Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar and actor Neil Nitin Mukesh today paid tribute to the legendary singer Mukesh on his 92nd birth anniversary.
Neil, who shares his last name with the singer, said being born as his grandson is the “kindest gift” to him.
“Having his name and being born as his grandson was Gods Kindest gift to me. Remembering my Grandfather, Mukesh ji on his Birthday anniv today (sic),” wrote the “Johnny Gaddaar” star.
Lata Mangeshkar, who collaborated with Mukesh many a times, wrote, “Namaskar. Today is the 92nd birth anniversary of famous singer Mukesh bhaiyya. I pay my ode to him.”
Namaskar. Aaj prasiddha gayak Mukesh bhaiyya ki 92 vi jayanti hai.Main unko sumananjali arpan (cont) http://t.co/GXZHesvKfN
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) July 22, 2015
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) July 18, 2015
The singer also posted the link of a song, sung by both of them.
Mukesh Chand Mathur, better known as Mukesh, was popular as being the voice of legendary actor Raj Kapoor. He, Mohammad Rafi, Manna Dey and Kishore Kumar were the prominent male singers of the golden era of the Hindi cinema.
Listen to some of his famous songs:
Sawan Ka Mahina, Milan
Mera Joota Hai Japani, Shree 420
Chand Si Mehbooba Hogi Meri, Himalay Ki God Mein