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Mahendra Kapoor (1934–2008)

Mahendra Kapoor (9 January 1934 - 27 September 2008), one of Hindi cinema's most prominent singers, on his 9th death anniversary. Mahendra Kapoor was born in Amritsar, but soon moved to Mumbai. At an early age he was inspired by singer Mohammed Rafi but he started learning classical music under classical singers like Pt. Hussanlal, Pt. Jagannath ... See full bio »

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Hamraaz Music Department
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan Music Department
Upkar Music Department
Gumrah Music Department


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 1999 Dillagi (playback singer)
 1995 Mahamaya (playback singer)
 1995 Maidan-E-Jung (playback singer)
 1994 Jai Maa Karwa Chauth (playback singer)
 1992 Pagadi Sambhaal Jatta (playback singer)
 1991 Yaran Naal Baharan (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1988-1990 Mahabharat (TV Series) (main playback singer - 94 episodes)
- Dhritarashtra Tries to Kill Bhim (1990) ... (main playback singer)
- Yudhisthir Becomes King of Hastinapur, Bhishma Dies (1990) ... (main playback singer)
- Balaram arrives, Bhim-Duryodhan Gada Yudh (1990) ... (main playback singer)
- Karna's curse, Karna Dies (1990) ... (main playback singer)
 1990 Sheran De Putt Sher (playback singer)
 1990 Sounh Menoo Punjab Di (playback singer - as Mahendera Kapoor)
 1990 Naaka Bandi (playback singer)
 1989 Desh Ke Dushman (playback singer)
 1989 Oonch Neech Beech (playback singer)
 1989 Daata (playback singer)
 1989 Jung Baaz (playback singer - uncredited)
 1989 Clerk (playback singer)
 1989 Santosh (playback singer)
 1989 Mirza Ghalib: The Playful Muse (TV Series) (playback singer)
 1989 Watno Dur (playback singer)
 1988 Jag Wala Mela (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1988 Hero Hiralal (playback singer)
 1988 Vijay (playback singer)
 1988 Mahaveera (playback singer)
 1988 Waaris (playback singer)
 1988 Suna Chadhei (playback singer)
 1987 Irasaal Karti (playback singer)
 1987 Marte Dam Tak (playback singer)
 1987 Mohre (playback singer)
 1987 Sitapur Ki Geeta (playback singer)
 1987 Watan Ke Rakhwale (playback singer)
 1987 Avam (playback singer)
 1987 Raahee (playback singer - as Mahendar Kapoor)
 1987 Kalyug Aur Ramayan (playback singer)
 1987 Mr. X (playback singer)
 1986 Aadamkhor (playback singer)
 1986 Haathon Ki Lakeeren (playback singer)
 1986 Kee Banu Duniyan Daa (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1986 Dahleez (playback singer)
 1986/I Karma (playback singer)
 1986 Amrit (playback singer)
 1986 Kirayadar (playback singer)
 1986 Andheri Raat Mein Diya Tere Haath Mein (playback singer)
 1986 Dharm Adhikari (playback singer - as Mahendrakapoor)
 1985 Bhagwan Shri Krishna (playback singer)
 1985 Kali Basti (playback singer)
 1985 Mahara Pihar Sasra (playback singer)
 1985 Maujaan Dubai Diyan (playback singer)
 1985 Vairi-Jatt (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1985 Zulm Ka Badla (playback singer)
 1985 Bepanaah (playback singer)
 1985 Durgaa (playback singer)
 1985 Yudh (playback singer)
 1985 Tawaif (playback singer)
 1985 Sarfarosh (playback singer)
 1984 All Rounder (playback singer)
 1984 Grahasthi (playback singer)
 1984 Jaag Utha Insan (playback singer)
 1984 Laal Chooda (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1984 Nimmo (playback singer)
 1984 Veera (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1984 Waqt Ki Pukar (playback singer)
 1984 Yeh Desh (playback singer)
