Kishore Kumar's evergreen songs (watch video)
New Delhi: Kishore Kumar has left a treasure trove of his melodies that are cherished by the young and old alike even today.
Despite not having any formal training in music, the 'king of romantic songs' is remembered for his invaluable contribution to the music industry.
Born on August 4, 1929, Kishore Kumar became one of the most celebrated singers of Bollywood with his inimitable style and versatile voice.
Although he died in 1987, he is very much a craze even today as we hear the new versions of his evergreen songs in recent movies like ‘Naino Mein Sapna' and 'Taki O Taki' (Himmatwala – 2013), ‘Apni To Jaise Taise' (Housefull – 2010), Bachna Ae Haseeno (Bachna Ae Haseeno – 2009), ‘Khaike Pan Banaraswala' (Don – 2006), Jhankaar Beats and many more.
Even people who don't understand Hindi language enjoy Kishore Kumar songs sung in his god-gifted and divine voice.
He is very famous among youth too. From youth to adult, everyone has a special corner for 'Kishore Da' in their heart.
Born as Abhas Kumar Ganguly, Kishore won the hearts of many with songs like 'Ek ladki bheegi bhaagi si', 'Mere saamne wali khidki mein', 'Dream girl' and many more.
On his 85th birthday, we pay tribute to the man whose everlasting voice gave a song to every heart.
1. Roop Tera Mastana: Aaradhna- This sensuous number has a special craze among young people, when it comes to romance.
Picturized on superstar Rajesh Khanna and beautiful Sharmila Tagore, the song will touch your soul. The magic of Kishore da's voice is unparallel.
2. Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas: Blackmail- This track from ‘Blackmail' is as beautiful as it is melodious and as romantic. Dharmendra and Rakhee are looking top-notch in probably the most touching song of their mega careers.
Kishore Da effortlessly manages to touch the innermost chords of listener's heart. Lyrics like –‘deewano ki ye baatein deewane jaante hain , jalne mein kya maza hai parwaane jaante hain' is a treat for music listerners.