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#KishoreKumar is trending as Twitter celebrates the legend’s 89th birthday

Kishore Kumar had won 8 Filmfare awards for playback singing.

New Delhi: On the 89th birth anniversary of Kishore Kumar, fans showered their love for him like no one else could. #KishoreKumar has been one of the top trends on twitter on Saturday.

Apart from his other fans, Bollywood celebrities, music composer Vishal Dadlani, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and singer Shaan conveyed their wishes on Twitter.

While some quoted lyrics from his songs and made special videos to pay tribute to the late iconic singer, others just flooded Twitter by writing heart-felt wishes.

Kishore Kumar’s Hamein tumse pyaar kitna, Khaike paan banaras waala, Saagar kinaare, Pagh ghungroo bandh and Roop tera mastana, Ye shaam mastani, Zindagi ek safar hai purana, are some tracks which are still alive in the hearts of today’s generation. Kishore Kumar was a multilingual singer and sang in several regional languages including Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam and Urdu.

Check out how fans and celebrities showed their love for him:

Kishore Kumar, who was born as Abhas Kumar Ganguly, died at the age of 58 on October 13, 1987. His talents were not merely confined to playback singing. He was also known for his acting prowess and his bold persona. His many-fold talents also included directing, producing, composing and even songwriting. Kishore Kumar had won 8 Filmfare awards for playback singing.

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