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name needs no introduction.
comes from a family with a rich musical and acting background.
has done concerts in every part of the world singing his
own hits along with hits of his
Not just in the Hindi film industry, but even in the Bengali film industry.
is a name to reckon with.
has gigantic hits to his
His non-filmi albums like 'Mad' have shown that he is an ace composer and an innovative singer just like his father.
Truely, a chip of the old block!
A child prodigy, he
was singing and acting in his
father's films while kids his
age were still sucking thumbs!
teeth watching the antics of his
hugely successful comedian father, the one and only Kishore Kumar.
Acting in his
father's films and singing along with him on stage, has given Amit
a confidence found in few of his
did not train in classical (like his
dad) music, he
riyaaz in the form of singing practice, mainly of his
For the last ten years, he
has been grooming under Pandit.
Having developed a style distinct from his
father's, yet with a degree of similarity, Amit Kumar
continued to get hit numbers in the 80's - his
busiest decade as a singer.
The major hits included 'Jaaneman Jaan - e - Jigar' (Ghazab), 'Dushman Na Kare' (Akhir Kyon?), 'Yeh Zameen Ga Rahi Hai' (Teri Kasam), 'Main Hoon Haseena' (Poonam), and very soon Amit Kumar
entered the top league of singers, with Rafi and Mukesh no longer around, and Mahendra Kapoor and Manna Dey on a decline.
sang under a vast array of composers like Usha Khanna, Shankar (Jaikishan), Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Bappi Lahiri, Anand - Milind and others.
After his father's death in 1987, some music directors did try to give him Kishore - esque songs, but Amit
did not want to end up as his father's clone.
ended the decade in a blaze of glory with two chart - topping hits, Tezaab ('Ek Do Teen') and 'Keh Do Ki Tum Ho Meri') and Tridev ('Tirchi Topiwale').
In the 90's, he
had hit songs in Ghayal, Hum
, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja, Khel, Vishwatma, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Gurudev, Indrajeet, Judaai and other films, but now he
barely gets a few songs every year and no solos.
latest songs have been for Dillagi, Hum Tumpe Marte Hain and Beti No.1.
mainly does shows and Bengali albums, and none of his
Hindi albums - including the brilliant Mad, which he
sang and composed - proved hits.
obviously decided to follow in his
Kishore wanted Amit to be a singer, which is why Amit came to Mumbai at 18, and his father introduced him at a special show called Daddy Kishore Son Amit.
After a brief hiatus, Amit
returned to singing with albums like "MAD" and "Dam Dama Dam" with crazy songs which are his
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