Kishore Kumar Musical Evening
“Montri moshai Babul Supriyo” was the way in which Amit Kumar, son of legendary singer Kishore Kumar welcomed singer turned minister of state Babul Supriyo to an event paying tribute to the legendary singer that Shri. Kishore Kumar was. The event organized by Centrestage Entertainent celebrated the ageless musical journey of the singer with Babul Supriyo and Amit Kumar singing some of the famous songs of the singer in front of a packed audience at Kala Mandir. The evening was graced with the presence of Sandip Ray, Hon’ble Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, Usha Uthup and others.
Speaking at the occasion, the MP from Asansol, Babul Supriyo said “Kishore Kumar and my relation can be compared with the relation of Eklavya and Guru Dronacharya. I never took lessons under his tutelage but I have grown up listening to his songs. He never asked me for my thumb but I received thumbs up whenever I sang his songs. I am always indebted to him”.
This show featured songs composed by sixteen music composers who worked with the legendary Kishore Kumar. Songs like Rahi Tha Main Awara, Jibon Kato Madhur E Jibon,Yeh Naina Yeh Kajal (sung by Amit Kumar), Neele Neele Ambar Par, Epare Thakbo Ami, Yeh Jo Muhabbat Hai( sung by Babul Supriyo) were performed at the event. Zinia Deb, Chandreyee Bhattacharya also joined both the singers for a few duet songs. Amit Kumar also sang some of the unreleased songs sung by the late Kishore Kumar at the event.
Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna turned out to be a great musical evening for the audience who had gathered in overwhelming numbers to witness this wonderful event.