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10 Best Songs of Mukesh Kumar

Mukesh was the true legendary Indian singer of his era. He was also nicknamed as “The Man with the Golden Voice”. 

He was born in Delhi on July 22nd, 1923. His inimitable voice was first perceived by his distant relative, Motilal at his sister’s wedding and he took him to Mumbai for further training under Pandit Jagannath Prasad. Soon, he became the most popular singer of his era.

In 1974, Mukesh received National Film Award for the song “Kai Baar Yuhi Dekha Hai”. He sang a total of around 1,300 songs in his lifetime.

Best Super Hit Songs of Mukesh Kumar

Here’s a list of his best songs that you must listen.

  1. Kai Baar Yuhi Dekha Hai from the movie Rajnigandha(1974)

This is the best song of Mukesh that also acclaimed him a National Award. This is one of his best songs that were loved by music lovers across the world.

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2.     Sab Kuch Seekha Humne from the movie Anari (1959)

This is one of the Mukesh’s soulful songs with a great meaning. This song depicts a beautiful piece of his art. Enjoy this superhit song from the movie Anari starring  Raj Kapoor, Nutan, Nazir Hussain, Lalita Pawar, Motilal, Shubha Khote, Mukri and Helen.

 

3.     Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein from the movie Kabhie Kabhie (1976)

This song is beautifully written by Sahir Ludhianvi and magically sung by Mukesh for the movie Kabhie Kabhie. This song was, in fact, a poem in its original version from a collection Talkhiyan. This song was the number one song of that era and Mukesh was awarded as the best Male Playback Singer for this song.

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4.    Main Na Bhoolunga from the movie Roti Kapda Aur Makaan (1974)

In 1975 Filmfare, Mukesh Kumar was nominated as the best Male Playback Singer for this song. Santosh Anand got the best lyricist award for this song.

5.    Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar from the movie Kabhie Kabhie (1976)

This song is a timeless classic from the movie Kabhie Kabhie.

6.    Chand Si Mehbooba from the movie Himalay Ki God Mein (1965)

This is the best song from the superhit movie Himalay Ki God Mein. This movie won the Filmfare award.

7.    Kahin Door Jab Din from the movie Anand (1971)

This is the lively song from the lively movie Anand.  Rajesh Khanna also praised this song calling this song as his best. Anand won several awards as the best movie.

8.    Duniya Banane Wale from the movie Teesri Kasam (1966)

This is a fabulous song and soulfully sung by Mukesh. Raj Kapoor’s performance in this song is beyond the words.

9.    Mera Joota Hai Japani from the movie Shree 420 (1955)

This is a patriotic-themed song and gained a lot of popularity. The song asserts love and proud of being Indian.

10.  Sabse Bada Naadan Wahi Hai from the movie Pehchaan (1970)

Mukesh bagged Filmfare award for this song. This is one of his best songs.

So, these were some of the best songs by Mukesh Kumar. Hope you enjoyed listening to these classics.

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Did we miss any song ?? Let us know in the comments 🙂

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  • I am surprised that the song, “Jaane kaha gaye woh din”, didn’t make it to this list. Personally, I believe it is one among the most difficult songs to sing, but Mukesh-ji sung it beautifully.