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Hemant Kumar Ki Kahani – Rajesh Thakur’s Radio Classic Show

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Close your eyes and listen to the song of Khamoshi – “Khwab Chun Rahi Hai Raat, Beqrar Hai, Tumhara Intezar Hai… Pukar Lo…” in the god-gifted, velvety smooth romantic voice of Hemant Kumar.

Hemanta Mukhopadhyay, known professionally as Hemant Kumar (16 June 1920 – 26 September 1989), was an Indian Bengali singer and music director who sang in Bengali, Hindi and other Indian languages like Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Assamese, Tamil, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Konkani, Sanskrit and Urdu. He was an artist of Bengali and Hindi film music, Rabindra Sangeet, and many other songs. He was the recipient of two National Awards for Best Male Playback Singer.

Here is Rajesh Thakur talking about life journey of Hemant Kumar on his Radio Classic Show

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