Kishore Kumar's 89th Birth Anniversary: Top hits by legendary Kishore Da
Updated On : 04 Aug 2018,07:45 PM
Abhas Kumar Ganguly or famously known as Kishore Kumar was born on 4 August, 1929. The legend was not only a playback singer, but a fabulous actor, lyricist, producer and screenwriter. In short he was a complete all-rounder.
‘Kishore da’ is considered as one of the greatest singers of all time in Indian cinema history and has won uncountable accolades in his life.
‘The Kishore Kumar Award’ is named after him and is awarded for exceptional contribution to Indian cinema.
Let us take a look at the top 10 timeless classics by the legend.
Khaike Paan Banaras Wala
The blockbuster song from Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran starrer Don is played during parties even till date. Khaike Pan Banaras Wala became such a massive hit that it was later reprised in Shah Rukh Khan’s remake of Don. Kishore Kumar went on to win the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song.
Pag Ghungroo Bandh, the song from Namak Halal was an instant hit back then and the song has not lost its charm till now.
Kishore da bagged his 5th Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song.
Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhagi Si
Often regarded as one of the finest song by Kishore Kumar. The song from the movie ‘Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi’ in which Kishore Da was seen in the lead opposite to Madhubala. He made the film in a hope that it would be a massive flop as he wanted to escape huge income tax. But to his disgust, the film became a big hit.
Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas
Part of the film Blackmail, starring Dharmendra and Rakhee, this romantic track is evergreen in every sense. And if someone truly wants to enjoy Kishore Da’s melodious voice then tune in to this song and enjoy the magic.
Mere Sapno Ki Rani
Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore starrer Aradhana was graced by this timeless song. The track is played at parties and weddings even today and Kishore Kumar’s voice is bound to excite you even if you are having a bad day.
Ek Main Aur Ek Tu
Part of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh’s Khel Khel Mein, this song is even popular among the masses for Kishore Kumar’s charming voice and the boundless chemistry between Rishi and Neetu.
Aane Wala Pal
This song from superhit film Golmaal featuring Amol Palekar is a classic! In today’s era where loud music and peppy tracks surround us, this song by Kishore da will still calm your mind.
Tere Jaisa Yaar Kaha
The Bollywood’s eternal song for friendship and till date if you ask someone to dedicate a song to his best friend then this will be first song to hit his mind. Amitabh Bachchan and Amjad Khan starrer was a huge success and this song played a massive role in it.
Ek Chatur Naar
This blockbuster from the film Padosan is a tag team partnership between Kishore Kumar and Manna Dey. This track is touted as one of the most difficult songs to sing till date and stars the likes of Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Kishore Kumar and Mehmood.