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Remembering ‘Kishore Kumar’ on his death anniversary: His evergreen songs that will never fade away

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New Delhi, Oct 13: The legend of multi-talented artiste extraordinary actor, playback singer, director and producer Kishore Kumar, who died today 30 year ago, on October 13, 1987, refuses to fade away. Kishore Kumar was the one voice that gave musical meaning to every human emotion.

Kishore Kumar has entertained us through the decades. Through his antics as an actor, through his melodious voice as a singer and also through his melodies as a composer, Kishore never fails to impress.

He was married to some of the most prominent and gorgeous Bollywood actresses – Madhubala, Yogeeta Bali and Leena Chandavarkar. Kishore Kumar was the younger brother of legendary Bollywood actor Ashok Kumar and actor Anoop Kumar was his younger brother.
He had recorded his last song just a day before he died on October 13, 1987 at the age of 58.

One of the most versatile singers, Kishore Kumar has immortalised numerous film songs. Some of his successful flicks included- New Delhi (1957), Aasha (1957), Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958), Half Ticket (1962), and Padosan (1968). He had recorded his last song just a day before he died on October 13, 1987 at the age of 58.

In the 1970s and 1980s, Kumar sang for Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Dev Anand, Shashi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Vinod Khanna, Dilip Kumar, Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Rajini Kanth, Chunky Pandey, Kumar Gaurav, Govinda and Jackie Shroff.

Kishore Kumar won 8 Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer apart from 27 filmfare awards.

He was also given “Lata Mangeshkar Award” by the Madhya Pradesh government.

Moreover, the Madhya Pradesh Government initiated a new award called the “Kishore Kumar Award” for exceptional contributions to Hindi cinema. He had recorded his last song just a day before he died on October 13, 1987 at the age of 58.

On death anniversary of the legendary singer, here are some of his songs that will never grow old:

Mere Mehboob Qayamat Hogi

One of the early hits of Kishore da, the movie was one of the earliest science fiction films of Indian Cinema. Kishore played lead role as well, and music was composed by Laxmikanth-Pyarelal. Lyrics was penned by Anand Bakshi.

Ek Ladki Bhigi Bhagi Si 

The song was a huge hit and was from the film Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi. These days many new version of this classic song were made but the original is still the best.

Mere Dil Mein Aaj Kya Hai

One of the top rated romantic solos sung by Kishore Kumar, the song featured Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore. The song became so popular that it listed multiple times at Binaca Geetmala.

Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas Tum Rehti Ho

This evergreen classic was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji, and festured Rakhee Gulzar and Dharmendra. This popular roamantic song was penned by Rajendra Krishan. Over the years, the song’s popularity has only increased.

Tu Tu Hai Wohi Dil Ne Jisse Apna kaha

This melodious song from movie ‘Ye Wada Raha’ still rules in millions of heart. A celebrated duet composed by R.D Burman, Asha Bhonsle and Kishore Kumar rendered their magical voice for Rishi Kapoor, Tina Munim and Poonam Dhillon for different versions of the song.

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See Photos & Videos of Dipika-Shoaib’s Haldi, Mehendi & Sangeet Ceremony

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New Delhi, Feb 22: The wedding festivities have begun for television actors Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim, who are getting married on February 26.

The groom-to-be shared pictures from the haldi and mehendi ceremony and they are every bit dreamy.

Dipika and Shoaib posed for the cameras with haldi smeared on their faces. Their mehendi and sangeet ceremonies were hosted on Wednesday.

Check out  the pictures videos and from Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim’s wedding festivities.

HALDI CEREMONY:

The pictures of their haldi ceremony looked no less than a fairy tale affair.

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MEHENDI CEREMONY

Dipika, the bride-to-be, was dressed in black for the mehendi and Shoaib opted for an orange and black kurta pyjama.

In the pictures and videos that have been shared by their fan clubs, Dipika is seen busy with her mehendi rituals and Shoaib too got his bride’s name written on his palm.

SANGEET CEREMONY

 

For the sangeet, Dipika opted for a yellow sharara. They were seen dancing to some Bollywood tracks. Have a look!

The wedding will take place in Bhopal, Shoaib’s hometown. “Shoaib and Dipika, both wanted a very personalised affair.

Being quite private people, they chose to have the ceremonies in Bhopal to avoid the constant media attention.

Also, with Shoaib’s family residing there, it helped them in organising a grand yet a close-knit wedding. Only the closest of the friends have been invited but the rest would get to wish the newlyweds in a reception in Mumbai, the dates of which hasn’t been fixed yet,” reported Indian Express.

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Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter, fuels speculation

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New Delhi, Feb 22: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has started following some senior Congress leaders on Twitter of late, triggering speculation over his sudden interest in the party that he was once close to and had later drifted away from.

After following Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the party’s official Twitter handle, he began following senior party leaders like P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Ahmed Patel, Ashok Gehlot, Ajay Maken, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sachin Pilot and CP Joshi, from this month, reported PTI.

Mr Bachchan, who was once close to the Nehru-Gandhi family and was a friend of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, is currently the brand ambassador of Gujarat. He has over 33.1 million followers on Twitter and follows only 1,689 people. His sudden love for the Congress and some other opposition leaders has taken social media by surprise.

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Bigg Boss Kannada set gutted in fire at Innovative Film City near Bengaluru

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Bengaluru, Feb 22: A major fire broke out on Thursday at the Innovative Film City in Bidadi, about 40 km from here, which gutted the sets of reality show “Bigg Boss Kannada” and melted down a wax museum, police said.

The fire service personnel have doused the blaze. There were no casualties in the incident, Sub-Inspector A.V. Kumar told news agency IANS.

“The fire is suspected to have broken out at about 3 a.m., and has completely burned down the ‘Bigg Boss Kannada’ set and a wax museum,” Kumar said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, he said.

Goods worth few lakhs of rupees, were estimated to have been destroyed in the fire.

Innovative Film City, situated in Ramanagara district, is an entertainment park and film studio that houses several reality television shows’ sets and museums.

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