Hemant Kumar, a fabulous singer, a singer whose distinctive style of singing and voice connected with the masses. Hemant Kumar, the composer, who composed tunes which everybody could sing, one did not require any formal training to hum along.
Hemant Kumar in whose soul stirring poignant numbers one could experience an amalgamation of Rabindra Sangeet, bengali folk music, modern and classical elements. Singer, composer and later even a producer, Hemant Kumar reigned supreme in Calcutta and Bombay. As a composer his versatility and staying power in the charts were astonishing.