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Amit Kumar is an Indian film playback singer
Playback singer
A playback singer is a singer whose singing is prerecorded for use in movies. Playback singers record songs for soundtracks, and actors or actresses lip-sync the songs for cameras, while the actual singer does not appear on screen.-South Asia:...

, actor, director, and music director. He is the son of famous singer and actor Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

 and Bengali
Bengali people
The Bengali people are an ethnic community native to the historic region of Bengal in South Asia. They speak Bengali , which is an Indo-Aryan language of the eastern Indian subcontinent, evolved from the Magadhi Prakrit and Sanskrit languages. In their native language, they are referred to as বাঙালী...

 singer and actress Ruma Guha Thakurta
Ruma Guha Thakurta
-Early life:She was born in 1934 as Ruma Ghosh. She hails from a Brahmo Bengali family. Her father was Satyen Ghosh and her mother was Sati Devi, a singer. Sati Devi's younger sister Bijoya married film director Satyajit Ray. Thakurta had her formal education in many places including Santiniketan...

. Like his father he too loved singing since childhood and used to sing in Kolkata during Durga Pooja functions. Once he was performing on stage in Kolkata in a Durga Pooja function arranged by Bengali actor Uttam Kumar
Uttam Kumar
Uttam Kumar is one of the most famous names of Indian Bengali Cinema.Born Arun Kumar Chatterjee in 1926 at Ahiritola, North Calcutta he is widely known as Uttam Kumar and Mahanayak . He remains as much of a cultural icon as he had been in his lifetime...

, people kept on requesting for more songs and this information reached his mother. She called in Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

 and complained that his son was singing 'filmy' songs. Hearing this Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

 decided to bring him to Bombay.

Before this, Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

 had made Amit act as his own son in two of his critically acclaimed and rare serious films, produced by himself, Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein (the famous song 'Aa chalke tujhe, mein leke chaloon' sung by Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

 was filmed with him singing to his son, all of 11 years) and Door Ka Raahi
Door Ka Raahi
Door Ka Raahi is a 1971 Bollywood drama film directed by Kishore Kumar. The film stars Tanuja, Kishore Kumar and Ashok Kumar.-Cast:*Kishore Kumar*Tanuja*Ashok Kumar*Padma Khanna*Amit Kumar*Abhi Bhattacharya*Asit Sen*Hiralal*Ganga...

 (with Amit as a teenager).

He has sung many popular Bollywood
Bollywood
Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai , Maharashtra, India. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; it is only a part of the total Indian film industry, which includes other production centers producing...

 and regional film songs since the 1970s.

Apart from Hindi songs Amit sang several songs in Bangla, Bhojpuri, Oriya, Assamese, Marathi, Konkani. It proves his capability as a versatile singer.

1970s


Amit Kumar made his debut in singing and as a child actor in his father's movie Door Ka Raahi
Door Ka Raahi
Door Ka Raahi is a 1971 Bollywood drama film directed by Kishore Kumar. The film stars Tanuja, Kishore Kumar and Ashok Kumar.-Cast:*Kishore Kumar*Tanuja*Ashok Kumar*Padma Khanna*Amit Kumar*Abhi Bhattacharya*Asit Sen*Hiralal*Ganga...

. He recorded a song ‘Main ik panchi matwaala re’ as child singer artist. This song was removed from the film later by Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

.

In 1976 the film Balika Badhu
Balika Badhu (1976)
Balika Badhu is a 1976 Hindi film produced by Shakti Samanta and directed by Tarun Majumdar. The film based on the Bengali novel by the same name by Bimal Kar, about a young girl who is married before she could be old enough to understand what marriage is all about, in the backdrop of Indian...

(1976) with the song ‘Bade achchhe lagte hain..’ brought him on the tinsel town big stage. This song can easily be kept in some of the best melodies of all times. The song was composed by legendary R. D. Burman. After that he recorded many songs with R. D. Burman.

In late 70s he sang few songs for various films. The song ‘Aati rahengi baharein’ from the film Kasme Vaade
Kasme Vaade
Kasme Vaade is a 1978 Hindi film produced and directed by Ramesh Behl. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee, Neetu Singh, and Amjad Khan. Randhir Kapoor earned a Filmfare nomination as Best Supporting Actor, the only nomination for the film. Rekha makes a guest appearance as a dancer. The...

 was a huge hit. He sang for Randhir Kapoor
Randhir Kapoor
Randhir Kapoor is a Bollywood actor, producer and director. His nickname is Daboo.-Early life:Randhir Kapoor hails from the legendary Kapoor family. He is the eldest son of Raj Kapoor. He is a fourth generation Kapoor and comes from a distinguished Punjabi Hindu family who have been part of the...

 in this song while Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

 sang for Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades...

.

He sang many hit songs in the films like Aandhi
Aandhi
Aandhi is a 1975 Indian movie supposedly based on then-prime minister Indira Gandhi's life, but in reality, it was inspired by Tarkeshwari Sinha, apart from Indira Gandhi. It was directed by Gulzar...

, Khatta Meetha, Gol Maal
Gol Maal
Gol Maal is a 1979 Bollywood comedy movie directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film was produced by Mukherjee and N.C.Sippy with music by Rahul Dev Burman...

, Des Pardes
Des Pardes
Des Pardes is a 1978 Hindi film produced and directed by Dev Anand. This family drama stars Dev Anand and Tina Munim , with Ajit, Pran, Amjad Khan, Shreeram Lagoo, Tom Alter, Bindu, Prem Chopra, A. K. Hangal, Sujit Kumar, Mehmood and Paintal in supporting cast...

, Ganga Ki Saugandh
Ganga Ki Saugandh
Ganga Ki Saugandh is a 1978 Hindi movie. Produced and directed by Sultan Ahmed this film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Amjad Khan, Pran, I. S. Johar, Bindu, and Anju Mahendru. The music is by Kalyanji Anandji....

, Deewanagi, Duniya Meri Jeb Mein
Duniya Meri Jeb Mein
Duniya Meri Jeb Mein is a 1979 Bollywood action film directed by Tinnu Anand. The film stars Shashi Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor .-Cast:*Shashi Kapoor ... Karan Khanna*Rishi Kapoor ... Vishal Khanna*Neetu Singh ... Neeta*Keshto Mukherjee ... Watchman...

, Parvarish
Parvarish
Parvarish is a 1977 Hindi film directed by Manmohan Desai. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna as two brothers playing oneupmanship, because one brother believes he is adopted and not the real son. Shabana Azmi and Neetu Singh play the love interests. Amjad Khan and Kader Khan are the...

