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  • VISHAL TAPRE
    VISHAL TAPREwrote on May 1 2010 1:14PM

    BASic Information
    Birth name Abhas Kumar Ganguly
    Born August 4, 1929(1929-08-04)
    Khandwa, Central Provinces and Berar
    Died October 13, 1987 (aged 58)
    Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Genres Playback, Rabindra Sangeet, Rock 'n' Roll
    Occupations Singer, Actor, Director, Musician, Producer
    Instruments Vocalist
    Years active 1946 – 1987 (His death)
    Kishore Kumar was born into a Bengali Brahmin family in Khandwa, Central Provinces and Berar (now in Madhya Pradesh). His birth name was Abhas Kumar Ganguly. His father Kunjalal Ganguly (Gangopadhya) was a lawyer. His mother Gouri Devi came from a wealthy family. Kishore Kumar was the second youngest of four siblings, the other three being Ashok Kumar (the eldest), Sati Devi, and Anoop Kumar.

    While Kishore Kumar was still a child, Ashok Kumar became a popular Bollywood actor. (Later, Anoop Kumar also ventured into cinema with the help of Ashok Kumar). Spending time with his brothers, Kishore Kumar also started to take a keen interest in movies and music. He became a fan of singer-actor Kundan Lal Saigal, whom he considered his guru, and he tried to follow Saigal's singing style.

    Personlife:-
    Kishore Kumar was born into a Bengali Brahmin family in Khandwa, Central Provinces and Berar (now in Madhya Pradesh). His birth name was Abhas Kumar Ganguly. His father Kunjalal Ganguly (Gangopadhya) was a lawyer. His mother Gouri Devi came from a wealthy family. Kishore Kumar was the second youngest of four siblings, the other three being Ashok Kumar (the eldest), Sati Devi, and Anoop Kumar.

    While Kishore Kumar was still a child, Ashok Kumar became a popular Bollywood actor. (Later, Anoop Kumar also ventured into cinema with the help of Ashok Kumar). Spending time with his brothers, Kishore Kumar also started to take a keen interest in movies and music. He became a fan of singer-actor Kundan Lal Saigal, whom he considered his guru, and he tried to follow Saigal's singing style.

    [edit] Awards
    Filmfare Awards
    Winner:

    Year Song Film Music director Lyricist
    1969 Roop tera mastaana Aradhana Sachin Dev Burman Anand Bakshi
    1975 Dil aisa kisi ne Amanush Shyamal Mitra Indeevar
    1978 Khaike Pan Banaras Wala Don Kalyanji-Anandji Anjaan
    1980 Hazaar raahen mudke dekheen Thodisi Bewafaii Khayyam Gulzar
    1982 Pag ghunghroo baandh Namak Halaal Bappi Lahiri Anjaan
    1983 Hamen aur jeene ki Agar Tum Na Hote Rahul Dev Burman Gulshan Bawra
    1984 Manzilen apni jagah Sharaabi Bappi Lahiri Anjaan
    1985 Saagar Kinaare Saagar Rahul Dev Burman Javed Akhtar

    Nominated:

    Year Song Film Music Director Lyricist
    1971 Zindagi Ek Safar Andaz Shankar-Jaikishan Hasrat Jaipuri
    1971 Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai Kati Patang Rahul Dev Burman Anand Bakshi
    1972 Chingari Koi Badke Amar Prem Rahul Dev Burman Anand Bakshi
    1973 Mere Dil Mein Aaj Daag: A Poem of Love Laxmikant-Pyarelal Sahir Ludhianvi
    1974 Gaadi Bula Rahi Hai Dost Laxmikant-Pyarelal Anand Bakshi
    1974 Mera Jeevan Kora Kagaz Kora Kagaz Kalyanji Anandji M.G.Hashmat
    1975 Main Pyaasa Tum Faraar Kalyanji Anandji Rajendra Krishan
    1975 O Manjhi Re Khushboo Rahul Dev Burman Gulzar
    1977 Aap Ke Anurodh Anurodh Laxmikant-Pyarelal Anand Bakshi
    1978 O Saathi Re Muqaddar Ka Sikander Kalyanji-Anandji Anjaan
    1978 Hum Bewafa Harghiz Shalimar Rahul Dev Burman Anand Bakshi
    1979 Ek Rasta Hai Zindagi Kaala Patthar Rajesh Roshan Sahir Ludhianvi
    1980 Om Shanthi Om Karz Laxmikant-Pyarelal Anand Bakshi
    1981 Hameh Tumse Pyar Kudrat Rahul Dev Burman Majrooh Sultanpuri
    1981 Choo Kar Mere Mann Yaraana Rajesh Roshan Anjaan
    1983 Shayad Meri Shaadi Souten Usha Khanna Sawan Kumar
    1984 De De Pyar De Sharaabi Bappi Lahiri Anjaan
    1984 Inteh Ho Gayi Sharaabi Bappi Lahiri Anjaan
    1984 Log Kehete Hai Main Sharaabi Bappi Lahiri Anjaan

 

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