Long back on August 4, 1929 Kishore Kumar was born. He 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.
Bollywood actors pays him tribute and recalls the golden age.
ALI FAZAL: “Kishore Kumar’s golden voice has changed the scenario of Indian cinema. He has made us to fall in love with Indian songs. Have had the privilege to have sung one of my favourites “Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi See” on stage live, at Mehboob Studio, in a Rohan Sippy Production and most of his other songs too.”
GURMEET CHOUDHARY: “Kishore Kumar’s skills remains unabated after his death. There are endless streams of commemorative works, remixes and repackaging of earlier recordings of him. ‘Zindagi ek safar hai suhana’ this my ultimate favorite song. Which tells to live for the moment.”
MAHIKA SHARMA: “Kishore Kumar is undoubtedly one of the greatest name to be part of Indian cinema industry. He was so crazy on screen and off it that it is difficult to imagine him singing some of the most romantic and soulful songs of Hindi cinema. He has given voice to a range of leading heroes. I am in love with his songs like Roop Tera Mastana, Humein Tumse Pyar Kitna and many more”
TARA ALISHA BERRY: “My all time favourite Kishore Kumar song is Roop Tera Mastana. I love Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna too so that just made the song more iconic for me. I think Kishore Kumar is an icon in every sense of the word. He was the ultimate male playback singer and nobody will ever forget his songs – they are timeless!”
HANIF HILAL: “Kishore Kumar is one of the legendary singer of his times enthralled music lovers with his melodious voice and immortal songs. I am in love with all his songs like Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna, Pyar Diwana sizzlinga Hai, O Mere Dil Ke Chain, Mere Sapnon Ki. His music truly embodied the concept of love and romance very well”