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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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Rome, Sep 23 : Engaged star couple Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin shared a steamy kiss on a luxury yacht in Italy.

He has reportedly rented a $13,000 a night villa at the Belmond Hotel Caruso in Ravello to enjoy with the love of his life.

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In between showering each other with kisses, they seemed immersed in an intense conversation.

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Patna, Sep 22: A case has been lodged against Bollywood actor-producer Salman Khan and others associated with his upcoming home production “Love Yatri”, which was earlier titled “Loveratri”, in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district following the order of the local court, police said on Saturday.

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The film was earlier titled ‘LoveRatri’

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Still from ‘LoveYatri’

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Mumbai, Sep 22: Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh on Saturday took to Twitter to reveal the name of his daughter, a day after she was born.

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“Both mother and daughter are well by the grace of God,” he added.

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In April, Neil had announced via Instagram that they were going to become parents soon and that they were “very excited” for the next phase in their life.

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