On the 88th birth anniversary of legendary singer and actor Kishore Kumar, Bollywood celebs took to Twitter to praise him. Good friend Lata Mangeshkar too did the same. She shared her first song with Kishore Kumar on Twitter and wrote, “Namaskar. Kishore Da ki aaj jayanti hai, wo jitne acche gayak the utne hi acche insaan the.Mujhe Kishore Da ki kami hamesha mehsoos hoti hai.”
She posted her first playback with Kishore Kumar and wrote, “Mera aur Kishore Da ka saath mein ye pehla geet jo humne 1948 mein gaaya tha (This is Kishore da and mine first song together, which we recorded in 1948).”
Watch the video here,
Not only the Nightingale, megastar Amitabh Bachchan too did the same. He tweeted,
amazing song and what a life it has even today .. https://t.co/dE3I1OK3Og
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 4, 2017
Kishore Da was born on August 4, 1929, in a Bengali family in Khandwa. His real name was Abhas Kumar Ganguly. He dominated the Hindi music industry for several decades and was the voice behind many superstar of Bollywood. The versatile singer sang in different languages, such as, Bangla, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Odiya.
Kishore Kumar won eight Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer and holds the record for winning the most Filmfare Awards in that category.