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An audience with Amit Kumar In conversation with Suresh Kumar
Wed 19 October 2016, 18:30 – 20:30 BST
Amit Kumar is the son of Kishore Kumar, famous Bollywood Singer/ Actor from Mumbai, India who was the recipient of of Filmfare Awards for music, Dadasaheb Phalke - Film Foundation Award and many other awards.
Suresh Kumar will conduct the conversation, ranging a wide variety of topics covering Indian popular music, Indian culture and Bollywood films.
Amit has been in the music industry for 50 years, having worked with legends, such as Superstar Rajesh Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachachan and others and popular music producers like Kalyanji–Anandji, Laxmikant–Pyarelal, Salim-Javed, Gulzar, Shankar-Jaikishan Bappi Lahiri and many more.
If you close your eyes, you will feel the similarity in the voice of Kishore Kumar and Amit Kumar. Super hit films and everlasting tunes from films – Kati Patang, Amar Prem, Andaz, Safar, Sholay, Love Story, Kasme Vaade and many more. The film list is endless. Popular songs – Bade Achchhe Lagte Hain, Yeh Shaam Mastani , Zindgai Ka Safar, Yeh Dosti Hai, Yeh Jeevan Hai, Phoolo Ka Taro Ka and many more.
The audience will hear some unheard stories of Bollywood greatest years, when music and melody was supreme. How famous songs were composed and created and who was there when magic was being made.
Both S D Burman & R D Burman had a great infl uence on Amit Kumar which shows in his choice of songs and the style in which he has craft ed his songs. Baba Mere his latest production, under his own music company Kumar Brothers Music, a tribute by him and his daughter Muktika to the legend Kishore Kumar.