Hemant Kumar

Hemant Kumar’s songs by SD Burman

SD Burman and Hemant Kumar September 17, 2014

Hemant Kumar, a singer-composer par excellence, and SD Burman, a Titan among singer-composers. And the former was quite open to singing for other composers too. That brought the two great Bengalis together. Hemant Kumar was another name for melody and sweetness – he is among those who never sang anything which was less than extremely […]

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Hemant Kumar-Lata Mangeshkar duets

Thumbnail image for Hemant Kumar-Lata Mangeshkar duets October 21, 2010

The Ultimate in Melody Hemant Kumar in his voice brought the beauty of Bengal and melody of Rabindra Sangeet. When he joined with Lata Mangeshkar the effect was magical. Easily the best duets of Hindi films are of Hemant-Lata. One can also safely say no song of Hemant Kumar was pedestrian. With his deep resonant […]

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