, Baton Baton Mein
Baton Baton Mein
Baton Baton Mein is a 1979 romantic comedy film produced and directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film stars Amol Palekar and Tina Munim in leading roles...

 etc. The duet song with Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar is a singer from India. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India. Mangeshkar's career started in 1942 and has spanned over six and a half decades. She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional...

 from the film Baton Baton Mein
Baton Baton Mein
Baton Baton Mein is a 1979 romantic comedy film produced and directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film stars Amol Palekar and Tina Munim in leading roles...

 ‘Uthe sabke kadam’ was quite popular.

As a leading playback singer in Bollywood, he sang many songs for Kumar Gaurav
Kumar Gaurav
Kumar Gaurav is an Indian film actor and son of late actor Rajendra Kumar.-Career:He made his film debut with Love Story produced by his father and directed by Rahul Rawail which was a blockbuster. Many youngsters began to emulate him...

 who was a new star in the 1980s. But his maximum number of songs are recorded and released for Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor is an Indian actor and producer who mainly appears in Bollywood films. He won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in Yash Chopra's film Mashaal ....

.

1980s


1980s started with a bang for Amit with mega hit film Love Story (1981 film)
Love Story (1981 film)
Love Story is a 1981 film produced and directed by Rajendra Kumar. The film stars Rajendra Kumar alongside his son Kumar Gaurav and Vijeta Pandit, both making their film debut. Vidya Sinha, Amjad Khan, Danny Denzongpa and Aruna Irani also appear in supporting roles. The music was composed by R. D...

. He sang all the songs of the film and got his Filmfare Award for the duet ‘Yaad aa rahi hai’ with Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar is a singer from India. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India. Mangeshkar's career started in 1942 and has spanned over six and a half decades. She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional...

. About this song music composer R. D. Burman jokingly told Amit before release that this song sounds like a ‘Bhajan
Bhajan
A Bhajan is any type of Indian devotional song. It has no fixed form: it may be as simple as a mantra or kirtan or as sophisticated as the dhrupad or kriti with music based on classical ragas and talas. It is normally lyrical, expressing love for the Divine...

’.

In 1980 the actor Feroz Khan
Feroz Khan
Feroz Khan was an Indian actor, film editor, producer and director in the Hindi film industry...

 produced a super hit film Qurbani (1980 film)
Qurbani (1980 film)
Qurbani is a 1980 Indian Bollywood movie. The word "qurbani" means "sacrifice" in English. Produced and directed by Feroz Khan . The film stars Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Amrish Puri and Kadar Khan...

. There was a song ‘Laila o Laila’ in this film that became a really big hit. Amit Kumar rendered his voice for this song for Amjad Khan
Amjad Khan
Amjad Khan was an acclaimed Indian actor and director. He worked in over 130 films in his film career spanning nearly twenty years. He enjoyed popularity for his villainous roles in Hindi films the most famous being the unforgettable Gabbar Singh in 1975 classic Sholay...

.

His duet song ‘Tu rootha toh main ro doongi sanam’ with Asha Bhonsle from the film Jawani (1984) in the year 1984 composed by R. D. Burman was mega hit. Another chart-buster from 1983 from the film Haadsaa was ‘Yeh Bombay shehar haadsoon ka sheher hai’. This song was super hit.

In this decade, he sang for almost all music direrctors, actors and produced hit after hit. With not so successful career of Kumar Gaurav
Kumar Gaurav
Kumar Gaurav is an Indian film actor and son of late actor Rajendra Kumar.-Career:He made his film debut with Love Story produced by his father and directed by Rahul Rawail which was a blockbuster. Many youngsters began to emulate him...

, Amit kumar later became voice of Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor is an Indian actor and producer who mainly appears in Bollywood films. He won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in Yash Chopra's film Mashaal ....

 in 1980s. But before this many hit songs too were released for Kumar Gaurav
Kumar Gaurav
Kumar Gaurav is an Indian film actor and son of late actor Rajendra Kumar.-Career:He made his film debut with Love Story produced by his father and directed by Rahul Rawail which was a blockbuster. Many youngsters began to emulate him...

 in films like Romance (1983 film), Teri Kasam
Teri Kasam
Teri Kasam is 1982 Hindi language film directed by A C Trilogchander and starring Kumar Gaurav, Poonam Dhillon, Girish Karnad, Nirupa Roy.The story had been filmed before in three South Indian languages: the Tamil film Pugunda Veedu , the Telugu film Puttinillu-Mettinillu , and the Kannada film...

, Lovers (1983 film), All rounder, Telefilm-Janam, etc. In this decade he sang super hits for Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor is an Indian actor and producer who mainly appears in Bollywood films. He won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in Yash Chopra's film Mashaal ....

 in the films like Tezaab
Tezaab
Tezaab , released on 11 November 1988, is an Indian Hindi movie. This was the movie that gave actress Madhuri Dixit her first big break and reaffirmed Anil Kapoor's status, after a successful Mr India .The film was directed by N. Chandra. The music is by Laxmikant-Pyarelal...

, Yudh etc.

The song from Tridev
Tridev
Tridev is a 1989 Indian film directed by Rajiv Rai. The movie is an action-packed saga of three men — Naseeruddin Shah, Sunny Deol and Jackie Shroff — standing up against a crime lord called Bhujang , who has plans to spread menace in the country...

 filmed on Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah is an Indian / Bollywood film actor and director. He is considered to be one of the finest actors of Indian cinema. In 2003, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan for his contributions towards Indian cinema.-Early life:...

 ‘Oye oye- Tirchi topi waaley’ was such a huge nationwide hit that it became the second identity of Naseer. Amit sang for Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah is an Indian / Bollywood film actor and director. He is considered to be one of the finest actors of Indian cinema. In 2003, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan for his contributions towards Indian cinema.-Early life:...

 in the film Hero Hiralal
Hero Hiralal
Hero Hiralal is a 1988 film directed by Ketan Mehta. It is a movie about an auto rickshaw driver who falls in love with a film actress.The movie had some good performances by the lead actors and by Saeed Jaffrey and Satish Shah in their supporting roles....

 too.

Soon after his father's death, he, along with his half-brother Sumit Kumar, released an album called "Dui Kishore" as a tribute to Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

.

