Born in a Bengali family, Kishore Kumar is one of the best singers our Bollywood industry was blessed with. From romantic tracks to peppy hits, Kishore da has won over 8 Film fare awards for best male playback singers. Born as Abhas Kumar Ganguly, the singer made his Bollywood debut with Shikari in 1946. From being a playback singer, composer, producer, screenwriter, director to actor, the star was popular for singing in different Indian languages including Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam and Urdu. In an interview, Marne Ki Duayen Kyon Mangu singer was noted saying that he only wanted to sing, acting was not his passion. But the peculiar circumstances made him persuade to act in the movies. He hated every moment of it and tried virtually every trick to get out of it. He even muffed the lines, pretended to be crazy, shaved his head off etc. but no one cared.

Take a look at the best songs of Kishore Kumar on his 89th birth anniversary: 

Song: O Saathi Re Tere Bina Kya Jeena
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Muqaddar Ka Sikandar

Song: Dil Kya Kare Jab Kisi Se
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Julie

Song: Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Logon Ka Kaam Hai Kehna
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Amar Prem

Song: Mere Sapno Ki Rani
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Aradhana

Song: Eena Meena Deeka
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Aasha

Song: Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Ajanabee

Songs: Yeh Jeevan Hai
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Piya Ka Ghar

Song: Roop Tera
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Aradhana

Song: Meri Bheegi Bheegi Si Palkhon Pe
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Anamika

Song: Ek Ladki Bhigi Bhagi Si
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi

Song: O Mere Dil Ke Chain
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Mere Jeevan Saathi

Song: Mere Mehboob Qayatmat Hogi
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Mr. X in Bombay

Song: Tum Ho Mere Dil Ki Dhadkan
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Manzil

Song: Pyar Deewana Hota Hai
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Kati Patang

Song: Yeg Jo Mohabbat Hai
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Kati Patang

Song: Yeh Shaam Mastani
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Kati Patang

Song: Zindagi Ke Safar Mein Guzar Jaate
Artist: Kishore Kumar
Movie: Aap Ki Kasam