Kishore Kumar : Legendary Singer of the Indian Cinema

Kishore Kumar earlier his name was Abhas Kumar Ganguly . And he was born on 4th August, 1929. Later Abhas Kumar Ganguly was famous as a great singer publicly known as Kishore Kumar, affectionately called Kishore Da. He was one of those very few singers who took risks and experimented with different styles of music.

He was considered as a legend in the industry. Kishore Kumar was an extra ordinary multi talented person. who has excelled as a playback singer, actor, composer, lyrics writer, director, producer and script writer.

Kishore Kumar was born in Khandwa in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Kishore Da was born in a typical Bengali family . He was the youngest among his siblings. His father Kunjilal Ganguly was a lawyer and his mother Gauri Devi was a home maker .

Kishore develop his own signature style. He was perfect at yodeling, he develop his own unique style , for this he heard lots of Austrian music collections with his brother Anoop. His Yodeling turned out world wide famous and became a trademark of Kishore Kumar. His songs sounded absolutely natural, like laughter.

His popularity began to diminish during mid 80’s, and he retired and wanted to return back to Khandwa, his native place. Unfortunately, it was not meant to be. On October 13th 1987, co-incidentally the birthday of his elder brother Ashok Kumar, Kishore suffered a heart attack and breathed his last.

His untimely and unexpected death shocked the entire nation. Kishore Kumar not succeeded in married as per saying because he married four times and his eldest son Amit Kumar also ventured into the world of music.

Source: Journalpur.com