Early 1990s to Mid 1990s


1990 started with films like Hum
Hum (film)
Hum is a 1991 Hindi Language film directed by Mukul S. Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Shilpa Shirodkar, Deepa Sahi and Danny Denzongpa. This was the last successful film for Bachchan in the early 90s before he announced his temporary retirement immediately...

 and the song ‘Sanam mere sanam’ brought another big hit for Amit. Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
Baaghi: A Rebel for Love is a Bollywood film starring Salman Khan, Nagma, and Shakti Kapoor, which was released in 11 December 1990. It was Nagma's first role in Bollywood, as the opening credits note; she was 15 years old when the film was released...

 had a smash hit in the song ‘Kaisa lagta hai’. From the film Ghayal (1990 film)
Ghayal (1990 film)
Ghayal is a 1990 Indian Hindi film starring Sunny Deol. The film was produced by Dharmendra and directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The film won seven Filmfare Awards, including the Best Movie award...

 the song ‘Pyaar tum mujhase’ was popular.

Amit delivered more hits for the film Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa is a 1993 Indian Bollywood film directed by Kundan Shah, and starring Shahrukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, and Deepak Tijori. This is one of the rare mainstream Hindi movies in which the hero plays the role of a loser...

. The songs ‘Deewana dil deewana’ and ‘Sachhi yeh kahani hai’ were hits, especially the former.

In this decade, he sang for some other hit films too like Awwal Number, ChaalBaaz
ChaalBaaz
ChaalBaaz is a 1989 Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar starring Rajnikanth, Sunny Deol, Anupam Kher and Sridevi in a double role...

, Khel (1992 film), Vishwatma
Vishwatma
Vishwatma is a 1992 Indian action film directed by Rajiv Rai. This film marked the Hindi film debut of the late actress Divya Bharti and Jyotsna Singh who did not appear in any other films after this. The film was a boxoffice success...

, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan is a 1998 Bollywood film starring Amitabh Bachchan in a double role, Govinda in a double role, Anupam Kher, Ramya Krishnan, and Raveena Tandon. Directed by David Dhawan, it was released in the Diwali of 1998 along with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai...

, Judaai (1997 film), Indrajeet
Indrajeet
Indrajeet is a 1991 Bollywood film directed by K. V. Raju. The film, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jayaprada, Kumar Gaurav, Neelam Kothari, Kader Khan, Sadashiv Amrapurkar and Saeed Jaffrey, was released on 2 August 1991.-Plot summary:...

 etc.

Amit Kumar enjoyed a special work relation with music duo Anand-Milind
Anand-Milind
Anand and Milind are an Indian music directors duo consisting of Anand Shrivastav and his younger brother Milind. They have composed music for over 200 Bollywood films and are the sons of 60s music director, Chitragupta.-Career:...

 who heavily promoted Amit kumar in the early 1990s. Some of their best works include Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
Baaghi: A Rebel for Love is a Bollywood film starring Salman Khan, Nagma, and Shakti Kapoor, which was released in 11 December 1990. It was Nagma's first role in Bollywood, as the opening credits note; she was 15 years old when the film was released...

, Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hain, Maha-Sangram
Maha-Sangram
Maha-Sangram is a 1990 Bollywood romance film directed by Mukul Anand and starring Vinod Khanna, Govinda and Madhuri Dixit.-Plot:...

, Swarg
Swarg
Swarg is a 1990 Indian Bollywood film directed by David Dhawan, released on 18 May 1990...

, Suryavanshi, Anjaane Rishtey, Talaashi, Jawani Zindabad, Sangdil Sanam
Sangdil Sanam
Sangdil Sanam is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Shomu Mukherjee. The film stars Salman Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles. It released on 2 February 1994.-Synopsis:...

, Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin
Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin
Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin is a Bollywood movie produced in 1990.-Plot:Ajay Sharma is a photographer, Anita is a model, both of them work for the same agency. Ajay has fallen in love with Anita, and thinks that she is also in love with him. But Anita only takes him for a friend...

 & Rakhwala
Rakhwala
Rakhwala is a 1971 Bollywood musical film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao.-Cast:*Dharmendra ... Deepak Kumar*Leena Chandavarkar ... Chandni*Vinod Khanna ... Shyam*Madan Puri ... Boxing Chairman Jwalaprasad*Jagdeep ... Gopi...

 to name a few. Anand-Milind
Anand-Milind
Anand and Milind are an Indian music directors duo consisting of Anand Shrivastav and his younger brother Milind. They have composed music for over 200 Bollywood films and are the sons of 60s music director, Chitragupta.-Career:...

 were one of the few new age music composers of that period who regularly recorded with Amit Kumar, making him the voice for Salman Khan
Salman Khan
Salman Khan is an Indian film actor. He has starred in more than 80 Hindi films.Khan, who made his acting debut with a minor role in the drama Biwi Ho To Aisi with Rekha in a lead role, had his first commercial success with the blockbuster Maine Pyar Kiya , for which he won a Filmfare Award for...

 and Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan
Aamir Hussain Khan is an Indian film actor, director and producer who has established himself as one of the leading actors of Hindi cinema....

.

Amit Kumar also enjoyed success with another fresh talent from the 1990s, Jatin-Lalit, who had Amit Kumar croon hit numbers in several films like Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa is a 1993 Indian Bollywood film directed by Kundan Shah, and starring Shahrukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, and Deepak Tijori. This is one of the rare mainstream Hindi movies in which the hero plays the role of a loser...

, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
The music for the movie composed by Jatin Lalit and lyrics were penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The soundtrack, their second collaboration together, helped to launch their career...

 and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham....

Later in the decade with the invasion of many other Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

 clones his career started fading. The great R. D. Burman too was no more with whom Amit had a special bonding. He started withdrawing and making himself busier in live stage performances in various parts of the world.

In this phase, Amit lost out to sing for R. D. Burman's last mega hit 1942: A Love Story
1942: A Love Story
1942: A Love Story is a 1994 Bollywood film starring Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, and Pran. The film was the first ever to be given a U/A rating while featuring a scene, previously considered inappropriate for young children, showing the actors kissing...

. He stated in another interview that R. D. Burman was under pressure to use another singer for the songs because it was the 'trend' in those days.

During these years, he composed and released music albums which were not much successful. Some of these are:
  • MAD (album)|MAD
  • Pyaar toh bas pyaar hai
  • Dam dama dam


Some music directors tried to recreate the old magic by composing songs similar to the ones in 1970s sung by his legendary father Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

. However, success on this front was elusive.

Television

  • In late 1980s, he rendered his voice to TV serials on Doordarshan such as "Chuanuti" and "Campus".
  • He also did songs for the Telefilm Janam
    Janam
    Janam is a 1985 Hindi film directed and written by Mahesh Bhatt. It is one of the autobiographical films Bhatt created in the early part of his career.-Overview:...

