Fans and officers paid tribute to Kishore Kumar on the event of his 92nd delivery anniversary on Wednesday by providing milk and jalebis, the favorite dish of the legendary singer, at his samadhi close to his birthplace Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh.
The followers additionally demanded that the ancestral home of the late singer in Khandwa be transformed into nationwide heritage.
“Kishore da was a Bharat Ratna in its own sense. Instead, his dilapidated house should be converted into national heritage,” mentioned Kishore Prerna Manch’s spokesman Sunil Jain when requested in regards to the demand to confer India’s highest civilian award on the versatile singer-actor.
Kishore Kumar was born in Khandwa city on August 4, 1929.
The 200-year-old property lies in a dilapidated situation due to a dispute among the many Ganguly (unique surname of the well-known actor brothers Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar and Anoop Kumar) relations, sources related to the Ganguly House in Bombay Bazar space of Khandwa city mentioned.
Among followers, Pune-based actor-director Jagdish Gayakwad, who visits Khandwa yearly on the event of the delivery anniversary of Kumar, mentioned, “I have grown up hearing and singing Kishore Da’s songs and I earn my bread and butter by singing his songs.”
Numerous followers additionally turned up on the samadhi memorial to pay their respects.
Khandwa collector Anay Dwivedi and superintendent of police Vivek Singh additionally supplied floral tributes.