Biography - A Short Wiki
Bollywood singer and actor was most active in films during the 1970s and 1980s and was awarded the Lata Mangeshkar Award.
He frequently went to Bombay along with his Bollywood star brother, finding work there in small parts in films.
He won a record eight Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer and was honored by the Madhya Pradesh state with a new award named after him.
How did Kishore Kumar die?
By September 1987, Kishore Kumar had decided to retire as he was unhappy with kind of songs and tunes being made by music directors and was planning to return to his birthplace Khandwa. On 13 October 1987, his brother Ashok Kumar’s 76th birthday, he died of a heart attack in Bombay at 4:45 pm.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||58 years|
|Profession||World Music Singer|
|Birthday||August 4, 1929|
|Death date||October 13, 1987|
|Place of death||Mumbai, India|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"People bore me. Film people particularly bore me. I prefer talking to my trees."Kishore Kumar
"I was the biggest draw after Dilip Kumar."Kishore Kumar
"Directors know nothing. I never had the privilege of working with any good director. Except Satyen Bose and Bimal Roy, no one even knew the ABC of filmmaking."Kishore Kumar
"I am determined to get out of this futile rat race and live as I've always wanted to. In my native Khandwa, the land of my forefathers."Kishore Kumar
"I am an actor who sings off screen for another actor. That is what playback singing is all about."Kishore Kumar