    .
  • He also sang the title tracks for Hindi dubbed version of Disney's Animated series "Duck Tales" and "Bob the Builder".
  • Amit Kumar was one of the main judges in a recently concluded (May 2008) singing competition reality TV show "K for Kishore", where singers tried to recreate the magic of Kishore Kumar
    Kishore Kumar
    Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

    's songs on Sony Entertainment Television Asia
    Sony Entertainment Television Asia
    For the version in India, see Sony Entertainment Television .Not to be confused with Sony Entertainment Television , the SET version in Indonesia, Hong Kong and Fiji....

    .

2000-2010

  • He will be the main judge in the singing competition on Zee Bangla TV for the show: "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Mr/Miss Universe 2010".
  • He also sang two songs in Raju Chacha
    Raju Chacha
    Raju Chacha is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Anil Devgan, released on 20 December 2000. The film stars Ajay Devgan, Kajol, Rishi Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles.-Plot:...

     starring Ajay Devgan
    Ajay Devgan
    Ajay Devgan , born Vishal Veeru Devgan on 2 April 1969, is an Indian film actor, director, and producer.He made his film debut with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 and received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance in the film and for which he won a Filmfare Best Debut Award...

    , Kajol
    Kajol
    Kajol Devgn , better known as Kajol, is an Indian film actress appearing in Hindi films. She is regarded as one of India's most successful and talented female actors....

     and Rishi Kapoor
    Rishi Kapoor
    Rishi Kapoor is an Indian Bollywood actor, film producer and director.-Early life:Born in Chembur Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of film director and star Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Campion School,Mumbai. His brothers are well-known actors: Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv...

     - 'Dil dil ka yeh kaam hai' & 'Kahin se ayi Rani'.
  • He sang Tigde Tigde with Neetha Subhir for Kandahar starring Mohanlal
    Mohanlal
    Mohanlal Vishwanathan Nair , known mononymously as Mohanlal , is a National Award-winning Indian actor, producer, singer and writer who is well known for his versatile and natural acting in Indian cinema & hence widely known as the Universal Star...

     and Amitabh Bachchan
    Amitabh Bachchan
    Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades...

    .

Bangla-Hindi Connection


Not many people would know that one of the most popular duet songs of Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

 and Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar is a singer from India. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India. Mangeshkar's career started in 1942 and has spanned over six and a half decades. She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional...

 'Kya yehi pyaar hai' from Rocky (1981 film)
Rocky (1981 film)
Rocky is a 1981 Bollywood film produced and directed by Sunil Dutt who also has a cameo role. The film marks the debut of Sunil Dutt's son Sanjay Dutt and also stars Reena Roy, Tina Munim, Amjad Khan, Raakhee Gulzar, and Shakti Kapoor...

, the debut film of Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt is an Indian Hindi film actor and politician. Dutt, son of Hindi film actors Sunil and Nargis Dutt, made his acting debut in 1981.-Personal life:...

, composed by legendary R. D. Burman was initially sung by none other than Amit Kumar in Bangla film.

There are seven songs sung by Amit and his father separately. All Bangla songs were sung by Amit and their Hindi versions were sung by Kishore. Songs are given below :-
Bangla Hindi
Pran to maane na Bachna ae haseeno
Kato din aar Mujhko baas yuhi udaas rahene do
Patho cheye Chhodo sanam
Sono rubi Zubi zubi
Jenona jeona Kya yahi pyaar hai
E paar bhange Kabhi palkon pe
Ki kore janle tumi Tum mere zindegi mein

Acting Stint


Amit Kumar also acted in films which were directed by and starred his father. His notable ones were Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein (1964), Door Ka Raahi
Door Ka Raahi
Door Ka Raahi is a 1971 Bollywood drama film directed by Kishore Kumar. The film stars Tanuja, Kishore Kumar and Ashok Kumar.-Cast:*Kishore Kumar*Tanuja*Ashok Kumar*Padma Khanna*Amit Kumar*Abhi Bhattacharya*Asit Sen*Hiralal*Ganga...

 (1971), Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi
Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi
Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi is a 1974 Bollywood drama film directed by Kishore Kumar. The name is similar to a previous Kishore Kumar film Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi.-Cast:*I.S...

 (1974) and Shabhash Daddy
Shabhash Daddy
Shabhash Daddy is a 1979 Bollywood film directed by Kishore Kumar....

 (1979).

Some popular songs

  1. Dilrubaon ke jalwe (Dulha Mil Gaya
    Dulha Mil Gaya
    The soundtrack was composed by Lalit Pandit and released on December 14, 2009. The lyrics are written by Mudassar Aziz; songs are arranged by Richard Mithra and Kashinath Kashyap; and all songs are mixed and engineered by Abani Tanti...

     2009 / 2010)
  2. Main ek panchhi (Door Ka Raahi
    Door Ka Raahi
    Door Ka Raahi is a 1971 Bollywood drama film directed by Kishore Kumar. The film stars Tanuja, Kishore Kumar and Ashok Kumar.-Cast:*Kishore Kumar*Tanuja*Ashok Kumar*Padma Khanna*Amit Kumar*Abhi Bhattacharya*Asit Sen*Hiralal*Ganga...

    )
  3. Main jis din bhula dun (Police Public)
  4. Teri yaad aa rahi hai (Love Story
    Love Story (1981 film)
    Love Story is a 1981 film produced and directed by Rajendra Kumar. The film stars Rajendra Kumar alongside his son Kumar Gaurav and Vijeta Pandit, both making their film debut. Vidya Sinha, Amjad Khan, Danny Denzongpa and Aruna Irani also appear in supporting roles. The music was composed by R. D...

    , 1981)
  5. Dekho maine dekha hai ye ek sapna (Love Story
    Love Story (1981 film)
    Love Story is a 1981 film produced and directed by Rajendra Kumar. The film stars Rajendra Kumar alongside his son Kumar Gaurav and Vijeta Pandit, both making their film debut. Vidya Sinha, Amjad Khan, Danny Denzongpa and Aruna Irani also appear in supporting roles. The music was composed by R. D...

    , 1981)
  6. Aankho mein band karloon (Sangdil Sanam
    Sangdil Sanam
    Sangdil Sanam is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Shomu Mukherjee. The film stars Salman Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles. It released on 2 February 1994.-Synopsis:...

    )
  7. Aankhon mein band karloon (Sad version) (Sangdil Sanam
    Sangdil Sanam
    Sangdil Sanam is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Shomu Mukherjee. The film stars Salman Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles. It released on 2 February 1994.-Synopsis:...

    )
  8. One two three give me a kiss (Sangdil Sanam
    Sangdil Sanam
    Sangdil Sanam is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Shomu Mukherjee. The film stars Salman Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles. It released on 2 February 1994.-Synopsis:...

