A musical journey through 5 legendary songs of Kishore Kumar that still amaze global audiences

Kishore Kumar, often known as Kishore da, is an important figure in the rich fabric of Indian music. His uncommon voice left a lasting impression on the Bollywood music landscape, with timeless tunes that continue to attract lovers worldwide. Kishore Kumar’s singing was marked by his remarkable vocal skills and emotional expressions, making him a true revolutionary in contrast to today’s focus on artificial improvements. His ability to put true emotion into each note distinguishes him.

In this musical trip, let’s explore Kishore Kumar’s enduring charm through 5 of his legendary songs that continue to enchant audiences all over the world. 


1) “Chookar mere man ko, kiya tune kya ishara” – Yaarana (1981):
Chookar Mere Mann Ko Kiya Tune Kya Ishara | RajD | Yaarana 1981 Songs|  Amitabh Bachchan - YouTube

Kishore da’s voice, embracing Anjaan’s lyrics, leads listeners into a realm of deep emotions from the opening chords. The song’s simplicity, paired with Kishore Kumar’s expressive voice, elevates it to the status of timeless classic, attracting listeners of all ages.

2) “Zindagi ke safar mein guzar jaate hain jo makam” – Aap Ki Kasam (1974):
Zindagi Ke Safar Me Guzar Jaate Hai ज़िंदगी के सफ़र में गुज़र जाते हैं जो  मकाम

As the chasing tones of the violin open this classic, Kishore Kumar’s voice emanates depth and honesty. The evocative words of Majrooh Sultanpuri, along with the soul-stirring rhythm of R.D. Burman, make “Zindagi ke safar mein” a hymn for life’s journey. Kishore da’s exquisite delivery of the song’s ageless message ensures its long-lasting power.

3) “Mere samne wali khidki mein” – Padosan (1968):
Mere Samne Wali Khidki Mein (HD) | Padosan Songs | Kishore Kumar Hit Songs  | R. D. Burman Hits - video Dailymotion

On a lighter side, this Kishore Kumar song from the film Padosan is a timeless declaration of unconditional love. Rajendra Krishan’s simple lyrics and R.D. Burman’s upbeat musical arrangement make for a pleasurable experience. Kishore da’s playful analysis adds a pleasant appeal that would appeal to people who prefer the lighter side of love.

4) “Yeh jo mohabbat hai” – Kati Patang (1970):
Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai HD Video Song | Kati Patang | Rajesh Khanna & Asha  Parekh - YouTube

The talent of Kishore Kumar to put passion into his songs is obvious in “Yeh jo mohabbat hai.” The combination of Anand Bakshi’s powerful lyrics and R.D. Burman’s soulful tune results in a musical masterpiece. Kishore da’s version catches the essence of romantic passion, translating it into a heartfelt tune.

5) “Musafir hoon yaaron” – Parichay (1972):
MUSAFIR HOON YARON 4k - Kishore Kumar HITS - Jeetendra - Parichay Movie  Songs - R.D. Burman - YouTube

“Musafir hoon yaaron” stands out as an anthem for travelers and dreamers, closing up our voyage through Kishore Kumar’s lovely tunes. Gulzar’s lyrical genius shows through, while Kishore da’s expressive singing provides the song with a peaceful feel. This composition’s continuing popularity originates from its capacity to connect with anyone who is currently on a journey, both physical and mental.