 1984 Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan (playback singer)
 1984 Ram Ki Ganga (playback singer)
 1984 Purana Mandir (playback singer - as Mahindra Kapoor)
 1984 Duniya (playback singer)
 1984 Aaj Ki Awaz (playback singer)
 1984 Jigri Yaar (playback singer)
 1984 Hum Do Hamare Do (playback singer)
 1984 Mashaal (playback singer)
 1984 Shaheen (playback singer)
 1983 Aasra Pyaar Da (playback singer)
 1983 Bekaraar (playback singer)
 1983 Dhola Maru (playback singer)
 1983 Ganga Kinare Mora Gaon (playback singer)
 1983 Kaise Kaise Log (playback singer)
 1983 Laajo (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1983 Razia Sultan (playback singer)
 1983 Unkhilli Muttiar (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1983 Mazdoor (playback singer)
 1983 Paanchwin Manzil (playback singer)
 1983 Painter Babu (playback singer)
 1983 Avtaar (playback singer)
 1983 Nastik (playback singer)
 1983 Taqdeer (playback singer)
 1983 Roop Shaukeenan Da (playback singer)
 1982 Angrejjan (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1982 Baawri (playback singer)
 1982 Baghavat (playback singer)
 1982 Dholi (playback singer)
 1982 Girl from India (playback singer)
 1982 Hari Darshan (playback singer)
 1982 Jatt Da Gandasa (playback singer)
 1982 Lakshmi (playback singer)
 1982 Rustom (playback singer)
 1982 Sarpanch (playback singer)
 1982 Shiv Charan (playback singer)
 1982 Shakti (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1982 Nikaah (playback singer)
 1982 Badle Ki Aag (playback singer)
 1982 Meharbaani (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1982 Rajput (playback singer)
 1982 Dial 100 (playback singer)
 1982 Ustadi Ustad Se (playback singer)
 1981 Balbeero Bhabi (playback singer)
 1981 Bhagat Gora Kumbhar (playback singer)
 1981 Garvi Naar Gujaratan (playback singer)
 1981 Sheetla Mata (playback singer)
 1981 Commander (playback singer)
 1981 Khawaja Ki Diwani (playback singer)
 1981 Yeh Rishta Na Tootay (playback singer)
 1981 Khoon Aur Paani (playback singer)
 1981 Ladies Tailor (playback singer)
 1981 Nakhuda (playback singer)
 1981 Kranti (playback singer)
 1981 Saajan Ki Saheli (playback singer)
 1980 Bombay 405 Miles (playback singer)
 1980 Chann Pardesee (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1980 Gori Dian Jhanjran (playback singer)
 1980 Maniyaro (playback singer)
 1980 Sardara Kartara (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1980 Sau Din Saas Ke (playback singer)
 1980 Takkar (playback singer)
 1980 Jwalamukhi (playback singer)
 1980 Insaf Ka Tarazu (playback singer)
 1980 Chambal Ki Kasam (playback singer)
 1980 Jatti (playback singer)
 1980 Be-Reham (playback singer)
 1979 Ashaati Beej (playback singer)
 1979 Dera Aashqan Da (playback singer - as Mohender Kapoor)
 1979 Do Hawaldar (playback singer)
 1979 Har Har Gange (playback singer)
 1979 Jatt Punjabi (playback singer)
 1979 Kunwara Mama (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1979 Raakhi Ki Saugandh (playback singer)
 1979 Saidan Jogan (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1979 Ladke Baap Se Badke (playback singer)
 1979 Hum Tere Ashiq Hain (playback singer)
 1979 Kaala Patthar (playback singer)
 1979 Guru Ho Jaa Shuru (playback singer)
 1979 Jaani Dushman (playback singer)
 1979 Noorie (playback singer)
 1979 Muqabla (playback singer)
 1979 Bhakti Mein Shakti (playback singer)
 1979 Prem Bandhan (playback singer)
 1978 Aahuti (playback singer)
 1978 Anjaam (playback singer)
 1978 Bhagat Gora Kumbhar (playback singer)
