Kishore Kumar, affectionately called Kishore Da, was regarded as one of the most successful playback singers of Bollywood industry. He never received any formal musical training but this did not restrict his success as a singer. He is a multi-lingual singer and likes experimenting with different styles of music in different languages. Apart from singing, he also excelled as a lyrics writer, actor, composer, director, producer and script writer. He is the only person who holds the record for winning the most Film fare Awards as the Best Male Playback Singer.
Top 15 Songs by Kishore Kumar
Let’s pay a special tribute to this legend singer by playing some of his greatest hits. Here’s our selection of his 15 evergreen songs that will definitely take you down to your childhood memories.
Play! Enjoy! Groove! Here’s our list of some of his greatest hits:-
1. Khaike Pan Banaraswala from the movie Don (1978)
Enjoy this super hit song from the movie Don starring Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Om Shivpuri, Satyen Kappu, Aparna Choudhury and Maruti. This is the best song sung by Kishore Kumar. He received great honor at filmfare for this song.
2. Mere Saamne Wali Khidki Mein from the movie Padosan (1968)
This is one of the most famous songs of Kishore Kumar. Guru (Kishore kumar) sings and Bhola (Sunil Dutt) lip-syncs to impress his sexy neighbor girl (Saira Banu). It’s a great fun to watch!
3. Chhukar Mere Man Ko from the movie Yaarana (1981)
This is one of the Kishore’s soulful songs with a great meaning. He was nominated for the filmfare awards as Best Male Playback Singer for this song.
4. Mere Sapno Ki Rani from the movie Aradhana (1969)
Enjoy this romantic Kishore’s song from classic Bollywood blockbuster movie Aradhana (1969) starring Rajesh Khanna & Sharmila Tagore.
5. Apni Toh Jaise Taise from the movie Laawaris (1981)
Beautiful lyrics by Prakash Mehra and magically sung by Kishore Kumar. This is a timeless classic and also remixed for the movie Houseful in 2010.
6. Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas from the movie Blackmail (1973)
It is one of the best songs of Kishore Kumar. This song depicts a beautiful piece of his art which is also remixed for a crime thriller movie “Wajah Tum Ho” in 2016.
7. Roop Tera Mastana from the movie Aradhana (1969)
This is another beautiful and romantic song by Kishore Kumar which acclaimed him Best Male Playback Singer Award. This song was filmed in a single take due to time constraints.
8. Aankhon Mein Kya Ji from the movie Nau Do Gyarah (1957)
This song was sung by Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar and Picturized on Dev Anand and Kalpana Kartik.
9. Phoolon Ke Rang Se from the movie Prem Pujari (1970)
This is the most popular romantic song of this movie starring Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Shatrughan Sinha, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri, Amrish Puri.
10. O Mere Dil Ke Chain from the movie Mere Jeevan Saathi (1972)
This is one of the liveliest songs of this movie. Although, the movie offers various hit songs but this one is the most memorable.
11. O Sathi Re Tere Bina Bhi Kya Jina from the movie Muqaddar ka Sikandar (1978)
This song has two versions – Male and Female. Male version was sung by Kishore Kumar and female version by Asha Bhosle. Enjoy the song.
12. Tum Bin Jaon Kahan from the movie Pyar ka Mausam (1969)
This was the theme song of the movie and was played several times in the film. This song was solely sung by two singers. Mohammed Rafi sang for Shashi Kapoor and Kishore Kumar sang for Bharat Bhushan.
13. Aanewala Pal Jaane Wala Hai from the movie Golmaal (1979)
Gulzar received the best Lyricist award for this song. This song is an emotional hit beautifully sung by Kishore Kumar.
14. Nazrana Bheja Kisine Pyar Ka from the movie Des Pardes (1978)
This song is credited as one of the most romantic songs of that era. Kishore Kumar did full justice to the song. He sang this song very flawlessly.
15. Aaj Rapat Jaye To from the movie Namak Halaal (1982)
Namak Halaal is a blockbuster from Amitabh Bachchan. This song is the most famous song of this movie. It was sung by Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar.
So these were some of the greatest hits by Kishore Kumar. Enjoy the songs and do share this epic list with your friends and family.