Kishore Kumar, who was born as Abhas Kumar Ganguly, started his career in the field of acting, with 'Shikari' in 1946. In 1948, music director Khemchand Prakash gave Kumar a chance to sing 'Marne Ki Duayen Kyon Mangu' for the film 'Ziddi'.Here's what B-town had tweeted on his birth anniversary:
Amitabh Bachchan: Birthday Anniversary of the maestro Kishore Kumar...his versatility was unmatched.
Shabana Azmi: @FansofNandy I've been a Rafi fan but Javed sensitised me to the magic of Kishore Kumar's amazing talent. Mere naina saawan bhado. Mar Jana!
Kunal Kohli: Oodleyie oodleiye eh hi Oodleiye oodleiye ho happy bday #KishoreKumar.
Vishal Dadlani: Happy Birthday Kishore Kumar! Lifelong friend to every music-lover, and voice of the soundtrack to, literally, billions of lives!
Neil Nitin Mukesh: Being a Mukesh grandson, I'm a huge Kishore da fan. Remembering him on his birthday. My most favourite Kishore Kumar song is JAANE JAAN what's yours?
Milap Zaveri: There is no voice like you existing in any form anywhere in the world. Duniya ke shor mein ek hi Kishore hai! Happy birthday Kishore Kumar!
Sujoy Ghosh: Happiness is a kishore kumar song. Happy birthday Kishore Kumar. Thank you for being my instant source of happiness.
Jaaved Jaaferi: Missing the great Kishore Kumar on his birthday..Musaafir hoon yaaro.