Musician

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

Born:

Amit Kumar is an Indian film playback singer and music producer born on 3 July 1952, In Mumbai, India.

Family Background:

He is the son of Famous Indian film actor and singer Kishore Kumar and his wife Ruma Guha Thakurta, who was Bengali singer and actress.

Personal Life:

He married Reema Ganguly. They have one daughter Muktika Kumar.

Education:

He started his education from Sunningdale, Basant Montesary and later he moved to St.Xavier’s school, Hazaribagh for 6 months. He completed his education at South Point school and Patha Bhavan of Kolkata.

Career:

He loved to sing from childhood and he used to sing during the Durga puja function in Calcutta. In 1970, After completing his education, He made his singing and an acting debut from the film ‘Door Ka Raahi’ which was his father’s film. In this film, He sang “Mein Ek Panchi Matwala Re” song, but this song removed from the movie. In 1973 at the age of 21, He first time sang a song outside his father’s composition. In 1976, His duet with Kishore Like, Haseeno Ke Chakkar Mein from the film Deewangee. In the 1970s, He sang many songs like Nazar Na Lage Sathiyo from Des Pardes, Sun Chache Bol from Badthi Ka Naam Dadhi, Aati Rahengi Bahrain from Kasme Vaade film. In 1976, In Balika Vadhu film, he sang “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain”, Which was composed by R.D. Burman. He recorded 170 Hindi film songs under R.D.Burman. He sang many notable songs in various films such as Aandhi, Aapke Deewane, Khatta Meetha, Gol Maal, Des Pardes, Ganga Ki Saugandh, Hamare Tumhare, and many others. In the 1980s, He made a duet with Lata Mangeshkar Ka Janu Mein Sajaniya from the Hum Panch film. He also made his debut with Rafi from Aap Ke Deewane film. He had solo performance during the 1980-1989 in hit films like Hum Panch, Bukundi, Itni Ki Baat, Hamari Bahu Alka, Ustadi Ustad Se, Khatron Ke Khiladi and many more hit films. He gave many hit songs from the film of romance, Teri Kasam, Lovers, All-rounder, and Television film Janam. In the 1990s to 2000, He also gave hit songs in Hindi movies such as Bade Miya Chhote Miya, Judai, Gurudev, Aaj Ka Gundaraj and had a hit song in which flopped on box office like, Jawani Zindabad, Afsana Pyar Ka, Indrajeet any other.

Unknown Facts:

  • In 1980, He gave his voice for TV serials on Doordarshan like Chunauti and Campus.
  • He had also sung a song for television film Janam.

Master Stroke:

  • He also starred in several films directed by his father Kishore Kumar, Door Ka Raahi, Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein, Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi and any other.
  • He also sang Bengali songs which his father sang in Hindi version.

Awards and Achievements:

  • He won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer award.
  • In 1981, He won the Filmfare award for the film Love Story.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Amit Kumar, Establish your Image with your strength and power. Never depend on others.

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