 1978 Dhyanu Bhagat (playback singer)
 1978 Hamara Sansar (playback singer)
 1978 Karwa Chouth (playback singer)
 1978 Ram Kasam (playback singer)
 1978 Chor Ke Ghar Chor (playback singer)
 1978 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (playback singer)
 1978 Giddha (playback singer)
 1978 Pati Patni Aur Woh (playback singer)
 1978 Besharam (playback singer)
 1978 Badaltey Rishtey (playback singer)
 1978 Nasbandi (playback singer)
 1978 Dil Ek Khilona (playback singer)
 1978 Dunk (playback singer)
 1977 Aakhri Goli (playback singer)
 1977 Agent Vinod (playback singer)
 1977 Chaalu Mera Naam (playback singer)
 1977 Daku Aur Mahatma (playback singer)
 1977 Kachcha Chor (playback singer)
 1977 Karm (playback singer)
 1977 Kasum Khoon Ki (playback singer)
 1977 Kulvadhu (playback singer)
 1977 Paapi (playback singer)
 1977 Saheb Bahadur (playback singer)
 1977 Sandhya Tara (playback singer)
 1977 Sri Raam Vanavas (playback singer)
 1977 Guru Manio Granth (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1977 Amar Akbar Anthony (playback singer)
 1977 Immaan Dharam (playback singer)
 1977 Amaanat (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1976 Aap Beati (playback singer)
 1976 Bairaag (playback singer)
 1976 Bhadar Tara Vehata Paani (playback singer)
 1976 Bhagwan Samaye Sansar Mein (playback singer)
 1976 Daaj (playback singer)
 1976 Lambhardarni (playback singer)
 1976 Main Papi Tum Bakhshanhaar (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1976 Sawa Lakh Se Ek Ladaun (playback singer)
 1976 Sita Swayamvar (playback singer)
 1976 Hera Pheri (playback singer)
 1976 Bajrangbali (playback singer)
 1976 Fakira (playback singer)
 1976 Charas (playback singer)
 1976 Khaan Dost (playback singer)
 1976 Nagin (playback singer)
 1975 Aag Aur Toofan (playback singer)
 1975 Do Jhoot (playback singer)
 1975 Saazish (playback singer)
 1975 Sunehra Sansar (playback singer)
 1975 Teri Meri Ik Jindri (playback singer)
 1975 Umar Qaid (playback singer)
 1975 Vardaan (playback singer)
 1975 Zinda Dil (playback singer)
 1975 Jai Santoshi Maa (playback singer)
 1975 Aakraman (playback singer)
 1975 Dharmatma (playback singer)
 1975 Anokha (playback singer)
 1975 Zameer (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1975 Toofan Aur Bijlee (playback singer)
 1974 36 Ghante (playback singer)
 1974 Apradhi (playback singer)
 1974 Bhagat Dhanna Jatt (playback singer)
 1974 Har Har Mahadev (playback singer)
 1974 Hothal Padmini (playback singer)
 1974 Kisan Aur Bhagwan (playback singer)
 1974 Shandaar (playback singer)
 1974 Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (playback singer)
 1974 Haath Ki Safai (playback singer)
 1974 Kasauti (playback singer)
 1974 International Crook (playback singer)
 1973 Barkha Bahar (playback singer)
 1973 Door Nahin Manzil (playback singer)
 1973 Mahasati Savitri (playback singer)
 1973 Mehmaan (playback singer)
 1973 Loafer (playback singer)
 1973 Bandhe Haath (playback singer)
 1973 Dhund (playback singer)
 1972 Be-Imaan (playback singer)
 1972 Maalik (playback singer)
 1972 Shaadi Ke Baad (playback singer)
 1972 Shor (playback singer)
 1972 Victoria No. 203 (playback singer)
 1972 Roop Tera Mastana (playback singer)
 1972 Ek Nazar (playback singer)
 1972 Lalkar (The Challenge) (playback singer)
 1972 Dastaan (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1971 Badnam Farishte (playback singer)
 1971 Beharoopia (playback singer)
 1971 Bikhare Moti (playback singer)
 1971 Kangan (playback singer)
 1971 Kathputli (playback singer)
 1971 Lagan (playback singer)
