Kishore Kumar was a popular Bollywood playback singer. He was also an actor, producer, composer, lyricist, director and screenwriter. He is often regarded as one of the most successful singers in Indian film industry. Kishore has sung in many languages apart from Hindi including – Marathi, Bengali and Urdu. He has won 8 Filmfare awards for Best Male Playback Singer category . He also holds of winning a maximum number of Filmfare awards in the category. Kishore Kumar was born
in Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh) to father Kunjalal Ganguly and mother Gouri Devi. Kishore has sung for many actors including Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan. The singer married four times. His second wife was actor Madhubala. Director Anurag Basu is currently working on an official biopic based on the life of legendary singer which stars Ranbir Kapoor.