    )
  9. Sanam sangdil sanam (Sangdil Sanam
    Sangdil Sanam
    Sangdil Sanam is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Shomu Mukherjee. The film stars Salman Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles. It released on 2 February 1994.-Synopsis:...

    )
  10. Aap ko dekh ke (Kishen Kanhaiya
    Kishen Kanhaiya
    Kishen Kanhaiya is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Rakesh Roshan, released on 9 March 1990. The film stars Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Shilpa Shirodkar in lead roles.-Plot:...

    )
  11. Ye zameen gaa rahi hai (Teri Kasam
    Teri Kasam
    Teri Kasam is 1982 Hindi language film directed by A C Trilogchander and starring Kumar Gaurav, Poonam Dhillon, Girish Karnad, Nirupa Roy.The story had been filmed before in three South Indian languages: the Tamil film Pugunda Veedu , the Telugu film Puttinillu-Mettinillu , and the Kannada film...

    )
  12. Bade acche lagate hain (Balika Badhu
    Balika Badhu (1976)
    Balika Badhu is a 1976 Hindi film produced by Shakti Samanta and directed by Tarun Majumdar. The film based on the Bengali novel by the same name by Bimal Kar, about a young girl who is married before she could be old enough to understand what marriage is all about, in the backdrop of Indian...

    (1976))
  13. Bombay shehar (Haadsa 1983)
  14. Deewana dil deewana (Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
    Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
    Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa is a 1993 Indian Bollywood film directed by Kundan Shah, and starring Shahrukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, and Deepak Tijori. This is one of the rare mainstream Hindi movies in which the hero plays the role of a loser...

    ) with Udit Narayan
    Udit Narayan
    -Career:King of melody, Udit Narayan Jha was born on 1 December, 1955 in a village called Bhardaha in the Saptari district , Nepal. His father was Hare Krishna Jha and his mother was Bhuwaneshwari Devi.Narayan studied at P.B...

    )
  15. Sacchi Ye Kahani hai.. Kaise Don (Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
    Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
    Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa is a 1993 Indian Bollywood film directed by Kundan Shah, and starring Shahrukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, and Deepak Tijori. This is one of the rare mainstream Hindi movies in which the hero plays the role of a loser...

    )
  16. Dil dil dil le liya (Bhagyawan)
  17. Nazrein mili (Afsana Pyaar Ka
    Afsana Pyaar Ka
    Afsana Pyaar Ka is a 1991 released Bollywood movie starring romantic pair of Aamir Khan and Neelam Kothari. People had a lot of expectations from the movie especially after the music of the film became a hit especially the song 'Tip tip barish suru ho gai'. Moreover Aamir was coming after giving...

    )
  18. Aashiq deewana (Afsana Pyaar Ka
    Afsana Pyaar Ka
    Afsana Pyaar Ka is a 1991 released Bollywood movie starring romantic pair of Aamir Khan and Neelam Kothari. People had a lot of expectations from the movie especially after the music of the film became a hit especially the song 'Tip tip barish suru ho gai'. Moreover Aamir was coming after giving...

    )
  19. Tip tip tip baarish (Afsana Pyaar Ka
    Afsana Pyaar Ka
    Afsana Pyaar Ka is a 1991 released Bollywood movie starring romantic pair of Aamir Khan and Neelam Kothari. People had a lot of expectations from the movie especially after the music of the film became a hit especially the song 'Tip tip barish suru ho gai'. Moreover Aamir was coming after giving...

    )
  20. Pehla Pehla Pyar Hai (1988 Film: Woh Phir Aayegi. With Anuradha Paudwal)
  21. Tu rootha toh mein ro doongi sanam (Jawaani (1984 film))
  22. Dil mein bajey guitar (Apna Sapna Money Money with Mika
    Mika (singer)
    Mika is a British singer-songwriter.After recording his first extended play, Dodgy Holiday EP, Mika released his first full-length studio album, Life in Cartoon Motion, on Island Records in 2007. Life in Cartoon Motion sold more than 5.6 million copies worldwide and helped Mika win a Brit...

    )
  23. Koi nahin aisa (Dillagi)
  24. Makhna (Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
    Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
    Bade Miyan Chote Miyan is a 1998 Bollywood film starring Amitabh Bachchan in a double role, Govinda in a double role, Anupam Kher, Ramya Krishnan, and Raveena Tandon. Directed by David Dhawan, it was released in the Diwali of 1998 along with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai...

    )
  25. Kehh do ke tum ho meri varna (Tezaab
    Tezaab
    Tezaab , released on 11 November 1988, is an Indian Hindi movie. This was the movie that gave actress Madhuri Dixit her first big break and reaffirmed Anil Kapoor's status, after a successful Mr India .The film was directed by N. Chandra. The music is by Laxmikant-Pyarelal...

    )
  26. Jaan-e-mann jaan-e-jigar (Ghazab, 1982)
  27. Laila o Laila (Qurbani
    Qurbani (1980 film)
    Qurbani is a 1980 Indian Bollywood movie. The word "qurbani" means "sacrifice" in English. Produced and directed by Feroz Khan . The film stars Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Amrish Puri and Kadar Khan...

    , 1980)
  28. Aati rahengi bahaarein (Kasme Vaade
    Kasme Vaade
    Kasme Vaade is a 1978 Hindi film produced and directed by Ramesh Behl. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee, Neetu Singh, and Amjad Khan. Randhir Kapoor earned a Filmfare nomination as Best Supporting Actor, the only nomination for the film. Rekha makes a guest appearance as a dancer. The...

     with Kishore Kumar
    Kishore Kumar
    Kishore Kumar , born Abhas Kumar Ganguly, was an Indian film playback singer and an actor who also worked as lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter.Kishore Kumar was one of India's greatest performers of the late 20th century...

     & Asha Bhonsle)
  29. Gabbar Singh yeh keh gaya (100 Days
    100 Days (1991 film)
    100 Days is a Bollywood film released in 1991 starring Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff, Moon Moon Sen, and Javed Jaffrey. The film is a mystery thriller that follows the adventures of a woman with Extrasensory perception. The film was doing well at the box office.- Synopsis :Inspired by the Italian...

    , 1991)
  30. Le le dil de de dil (100 Days
    100 Days (1991 film)
    100 Days is a Bollywood film released in 1991 starring Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff, Moon Moon Sen, and Javed Jaffrey. The film is a mystery thriller that follows the adventures of a woman with Extrasensory perception. The film was doing well at the box office.- Synopsis :Inspired by the Italian...

