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Kishore Kumar Net Worth & Personal Details

Kishore Kumar is a famous name in Bollywood Industry. The Charming Actor Kishore Kumar is one of the best actors in Bollywood movies. There are millions of fans and followers of Kishore Kumar in the world and followers always want to get maximum information about their favourite bollywood cinema.

Name:Kishore Kumar
Profession:Playback Singer, Actor
Date of Birth:4 August 1929
Birth PlaceKhandwa
Age As of 202258 Years
Net Worth in Dollars$50 Millions
Short BioKishore Kumar was born in a Bengali Brahmin Ganguly family in Khandwa, Central Provinces (now in Madhya Pradesh) as Abhas Kumar Ganguly. His father, Kunjalal Ganguly (Gangopadhyay) was a lawyer and his mother, Gouri Devi came from a wealthy Bengali family and was a home-maker.
Affairs/GirlfriendsLeena Chandavarkar
Wife/SpouseLeena Chandavarkar
DebutFilm: Shikari
ReligionHinduism
ResidenceBombay
Education QualificationGraduated
Social Media LinksN/A

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Kishore Kumar Net Worth

Kishore Kumar is known for his acting ability and his versatility. He is a very compatible and energetic actor, who has a capacity to make any role his own. Kishore Kumar might be the unassailable actor of Bollywood Movies but his income comes from many different sources such as Movies, shows, endorsements and business investments. Kishore Kumar‘s Net worth is $1 million to $2 Million in 2022 which in Indian Currency is 7 to 14 Crore Indian Rupee.

Name Kishore Kumar
Net Worth (2022) $1 million to $2 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs. 7 to 14 Crore
Monthly Income And Salary Rs.  1 lakh  +
Yearly Salary In Indian Rupees Rs. 12 lakh +
Last Updated 2022

Kishore Kumar Net Worth in Last 5 Years

Net Worth in 1987 $1 million to $2 million
Net Worth in 1986 $1 million to $2 million
Net Worth in 1985 $1 million to $2 million
Net Worth in 1984 $1 million to $2 million
Net Worth in 1983 $1 million to $2 million

Kishore Kumar Controversies

  • When Kishore Kumar married Madhubala, his family was against their marriage as she was a Muslim. And so he converted himself to Muslim. And had their marriage according to Hindu ritual but his family never accepted them. Also after Kishore Kumar got to know about the terminal illness that Madhubala had, he left her.
  • Kishore Kumar was persistent when it came to his payments. He always wanted to be paid in full advance. And one of the directors paid him half the amount he came to the studio with half makeup and when asked about it to which he replied ‘aadha paisa toh aadha make up’

Uncover The Lesser Known Facts About The Kishore Kumar

  • His father, Kunjalal Ganguly (Gangopadhyay), was a lawyer while his mother, Gouri Devi, came from a wealthy Bengali Family.
  • Kamavisadar Gokhale Family of Khandwa had invited his father, Gangopadhyay, to be their personal lawyer.
  • Kishore was the youngest of 4 siblings (2 brothers and 1 sister).
  • While Kishore Kumar was still a child, his eldest brother, Ashok Kumar, had become an established Bollywood actor.
  • Later, his elder brother, Anoop Kumar, also ventured into acting with the help of Ashok Kumar.
  • Spending time with his brothers, Kishore Kumar became interested in music and films.
  • Soon, Kishore Kumar became a big fan of the renowned Bollywood singer- K. L. Saigal and started to emulate his singing style. In an interview, Kishore revealed that he considered K. L. Saigal his “Guru.”
  • After visiting Bombay (now Mumbai), Abhas Kumar changed his name to “Kishore Kumar” and began his film career as a chorus singer at “Bombay Talkies,” where his brother, Ashok Kumar, worked.
  • Music Director Khemchand Prakash gave him a chance to sing “Marne Ki Duayen Kyon Mangu” for the film “Ziddi (1948).”
  • He appeared as a ‘Hero’ in the film Andolan (1951) directed by Phani Majumdar.
  • Ashok Kumar wanted him to become an actor. However, Kishore Kumar was more interested in becoming a singer.
  • The Legend Music Director, S. D. Burman, is credited with spotting Kishore Kumar’s talent for singing. In the year 1950, it was during the making of “Mashaal” that S. D. Burman visited Ashok Kumar’s house and heard Kishore Kumar imitating K. L. Saigal. After complimenting Kishore Kumar for his good voice, Burman suggested him to develop his own style of singing, instead of copying Saigal.
  • The Legend Music Director, R. D. Burman and Kishore Kumar had a great bonding with each other and the duo had worked in several hit films like Taxi Driver (1954), Funtoosh (1956), Paying Guest (1957), Guide (1965), Jewel Thief (1967), Prem Pujari (1970), etc.
  • Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle have performed several duets composed by R. D. Burman like “Chhod Do Aanchal” from Paying Guest (1957), “Haal Kaisa Hai Janaab Ka” and “Paanch Rupaiya Baara Aana” from Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958).
  • The film Jhumroo (1961), was produced and directed by Kishore Kumar. He also acted in and composed its music. He wrote the lyrics for the film’s title song- “Main Hoon Jhumroo” too.
  • Ha had also produced and directed the 1964 film “Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein.” He composed the music and wrote the script for the film too. In the film, Kishore Kumar and his son, Amit Kumar, played the role of father and son, respectively.

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Who is Kishore Kumar and why is he popular?

Kishore Kumar was an Indian playback singer and actor. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most dynamic singers in the history of Indian music. He was one of the most popular singers in the Indian film industry, notable for his yodelling and ability to sing songs in different voices. 

Who is Kishore Kumar dating?

Kishore Kumar was married to Leena Chandavarkar

What is the net worth of Kishore Kumar?

$1 million to $2 million

Is there any controversy associated with Kishore Kumar?

Kishore Kumar was persistent when it came to his payments. He always wanted to be paid in full advance. And one of the directors paid him half the amount he came to the studio with half makeup and when asked about it to which he replied ‘aadha paisa toh aadha make up’.

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