Mahendra Kapoor

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Mahendra Kapoor (9 January 1934 – 27 September 2008) was an Indian playback singer. He was born 9 January 1934 in Amritsar, India. In a long career spanning decades, his repertoire included popular songs such as 'Chalo ek baar phir se Ajnabi ban jayen hum dono' (Gumrah) and 'Neele gagan ke tale' (Hamraaz). His name however became most closely associated with patriotic songs including 'Mere Desh Ki Dharti' in Manoj Kumar's film Upkaar. In 1972, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. He lent his voice to actor Manoj Kumar in most of his films and had a lengthy association with director-producer B.R. Chopra.Mahendra Kapoor was born in Amritsar, but soon moved to Mumbai. At an early age he was inspired by legendary singer Mohammed Rafi and considered him his mentor, he started learning classical music under classical singers like Pt. Hussanlal, Pt. Jagannath Bua, Ustad Niaz Ahmed Khan, Ustad Abdul Rehman Khan and Pt.Tulsidaas Sharma. Kapoor created a style of his own moulded largely on Rafi, and won the Metro Murphy All-India singing competition, which led to his debut as a playback singer in V. Shantaram's Navrang in 1958, singing Aadha Hai Chandrama Raat Aadhi, under the musical direction of C. Ramchandra. Mahendra Kapoor died 27 September 2008 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
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3AEX 5105 Mahendra Kapoor - Mahendra Kapoor album art Mahendra Kapoor Mahendra Kapoor(LP) Angel Records 3AEX 5105 India 1966 Sell This Version
ECLP - 2398, ECLP. 2398 Mahendra Kapoor - Hello! Have You Listened To These From Me? album art Mahendra Kapoor Hello! Have You Listened To These From Me?(LP, Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice ECLP - 2398, ECLP. 2398 India 1968 Sell This Version
ECSD 2719 Mahendra Kapoor - Ghazals Of Ghalib album art Mahendra Kapoor Ghazals Of Ghalib(LP) His Master's Voice ECSD 2719 India 1972 Sell This Version
ECSD 2853 Mahendra Kapoor - Peedaan Da Paraga - Shiv Kumar Batalvi album art Mahendra Kapoor Peedaan Da Paraga - Shiv Kumar Batalvi (Album) His Master's Voice ECSD 2853 India 1980 Sell This Version
MUT 1001 Mahendra Kapoor - M3 Disco Fantasy In Hindi album art Musarrat* & Mahendra Kapoor Musarrat* & Mahendra Kapoor - M3 Disco Fantasy In Hindi (Album) Multitone Records Ltd. MUT 1001 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
2392 939 Mahendra Kapoor - Live, Round The World album art Mahendra Kapoor Live, Round The World (Comp) Polydor, Music India 2392 939 India 1981 Sell This Version
2392 997 Mahendra Kapoor - Dil Ki Awaaz (Ghazals) album art Mahendra Kapoor Dil Ki Awaaz (Ghazals)(LP) Music India 2392 997 India 1981 Sell This Version
SNLP 5016 Mahendra Kapoor - AARTI album art Mahendra Kapoor, Ved Sethi Mahendra Kapoor, Ved Sethi - AARTI(LP, RE) Super (2) SNLP 5016 India 1985 Sell This Version
SNLP 5014 Mahendra Kapoor - Maiyya Dar Aa album art Mahendra Kapoor Maiyya Dar Aa(LP, Album) T-Series SNLP 5014 India 1985 Sell This Version
SNMC 0562 Mahendra Kapoor - Aarti Vol. 1 album art Gulshan Kumar Presents Mahendra Kapoor Gulshan Kumar Presents Mahendra Kapoor - Aarti Vol. 1(Cass, Album) T-Series, SCI SNMC 0562 India 1985 Sell This Version
2394 878 Mahendra Kapoor - Nakhra Banto Da (Punjabi) album art Mahendra Kapoor Nakhra Banto Da (Punjabi)(LP) Music India 2394 878 India 1986 Sell This Version
MUT 1028 Mahendra Kapoor - Bhabi Gal Na Kari album art Mahendra Kapoor Bhabi Gal Na Kari(LP, Album) Multitone (2) MUT 1028 UK 1987 Sell This Version
SVCD 1037 Mahendra Kapoor - Hits Of Vol. 1 album art Mahendra Kapoor Hits Of Vol. 1(CD, Album) SCI SVCD 1037 India 1988 Sell This Version
SVMC 4503 Mahendra Kapoor - A Few More Gems (Hits Of Mahendra Kapoor) Vol. 2 album art Mahendra Kapoor A Few More Gems (Hits Of Mahendra Kapoor) Vol. 2(Cass) T-Series, SCI SVMC 4503 India 1988 Sell This Version
DMUT 004 Mahendra Kapoor - Teri Meri Gal Ban Jaaye album art Mahenra Kapoor* Teri Meri Gal Ban Jaaye(CD, Album) Multitone (2) DMUT 004 UK 1988 Sell This Version
MUT 1069 Mahendra Kapoor - From Birmingham To Southall album art Mahendra Kapoor From Birmingham To Southall(LP) Multitone Records Ltd. MUT 1069 India 1989 Sell This Version
ESQ CD 005 Mahendra Kapoor - Bhangra album art Sonik-Omi, Sohan Lal, Mahendra Kapoor, Minoo Purshottam Sonik-Omi, Sohan Lal, Mahendra Kapoor, Minoo Purshottam - Bhangra(CD) Esquire (5), Weston (2) ESQ CD 005 Hong Kong 1990 Sell This Version
S/SRLP 5106 Mahendra Kapoor - Dilan Dee Gal album art Mahendra Kapoor Dilan Dee Gal(LP) Star Records (19) S/SRLP 5106 UK 1990 Sell This Version
RL 207 Mahendra Kapoor Mahendra Kapoor (Duets) - Vol. 1(Cass, Album) Roland (3) RL 207 India 1990 Sell This Version
SHNC 01/3 Mahendra Kapoor - Aarti (Vol. 2) album art Mahendra Kapoor Aarti (Vol. 2)(Cass) T-Series, SCI SHNC 01/3 India 1992 Sell This Version
NMP -062 Mahendra Kapoor - Pagrhi Sambhaal Jatta album art Anuradha Paudwal, Mohinder Kapoor* Anuradha Paudwal, Mohinder Kapoor* - Pagrhi Sambhaal Jatta(Cass, Nor) Pooja (2) NMP -062 India 1992 Sell This Version
SNCD 01/5 Mahendra Kapoor - आरती  Aarti  album art Mahendra Kapoor आरती Aarti (CD) T-Series SNCD 01/5 India 1995 Sell This Version
SNCD 01/5 Mahendra Kapoor - आरती Aarti album art Mahendra Kapoor आरती Aarti(CD) T-Series SNCD 01/5 India 1995 Sell This Version
JMC 007 Mahendra Kapoor - Aaye Teri Sharan Mein Vol. 7 - He Manwa Re album art Mahendra Kapoor Aaye Teri Sharan Mein Vol. 7 - He Manwa Re(CD, Album) Jagdish Music Company JMC 007 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
CDNF 320 Mahendra Kapoor - Aakh Lad Gayi album art Mahendra Kapoor Aakh Lad Gayi(CD) PolyGram, Music India CDNF 320 India 1998 Sell This Version