Mukesh’s family to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary at Mukesh Chowk, his grandson Neil Nitin Mukesh thanks fans for their love and respect | Hindi Movie News

Legendary singer Mukesh’s family will be celebrating the 100th birth anniversary at Mukesh Chowk in South Mumbai today (July 22). The family members have invited all well-wishers and fans of the late singer to attend the event.

Speaking about the same, Mukesh’s grandson Neil Nitin Mukesh said, “As my family and I celebrate my grandfather’s 100th birth anniversary, it is with great humility and love that I’d like to thank his fans for bestowing Mukesh Jiand our family with so much love and respect.

It is indeed a proud moment for us to be privileged and be blessed to be part of his legacy and pray that like him we too can entertain our beloved audiences for generations to come. Thank you for loving us. Jeena yahaan marna yahaan iske siva jaana kahaan?”Mukesh Chand Mathur, popularly known as Mukesh, was the 6th child out of 10 children. Right from childhood he was inclined towards music. A well-known actor Motilal, who was also a relative of Mukesh, discovered his talent while he was performing at his elder sister’s wedding.
Motilal brought a 17-year-old Mukesh to Mumbai and introduced him to music directors. Dil Jalta Hai To Jalne De from the 1945 film Pehli Nazar was Mukesh’s first super hit song. He then went on to sing the song Zinda Hoon Is Tarah Ke Game for the biggest showman of India, Raj Kapoor, from the 1947 film Aag. It was his second super hit song. Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo, Ruk Ja Wo Janewali, Awara Hoon, Mera Joota Hai Japani and many more are his greatest hits.
In his singing career spanning over 35 years, Mukesh has sung 1054 songs in 12 languages out of which 531 are Hindi songs. He has sung most of his duets with the legendary Lata Mangeshkar.

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