Mandu, or Mandavgarh, is a ruined city in the Dhar district in the Malwa region of western Madhya Pradesh. The distance between Dhar & Mandu is about 35 km. In the 11th century, Mandu was the sub division of the Tarangagadh or Taranga kingdom. This fortress town on a rocky outcrop about 100 km (60 miles) from Indore is celebrated for its fine architecture. Mandu celebrates in stone the life and love of the poet-prince Baz Bahadur for his consort, Rani Roopmati. The balladeers of Malwa still sing of the romance of these royal lovers. High on the crest of a hill, Rani Roopmati's pavilion gazes down at Baz Bahadur's palace, a magnificent expression of Afghan architecture. Read more..
Kishore Kumar (Hindi: किशोर कुमार, Bengali:কিশোর কুমার}; 4 August 1929 – 13 October 1987) was an Indian film playback singer and actor. He was one of the leading singers in the Hindi film music industry between 1969 and 1987. Kumar also achieved notable success as a lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter. Read more..