    , 1991)
  31. Hum Aur Tum Ab Nahin Paraye (Jamai Raja, 1990 with Alka Yagnik
    Alka Yagnik
    Alka Yagnik is an Indian singer who is ranked among the best Hindi playback singers of all time. She is a seven-time winner of the Filmfare Best Female Playback Award as well as a two-time recipient of the prestigious National Film Awards...

    )
  32. Ek do teen (Tezaab
    Tezaab
    Tezaab , released on 11 November 1988, is an Indian Hindi movie. This was the movie that gave actress Madhuri Dixit her first big break and reaffirmed Anil Kapoor's status, after a successful Mr India .The film was directed by N. Chandra. The music is by Laxmikant-Pyarelal...

    )
  33. Oye oye- Tirchi topi waaley (Tridev
    Tridev
    Tridev is a 1989 Indian film directed by Rajiv Rai. The movie is an action-packed saga of three men — Naseeruddin Shah, Sunny Deol and Jackie Shroff — standing up against a crime lord called Bhujang , who has plans to spread menace in the country...

     1989 with Sapna Mukherjee
    Sapna Mukherjee
    Sapna Mukherjee is a Bollywood playback singer who won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the chartbuster hit "Tirchi Topi Wale" in Tridev ....

    )
  34. Main hoon hero (Ram Lakhan
    Ram Lakhan
    Ram Lakhan is a Bollywood movie released in 1989. It was produced and directed by Subhash Ghai and had an ensemble cast, including Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Dimple Kapadia and Raakhee Gulzar.- Plot :...

    )
  35. Jao tum chahe jahan / Yaad karoge vahan (Narsimha 1991)
  36. Na jaane kahan se ayeeh (Chaalbaaz
    ChaalBaaz
    ChaalBaaz is a 1989 Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar starring Rajnikanth, Sunny Deol, Anupam Kher and Sridevi in a double role...

    )
  37. Kaisa lagta hai (Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
    Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
    Baaghi: A Rebel for Love is a Bollywood film starring Salman Khan, Nagma, and Shakti Kapoor, which was released in 11 December 1990. It was Nagma's first role in Bollywood, as the opening credits note; she was 15 years old when the film was released...

     with Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal is a popular playback singer in Bollywood in India.She has sung songs in Hindi, Marathi and Nepali.- Biography :She studied at Xavier's College in Mumbai. She was married to the late Arun Paudwal, who worked with music director S. D. Burman as his assistant...

    )
  38. Maang teri saja doon (Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
    Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
    Baaghi: A Rebel for Love is a Bollywood film starring Salman Khan, Nagma, and Shakti Kapoor, which was released in 11 December 1990. It was Nagma's first role in Bollywood, as the opening credits note; she was 15 years old when the film was released...

     with Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal is a popular playback singer in Bollywood in India.She has sung songs in Hindi, Marathi and Nepali.- Biography :She studied at Xavier's College in Mumbai. She was married to the late Arun Paudwal, who worked with music director S. D. Burman as his assistant...

    )
  39. Tap tap tapori (Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
    Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
    Baaghi: A Rebel for Love is a Bollywood film starring Salman Khan, Nagma, and Shakti Kapoor, which was released in 11 December 1990. It was Nagma's first role in Bollywood, as the opening credits note; she was 15 years old when the film was released...

    )
  40. Rama o Rama (Rama O Rama)
  41. Roz roz aankho tale (Jeeva
    Jeeva (film)
    Jeeva is an Urdu film directed by Syed Noor. It introduced Babar Ali and Resham into Lollywood and turned them into stars. The film was also acclaimed at the foreign festivals where it was screened....

    )
  42. Sanam mere sanam (Hum
    Hum (film)
    Hum is a 1991 Hindi Language film directed by Mukul S. Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Shilpa Shirodkar, Deepa Sahi and Danny Denzongpa. This was the last successful film for Bachchan in the early 90s before he announced his temporary retirement immediately...

    )
  43. Suno suno ladkiyon (Silsila Hai Pyar Ka
    Silsila Hai Pyar Ka
    Silsila Hai Pyar Ka is 1999 Hindi Movie directed by Shrabani Deodhar and starring Karishma Kapoor, Chandrachur Singh, Danny Denzongpa.Other cast include Shakti Kapoor, Alok Nath, Johnny Lever, Aruna Irani, Tiku Talsania, Dina Pathak, Nilam Singh, Mishkaa Khanna, Ali Haider.-Soundtracks:...

     1999)
  44. Uthe sabke kadam (Baton Baton Mein
    Baton Baton Mein
    Baton Baton Mein is a 1979 romantic comedy film produced and directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film stars Amol Palekar and Tina Munim in leading roles...

    )
  45. Na bole tum na maine kuch kaha (Baton Baton Mein
    Baton Baton Mein
    Baton Baton Mein is a 1979 romantic comedy film produced and directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film stars Amol Palekar and Tina Munim in leading roles...

    )
  46. Salma pe dil aa gaya (Salma Pe Dil Aa Gaya Title song)
  47. Le jhing kur kur (Olot Palot
    Olot Palot
    Olot Palot is a 2009 Bengali, comedy film directed by Swapan Saha. The film is starring Hiran Chatterjee, Rajatava Dutta, Rishi, Sudipta, Shriya.-Crew:* Director: Swapan Saha* Producer :Zee Motion Pictures...

    - Bangla Film 2009)
  48. Ms. India marti mujhpe (Dhamaal
    Dhamaal
    Dhamaal is a 2007 Hindi Caper film directed and produced by Indra Kumar and starring Riteish, Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaffrey and Aashish Chaudhary....

     with Adnan Sami
    Adnan Sami
    Adnan Sami is a British-born Pakistani-Indian- Canadian singer, musician, pianist, actor and composer of Pakistani origin. He currently holds Canadian citizenship and works and lives in Mumbai, India...

    )
  49. Juhi ne dil maanga main nakkho bola (Ehsaas: The Feeling (2001))
  50. Chori ki baatein (Fight Club – Members Only 2006 with Shweta Pandit
    Shweta Pandit
    Shweta Pandit is an Indian Playback Singer, Song Writer and Live Performer Actor in Bollywood. She has also recorded songs for Telugu and Tamil film songs....

    )
  51. Yeh raat yeh tanhaiyaan (Gunaah—1993 film) with Sadhna Sargam)
  52. Vinashak aatha hai (Vinashak – Destroyer  (1998))
  53. Aana re aana re dil yeh deewana re (Gurudev (film)
    Gurudev (film)
    Gurudev is a 1993 Bollywood film directed by the late actor Vinod Mehra. The film was left incomplete after Vinod Mehra's death in 1990 but was later completed by director Raj Sippy and released three years later....

