Nitin Mukesh

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Nitin Mukesh Chand Mathur
Nitin Mukesh in March 2013
Background information
Birth name Nitin Mukesh Mathur
Born 27 June 1950
Genres playback singing
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocalist
Years active 1970–2000

Nitin Mukesh Mathur better known as Nitin Mukesh is an Indian singer best known for his work as a playback singer in Hindi films[1] as well as Bhajans. He belongs to a Kayastha family and is the son of Mukesh (famous singer). 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 80's and 90's. He perfectly filled the empty space created by singer Mukesh and voiced for actors like Manoj Kumar, Sashi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and others.

Songs by film[edit]

Work with Other Singers[edit]

Nitin Mukesh started his career at late 70's and till date got an opportunity to sing duets with notable singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Anuradha Paudwal, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Alka Yagnik. He also shared multi-singer songs with notable male singers of the industry . Some of the songs are as follows..

Song Movie(s) Co-Singers
"Hey Re daya May Apni Daya" Ghar Ghar ki Kahani (1970) Mukesh & Asha Bhosle
Kranti Kranti (1981) Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar and Shailendra Singh
Chana Joor Garam Kranti (1981) Mohd Rafi, Kishor Kumar & 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. 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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