Kishore Kumar’s 89th Birth Anniversary: Top 10 songs to remember the maestro

Written by August 4, 2018 11:58

New Delhi: It’s Kishore Kumar’s 89th birth anniversary today and there is no better off remembering the maestro than through his songs. Kishore Kumar songs still find a place in today’s playlists. The legend was known for his energetic singing is remembered for his songs like Mehboob Qayamat Hogi, Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si, O Saathi Re, Kuch Toh Log Kahenge among many others.

Abhas Kumar Ganguly, popularly known as Kishore Kumar in Bollywood, had always been in a limelight for his acting, singing and his relationships.


In 1949, Kishore Kumar moved to Mumbai. He acted in several films like “Andolan” (1951), “Naukari” (1954) and “Musafir” (1957).

However, Kishore Kumar’s real interest was in playback singing. SD Burman tapped Kishore for inner talent as a playback singer. SD Burman persuaded Kishore to develop his own style. That time he sung “Munjim” (1954), “Nau Do Gyarah” (1957). He had sung in almost all kind of songs.

Here are 10 songs by Kishore Kumar –

1 ) Mere Saamne Wali Khidki Mein (Padosan)

2 ) Chala Jaata Hoon (Mere Jeevan Saathi)

3 ) Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se (Ajnabee)

4 ) Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana (Andaz)

5 ) Roop Tera Mastana (Aradhana)

6 ) Yeh Shaam Mastani (Kati Patang)

7 ) Gaata Rahe Mera Dil (Guide)

8 ) Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas (Blackmail)

9 ) Mere Sapno Ki Rani (Aradhana)

10 ) Jaane Jaan Dhoondta Phir Raha (Jawaani Deewani)