Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar (1929-1987) is a Bollywood, Kannada Singer known for the movies Sholay(1975), Kulla Agent 000(1972)

NameKishore Kumar (কিশোর কুমার গাঙ্গুলী)
Other NamesAbhas Kumar Ganguly
Date Of Birth4 August 1929
Age(Age at Death: 58 years 2 months 9 days)
Place Of BirthKhandwa, Madhya Pradesh
Date Of Death13 October 1987
FatherKunjalal Ganguly(lawyer)
MotherGouri Devi
BrothersAshok , Anoop(Bollywood actor)
SisterSati Devi
WivesRuma Guha Thakurta aka Ruma Ghosh(1st, m.1950 to 1958) , Madhubala(1958-) , Yogeeta Bali(1976 to 4 August 1978) , Leena Chandavarkar(1980-1987)
SonsAmit Kumar(Ruma Guha) , Sumit Kumar(Leena Chandavarkar)
an Indian film playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. He is considered one of the most successful playback singers of the Hindi film industry. He sang in many Indian languages including Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam, Oriya, and Urdu. He has also sung in private albums in several languages especially in Bengali which are noted as all time classics.

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. the Madhya Pradesh Government initiated a new award called the "Kishore Kumar Award" for contributions to Hindi cinema.
  2. He was awarded the "Lata Mangeshkar Award" by the Madhya Pradesh government and from that year onwards
  3. He won 8 Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer and holds the record for winning the most Filmfare Awards in that category.
  4. He won Best Male Playback Singer for 4 times

Kishore Kumar: Filmography (2)

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1975 Sholay[Playback Singer]
1972 Kulla Agent 000[Playback Singer]