Donald's Encyclopedia of Popular Music

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MUKESH

(19231976) Playback singer (see Filmi) remembered as one of the finest voices of Indian popular music; his name often gathered in a trinity with Mohd. Rafi and Kishore Kumar. With Aag '48 he became a fixture in director Raj Kapoor's films. A Retrospect Mukesh, The Golden Voice of Mukesh and The Unforgettable Mukesh are three compilations from the archives of EMI India. Rare Gems Mukesh & Asha Bhosle (EMI India) has duets by two of India's best-loved playback singers.