Mukesh Chand Mathur was an Indian playback vocalist of Bollywood. he was a standout amongst the most prominent and amazing vocalist of his period.
Mukesh was conceived in Delhi. His dad was a specialist however Mukesh left school after the tenth grade. Mukesh’s voice was initially seen by Motilal, when he sang at his sister’s wedding. He took Mukesh to Mumbai and offered a part as a performing artist in the motion picture Nirdosh in 1941.
His first tune was “Dil Hi Bujha Hua Ho To“. Mukesh was an great fan of Bollywood artist K. L. Saigal and he was replicating Saigal style of singing. Music executive Naushad Ali helped him to leave Saigal style and make his own style.
In 1974, Mukesh got National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the tune “Kai Baar Yuhi Dekha Hai” from Rajnigandha.
He won aggregate 4 Filmfare Awards in his profession, in 1959 for the song “Sab Kuch Seekha Humne“, in 1970 for “Sabse Bada Naadan” from the film Pehchan, in 1972 for “Jai Bolo Beimaan Ki” from the motion picture Be-Imaan and in 1976 for the tune “Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein” from the movie Kabhi Kabhie.
Mukesh wedded Saral Trivedi in a sanctuary in Kandivali with the assistance of Motilal on 22 July 1946. He had five childrens. On 27 August 1976 Mukesh died of a heart assault in Detroit, US, where he had gone to perform in a show. Although He is not present with us his beautiful songs will never fade from our mind.