Kishore Kumar was a legend of the Hindi music industry who gave both foot-tapping and soul-stirring songs. Kishore Kumar’s vocals are indubitably mesmerising even after decades. A video of the singer at a live singing session on BBC surfaced on the internet recently.
The Twitter handle of firm director Madhur Bhandarkar’s fan club posted this video that was filmed in 1972. Kishore Kumar could be seen singing with a child-like enthusiasm and it’s enough to make you nostalgic. Check out the video here.
Kishore Kumar live at BBC in 1972..
Never seen such clear live video of KishoreDa 🙏 👇👇 pic.twitter.com/skhSvijfDJ
— MADHUR BHANDARKAR (@MadhurFanClub) July 4, 2018
In the clip, the singer crooned the iconic song ‘Milte hai dil yahan’ from the 1971 film Sharmilee. The song picturised on Shashi Kapoor and Rakhee had been composed by Sachin Dev Burman.
Kishore Kumar has lent his voice to actors such as Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Shashi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and others during his career span.
Born on 4 August, 1929, the singer was brought up in a Bengali family in Madhya Pradesh. He started off his career as a chorus singer at Bombay Talkies. Kishore Kumar got his first break as a singer in Ziddi in 1948.