awarded the “Lata Mangeshkar Award” by the Madhya Pradesh government for the year 1985-86 and in 1997, the Madhya Pradesh Government initiated an award called the “Kishore Kumar Award” for contributions to Hindi cinema.
Here’s have a look of how Bollywood is celebrating his birthday:
Sushant Singh Rajput Retweets:
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Amrita Rao Retweets:
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— Shirish Kunder (@ShirishKunder) August 4, 2017
— TSeries (@TSeries) August 4, 2017
— Sony Music India (@sonymusicindia) August 4, 2017
It’s the legendary #KishoreKumar ‘s birthday. The Voice. Forever.
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) August 4, 2017
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— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) August 4, 2017
— Praful Patel (@praful_patel) August 4, 2017