- Rishi Kapoor tweeted a picture with Kishore Kumar on August 4
- The occasion was Kishore Kumar's 87th birth anniversary
- They have given us some memorable hits including Bachna Ae Haseeno
On Thursday, Mr Kapoor shared an old picture with Kishore Kumar to mark the legendary singer's birth anniversary. Kishoreda would have been 87 this year.
Mr Kapoor tweeted this picture from the making of 1982 film Deedar-E-Yaar. Also pictured are co-star Jeetendra and singer Mohammad Rafi, who dueted with Kishore Kumar on the song Mere Dildaar Ka.
Deedar-e-Yaar first song recording"Mere Dildaar ka bankpan"Beard coz of jaundice on Karz set,didn't work 2 months pic.twitter.com/EFBW3nSPLW— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) August 4, 2016
The 63-year-old actor identified the others in the group in a separate tweet:
H.S.Rawail(Director),Jeetuji,2 Legends,Prasan Kapoor(Jeetujis brother&producer) Myself. Benefit of people not aware https://t.co/XONrdfhIYv— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) August 4, 2016
If you can't recall Deedar-E-Yaar, this could be why:
This was one Titanic that unfortunately sank! Wonderful memories though! https://t.co/A76Wl3phjI— Tusshar (@TusshKapoor) August 4, 2016
Rishi Kapoor also tweeted this:
Remembering the great Legend Kishore Kumar! Thank you for all those songs! pic.twitter.com/burAQ0ic9G— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) August 4, 2016
Born Abhas Kumar Ganguly , Kishore Kumar debuted as an actor with Shikari in 1946. In 1948, music director Khemchand Prakash gave Mr Kumar a chance to sing Marne Ki Duayen Kyon Mangu in the film Ziddi. There was no looking back.
Kishore Kumar and Rishi Kapoor have given us some memorable hits including Bachna Ae Haseeno (Hum Kisise Kum Naheen), O Hansini (Zehreela Insaan), Om Shanti Om, Ek Hasina Thi (Karz), Khullam Khulla Pyar Karenge, Ek Main Aur Ek Tu (Khel Khel Mein), title tracks of Yeh Vaada Raha and Saagar
Kishore Kumar died at the age of 58 in 1987.