     1993 with Asha Bhonsle & Shailender Singh
    Shailender Singh
    Shailendra Singh is an Indian playback singer. He sang several Hindi songs during the late seventies and the early eighties.-Early life:...

    )
  54. Ek din tera dheere se dharwaja kholunga (Gurudev (film)
    Gurudev (film)
    Gurudev is a 1993 Bollywood film directed by the late actor Vinod Mehra. The film was left incomplete after Vinod Mehra's death in 1990 but was later completed by director Raj Sippy and released three years later....

     1993)
  55. Dheere dheere dheere chori chori chori (Imtihaan
    Imtihaan
    Imtihaan is a 1994 Bollywood movie starring Sunny Deol, Raveena Tandon and Saif Ali Khan.- Synopsis :Vicky is a popular singer who meets and falls in love with Priti . He asks her father for her hand in marriage, he instantly approves of him. Priti is reluctant to marry him but she agrees for her...

     1995 with Alka Yagnik
    Alka Yagnik
    Alka Yagnik is an Indian singer who is ranked among the best Hindi playback singers of all time. She is a seven-time winner of the Filmfare Best Female Playback Award as well as a two-time recipient of the prestigious National Film Awards...

  56. Chal naujawaan aage chal (Jaagruti
    Jaagruti
    Jaagruti is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Suresh Krissna, released on 3 July 1992. The film stars Salman Khan and Karisma Kapoor in lead roles.-Plot:...

     1992)
  57. Dil jigar ke jaan (Jaanam
    Jaanam
    Jaanam is a baller. She is really really smart and noone can compare to how amazing she is. That is all....

     1992 with Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal is a popular playback singer in Bollywood in India.She has sung songs in Hindi, Marathi and Nepali.- Biography :She studied at Xavier's College in Mumbai. She was married to the late Arun Paudwal, who worked with music director S. D. Burman as his assistant...

    )
  58. Teri chahat ke siva (Jaanam
    Jaanam
    Jaanam is a baller. She is really really smart and noone can compare to how amazing she is. That is all....

     1992 with Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal is a popular playback singer in Bollywood in India.She has sung songs in Hindi, Marathi and Nepali.- Biography :She studied at Xavier's College in Mumbai. She was married to the late Arun Paudwal, who worked with music director S. D. Burman as his assistant...

    )
  59. Humein tumse pyaar kitna (Jhankaar Beats
    Jhankaar Beats
    Jhankaar Beats is a 2003 Bollywood film directed by Sujoy Ghosh and released by Pritish Nandy Communications. It stars Sanjay Suri, Rahul Bose, Juhi Chawla, Shayan Munshi, Rinke Khanna and Riya Sen. In this film playback singer KK performed the song "Tu Aashiqui Hai" for which he received a...

     2002 with K. K.)
  60. Maalum hai kya (Jhankaar Beats
    Jhankaar Beats
    Jhankaar Beats is a 2003 Bollywood film directed by Sujoy Ghosh and released by Pritish Nandy Communications. It stars Sanjay Suri, Rahul Bose, Juhi Chawla, Shayan Munshi, Rinke Khanna and Riya Sen. In this film playback singer KK performed the song "Tu Aashiqui Hai" for which he received a...

     2002 with Vishal Dadlani)
  61. Rukh rukh rukhna (Jhankaar Beats
    Jhankaar Beats
    Jhankaar Beats is a 2003 Bollywood film directed by Sujoy Ghosh and released by Pritish Nandy Communications. It stars Sanjay Suri, Rahul Bose, Juhi Chawla, Shayan Munshi, Rinke Khanna and Riya Sen. In this film playback singer KK performed the song "Tu Aashiqui Hai" for which he received a...

     2002 with Vishal Dadlani)
  62. Naam hai mera Fonseca (Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
    Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
    The music for the movie composed by Jatin Lalit and lyrics were penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The soundtrack, their second collaboration together, helped to launch their career...

     1992)
  63. Aaya main aaya (Maha-Sangram
    Maha-Sangram
    Maha-Sangram is a 1990 Bollywood romance film directed by Mukul Anand and starring Vinod Khanna, Govinda and Madhuri Dixit.-Plot:...

     1990 with Udit Narayan
    Udit Narayan
    -Career:King of melody, Udit Narayan Jha was born on 1 December, 1955 in a village called Bhardaha in the Saptari district , Nepal. His father was Hare Krishna Jha and his mother was Bhuwaneshwari Devi.Narayan studied at P.B...

    )
  64. Aa baahon mein aa (Maha-Sangram
    Maha-Sangram
    Maha-Sangram is a 1990 Bollywood romance film directed by Mukul Anand and starring Vinod Khanna, Govinda and Madhuri Dixit.-Plot:...

     1990 with Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal
    Anuradha Paudwal is a popular playback singer in Bollywood in India.She has sung songs in Hindi, Marathi and Nepali.- Biography :She studied at Xavier's College in Mumbai. She was married to the late Arun Paudwal, who worked with music director S. D. Burman as his assistant...

    )
  65. Filmy very filmy (Page 3
    Page 3 (film)
    Page 3 is a 2005 Indian film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar about the Page 3 Culture and media in the city of Mumbai. It stars Konkona Sen Sharma, Atul Kulkarni, Sandhya Mridul, Tara Sharma, Anju Mahendru, and Boman Irani...

     2005 with Blaaze
    Blaaze
    Blaaze is a rap artist and a popular playback singer in Indian films. An Indian by birth, born in Chennai, he grew up in Zambia and later did his education in England and in the US...

     & Tannishtha Chatterjee
    Tannishtha Chatterjee
    Tannishtha Chatterjee is an Indian actress.She is best known in the west for her performance in the British film Brick Lane , the film adaptation of Monica Ali's best selling novel of the same name. She was nominated for the British Independent Film Awards as the best actress for Brick Lane...

    )
  66. Aadhi raat ko (Parampara (film)
    Parampara (film)
    Parampara is a 1993 Bollywood movie starring Sunil Dutt, Vinod Khanna, Ashwini Bhave, Aamir Khan, Ramya Krishna, Saif Ali Khan, Raveena Tandon, Neelam Kothari and Anupam Kher. The film is produced by Firoz A. Nadiadwala and directed by Yash Chopra. Aditya Chopra wrote the screenplay for the film...

     with Lata Mangeshkar
    Lata Mangeshkar
    Lata Mangeshkar is a singer from India. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India. Mangeshkar's career started in 1942 and has spanned over six and a half decades. She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional...

    )
  67. Dil dil ka yeh kaam hai (Raju Chacha
    Raju Chacha
    Raju Chacha is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Anil Devgan, released on 20 December 2000. The film stars Ajay Devgan, Kajol, Rishi Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles.-Plot:...

