Kishore Kumar (4 August 1929 – 13 October 1987), was an Indian film playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. He is considered one of the most successful playback singers of the Hindi film industry. He sang in many Indian languages including Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam, Oriya, and Urdu. He has also sung in private albums in several languages especially in Bengali which are noted as all time classics. He won 8 Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer and holds the record for winning the most Filmfare Awards in that category. He was awarded the "Lata Mangeshkar Award" by the Madhya Pradesh government and from that year onwards, the Madhya Pradesh Government initiated a new award called the "Kishore Kumar Award" for contributions to Hindi cinema.
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Watch Kishore Kumar performing 'Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai' from the Indian film Kati Patang.
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