- Birthday: 04. August 1929
- Birthplace: Khandwa, Central Provinces and Berar, British India
- Awards: 1969 Filmfare Awards "Roop Tera Mastana" Aradhana, 1975 Filmfare Awards "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera" Amanush, 1978 Filmfare Awards "Khaike Pan Banaras Wala" Don, 1980 Filmfare Awards "Hazaar Raahen Mudke Dekheen" Thodisi Bewafaii , 1982 Filmfare Awards "Pag Ghungroo Baandh" Namak Halaal , 1983 Filmfare Awards "Agar Tum Na Hote" Agar Tum Na Hote , 1984 Filmfare Awards "Manzilein Apni Jagah Hain" Sharaabi, 1985 Filmfare Awards "Saagar Kinaare" Saagar, 1971 - Best Male Playback Singer for Aradhana Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, 1972 - Best Male Playback Singer for Andaz Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, 1973 - Best Male Playback Singer for Hare Rama Hare Krishna Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, 1975 - Best Male Playback Singer for Kora Kagaz Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, Notable singers of Rabindra Sangeet
Kishore Kumar (Bengali: কিশোর কুমার গাঙ্গুলী; born Abhas Kumar Ganguly 4 August 1929 – 13 October 1987) was an Indian film playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. He is in general considered the most successful & greatest playback singer of the film industry. He sang in many Indian languages including Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam, Oriya, and Urdu. He has also sung in private albums in several languages especially in Bengali which are noted as all time classics. He won 8 Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer and holds the record for winning the most Filmfare Awards in that category. He was awarded the "Lata Mangeshkar Award" by the Madhya Pradesh government and from that year onwards, the Madhya Pradesh Government initiated a new award called the "Kishore Kumar Award" for contributions to Hindi cinema.