     2000)
  68. Kahin se ayi Rani with (Raju Chacha
    Raju Chacha
    Raju Chacha is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Anil Devgan, released on 20 December 2000. The film stars Ajay Devgan, Kajol, Rishi Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles.-Plot:...

     2000 with Kavita Krishnamurthy, Shweta Pandit
    Shweta Pandit
    Shweta Pandit is an Indian Playback Singer, Song Writer and Live Performer Actor in Bollywood. She has also recorded songs for Telugu and Tamil film songs....

    , Shrradha Pandit
    Shrradha Pandit
    -Career:Shrraddha grew up in Mumbai and belongs to a large family of successful musicians, singers, music producers and actors. Shrraddha has sung for many prolific music composers including A. R. Rahman, Anu Malik and Sajid-Wajid. She also sung for her uncles Aadesh Shrivastava and Jatin-Lalit...

     & Kajol
    Kajol
    Kajol Devgn , better known as Kajol, is an Indian film actress appearing in Hindi films. She is regarded as one of India's most successful and talented female actors....

    )
  69. Tu roop ki rani tu choron ka raja (Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
    Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
    Roop ki Rani Choron Ka Raja was a 1993 Bollywood film starring Anil Kapoor, Sri Devi, Jackie Shroff and Anupam Kher.Johnny lever was used as comic relief in the film where he mimics other actors in a hilarious manner.It was high budget film of that time.Film was directed by Satish Kaushik and...

     1993 with Kavita Krishnamurthy)
  70. Chai mein chini (Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja 1993 with Kavita Krishnamurthy)
  71. Parda utha (Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja 1993 with Kavita Krishnamurthy)
  72. Aala re raoos aala (Safari
    Safari
    A safari is an overland journey, usually a trip by tourists to Africa. Traditionally, the term is used for a big-game hunt, but today the term often refers to a trip taken not for the purposes of hunting, but to observe and photograph animals and other wildlife.-Etymology:Entering the English...

     1999 with Alka Yagnik
    Alka Yagnik
    Alka Yagnik is an Indian singer who is ranked among the best Hindi playback singers of all time. She is a seven-time winner of the Filmfare Best Female Playback Award as well as a two-time recipient of the prestigious National Film Awards...

    )
  73. Kajal kajal teri aankhon ka yeh kajal (Sapoot
    Sapoot
    Sapoot is 1996 Hindi movie directed by Jagdish A. Sharma and starring Akshay Kumar, Karishma Kapoor, Suniel Shetty, Sonali Bendre. Other cast members include Kader Khan, Prem Chopra, Johnny Lever, Kiran Kumar, Avtar Gill, Mukesh Rishi, Shalini Kapoor, Jeetu Verma, Mahavir Shah.-Plot:Singhania is a...

     with Asha Bhonsle)
  74. Jaane de jaane de (Shola Aur Shabnam 1992 with Kavita Krishnamurthy)
  75. Tere liye saari umar jaagun (Yaad Rakhegi Duniya
    Yaad Rakhegi Duniya
    Yaad Rakhegi Duniya is a 1992 Bollywood romantic comedy film directed by Deepak Anand on his debut. Starring Aditya Pancholi and Rukhsar, it premiered on 1 March 1992 in Mumbai. It is a remake of Telugu film Geethanjali.-Plot summary 1:...

     1992)
  76. Gali gali mein gana (Yaad Rakhegi Duniya
    Yaad Rakhegi Duniya
    Yaad Rakhegi Duniya is a 1992 Bollywood romantic comedy film directed by Deepak Anand on his debut. Starring Aditya Pancholi and Rukhsar, it premiered on 1 March 1992 in Mumbai. It is a remake of Telugu film Geethanjali.-Plot summary 1:...

     1992)
  77. Tooti khidki makdi ka jangla (Yaad Rakhegi Duniya
    Yaad Rakhegi Duniya
    Yaad Rakhegi Duniya is a 1992 Bollywood romantic comedy film directed by Deepak Anand on his debut. Starring Aditya Pancholi and Rukhsar, it premiered on 1 March 1992 in Mumbai. It is a remake of Telugu film Geethanjali.-Plot summary 1:...

     1992 with Kavita Krishnamurthy)
  78. Pyaar bada mushkil hai (Yodha 1990)
  79. Do bechare (Victoria No. 203
    Victoria No. 203
    Victoria No. 203 is a 1972 Hindi film produced and directed by Brij. The film stars Navin Nischol, Saira Banu , Ranjeet, Anwar Hussain, Helen and in an inspired bit of casting -Ashok Kumar and Pran- who play key supporting roles in the film and who earned the only Filmfare nominations for the...

     2007 with Udit Narayan
    Udit Narayan
    -Career:King of melody, Udit Narayan Jha was born on 1 December, 1955 in a village called Bhardaha in the Saptari district , Nepal. His father was Hare Krishna Jha and his mother was Bhuwaneshwari Devi.Narayan studied at P.B...

    )
  80. Dil le gayi teri bindiya (Vishwatma
    Vishwatma
    Vishwatma is a 1992 Indian action film directed by Rajiv Rai. This film marked the Hindi film debut of the late actress Divya Bharti and Jyotsna Singh who did not appear in any other films after this. The film was a boxoffice success...

     1992 with Sapna Mukherjee
    Sapna Mukherjee
    Sapna Mukherjee is a Bollywood playback singer who won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the chartbuster hit "Tirchi Topi Wale" in Tridev ....

    )
  81. Bole chudiyan (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... 2001 with Kavita Krishnamurthy, Alka Yagnik
    Alka Yagnik
    Alka Yagnik is an Indian singer who is ranked among the best Hindi playback singers of all time. She is a seven-time winner of the Filmfare Best Female Playback Award as well as a two-time recipient of the prestigious National Film Awards...

    , Sonu Nigam
    Sonu Nigam
    Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer whose songs have been featured in numerous Hindi movies, as well as films in Assamese, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi and Kannada language. He has also released numerous Indi-pop albums and acted in a few Hindi feature films...

     & Udit Narayan
    Udit Narayan
    -Career:King of melody, Udit Narayan Jha was born on 1 December, 1955 in a village called Bhardaha in the Saptari district , Nepal. His father was Hare Krishna Jha and his mother was Bhuwaneshwari Devi.Narayan studied at P.B...

    )

External links

  1. Amit Kumar's Official website
  2. Amit Kumar's Official Fan Club
  3. Amit Kumar IMDB profile
  4. The Statesman on his 58th Birthday