Kishore Kumar was not just a great actor but also one of the legendary singers in the Indian film industry. From romantic songs to peppy tracks to soft numbers, Kishore Kumar sang in various genres. Apart from Hindi, Kishore Kumar sang in many Indian languages including Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam and Urdu.
On the actor-singer’s 92nd bright anniversary today, let’s take you through some of his timeless hits.
Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se
This romantic number is from the movie ‘Ajanabee’ that was released in 1974. The song was filmed on Rajesh Khanna and Zeenat Amaan.
Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhagi Si
The song is from the film Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi released in 1958. Sung by Kumar, this black and white song is one of the romantic songs of all time featuring Kishore Kumar and Madhubala.
Tere Bina Zindagi Se
Sung by the legendary singers Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar, the song is from the movie Aandhi. Released in 1975, the melodious number was a big hit of its time. The soulful number is filmed on Sanjeev Kumar and Suchitra Sen.
Dil Kya Karein
This classic song was sung by Kishore Kumar for the 1975 film ‘Julie’ starred Lakhshmi and Vikram in lead roles. This song was such a hit that it has been remixed multiple times.
Mere Sapno Ki Rani'
This is a trademark song of Kishore Kumar for the movie 'Aradhana' in 1969. The movie feature Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna.
Mere Mehboob Qayamat Hogi
This beautifully sung song is from the movie 1964 movie ‘Mr X in Bombay’ that starred Kishore Kumar in the lead role opposite actress Kumkum.
O Roop Tera Mastana
Kishore Kumar’s another classic track from Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna starrer ‘Aradhana’ still holds a special place in people’s hearts. This song also has influences of Jazz in it.
Jai Jai Jai Shiv Shankar
This peppy track is a must at every Holi party. Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar spew magic in this evergreen track for the 1974 film ‘Aap Ki Kasam’ which starred Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz.