Amit Kumar is also a singer, music composer and actor. The son of legend singer Kishore Kumar and Ruma Guha Thakurta, he has been making musical contributions to Bollywood and regional films since the 70s. Amit Kumar, born on 3 July 1952, has his own music production company named ‘Kumar Brothers Music’. Amit, like his father, used to sing during Durga Puja in Kolkata since childhood.
It is said that once Amit was performing brilliantly on stage in Durga Puja organized by Bengali film star Uttam Kumar and people were constantly demanding him to recite more songs. When the news of this reached the mother Ruma, she complained to Kishore Kumar, the son is singing film songs. This was the moment that Kishore brought with him to Mumbai. Let’s listen to his 5 great songs on the singer’s 70th birthday-
‘Bade Achhe Lagte Hain’
This song from the movie ‘Balika Vadhu’ was composed by RD Burman. This superhit song of the 70s is still very much liked.
‘Yaad AA Ragi Hai’
In this song Amit Kumar sang the late singer Lata Mangeshkar sang with.
‘Ek Do Teen’
This song from Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit starrer film ‘Tezaab’ has been drenched with fun from Amit Kumar.
‘Tirchi Topi Wale’
This song of the film ‘Tridev’ has been written by Anand Bakshi and Amit Kumar has made it a hit in his voice.
‘Kaisa Lagta Hai’
This song from the film ‘Baaghi’ is written by Sameer and music is given by Anand-Milind. This song is considered in Amit Kumar’s Best 5.
Amit Kumar’s career like the waves of the sea
Amit Kumar is known for speaking candid words. Amit had come into the limelight by questioning a reality show. Like his father, whenever Amit gives stage performance, he binds himself. In an interview given to the media, Amit Kumar had told his career about the waves of the ocean, which sometimes go up and sometimes down.