Heartiest Birthday Greetings to Bhupinder Singh, one of India’s most popular ghazal singers and one of Bollywood’s most versatile playback singers, who turned 79 years today.

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Heartiest Birthday Greetings to Bhupinder Singh, one of India’s most popular ghazal singers and one of Bollywood’s most versatile playback singers, who turned 79 years today.

Bhupinder Singh may not have been the most prolific of playback singers, but he is definitely among India’s most loved voices in films and also in the ghazal world.

Bhupinder Singh is known to people as Singer who sang the classic ‘Dil Dhoondhta hain phir wahi’ from the film Mausam. Although he debuted as a singer in hit patriotic number “Hoke Majboor mujhe” with legendary singers like Mohammed Rafi, Manna Dey, and Talat Mahmood but his real recognition came with Mausam.

Some of his hit Hindi film songs that gave him recognition and fame are Dil dhoondta hai (Mausam), Ek akela is shehar mein (Gharonda), Do deewane shehar mein r mein (Gharonda), Karoge yaad to (Bazaar), Naam gum jayega (Kinara), Kabhi kisi ko mukammal (Ahista Ahista), Beeti na bitai raina (Parichay), Kisi nazar ko tera (Aitbaar), Rut Jaawan Jawaan raat meherbaan (Aakhri Khat) Meethe Bol Bole (Kinara), Aaj Bichde Hai (Thodisi Bewafaai), Phir Teri Yaad Naye (Aayi Teri Yaad), Zindagi Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana (Dooriyan), Zindagi Mein Jab Tumhare (Dooriyan), Sawan Ke Din Aaye Sajanwa Aan Milo (Bhumika) and Awaaz Di Hai Aaj Ek Nazar Ne (Aitbaar).

Equally proficient as a composer, Bhupinder Singh is also India’s ace guitarist and some of the most memorable guitar pieces of popular R.D. Burman’s hits including the famous ‘Dum Maro Dum’ and ‘Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo’ have been his unforgettable contribution.

Bhupinder along with his wife Mitali Singh is known as Gazal singers and together they have produced many hit gazals. A ghazal singer who has been around for nearly fifty years in the professional music world of Bombay is till date remembered for his very memorable film numbers like ‘Ek Akela Is Shehar Mein’ and ‘Dil Dhoondta Hai’. It has been some time since one heard Bhupinder Singh render playback for the movies, however, his work in the field of ghazal renditions continues till date.

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