World Music Singer

Kishore Kumar, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The world music singer Kishore Kumar passed away at age 58, this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Kishore Kumar and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Bollywood singer and actor was most active in films during the 1970s and 1980s and was awarded the Lata Mangeshkar Award.

He frequently went to Bombay along with his Bollywood star brother, finding work there in small parts in films.

He won a record eight Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer and was honored by the Madhya Pradesh state with a new award named after him.

How did Kishore Kumar die?

Kishore Kumar's death was caused by heart attack.

By September 1987, Kishore Kumar had decided to retire as he was unhappy with kind of songs and tunes being made by music directors and was planning to return to his birthplace Khandwa. On 13 October 1987, his brother Ashok Kumar’s 76th birthday, he died of a heart attack in Bombay at 4:45 pm.

Information about the death of Kishore Kumar
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death58 years
ProfessionWorld Music Singer
BirthdayAugust 4, 1929
Death dateOctober 13, 1987
Place of deathMumbai, India
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Kishore Kumar

"I only wanted to sing. Never to act. But somehow, thanks to peculiar circumstances, I was persuaded to act in the movies. I hated every moment of it and tried virtually every trick to get out of it."

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"Directors were like schoolteachers. Do this. Do that. Don't do this. Don't do that. I dreaded it."

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"I am determined to get out of this futile rat race and live as I've always wanted to. In my native Khandwa, the land of my forefathers."

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"I was the biggest draw after Dilip Kumar."

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"Playback singing is fun and good money. But it's no big art really; only the film and record people glorify it with all those gold and silver discs given to singers."

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