 1971 Paras (playback singer - as Mahindra kapoor)
 1971 Tulsi Vivah (playback singer)
 1971 Kahin Aar Kahin Paar (playback singer)
 1970 Aansoo Aur Muskan (playback singer)
 1970 Ganwaar (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1970 Geet (playback singer)
 1970 Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani (playback singer)
 1970 Gopi (playback singer)
 1970 Holi Ayee Re (playback singer)
 1970 Nanak Dukhiya Sub Sansar (playback singer)
 1970/II Priya (playback singer)
 1970 Purab Aur Pachhim (playback singer)
 1970 Yaadgaar (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1970 Mere Humsafar (playback singer)
 1970 Moojrim (playback singer - as Mahindra Kapoor)
 1970 Raaton Ka Raja (playback singer)
 1970 Abhinetri (playback singer - as Mahindra Kapoor)
 1969 Aadmi Aur Insaan (playback singer)
 1969 Anjan Hai Koyee (playback singer)
 1969 Anmol Moti (playback singer)
 1969 Badi Didi (playback singer)
 1969/I Bandhan (playback singer)
 1969 Bombay by Nite (playback singer)
 1969 Doli (playback singer)
 1969 Dupatta (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1969 Hum Ek Hain (playback singer)
 1969 Kismat (playback singer - as Mahindar Kapoor)
 1969 Nanak Naam Jahaz Hai (playback singer)
 1969 Nannha Farishta (playback singer)
 1969 Nateeja (playback singer)
 1969 Sati Sulochana (playback singer)
 1969 Satyakam (playback singer)
 1969 Talash (playback singer)
 1969 Vishwas (playback singer)
 1969 Saat Hindustani (playback singer)
 1969 'Sambandh' (playback singer)
 1969 Man Ka Meet (playback singer)
 1969 Pardesan (playback singer)
 1968 Aadmi (playback singer)
 1968 Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1968 Dil Aur Mohabbat (playback singer)
 1968 Humsaya (playback singer - as Mahendra Kapur)
 1968 Kahin Din Kahin Raat (playback singer)
 1968 Kanyadaan (playback singer)
 1968 Krishna Bhakt Sudaama (playback singer)
 1968 Parivar (playback singer)
 1968 Saathi (playback singer)
 1968 Saraswatichandra (playback singer)
 1968 Shikar (playback singer)
 1968 Shrimanji (playback singer)
 1968 Sunghursh (playback singer - uncredited)
 1968 Teen Bahuraniyan (playback singer - uncredited)
 1968 Chalo Sipahi Chalo (playback singer)
 1968 Lady Killer (playback singer)
 1968 Veer Balak (playback singer)
 1967 Aag (playback singer)
 1967 Aurat (playback singer - uncredited)
 1967 Badrinath Yatra (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1967 Boond Jo Ban Gayee Moti (playback singer)
 1967 C.I.D. 909 (playback singer)
 1967 Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (playback singer)
 1967 Gunehgar (playback singer)
 1967 Jab Yaad Kisi Ki Aati Hai (playback singer)
 1967 Johar in Bombay (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1967 Lav-Kush (playback singer)
 1967 Nai Roshni (playback singer)
 1967 Nasihat (playback singer)
 1967 Night in London (playback singer)
 1967 Taqdeer (playback singer)
 1967 Upkar (playback singer)
 1967 Hamraaz (playback singer)
 1967 Pind De Kuri (playback singer)
 1967 Ram Aur Shyam (playback singer)
 1967 Wahan Ke Log (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1966 Akalmand (playback singer)
 1966 Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi (playback singer)
 1966 Daadi Maa (playback singer)
 1966 Dada (playback singer)
 1966 Hum Kahan Ja Rahe Hain (playback singer)
 1966 Ladka Ladki (playback singer)
 1966 Main Wohi Hoon (playback singer)
 1966 Mohabbat Zindagi Hai (playback singer)
 1966 Pyar Kiye Jaa (playback singer)
 1966 Sawan Ki Ghata (playback singer)
