Nitin Mukesh

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Nitin Mukesh
Nitin Mukesh in March 2013
Background information
Birth nameNitin Mukesh Mathur
Born (1950-06-27) 27 June 1950 (age 68)
Genresplayback singing
Years active1970–2000

Nitin Mukesh Mathur (better known as Nitin Mukesh) is an Indian playback singer known for his work as a playback singer in Hindi films[1] as well as Bhajans. He has toured internationally, including to the United States in 1993,[2] and a world tour in 2006 with his show Kal Ki Yaadein[3] as a tribute to his father.[4]

Nitin's son Neil Nitin Mukesh is an actor.[5]

Nitin Mukesh worked with notable music directors like Mohammed Zahur Khayyam, Laxmikant Pyarelal, Bappi Lahiri, Rajesh Roshan, Nadeem Shravan, Anand Milind during the 1980s and 1990s. He voiced for actors like Manoj Kumar, Sashi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and others.[citation needed]

Early life[edit]

Nitin Mukesh's father is the singer Mukesh, who was a Mathur Kayastha from Delhi, and his mother is a Gujarati Shrimali Brahmin.[6][7]

Songs by film[edit]

Work with other singers[edit]

Nitin Mukesh started his career in the late 1970s and has sung duets with notable singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Anuradha Paudwal, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sadhana Sargam and Alka Yagnik. Some of the songs are:

Song Movie(s) Co-singers
"Hey Re Daya May Apni Daya" Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani (1970) Mukesh and Asha Bhosle
"Kranti" Kranti (1981) Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar and Shailendra Singh
"Chana Joor Garam" Kranti (1981) Mohd Rafi, Kishor Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar
"So Gaya Yeh Jahan" Tezaab (1988) Shabbir Kumar and Alka Yagnik
"My Name is Lakhan" Ram Lakhan (1989) Mohammad Aziz and Anuradha Paudwal
"Hum Pyar Karte Hai" Dilwale Kabhi Na Hare (1992) Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik
"Mata Tere Dar Pe" Hum Se Na Takrana (1990) Shabbir Kumar, Shailender Singh and Kavita Krishnamurthy
"Tu Mujhe Suna" Chandni (1989) Suresh Wadkar


  1. ^ Sabharwal, Manjari (2005-07-01). "Straight answers born on 1951". The Times of India. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
  2. ^ "Songs From India's Silver Screen". The Washington Post. 1993-08-03. Archived from the original on 2012-10-20. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
  3. ^ "Nitin Mukesh mesmerises Houston audience". Press Trust of India. 2006-07-24. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
  4. ^ "President, Bollywood mourn death of Hrishida". The Times of India. 2006-08-27. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
  5. ^ "An oft-repeated con game". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
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  7. ^ "Exclusive : Neil Nitin Mukesh & Nitin Mukesh In Conversation With Karan Thapar". Oct 23, 2016.
  8. ^ "Best With Kishore Sahu as a Playback Artist". Archived from the original on 12 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018.

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