Remembering Kishore Kumar: 10 movies that outline the playback legend as an actor


Mumbai: Tuesday marks the 33rd demise anniversary of playback legend Kishore Kumar, who handed away on today in 1987. To outline the versatile genius as simply the enduring singer that he was can be unfair. Kishore Kumar is widely known until at this time as a maverick actor, too, in addition to screenwriter, director, producer and composer.

Right now, IANS appears again at a few of his memorable performances as an actor.

NAUKARI (1954)
Kishore Kumar performed the lead alongside Sheila Ramani on this Bimal Roy directorial. Naukari is among the preliminary movies that helped Kishore Kumar achieve prominence as an actor.

ADHIKAR (1954)
The romantic comedy starred Kishore Kumar and Usha Kiran within the lead. The movie, directed by Mohan Segal, did good enterprise on the field workplace.

BHAI-BHAI(1956)
The movie forged real-life siblings Ashok Kumar and Kishore Kumar as brothers. “Bhai-Bhai” was directed by MV Raman.

LUKOCHURI (1956)
The Bengali rom-com options Kishore Kumar in a double function, reverse Mala Sinha and Anita Guha. The movie directed by Kamal Majumdar, was produced beneath the banner of Kishore Kumar Movies. “Shing nei tobu nam tar shingho” and “Ek poloker ektu dekha” are peppy numbers sung by Kishore Kumar that stay standard until at this time.

CHALTI KA NAAM GAADI (1958)
The comedy starred brothers Ashok Kumar, Anoop Kumar and Kishore Kumar with Madhubala taking part in the feminine lead and Satyen Bose directing. “Babu samjho ishare”, “Ek ladki bheegi bhaagisi”, “Hum the woh thi aur sama rangeen” and “Haal kaisa hai janaab ka” are standard Kishore Kumar numbers from the movie.

JHUMROO (1961)
Kishore Kumar and Madhubala starred on this musical romantic comedy movie helmed by Shankar Mukherjee. “Major hoon jhumroo” and “Koi humdum na raha” in Kishore’s voice stay evergreen numbers from the movie.

HALF TICKET (1962)
Kishore Kumar starred alongside Madhubala on this Hindi traditional directed by Kalidas. His act as an overgrown little boy appears hilarious even in any case these years.

DOOR GAGAN KI CHHAON MEIN (1964)
An adaptation of the American movie “The Proud Insurgent”, this movie was written, directed and produced by Kishore Kumar. He additionally starred within the movie with son Amit Kumar and Bengali movie actress Supriya Choudhury. The movie acquired essential acclaim.

PADOSAN (1968)
The musical comedy helmed by Jyoti Swaroop is counted amongst Bollywood’s best comedies ever. Primarily based on the Bengali movie “Pasher Bari”, it stars Kishore Kumar alongside Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu and Mehmood. The movie is remembered for RD Burman compositions like “Mere samne wali khidki pe” and “Kehna hai” sung by Kishore Kumar, and “Ek chatur naar” by Kishore Kumar, Manna Dey and Mehmood.

HUNGAMA (1971)
The SM Abbas directorial comedy stars Kishore Kumar alongside Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Mehmood, Johnny Walker and others.

With these and plenty of extra sensible performances, notably within the comedy style, Abhas Kumar Ganguly — recognized to all by his display identify Kishore Kumar — left an indelible mark within the minds of Bollywood buffs.



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