Today (22nd July, 2016) is the birthday of great singer Mukesh!Along with Mohd. Rafi, Manna Dey and Kishore Kumar, Mukesh reigned the great kingdom of Hindi film music (male) during 1950s, 1960s and part of 1970s. Born as Mukesh Chand Mathur in Delhi, this great singer went to Mumbai in 1940s. At that time he was a great fan of K.L. Saigal and used to imitate him. Later he developed his own style with the help of music director Naushad. His friendship and partnership with Raj Kapoor is well-known in Mumbai film industry. Mukesh received the Filmfare award in 1974. He enthralled the listeners with his melodious voice for more than 30 years.
This great singer was born on 22nd July, 1923 and breathed his last on 27th August, 1976.
I pay my respect to this great singer on his 94th birthday.