 1966 Smuggler (playback singer)
 1966 Tarzan Aur Jadui Chirag (playback singer)
 1966 Tasveer (playback singer)
 1966 Yeh Raat Phir Na Aaygi (playback singer)
 1966 Aaye Din Bahar Ke (playback singer)
 1965 Bahu Beti (playback singer)
 1965 Bharat Milap (playback singer)
 1965 Faisla (playback singer)
 1965 Gopal - Krishna (playback singer)
 1965 Kaajal (playback singer)
 1965 Mahabharat (playback singer)
 1965 Nishan (playback singer)
 1965 Rustom-E-Hind (playback singer)
 1965 Sikandar E Azam (playback singer)
 1965 Teen Sardar (playback singer)
 1965 Oonche Log (playback singer)
 1965 Waqt (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1965 Shaheed (playback singer)
 1964 Aao Pyaar Karen (playback singer)
 1964 Darasingh: Ironman (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1964 Ek Din Ka Badshah (playback singer)
 1964 Geet Gaaya Pattharon Ne (playback singer)
 1964 Goswami Tulsidas (playback singer)
 1964 Hercules (playback singer)
 1964 Ishaara (playback singer)
 1964 Kohraa (playback singer)
 1964 Rustom-E-Rome (playback singer)
 1964 Sarfarosh (playback singer)
 1964 Majboor (playback singer)
 1964/I Sangam (playback singer)
 1964 Woh Kaun Thi? (playback singer)
 1963 Bahurani (playback singer - as Mahender Kapoor)
 1963 Begaana (playback singer)
 1963 Bharosa (playback singer)
 1963 Bidesiya (playback singer)
 1963 Ghar Basake Dekho (playback singer - as Mahendra Kapur)
 1963 Godaan (playback singer)
 1963 Gumrah (playback singer)
 1963 Holiday in Bombay (playback singer)
 1963 Kan Kan Men Bhagwan (playback singer)
 1963 Lado Rani (playback singer)
 1963 Nartakee (playback singer)
 1963 Pyar Ka Bandhan (playback singer)
 1963 Rustom-E-Baghdad (playback singer)
 1963 Aaj Aur Kal (playback singer)
 1962 Anpadh (playback singer - as Mahinder Kapoor)
 1962 Gyara Hazar Ladkian (playback singer)
 1962 Hariyali Aur Rasta (playback singer)
 1962 Mehndi Lagi Mere Haath (playback singer)
 1962 Umeed (playback singer)
 1961 Dharmputra (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1961 Mem-Didi (playback singer)
 1961 Piya Milan Ki Aas (playback singer)
 1961 Pyaar Ka Saagar (playback singer - as Mahendra Kapur)
 1961 Pyar Ki Pyas (playback singer)
 1961 Razia Sultana (playback singer)
 1961 Sampoorna Ramayana (playback singer - uncredited)
 1961 Stree (playback singer)
 1961 Tel Malish Boot Polish (playback singer)
 1961 Zabak (playback singer - uncredited)
 1960 Anuradha (playback singer - as Mahendra Kapur)
 1960 Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere (playback singer)
 1960 Ghunghat (playback singer)
 1960 Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (playback singer)
 1960 Miya Bibi Razi (playback singer)
 1960 Return of Mr. Superman (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1960 Shriman Satyawadi (playback singer)
 1959 Char Dil Char Rahen (playback singer)
 1959 Dhool Ka Phool (playback singer - as Mohinder Kapoor)
 1959 Do Behnen (playback singer)
 1959 Navrang (playback singer)
 1959 O Tera Kya Kahna (playback singer)
 1959 Samarat Prithviraj Chauvan (playback singer)
 1959 Fashionable Wife (playback singer)
 1959 Sawan (playback singer)
 1958 Sohni Mahiwal (playback singer)
 1956 Bajrang Bali (playback singer)
 1956 Diwali Ki Raat (playback singer)
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Mahendar Kapoor | Mahendera Kapoor | Mahender Kapoor | Mahindar Kapoor | Mahinder Kapoor | Mahindra Kapoor | Mohender Kapoor | Mohinder Kapoor | Mahendra Kapur | Mahendrakapoor | Mahindra kapoor

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