The legend of Kishor Kumar: Relevant even today
It is said that the film ‘Anand’ was first offered to Kishore Kumar and Mehmood Ali. When Anand director Hrishikesh Mukherjee went to Kishore Kumar’s house, he was turned away by his gatekeeper, after which he changed his mind
Kishore Kumar has sung many famous songs in Hindi cinema. Apart from singing, Kishore Kumar also tried his hand at acting. Kishore Kumar’s first song was ‘Marne Ki Duayan Kyun Mangu’ which he sang for the film ‘Jiddi’.
Kishore Kumar’s first film as an actor was ‘Shikari’ which was released in the year 1946. Kishore Kumar’s brother was in the lead role in this film.
Kishore Kumar’s first job was as a chorus singer in Bollywood. The name of this film was ‘Bombay Talkies’. Kishore Kumar’s brother Ashok Kumar also acted in this film.
You can guess what place Kishore Kumar had in Hindi cinema from the auction price of his last song. In the year 2012, the last song sung by Kishore Kumar was sold for 15.6 lakhs. Song auction
People associated with the college tell even today that Kishore Da loved Poha and Jalebi from Kaka’s canteen. During the time of poverty, he used to borrow tea, poha and jalebi from here. Due to this loan, Kishor da was loaned 5 rupees 12 annas to the uncle of the canteen. Whenever he asked for his money, Kishore used to sing in his own style ‘Paanch rupaiya barah aana…marega kaka..na…na..na..’ Will kill brother na..na…na.. Kishore da never repaid this loan. film industry.
He is also associated with the song ‘Mere Samne Wali Khirki’. People tell that during the college days, Kishore Kumar used to hum it while sitting at the hostel window looking towards the girls hostel. This song was also later included in the comedy film ‘Padosan’. The song ‘A piece of moon in my front window’ is also one of his superhit songs.
Kishore Kumar used to sing in the singer’s voice as well
Kishore Kumar was blessed by God with multiple talents. He was a good singer as well as was not far behind in acting. Apart from this, the most interesting thing was that he could also sing in the voice of a female singer. The song ‘Aake Seedhi Lagi Dil Pe Jaisi’ from the 1962 film ‘Half Ticket’ was sung by Kishore Kumar in both male and female voices and the most important thing was that he recorded this song in one take. Gaya and this song proved to be a super hit. Let me tell you that this song is like a voice.
It is said that Kishore Kumar had put up a sign board outside his house which read “Beware of Kishore”. An anecdote related to this is also famous that when producer-director HS Rawail was coming out to meet him in his house, then Kishore cut his hand, when Rawail asked, Kishore replied that before entering my house, you should see the board. Was Needed.