Kishore Kumar’s Death: Cause, Place, Age, and More!

Kishore Kumar Died

The world music singer Kishore Kumar passed away at age 58, too young.

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?

Heart Attack caused Kishore Kumar's death in 1987.

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.

Information about the death of Kishore Kumar
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death58 years
ProfessionWorld Music Singer
BirthdayAugust 4, 1929
Death dateOctober 13, 1987
Place of deathMumbai, India
Place of burialN/A


"People bore me. Film people particularly bore me. I prefer talking to my trees."

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"I was the biggest draw after Dilip Kumar."

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"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."

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"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."

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"I am an actor who sings off screen for another actor. That is what playback singing is all about."

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