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Essay, Biography or Paragraph on “Mukesh” complete biography for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation and other classes.



India : The ‘silky-voiced’ singer

Born : 1923 Died : 1976


Mukesh was gifted with a smooth voice that touched the chords of listener’s heart instantly. Together with it, his voice had an undefinable sad tone that won him millions of admirers. Most of his songs carved a niche in peoples’ heart and he will be long remembered for his humane nature and artistic attainments.

Mukesh Chandra Mathur was born in Delhi on July 22, 1923. He was introduced to the film world by that natural actor Moti Lal. Mukesh wanted to-be a hero and actor and had acted in films like Nirdosh, Malhar, Anurag, Mashuka. In 1945, he sang for the film Pehli Nazar. His song Dil Jalta hai to Jalne de brought him instantaneous encomiums from the followers of film music. People even said that a new Saigal was born to Hindi film music world. He sang for Raj Kapoor in Neel Kamal, and Aag. He sang his last song for Satyarn Shivwn Sundaram.

Mukesh had sung most of the songs for Raj Kapoor and Manoj Kumar. Music director duo Shankar-Jaikishan and Kalyanji-Anandji provided the tunes for his smooth voice. He died on August 27, 1976, in the US while he was on a concert tour. Raj Kapoor lamented on his death that though he was the physical body, Mukesh remained his conscience and voice. Mukesh won international popularity and got ‘Filmfare Award’ four times.

Mukesh sang thousands of numbers. The most popular amongst them are Dil Jalta Hai (Pehli Nazar), Jinda hun is torah (Aag). Awaara hun (Awaara), Mera Joota hai Japani (Shri. 420), Dost dost na raha (Sangam), Chandan sa Badan (Saraswati Chandra) Kahin door jab din dhal jaye (Arland), Jane kahan gaye woh din (Mera Nam Joker), Ek pyar ke nagma hai (Shor), Suhana safar aur yeh mausam haseen (Madhurnati), Jis dil mein basa tha pyar tera (Saheli), Kayi bar yun bhi dekha hai ( Rajnigandha) for their sweet and sad rendition.


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