Articles about Amit Kumar
Son of legendary Indian singer Kishore Kumar, and Bengali actress Ruma Guha Thakurta, Amit Kumar is a playback singer, actor, record producer, and music director and is best known for singing RD Burman songs. Kumar has sung songs in Hindi, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Odia, Assamese, Marathi, and Konkani. He professionally started his career with the hit song ‘Hosh Mein Ham Kahan,’ in the movie ‘Darwaza’ (1978). His first official release was ‘Main Bhi To Akela Hoon’ for the movie ‘Zindagi Aur Toofan.’ He has also recorded several songs with his father including ‘Haseeno Ke Chakkar Me Padhna Nahi,’ ‘Nazar Lage Na Sathiyon,’ and ‘Sun Chache Bol Bhatije.’ He rose to prominence with the super-hit song ‘Bade Achhe Lagte Hain’ from the 1976-film ‘Balika Badhu.’ The song was composed by Burman and Amit went on to work with Burman on hundreds of songs in his career. He won a Filmfare Award for the song ‘Teri Yaad Aa Rahi Hai,’ for the movie ‘Love Story’ (1981). He has also worked with Bappi Lahiri, music duo Anand-Milind, and Jatin Lalit. In 1994, after the demise of Burman, he withdrew from playback singing. He has also acted in several movies including ‘Door Gagan ki Chhaon Men’ (1964) and ‘Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi’ (1974).
20 May 2021Entertainment
Popular playback singer and music composer Amit Kumar has brought out a series of a re-recorded digital cover version of his songs that became superhits in the seventies, eighties, and nineties.
07 May 2020India
Coronavirus claimed its first casualty in Delhi Police on Tuesday when 31-year-old constable Amit Kumar, who was asymptomatic till a day ago, passed away.
19 Jul 2019Inspirational
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07 Mar 2019India
A man, identified as Bajrang Sonkar, was arrested by Lucknow police on Wednesday night after a video of him thrashing two Kashmiri vendors in broad daylight went viral on social media. Meanwhile, his accomplice, one Amar Mishra, is at large.
13 Nov 2018India
One person has been arrested and six others booked after clashes broke out between two groups in Aterna village (Muzaffarnagar) over the alleged sexual harassment of a minor Dalit girl, police said today.
24 Oct 2018India
The CBI has overhauled the team probing allegations of corruption against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana, bringing in completely new faces, officials said today.
19 Oct 2018Entertainment
If you're a fan of Kishore Kumar or SD Burman, you might want to visit Kolkata next as a fan club is going to install the statues of the music maestros in Kolkata next week.
14 Oct 2018India
A 39-year-old mastermind of a fake Indian Territorial Army recruitment racket was arrested from Uttarakhand's Haridwar, police said yesterday.
23 Sep 2018India
On Sunday, the Haryana Police arrested an Indian Army soldier and another man in connection to the gang-rape of a 19-year-old girl in Rewari.
19 May 2018India
Four persons, accused of a robbery on board the CSTM-Amritsar Express, have been arrested today. During the incident, an Army lieutenant who tried to thwart the robbers' plan was injured by the accused.
23 Apr 2018India
The Deputy Commissioner of Jamshedpur's East Singhbhum district Amit Kumar has directed all the Block Development Officers (BDOs) to complete the construction of toilets, as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission by June 15.
22 Apr 2018India
A Delhi court acquitted a man accused of raping a minor saying the victim, a Muslim, was an adult as per the religious laws, reports The Hindu.
15 Apr 2018India
A man, who claimed to cure backaches through witchcraft, has been convicted of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl on the pretext of treating her, with a Delhi court relying on the victim's sole testimony.
08 Apr 2018India
After the arrest of three people in the CBSE Class-12 Economics paper leak, police have revealed it all started because a Punjab housewife wanted a relative, a teacher, to help her son clear his exams.
04 Apr 2018India
Six gardeners, all belonging to Rajasthan, of the Rashtrapati Bhawan have been accused of forgery and cheating.
31 Mar 2018India
In a major development related to the Bihar topper scam of 2016, the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday revealed it has attached properties worth Rs. 4.53 crore of Amit Kumar alias Bachcha Rai, the secretary-cum-principal of Vishun Roy College in Vaishali district.
31 Mar 2018India
The ED today said it has attached assets worth Rs. 4.53cr, including 29 plots and deposits in ten bank accounts, of the main accused in the 2016 Bihar topper scam.
24 Feb 2018India
The SC has refused to interfere in CBSE's decision of fixing the upper age limit of candidates for NEET 2018.
20 Feb 2018India
In a gruesome crime, two men in West Bengal allegedly raped a woman and mutilated her private parts with a metal object.
04 Dec 2017Entertainment
Actress Priyanka Chopra has launched India's first interactive trailer of the film 'Monsoon Shootout' starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
17 Sep 2017India
Dehradun Police have arrested Dr. Amit Kumar - mastermind of an interstate kidney racket with international links run from the city's Gangotri Charitable Hospital - from Haryana's Panchkula.
05 Sep 2017Delhi
66-year-old Rajvir Sharma filed a plea in Delhi HC seeking police protection from his 22-year-old alcoholic son so that he and his wife can live in peace with self-respect.
25 Jul 2017India
At least two officials of the realty group Amrapali were arrested by the Gautam Budh Nagar district administration for committing fraud on Tuesday.
18 Jul 2017Sports
India's Amit Kumar Saroha won the silver medal in men's club throw F51 event in the World Para Athletics Championships.
15 Jul 2017Sports
India opened their medal account at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London on the first day, after Sundar Singh Gurjar clinched gold in the men's javelin throw F46 event.
04 Aug 2016Entertainment
Popular singers Shaan, Neeti Mohan and Shekhar Ravjiani of 'The Voice India Kids' paid a musical tribute to the Indian-cinematic legend ahead of his 87th birthday which falls on Thursday.